LAA duo celebrate on the northern track

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TWO members of the Boston-based Lincolnshre Athletics Academy ran national qualifying times at the Northern Track and Field Championships this weekend.

Michael Craven, competing for Boston and District AC in the under 17s 1,500m steeplechase finished in a personal best time of 4 mins 49.6 sec.

Finishing fifth, his time was within the qualifying time for the national junior championships.

Showing consistent improvement this season, Michael also delivered a pb in the under 17 3,000m, finishing in silver medal position in a time of 9 mins 20.21 secs.

Kaine Walker ran a season’s best of 54.97 secs in the boys’ under 15 400m, winning his heat in a national qualifying time.

In the 400m final, Kaine finished the event in a well-deserved silver medal position.

Over the weekend he also competed in the under 15 800m, finishing in a time of 2 mins 22.04 secs.

The LAA, run by Dr George Skafidas, is based at the Princess Royal Sports Arena.