HEREFORD athletes came away with a host of podium performances when they travelled to Nuneaton for the third meeting of the Midlands Track & Field League Division 6 recently.

The Hereford & County Athletics Club came away in fifth place from eight teams beating Kettering Town, Shrewsbury and the Forest of Dean.

On the track the team started with a win for Harry Boswell in the 400 metres hurdles in a time of 63.5 seconds, later he ran 56.9 for second `b` in the flat 400m.

Megan Turton, on her way back from injury, was second in the 100m and 200m in times of 13.6 and 27.5.

In the men`s 100m and 200m Harry Harris, still only an under-17 athlete, was fourth in both running in 12.5 in the 100m and a personal best of 24.5 in the 200m.

Zac Mcgrillen was second in a tight 400m in 55.2 and also second `b` in the 200m in 25.5.

Adam Jones competed in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and 2000m steeplechase, coming fourth in the 800m in 2 minutes 13.7 seconds, 4:50.5 for third in the 1,500m, 20:27.8 in the 5,000 for seventh and third in his first steeplechase in 8:15.4.

In the field Ruth Wells won the Shot Putt with a throw of 8.39 metres, she also was first `b` in the Discus throw with 23.36m, second `b` in the Hammer throw with 19.61m and second `a` in the Javelin throw with 22.62m.

Hannan Barnes was in the Hammer with a throw of 26.69m and sixth `b` in the Shot Putt with 4.85m.

Cara Bennett placed second in the Discus throw with 24.41m, third `b` in the Javelin throw with 14.78m and first `b` in the Long Jump just behind Megan Turton who jumped 4.55m for fourth in the `a` competition.

In the men`s Shot Putt Graham Hazelgreaves threw 7.39m for fourth and he was also fourth in the Hammer throw with 18.43m.

Kevin Barnes was third `b` in the Shot Putt with 5.74m and second `b` in the Hammer throw with 14.61m.

Leo Farmershee throw the Javelin 35.35m for a personal best with the 800 gramme javelin to finish in third place.

The last meeting is on August 5, at Kettering Town.