Grace triumphs throughout an international season of running

Posted on 12th August 2019 by admin_eightwire

Grace Brock has received grants from Young & Talented Cornwall three times since 2015, with awards totalling £2920 to date. This money has gone towards equipment, travel and accommodation for training sessions, taking the young athlete closer to achieving her dream of becoming a successful senior athlete and representing Great Britain internationally.

 

In 2019, Grace has experienced unparalleled success in both Cross Country and Track running, picking up wins and earning herself a GB vest (see bottom left). A summary of her season is below.

  • December 2018: part of the GB gold medal winning team at the European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, Holland.
  • January 2019: win for England at Belfast Cross Country Challenge.
  • March 2019: represented GB and placed 25th at the World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark (1st GB athlete, 2nd European).
  • March 2019: UK Intercounties Champion at Loughborough (see right)
  • July 2019: represented GB in the 5000m track at the European Championships in Boros, Sweden.
  • July 2019: won 3000m track at the Welsh International, representing England (see bottom right).