Hastings Athletic Club Colgate Games success

The Hastings Athletic Club had an extremely successful Colgate Games in Inglewood at the weekend, the most successful in a number of years.

The Colgate Games is sponsored by Cogate/Palmolive and has over 1200 athlete that compete each year. We had a large number of medals and finalsists in the 10-14 year age group and several penenants in the 7-9 year age group which has been great.

Emily Young (11yr) made two finals in the girls 10 year sprints both 100m and 200m, huge achievement, Holly Benesman and Kahlan Marshall (11 yr) finalists in the 800m, Holly Benesman (11yr) finalist 1500m, Todd Douglas (12 yr) finalsts in the 400m, 800m and 1500m, Jacob Murphy (10 yr) finalist 400m and semi finalist 100m, Monique Way (12 yr) finalist 800m and 1500m, Ruby Brett (10yr) finalist 400m, 800m and 1500m, Siena Harrison (10) finalist 800m and 1500m, Josie Minor (14) finalist in 100m and 400m. A fantastic result for the club and a great effort by all our athletes.


Georgia Hulls - Girls 13 years

1st 400m - HB 14 year record pending ratification

1st 200m - HB 14 year record pending ratification

1st 100m

Briana Stephenson - Girls 13 years

1st High Jump

1st Long Jump - HB 14 record pending ratification

2nd 100m

3rd 200m

Briana also received one of four, Nick Willis Colgate scholarship from the NZ childrens Association which is sponsored by Colgte/Palmolive. A big feat as only four are given out each year to over 1200 athletes. She is the first HB athlete to recieve one of these scholarships. Briana will now compete in the South Island Colgate Games this weekend.

Kaleb Wright - Boys13 years

1st High Jump

1st 800m

3rd 400m

Zayne Jennings - Boys 13 years

1st 1500m

Mitchell Snell - Boys 10 years

1st Long Jump

1st = HIgh Jump

Finalist 100m and 800m

Mixed Medlay Relay 10 years - GOLD

Ruby Brett

Mitchell Snell

Hattie Alderson

Siena Harrison

Jacob Murphy

Mixed Medlay Relay 13 years - BRONZE

Monique Way

Kaleb Wright

Zavier Jones

Devan Flanders

Briana Stephenson

4 X 100m Girls 13 years - SILVER

Bridgette Petrie

Briana Stephenson

Monique Way

Georgia Hulls

Arianna Wright - Girls 9 years

2nd Shot Put

2nd Long Jump

Lachlan Young - Boys 9 years

3rd 200m

2nd 100m

Aysha Saunders - Girls 8 years

2nd Long Jump

3rd 200m


Sharee Jones


Hastings Athletic Club

0272275847 or 8770-411

- Hawkes Bay Today

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