Member Profiles

Lizzie Clifford

Disciplines: Track and Field – Hurdles

Lizzie Clifford

Lizzie has been a club member since being a junior and was originally a multi-eventer, holding the club record for U15 Girls Pentathlon and representing the club at 2 National Championships. Lizzie is now focused on hurdles and holds the club records for 60m Hurdles, U17 and U20 Womens 400m Hurdles and U15 Girls 75m Hurdles. In 2012 Lizzie started the year by taking Gold in the Midland and South West Indoor Championships and then made the semi-finals of the National Indoor Championships as part of her winter training and then went on to take silver in the 300m Hurdles while representing the South West in the UK School games in the Olympic Stadium. This was followed a few days later with Gold in the Wiltshire Athletics County Championships in the same event.

Jake Ness

Disciplines: Track and Field – 200m, 400m

Jake Ness

Jake has been a member of the club for 4 years and In 2011 Jake became U15 Boys 400m Champion at both the Wiltshire Athletics Championships, South West Inter-Counties and the Midlands and South West Indoor Championships as well as taking 2 bronze medals at the English Schools Championships in 400m and 4x100m. Jake also holds club records in U15 Boys 400m, 200m and 60m and the U17 Men 400m as well as the Wiltshire County Record and Hampshire Schools County recor for U15 Boys 400m. Jake has started his first year at U17 with a Silver in the Midlands and South West Indoor Championships and 3 Golds at the Wiltshire Athletics Championships in U17 Men 400m, 100m and Senior Men 4 x 100m.

Stuart Holloway

Disciplines: Road Running

Stuart Holloway is currently our leading male road runner. His first season in the Hampshire Road Race league saw him finish in 4th place overall in the Men’s individual competition. In the 2012/13 season he came very close to winning the Men’s individual and was just beaten to 1st place by Nick Buis on the last race of the season. A popular member of the club who also contributes to the running of it.

Jamie Poulton

Disciplines: Track and Field – High Jump

Jamie made a massive improvemment in his main event the High jump Jamie Poultonduring 2009 setting a new PB of 1.78 in finishing 7th in the English National Schools final in Sheffield. He was Wiltshire County and Wiltshire County Schools Champion in 2009 and finished 2nd in the South West Championships and also the National AAA u15 Championships. A great end to the season. Jamie is coached by Deborah Bray from the Lavington Track & Field Coaching Trust. His ambitions for 2010 are to set new PBs and club records in his new age group u17.


Richard Holt

Disciplines: Track and Field – Long Jump, Triple Jump, 200m, 400m.Richard Holt

Richard is a key member of the club’s sprint squad and a very versatile and dedicated athlete. He has made great progress in both sprints and horizontal jumps during 2009 reaching new PBs of 6-42 (LJ), 12-45 (TJ), 23.7 (200m) and 52.0 (400m) and winning the Wiltshire County Championships in LJ and 400m. Among his ambitions for 2010 are to set new PBs and club records in his new under 23 age group and gain representation for Wiltshire County.


Gordon Wiltshire

Gordon Wiltshire

Disciplines: Road Running

Gordon is an inspiration to athletes young and old, having only taken up running when he turned 50!. During that time he has added an impressive list of local, regional and national wins to his trophy cabinet and he has been selected to represent England 5 times. Gordon is currently ranked 4th in Britain for the 5K male veteran over 70 category and is ranked 6th for the 10K.


Alex Mundell

alex bournemouth jan 14.jpg Disciplines: Track and Field (800m, 1500m) Cross Country

Alex started training with the Club when she was only 8 and immediately made an impression on everyone with her enthusiasm, athleticism and ready smile. Alex has improved rapidly to become one of the star members of the junior athletics squad. She has recently broken two club records for her age group at 800m, 2:21 and 1500m, 4:55. Alex would one day like to emulate her athletic idol Kelly Holmes and become an Olympic Champion.


Nathan Cobern

Disciplines: Track and Field – 60m, 100m, 200mNathan Cobern

Nathan is a key member of the sprint squad and is one of the most popular members of the junior athletic team. He has proved to be a model athlete and an excellent example to the younger athletes. His competitive performances have improved significantly recently culminating in a Club record of 7.29 for 60m during the 2009 indoor season. Nathan continued to set personal bests of 11.3 and 23.2 during 2009 and will break more records in years to come.


Tom Woodhouse

Disciplines: Track and Field (800m, 1500m), Cross Country Tom Woodhouse

Tom is now an established member of the athletic club and was a key member of the junior squad for a number of years. He was voted young athlete of the year on more than one occasion and has represented Wiltshire regularly through the years. Tom holds the U17, 1500m club record of 4:08 and has been to the English schools championship twice. Tom aims to continue his athletic development at Cardiff University during 2009 and beyond.

Fiona Ross-Russell

Disciplines: Road Running, Cross CountryFiona Russ-Russell

A local doctor with four teenage children, Fiona is currently competing at her highest level. She typically finishes in the top three in most races for her age group, Vet 45 and has for the last two years started with the elite ladies at the Flora London Marathon. Fiona won the local cross country marathon, the Neolithic, and she also competed in New York City marathon in 2009 and finished 4th in her age group in a national standard and an excellent time of 3:15:26.


Clive Smith

Disciplines: Road RunningClive Smith

Clive was awarded the Best Male Athlete of the Year at the Salisbury ARC 2009 awards. Clive is a very active club member whose award recognises both his contribution to the club and some outstanding race achievements during the year. His achievements to date include a personal best of 3 hours, 2 minutes at the Barcelona Marathon 2013. A former rugby player Clive turned to running in early 2002 and is progressing very well and becoming stronger each year. Clive is also a key Salisbury ARC team runner in the Hampshire Road Race League.


Kathy Dudman

Disciplines: Road Running, Track and FieldKathy Dudman

Coached from junior level by Salisbury ARC’s Dave Amey, Kathy principally ran track and Cross Country at a young age, and then progressed onto road running after a break from university.Kathy completed her degree in Sports Sciences and Physical Education at Portsmouth University and returned to the club four years ago. Coached by Simon Adlard, Kathy has made exceptional progress and is one of the club’s best performing lady athletes to date. Kathy has a number of outstanding performances under her belt most recently taking first place in the 2008 Salisbury 10 and second in the ladies overall position in the Hampshire Road Race League in 2008. Kathy ran the Flora London Marathon for the first time in 2009 and finished in a commendable time of 3:20:51.