The track and field section of the Sainsbury UK Schools Games will be staged at Don Valley tomorrow and Sunday. In this inter regional competition, the Yorkshire athletes compete under the banner of Gateshead.
Natalia Hackett (Sheffield High School), who has won the English Schools and National 3000 metres titles, has a place in the line up and the Hallamshire Harrier should add another medal to her growing collection.
City of Sheffield sprinter Abigail Bishell (Wath Comprehensive) is in the Gateshead squad and there is a place for Adam Khan (Silverdale) who also competes for City of Sheffield. Khan is equally talented at the 400 hurdles and the triple jump.
Nicolas Cole (The Dearne ALC) gets a place in the pole vault after a series of top performances.
The action starts at 11am on Saturday and 10am on Sunday.