Ellie Gooding an Ashford Leisure Trust Casual RA and Fun Camp Assistant at the Julie Rose Stadium confirmed her status as the UK’s best Under 17 age group pole vaulter. Ellie won the U17 England Athletics Championship title clearing a height of 3.80m on Sunday 1st September.

Ellie is currently ranked top of the UK U17 lists with a height of 3.90m for pole vault and has also won the English Schools Championships, the South of England Championships and the Kent Championships this season.

Ellie is hoping to qualify for the 2014 commonwealth games which is being held in Glasgow.

Well done Ellie for your success this season and good luck for 2014!!!