Julieana and Saul to represent the South East at the Mini London Marathon

October 1, 2021

Huge congratulations to Brighton and Hove AC athletes, Julieana Walsh and Saul Bennett, who have been selected to represent the South East in the Under 13, Mini London Marathon Team, at Sunday’s iconic event.

They were chosen, as they are ranked in the top six in their age group over 1500m – 3000m.  The South East team consists of the best young runners from Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Oxon, Kent, Hampshire and Sussex.

Both Julieana and Saul, have had a great track season this year competing at events across the South East.

The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon continues to be a world-class youth race, helping shape the careers of many talented athletes with bright futures.

Participants hail from all corners of the UK. There are eight English teams, three home nation teams from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, plus runners from all 33 London boroughs.

The races take place before the main marathon, starting on the Embankment, and will follow the last 2.6km of the famous London Marathon course, ending at the iconic finishing point on the Mall.