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HANNAH BROOKS

Born: 25 June 1988
Coach: Mark Best
Club: Crawley AC / Birmingham University
Lives: Caterham, Surrey / Birmingham
OCWK: Female Athlete

 

Personal Bests
800m 2:04.71 (2009), 1500m 4:12.27 (2012), Mile 4:37.87i (2012), 3000m 9:11.85 (2012), 5000m 16:09.81 (2011)

Involvement with OCWK
Hannah has been part of ‘On Camp with Kelly’ since 2005 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
Pirbright Army Training Weekend 2005
Melbourne Commonwealth Games Educational Camp 2006
London 2012 Get-Together Weekend 2006
100% ME / Tonbridge Get-Together Weekend 2006
Loughborough Educational Camp 2007
Loughborough Educational Camp 2008
Tonbridge Get-Together 2008
Loughborough Get-Together 2009
Eat for Success Get-Together 2009
Birmingham Get-Together 2010
Tonbridge Training Camp 2010
Life Skills Get-Together 2010
Winter Training Get-Together 2011
Lee Valley Get-Together 2012

Hannah received an ‘On Camp with Kelly’ Excellent Achievement Award in 2007 in recognition of her participation in the European Athletics Junior Championships. She was part of the OCWK 4x800m team that set a UK Junior record at the Adidas St Mary’s Relays in 2006.


Athletics Achievements
3rd BUCS 1500m 2009
1st BUCS Indoor 1500m 2009
2nd BUSA Indoor 1500m 2008
Finalist European Junior 800m 2007
2nd England Under 20 800m 2007
3rd English Schools Senior 800m 2006
1st English Schools Senior 800m 2005


Performances in 2012
Hannah improved her 1500m best three times in 2012, culminating in 4:12.27 in Solihull on 21 July.

Personal Bests set in 2012
800m – previous PB 2:04.71 / 2:08.85i
2:08.70i, 24/02/12, Roxbury USA

1500m – previous PB 4:16.61
4:15.59, 29/04/12, Palo Alto USA
4:14.01, 07/06/12, Des Moines USA
4:12.27, 21/07/12, Solihull

Mile – previous PB 4:40.35i
4:37.87i, 05/03/12, Fayetteville USA

3000m – previous PB 9:17.70
9:20.11i, 21/01/12, Birmingham USA
9:11.85, 17/07/12, Luzern SUI

5km
17:06, 01/09/12, Birmingham


Personal Bests set in 2011
800m – previous PB 2:04.71
2:09.10i, 29/01/11, Fayetteville USA
2:08.50i, 12/02/11, Seattle USA

1500m – previous PB 4:19.56
4:16.61, 01/05/11, Palo Alto USA

Mile
4:40.35i, 05/03/11, South Bend USA
3000m – previous PB 9:44.4mx
9:17.70mx, 08/04/11, Tallahassee USA

5000m
16:09.81, 01/04/11, Gainesville USA


Performances in 2010
Charlotte ran a personal best for the mile of 4:32.24 to finish ninth at the Aviva Grand Prix on 21 February which places her ninth on the UK indoor all-time list and earned her selection for the 1500m at the IAAF World Indoor Championships where she finished eighth in her heat. She set a season's best of 2:01.88 in fifth place in the OCWK 800m race at the Aviva London Grand Prix on 13 August.

Performances in 2009
In her only indoor competition of the year, Hannah went one better then last year and took the 1500m title at the BUCS Indoor Championships in an indoor personal best of 4:26.27. She finished third over 1500m at the BUCS Outdoor Championships on 4 May and has improved her 800m best to 2:04.71.

Personal Bests set in 2009
800m – previous PB 2:05.59
2:05.56, 30/05/09, Manchester
2:04.71, 13/06/09, Watford

1500m – previous PB 4:19.56 / 4:28.91i
4:26.27i, 15/03/09, Sheffield
3000m – previous PB 9:47.41mx
9:44.4mx, 12/04/09, Crawley


Performances in 2008
In her only indoor competition of the year, Hannah won the 1500m silver medal at the British University Indoor Championships in an indoor personal best of 4:28.91.

Personal Bests set in 2008
1500m – previous PB 4:19.56
4:28.91i, 15/03/08, Sheffield

3000m – previous PB 9:56.98mx
9:47.41mx, 13/08/08, Watford


Performances in 2007
Hannah improved her 800m personal best to 2:05.59 to win her heat at the European Athletics Junior Championships but was then unfortunately restricted by a hamstring injury in the final. She had earlier won the silver medal at the Norwich Union England Athletics Under 20 Championships to secure her place in the team for the championships.

Personal Bests set in 2007
800m – previous PB 2:06.16
2:05.81, 09/06/07, Manchester
2:05.59, 20/07/07, Hengelo NED

1500m – previous PB 4:25.63
4:19.56, 30/06/07, Watford


Introduction to Athletics
Hannah did athletics at primary school in year three when she joined the cross country club. She loved it and never stopped! She started to take the sport seriously when she moved from Holland Sports AC to Crawley AC in 2002.

Click here to check out Hannah's recent performances on the Power of 10 website

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