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MARK MITCHELL

Born: 23 May 1988
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Club: Forres Harriers / Birchfield Harriers
Lives: Edinburgh
OCWK: Male Athlete

 

Personal Bests
400m 48.90 (2007), 800m 1:48.42 (2007), 1500m 3:42.52 (2012), Mile 4:01.23 (2012), 3000m 7:59.00i (2012)

Involvement with OCWK
Mark has been part of 'On Camp with Kelly' since 2008 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
Loughborough Educational Camp 2008
Male Athlete Get-Together 2008
Eat for Success Get-Together 2009
London Get-Together 2012
Portugal Training Camp 2012


Athletics Achievements
1st Scottish Champs 1500m 2012
1st Scottish Champs 800m 2012
3rd UK Indoor Champs 3000m 2012
1st Scottish Champs 1500m 2011
1st Scottish Champs 800m 2010
1st Scottish Champs 800m 2008
1st Scottish Champs 800m 2007
7th European Junior 800m 2007
2nd England Under 20 800m 2007
Semi World Junior 800m 2006
Semi World Youth 800m 2005
4th Commonwealth Youth Games 800m 2004
1st AAA Under 17 800m 2004
2nd AAA Under 17 800m 2003

Mark has also won numerous Scottish age group and school titles: Under 20 800m indoors and out in 2005 and 2006; Scottish Schools 800m in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 (also indoors in 2004 and 2005 and 1500m in 2002); Scottish Under 17 800m in 2003 and 2004 (also indoors in 2004); Scottish Under 15 800m in 2003.


Performances in 2012
Mark won the 800m and 1500m titles at the Scottish Championships in June.

Personal Bests set in 2012
1500m – previous PB 3:44.44
3:42.52, 09/06/12, Watford

Mile – previous PB 4:13.42i
4:01.23, 18/08/12, Kessel-Lo BEL

3000m – previous PB 8:17.28
8:07.90i, 19/01/12, Cardiff
7:59.00i, 11/02/12, Sheffield


Performances in 2011
Mark won the Scottish 1500m title on 18 July and improved his personal best for the third time this season in the final at the Aviva UK Championships with 3:44.44.

Personal Bests set in 2011
1500m - previous PB 3:55.58
3:48.56, 11/06/11, Watford
3:45.92, 09/07/11, Solihull
3:44.44, 31/07/11, Birmingham


Performances in 2010
Mark won the Scottish 800m title in 1:52.83 on 18 July.

Mark lies sixth on the UK Under 17 all-time list for 800m with 1:50.90 in 2004.


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

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