WCAC Share Success on the Common

WEST CHESHIRE Athletic Club celebrated a team success at Stafford Common.

Tamsin O’Keefe (second in five minutes 42 seconds), Anna Crayston (third in 5:48), Lucia Pyne (13th in 6:17), and Molly Jones (19th in 6:29), combined to clinch top spot in the under 13 girls team competition at the second round of the North Staffs Cross Country League.

Lara Battersby (12th in 6:25), Carys Roberts (13th in 6:26), Scarlett Ross (23rd in 6:47), and Nina Willson (53rd in 8:22), earned West Cheshire AC’s under 11 girls fourth team spot.

Katie Clarke finished third with 15:54 in the under 17 womens race, while Issy Clarke (fifth in 10:38) and Lily Moorhouse (37th in 12:58) completed the under 15 girls event.

Ellie Robinson (38th in 23:38) and Anne-Marie Tait (101st in 26:33) negotiated the senior womens race, while Andrew Clague (66th in 40:03), Bob Benson (194th in 46:46) and Peter Smith (257th in 51:37) completed the senior men’s event.

Sion Roberts (10th in 14:59), Jac Goodall (11th in 15:01), Rory Willson (16th in 15:22), Charlie Weaver (19th in 15:34), Alex Mason (22nd in 15:58), Patrick Tait (39th in 19:39), and Oliver Dandy (40th in 19:48) secured third team position in the under 15 boys event, and Ethan Greenland was eighth with 19:01 in the under 17 mens race.

Isaac Tait (third in 10:08), Harvey Tegg (fourth in 10:22), Ethan Butler (22nd in 11:03), Charlie Potts (25th in 11:06), Liam Farrell (26th in 11:09), and Alex Smith (57th in 16:47), earned West Cheshire AC second team place in the under 13 boys race.

Charlie McMullan was ninth in the under 11 boys race with a time of 6:10, ahead of Henry Robinson (11th in 6:18), Fergus Garland (15th in 6:27), Louis Tegg (30th in 6:45), to earn West Cheshire AC third spot in the team event.

The next round of the North Staffs Cross Country League will be held on Saturday, November 14, at Park Hall Country Park, Weston Colney, Stoke on Trent.

JOE FOY and Bob Freeman of West Cheshire AC finished first and second respectively in the over 60 mens age group at the Flintshire 10k Road Race. Foy ran a season’s best time of 40:49 to win his age category, just 14 seconds ahead of second-placed Freeman, while Andrew Carter finished second in his over-45 mens age group in 39:18.

ROSEMARY ROGERS represented West Cheshire AC at the final race in the Wirral Seaside 5km Run Series, posting 26 minutes 56 seconds for 68th position.

BOB FREEMAN of West Cheshire AC was fourth with a time of 20:32 at the Ellesmere Port 5km Park Run, ahead of Aaron Scott (31st in 24:50), and Isla Shillington (41st in 26:30), while Charlie Clarke (37th in 23:19) completed the Delamere 5km Park Run.

WEST CHESHIRE AC will hold their annual general meeting at Cheshire County Sports Club’s Boardroom on Friday, November 27, (7.30pm start).

FIXTURES this weekend include the Porth Eirias 5k and 10k Races at Colwyn Bay on Saturday; and the Abergele Five Miles Road Race on Sunday (1pm start).

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28th October 2015
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