Club bests at Christleton

ANEST MULLER and Lisa Davies demonstrated record-breaking form at the Christleton 5k Road Race.

The West Cheshire duo smashed age group club records, with Muller clocking a new over-35 womens best of 19:56 for eighth spot in her age category, and Davies posting 21:41 for a new over-45 womens best to secure third position in her age category.

They were supported by Ellie Robinson who was eighth in her over-40 age group with 20:43, Anne-Marie Tait (seventh over-45 lady in 24:26), and Kay Hayes (11th over-35 lady in 24:28).

West Cheshire AC under 20 year old distance runner Christy Mageean clocked 16:47 seconds to secure 69th position, just eight places in front of club mate Dave Alexander who achieved 16:59 for eighth spot in his over-45 age group.

Rob Little continued his impressive form on the back of the Chester Half Marathon, posting 17:15 for 94th position at Christleton, clocking an identical time to Mark Davies who finished 100th.

Graham Wells completed the flat and fast course in 17:47 for 129th position, and was backed up by Ian Gloyne-Phillips (142nd in 17:56), Andrew Clague (154th in 18:19), and Andy Carter (166th in 18:28).

Dave Bish won his over-70 age group category with 23:25, ahead of Brian Beattie, who was fourth in the same age group with 26:01.

EWAN BRADLEY catapulted his way to a winning height of 3.05m in the under 15 boys pole vault at South Leeds Stadium. Bradley achieved the English Schools qualifying standard, and was backed up by team mate Adam Howe who won the B event with 1.80m.

Bradley also added points in the 80m hurdles, and was supported in his age group by Harvey Culverhouse, Michael Ozoemelam, Sam Paton, Jacob Simmonds, Sonny Dean, Harvey Tegg, Sion Roberts, Charlie Potts, Matthew Webb, Will Scott, and Daniel Pond.

Dylan Bugg, Isaac Tait, Michael Maxwell, and Ethan Butler all celebrated success in the under 13 boys competition.

Bugg won the 800m, while Tait and Butler combined for A and B 1500m victories, and Maxwell won the high jump and B 75m hurdles.

The quartet were backed up by Uzezi Onomerike, Gabrial Ford, Henry Robinson, Leon Moorhouse, and Ivor Smith.

Evie Tipping and Raimi Harrison delivered a double success for West Cheshire in the under 15 girls hammer. The duo were supported by Chloe Mount, Harriet Alexander, Emily Misantoni, Tamsin O’Keefe, Molly Jones, and Lauren Jones.

Nia Forshaw (B high jump) and Lucia Pyne (B 1200m) secured success in the under 13 girls age group. The pair were backed up by Emma Ashcroft, Ella Dimbylow, Lara Battersby, Stephanie Jones, Imogen Pughe, and Jodi Bemond.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Wirral 536 event points (6 league points); 2 Leeds City 533 (5); 3 Kingston Upon Hull 493.5 (4); 4 Harrogate 487 (3); 5 West Cheshire 481.5 (2); 6 Rotherham 361 (1).

OVERALL POSITIONS (after two rounds): 1 Leeds City 1060 (11); 2 Wirral 1014.5 (10); 3 West Cheshire 1005 (7); 4 Kingston Upon Hull 959.5 (6); 5 Harrogate 956 (6); 6 Rotherham 713 (2).

MIKE LAMB was presented with the John Young Memorial Award at the Cheshire AA Track and Field Championships at Macclesfield.

The hardworking West Cheshire AC official was recognised by Cheshire County Athletic Association for his contribution over many years at cross-country, road running and track and field competitions.

FIXTURES this weekend include West Cheshire AC’s second round of the Youth Development Under 17/20 Track and Field League match at Blackburn on Sunday (11.15am start for field events, and 11.40am start for track events), the same day as the Rock N Roll Liverpool Half Marathon and Marathon, from the Albert Dock (9am start).

Posted by Nick Pagan
24th May 2016
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