Christmas Newsletter

Christmas Newsletter
Number 107 – 23rd December 2016

MERRY CHRISTMAS
Seasons greetings to all members, parents and friends of West Cheshire Athletic Club.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES
Our annual club presentation evening will be held at Whitby Sports and Social Club, Dunkirk Lane, Ellesmere Port, on Friday, February 3, 2017.
Make sure you get your tickets at the track office from the track office from Tuesday, January 3 at £6 each.

HAT-TRICK SUCCESS CAPS SEASON FINALE
Carys Roberts, Isaac Tait and Katie Clarke secured a hat-trick of victories at Stafford.
The trio won their respective age group races during the final round of the North Staffs Cross Country League held at Stafford Common.
Carys finished 11 seconds clear of her nearest rival in the under 11 girls race to claim the overall title, while Isaac powered his way to success in the under 13 boys race, and Katie continued her rich vein of form by winning the overall under 20 age group award after finishing second in the senior ladies race.
RESULTS AND PHOTOS: nsccl.org.uk/

SETTING THE STANDARD AT SPORTCITY
Laura Turley celebrated success at the Manchester Indoor Open Meeting.
The under 20 junior sprinter clocked a personal best of 8.12 seconds in the 60m a new 300m pb of 42.31 seconds.
George Hyde powered his way to a new under 17 mens shot put best of 15.85m, while Ethan Milligan cleared 1-90m for second spot in the under 20 mens high jump.
RESULTS: thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=185699

SCENE IS SET FOR BOXING DAY RACE
The countdown is on for Monday’s Essar Chester Round The Walls Race .The popular festive fixture starts at 10.30am on Boxing Day when around 500 runners will tackle the 6km course.

LAST REMINDER FOR CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
We’ve agreed to pay the entry fee for club members wanting to compete in the Cheshire, Northern and/or English Cross Country Championships.
Dates as follows
Cheshire Championships take place on Saturday, January 7, at Birchwood Forest Park, Warrington, WA3 6PN.
The Northern Championships take place on Saturday, January 28, at Knowsley Park, Prescot, L34 4AN.
English National Championships take place on Saturday, February 25, at Wollaton Park, Nottingham, NG8 2AE.
Senior club members wanting to compete in any of these events should contact cross country secretary, Peter Smith, BEFORE CHRISTMAS with their England Athletics number by emailing: peteandcol@sky.com
Junior club members wanting to compete should email Dennis Wall BEFORE CHRISTMAS at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

CLUB RAISES £100 TO CHRISTMAS TOY APPEAL
We presented £100 to the Ellesmere Port and Neston Association of Voluntary Clubs and Organisations’ Christmas Toy Appeal, which we raised at the Fun Morning. Big thanks to all those club members and parents who made the event possible.

FORTHCOMING FIXTURES
Monday, December 26 – Essar Chester Round the Walls Race, Chester Racecourse (10.30am start).
Saturday, January 7 – Cheshire AA Cross Country Championships, Birchwood Forest Park, Warrington, (11.30am start). More info: cheshireaa.com/Results/XCC/2017/Cheshire_XC_EF_2017.pdf
Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8 – England Athletics U20/Senior Indoor Combined Events Championships (Sheffield).
Sunday, January 8 – Manchester Indoor Open Track & Field Meeting, Sportcity. More info: More info: saleharriersmanchester.com/pages/5889/winter-indoor-series-sportcity

Nick Pagan
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