Essar Sutton Six Entries Open

The Essar Sutton Six 10k race, on the morning of Sunday September 17th 2017, is the fifth race in the Cheshire County Road Race Grand Prix. Enter it here.

West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter

20 July 2017

THE CLOCK’S TICKING – GET YOUR ENTRIES IN
Entries close on Monday, 24th July for the Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships  at Leigh Sports Village, on August 19 and 20. More details 

CLUB MEMBERSHIP UPDATE
Just a reminder that the pro-rata membership fee is only applicable for new members, NOT for members who are renewing their club membership (and are a bit late).

GEORGE CROWNED IN DUBLIN


George Hyde added another title success to his flawless campaign by representing England in Dublin at the Schools International Meeting and hit a winning throw of 16.14m in the shot put. He claimed victory the week before at the English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium, has enjoyed a series of impressive displays from the shot put circle this year, and is currently ranked number one in the UK under 17 men’s shot put.
RESULTS

ACTION ROUNDUP


Ethan Milligan represented England North at the Welsh Under 20 International Meeting held in Cardiff and cleared 1-84m for fourth position in the high jump.
RESULTS 

Lara Battersby, Imogen Pughe, Stephanie Jones and Fatoumatta Bojang combined to help us keep our place in the North Premier Division One of the Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League.

The quartet broke the club record for the under 13 girls 4x100m relay after clocking 54.6 seconds in the final round held at Preston. The previous record record had stood since 2010 when the quartet of Georgia Barlow, Charlotte Williamson, Amy and Olivia Williams posted 54.8 seconds.

For a full round-up of results, check out our latest press report.

WE’RE NOT SAFE YET…
We need to pull out all the stops to survive the threat of relegation in Division One of the Northern Track and Field League, after a disappointing sixth-placed performance at Wigan in round three  has left us just four and a half points clear of the relegation places with one round remaining.

It’s now important we make sure all the hard work of being promoted isn’t thrown away when we travel to Rotherham for the final round on Saturday, 5 August, so please support your club and team managers Dave McKay and Jenny Manning if you’re available for selection.

OVERALL POSITIONS (after three rounds): 1 Wigan 15 points; 2 West Cheshire 12.5; 3 City of York 12; 4 Wakefield 9.5; 5 City of Sheffield 8; 6 Preston 6.

ROAD RELAYS INVITE – GET INVOLVED!
The North West Counties Road Relays (incorporating the Cheshire Championships) is this year being held at Blackpool on Saturday 9 September. (For those of you who took part last September, this is the equivalent of the relays held in Delamere Forest).
More information

We can enter as many teams as we like, covering all age groups from under 11s upwards. You must be a fully paid up first claim member, wear your club vest, and be eligible by birth or residence for Cheshire.

Please let Ellie Robinson know ASAP if you want to take part by emailing: ellie.matt@tiscali.co.uk. Deadline for entries is Thursday 31st August.

BORDERS LEAGUE FIXTURES RELEASED
The provisional fixtures for this season’s Borders Road Running League are now out:

Race 1: Ellesmere Port, on 1 October
Race 2: Chester Tri, 12 Nov
Race 3: Wallasey, 3 Dec
Race 4: Abergele, 14 Jan
Race 5: Wrexham Tri, 4March
Race 6: Tattenhall, 25 March 25
Race 7: Deestriders, 25 April

FIXTURES
Saturday, 22 July: Gyrn Gallop Fell Race, (1pm start). Details 
Sunday, 23 July: U17 and U20 Youth Development Track & Field League Round Four, Whitehaven (11.15am). A 35-seater coach will leave Ellesmere Port Sports Village at 7am. Details
Tuesday, 25 July: Trafford Grand Prix (Distance and Throws), 6pm start. Details
Tuesday, 25 July: Queens Park Quacker 5k Race, (Crewe, 7pm). Details 
Wednesday, 26 July: The Green Green Grass of Home Fell Race, (7.30pm). Details
Saturday and Sunday, 29 and 30 July: England Athletics and CAU Inter County Championships (Bedford). Details
Sunday,30 July: Cheshire Track and Field League Round Three, Warrington (12 noon). Details
Sunday, 30 July: Helena Tipping 10k Road Race (11am). Details

Press Report: Eighth Title for George the First

GEORGE HYDE has added another title success to his flawless campaign.

The talented West Cheshire Athletic Club member represented England in Dublin at the Schools International Meeting and hit a winning throw of 16.14m in the shot put.

Hyde, who had claimed victory the week before at the English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium, has enjoyed a series of impressive displays from the shot put circle this year.

As well as representing West Cheshire AC in the Youth Development League, he captured the Northern Indoor title in January, the England Indoor title in February, won the Welsh Athletics International title for England in March, and claimed both the Cheshire Clubs and Schools titles in May as well as a Throws Fest victory at Bedford.

Hyde then won the England Championships title at Bedford last month and he is currently ranked number one in the UK under 17 men’s shot put ranking list.

ETHAN MILLIGAN of West Cheshire AC represented England North at the Welsh Under 20 International Meeting held in Cardiff and cleared 1.84m for fourth position in the high jump.

LARA BATTERSBY, Imogen Pughe, Stephanie Jones and Fatoumatta Bojang combined to help West Cheshire AC retain their place in the North Premier Division One of the Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League.

The quartet broke the club record for the under 13 girls 4x100m relay after clocking 54.6 seconds in the final round held at Preston.

The squad beat a record that had stood since 2010 when the quartet of Georgia Barlow, Charlotte Williamson, Amy and Olivia Williams had posted 54.8 seconds.

Earlier in the day at Preston Isla Shillington cleared a winning height of 1.37m in the under 13 girls high jump and was backed up by B winner Fatoumatta Bojang who cleared 1.35m.

Battersby won the under 13 girls B 75m hurdles with a time of 11.9 seconds, and other important under 13 girls point scorers included Ruby Wisbey, Jodi Bemand, Carys Roberts, Sophie Grainger, and Martha Willetts.

Evie Tipping celebrated a double success story in the under 15 girls discus (23.40m) and hammer (47.57m), and was backed up in her age group by team mates Anna Crayston, Ceris Gaffney, Lucia Pyne, Emma Ashcroft, Sophie Cribb, Tamsin O’Keefe, Abigail Cartwright, Molly Jones, and Lauren Jones.

Sammy Hollins produced a memorable sprint finish to clinch victory in the under 13 boys 800m with a time of 2:25.3, and Uzezi Onomerike won the B 200m (28.0), alongside team mates Ben Mustafa, Fergus Garland, Harley Shakespeare-Wetton, Charlie McMullan, Henry Robinson, Regan Stubbs, and Daniels Jerjomins.

Michael Ozoemelam, Nathan Partington, Matthew Webb, Ben Rutherford, Harvey Tegg, Dylan Bugg, Matthew Douglass, Michael Maxwell, Jack England, Ivor Smith, and Ben Grinter combined for the under 15 boys squad.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Sale Harriers 622.5 points; 2 Preston Harriers 534; 3 Leeds City 456; 4 West Cheshire 438; 5 Gateshead Harriers 395.5; 6 Liverpool Harriers 373.

ROSEMARY ROGERS won the over 65 women’s prize after completing the Tour of Merseyside.

The West Cheshire AC distance runner completed six races totalling 52 miles in seven days and posted a time of 7:28:33 to finish 21st lady overall.

Day One saw Rogers complete the Southport Half Marathon before rounding the Thurstaston Multi-Terrain Race, The Sustrans Cycle Trail, The Raging Bull Five, Knowsley Cross Country, and Wirral Coastal Run.

DAN MITCHELL represented West Cheshire AC at The Druid Fell Race and finished fourth with a time of 36 minutes 50 seconds, ahead of Angela Tegg who clocked 53:12.

ELLIE ROBINSON, Dave Alexander and Andy Carter represented West Cheshire AC at the Dearnford Lake Relay and finished seventh mixed team and 19th overall.

FIXTURES this weekend for West Cheshire AC include the final round of he under 17 and under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League at Whitehaven on Sunday (11:15am start).

Press Report: Four Do Club Proud at English Schools

GEORGE HYDE and Emma Howe are celebrating national title victories.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club duo powered their way to success at the English Schools Track and Field Championships held at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

Hyde, who will represent England at this weekend’s Schools International match in Dublin, hit 16.07m to grab glory in the intermediate boys shot put event, more than one metre clear of his nearest rival.

And Howe, who is preparing to represent England in the Bahamas at the Youth Commonwealth Games later this month, secured the intermediate girls javelin title with a throw of 48.77m, more than three metres ahead of her nearest challenger.

The pair were joined in the Cheshire Schools team by West Cheshire team mates Evie Tipping and Ethan Milligan.

Tipping pocketed a bronze medal after hitting 40.20m in the junior girls hammer competition and was a member of the winning Cheshire junior girls team, while Milligan cleared 1-81m in the intermediate boys high jump event.

Former West Cheshire AC members Emily Misantoni and Abigail Pawlett bagged silver medals with 2:13.90 in the junior girls 800m and 11.26 seconds in the 75m hurdles respectively.

WEST CHESHIRE AC are eyeing a solid finish to their campaign in Division One of the Northern Track and Field League.

The Ellesmere Port Sports Village-based club suffered a disappointing sixth-placed performance at the penultimate round held at Wigan which means the club are four points clear of the relegation places with one round remaining.

Dave McKay, James McMahon, Sophie Percival and Emily Ball all celebrated victories at the Robin Park Arena.

McKay launched the javelin to a winning mark of 52.90m, while McMahon secured success in the long jump with a leap of 5.96m.

Percival and Ball combined to produce maximum point returns from the javelin with marks of 39.04m and 27.75m respectively.

They were backed up by Alice McMahon who posted 12.2 and 24.9 seconds in the 100m and 200m respectively alongside Laura Mount (13.8) and Chloe Mount (28.6).

Lily Moorhouse and Su Baird competed in the 400m, while Issy Clarke, Ellie Robinson, Lisa Davies, Danielle Erskine, Stephanie Owens, and Debra Erskine provided back-up.

Zac Barnsley, Josh Ford, Jacob Simmonds, Alan Littler, Richard Farley, Joseph Morrison, Ethan Greenland, Mark Davies, Andy Carter, Alex Kearns, Sam Rimmer, Richard Stocker and Ewan Bradley were West Cheshire AC’s other point scorers.

OVERALL POSITIONS (after three rounds): 1 Wigan 15 points; 2 City of York and West Cheshire 12; 4 Wakefield 10; 5 City of Sheffield 8; 6 Preston 6.

The next round of the Northern League will be held at Rotherham on Saturday, August 5.

TONY KENNEDY (36:06), Mark Povey (39:06), and Brian Beattie (42:34) represented West Cheshire AC at the latest round of the Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Series at Shotton.

The next round will be held on Thursday, August 3, (7.30pm start).

OLDFIELD and Saughall All Saints were joint winners at the Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships supported by West Cheshire Athletic Club at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.

ENTRIES close on July 24 for the Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships being held at Leigh Sports Village, on August 19 and 20. Further details at:www.northernathletics.org.uk

FIXTURES this weekend include the final round of the under 13 and under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League at Preston on Saturday, (11.30am start), the same day as the Schools International Match in Dublin, while the Deva Divas Triathlon takes place at Chester Meadows on Sunday (8.30am start).

 

Press Report: Emma off to Commonwealth Youth Games

TALENTED West Cheshire Athletic Club thrower Emma Howe is heading to the Bahamas.

The teenager will represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games where 71 nations and territories will gather on the island of New Providence for the opening ceremony on July 18.

Howe is ranked number one in the UK under 17 womens age group for the javelin this year after victories in both the Cheshire County Clubs and Schools Championships, and the Mason Trophy Inter Counties Schools Championships held at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

The youngster, coached by Dave McKay, Jenny Manning and Dan Gilroy at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track, won the UK Javelin Carnival title at Loughborough in May and will be looking to match or better her personal best of 47.68m achieved last month which secured the England Athletics Championship title.

England Athletics team leader Scott Grace said: “We are very excited as we anticipate a very successful Commonwealth Youth Games. We are taking a team that has the potential to produce some very impressive performances and we are now working with them and their coaches to ensure the best possible performance.

“On the team there are young athletes who have already enjoyed success in International Championships.

“But the team staff are also very impressed by athletes who have made great progressions this year to earn selection. It’s a privilege to be able to give them the opportunity to compete at this level. Having seen how athletes who have competed at previous Games have performed and then gone on to impress at senior level.

“We are sure we will be made very welcome by the people of the Bahamas and look forward to being a part of a memorable Games.”

Athletes who have competed at previous Commonwealth Youth Games include British record holder for 100m and 200m Dina Asher-Smith, 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games long jump silver medallist Jaz Sawyers, and sub 10 seconds 100m man Chijindu Ujah.

Howe is planning to make a big impact this weekend when she is targeting a podium place at the English Schools Championships being held at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium where she will compete alongside West Cheshire clubmates Evie Tipping, George Hyde and Ethan Milligan.

WEST CHESHIRE AC members produced a number of outstanding performances on Sunday during a team victory at Eccles in the second round of the Cheshire Track and Field League.

DAN MITCHELL of West Cheshire AC finished first overall at the Halifax Marathon in a time of three hours nine minutes 51 seconds.

He took the lead after the first couple of miles and held off the competition right to the end of a hilly two-lap course, just days after winning a one mile track race at Deeside with a time of 5:07.

KEELY SMITH of West Cheshire AC was first lady and eighth overall in Sunday’s Wirral Ultra Race, clocking 5:19:13, which was nearly one hour ahead of the second lady.

CLARE MALLON of West Cheshire AC posted a new personal best time of 1:45:10 at the Southport Half Marathon on Sunday, ahead of Rosemary Rogers who clocked 1:50:04.

ANDY CARTER of West Cheshire AC clocked a new personal best time of 36:36 for 44th spot at the Alderley Edge By-Pass 10k, ahead of Bob Little who posted 36:47 for 48th place.

MARK DAVIES of West Cheshire AC posted a new Chester Park Run personal best time of 18:22 for third spot on Saturday.

WEST CHESHIRE AC’S quartet of Dave Alexander (eighth), Mark Davies (24th), Ellie Robinson (63rd), and Angela Tegg (75th) completed the Robbie Webster Wobbler Trail Race at Helsby.

EDWARD WOODHEAD represented West Cheshire AC at the English Fell Running Championship and finished eighth.

CHESHIRE celebrated a 225-223 team victory against Merseyside in the annual Year Seven Schools Athletics Competition hosted by West Cheshire AC and held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Monday night.

ENTRIES close on July 24 for the Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships being held at Leigh Sports Village, on August 19 and 20. Further details at: www.northernathletics.org.uk

FIXTURES this week include the Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Race at Shotton on Thursday, (July 6), 7.30pm start; and the Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Friday (1pm field events, and 4.15pm track events).

WEST CHESHIRE AC will compete at the third round of the Northern Track and Field League this Sunday at Wigan’s Robin Park Stadium (11.30am start).

 

WCAC Endurance League, June 2017

Andy and Andy still well clear, of Dave, in the men’s league. Ellie again extends her lead in the women’s competition, though Angela comes through to move clear of Lisa. See near the bottom of the Road Running page for the latest standings.

Press report: Top Marks Before Schools Test

WEST CHESHIRE Athletic Club’s talented trio of George Hyde, Emma Howe, and Ethan Milligan all celebrated top marks at Bolton.

The talented teenagers, who will join team mate Evie Tipping in the Cheshire Schools squad at next month’s English Schools Track and Field Championships, all impressed to earn their club third team position at the penultimate round of the under 17 and under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League.

Hyde produced a grade one winning under 17 men’s put of 16.69m in the shot and powered his way to victory in the hammer with 43.49m.

Howe launched the under 17 women’s javelin to a grade one winning mark of 44.67m and nailed a winning put of 8.97m in the shot.

And Milligan catipulted himself to a winning clearance of 1-75m in the under 20 men’s high jump competition.

The trio were backed up by Katie Clarke who secured success in the under 20 women’s 3,000m (10:39.7), 1500m steeplechase (5:49.7), and discus (15.46m).

And another 10 West Cheshire members enjoyed success at the meeting held at Leverhulme Park.

Ethan Greenland rounded the under 20 men’s 3,000m in a winning time of 9:42.6 alongside B winner and team mate Jac Goodall (10:28.3), and added success in the 2,000m steeplechase (7:36.3).

Jacob Simmonds clocked a winning time of 53.5 seconds in the under 17 men’s 400m, while Will Rattray (34.84m) and Will Scott (30.90m) combined for maximum points in the under 17 men’s discus.

Maisie Tipping continued her impressive run of form by securing sucess in the under 17 women’s 300m hurdles with a time of 48.6 seconds, and Beth McMahon won the B under 17 women’s 800m (2:24.9).

Dave Dentith rounded the under 20 men’s 800m in a winning time of 2:16.0, while Rory Willson posted 10:20.0 for top spot in the under 17 men’s B 3,000m, and Sam Grinter nailed a winning throw of 31.22m in the under 17 men’s B javelin.

Other valuable points were scored by sprinters Zac Barnsley, Jack Jones, Jake Gibson, Daniel Pagan, Josh Ford, Harriet Alexander and sisters Chloe and Laura Mount, middle distance runners Joseph Morrison, Sonny Dean, Paul Morrison, Sion Roberts, Lily Moorhouse, and Issy Clarke.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Wirral 607 points; 2 Wigan 565; 3 West Cheshire 446; 4 Crewe and Nantwich 432; 5 Bolton 301; 6 Border 145; 7 Team North Cumbria 99.

The final round will be held at Whitehaven on Sunday, July 23.

EWAN BRADLEY of West Cheshire AC celebrated a hat-trick of personal bests at the North West Schools Regional Combined Events Championships.

The youngster long jumped 5.14m, cleared 1.68m in the high jump, and hit 10.28m in the shot put on his way to pocketing 3,458 points for 10th spot overall and helped Cheshire finish third in the team competition.

STEPHANIE JONES produced a new personal best of 4.66m to win the girls long jump at the Cheshire Schools Year Seven Track and Field Championships at Warrington’s Victoria Park.

Jones, a member of West Cheshire AC, represented Chester and will now represent her county against Merseyside at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Monday, July 3.

ELLIE ROBINSON, Lisa Davies and Val Ormsby combined for West Cheshire AC at the Tattenhall Tough Team Race and finished second in the veteran ladies category.

The West Cheshire trio of Clare Mallon, Peter Smith and Chris Palmer finished fourth in the Mixed Team category, and other West Cheshire AC finishers included Darren Shillington and Julian and Angela Tegg, Sarah Hughes, Steve Hughes, Isabel Robertson,and Anthony Woodall.

FIXTURES this weekend include the second round of the Cheshire Track and Field League at Eccles on Sunday (12 noon start). A coach will leave Ellesmere Port Sports Village at 10am, but seats must be booked in advance.

The Cheshire and Warrington Schools Sports Games will be held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Wednesday, July 5, (10am start), the Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Race will be held at Shotton on Thursday, July 6 (7.30pm start); and the Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships will be held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Friday, July 7.

 

West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter

23rd June 2017

RESULTS ROUND UP
Dave Alexander,Ellie Robinson, George Hyde and Emma Howe are among those who’ve hit the headlines for their performances this week.
Read more

ENGLISH SCHOOLS CALLING


Congratulations to Michael Ozoemelam, George Hyde, Anna Crayston, Evie Tipping, Ethan Milligan , and Emma Howe on your selection to the Cheshire Team for the English Schools’ Championship in July.
The full team list can be found here and currently includes reserves.

HELP NEEDED FOR SCHOOLS FIXTURES
Can you help? We’re looking for volunteers to help at the Cheshire Schools Quad Kids Final on Wednesday, 5th July (10.30am-3pm),  the Year 7 Cheshire v Merseyside Schools Match on Monday, 3rd July, (4.30pm start), and the Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships on Friday, 7th July(Field 1-3pm, Track 4.15-7pm) all being held here at EPSV.

If you can help please email Dennis at: dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

CHAMPIONSHIP CLOSING DATE REMINDER
Get your entries in for the Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th August. Closing date is 24th July.
More details

Ever wanted to meet an Olympian?
Now you can – former Great Britain nternational runner Jenny Meadows is visiting for a coaching clinic, and question and answer session for members on Sunday, 24th September (10am-12 noon). Make a date in your diary.

FIXTURES
Saturday and Sunday, 24 & 25 June: English Schools Combined Events Regional Round (Telford).
Sunday,25 June: Colshaw 10k, Over Peover (10am).
Sunday, 25 June: Penny Lane Striders 10k Road Race.
Sunday, 25 June: Moel y Gamelin Race (11am).
Sunday, 25 June: U17 & U20 Youth Development Track & Field League, at Bolton (11.15am).
Wednesday, 28 June: Wirral Seaside 5k Race, Leasowe Lighthouse (7pm).
Thursday, 29 June: Christleton to Waverton Fun Run (7pm).

Press report: Throws Duo Launch to Sun

 

EMMA HOWE and George Hyde combined for success at the England Athletics Track and Field Championships.

The West Cheshire AC pair impressed at the annual event staged at Bedford ahead of selection for the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas.

Howe celebrated a new personal best of 47.68m to win the under 18 javelin title, while Hyde hit 17.06m for victory in the under 18 men’s shot put.

Sophie Percival finished fifth in the under 23 women’s javelin competition with 41.35m, and Matthew Pagan clocked 48.04 seconds for fifth spot in the under 20 men’s 400m final.

DAVE ALEXANDER and Ellie Robinson secured podium places at the Tour of Tameside.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club duo grabbed age group prizes at the testing four-day festival of running which featured appearances in The X Trail Race, Hell on Fell Race, Hero Half Marathon, and Hyde Seven Miles Race.

Alexander won the over 45 age group title and finished fourth overall in the men’s competition with a cumulative time of three hours 29 minutes six seconds.

And Robinson posted second place in her over-45 age group and eighth position overall in the ladies competition with an overall time of 4:15:35.

ROSEMARY ROGERS won the over 65 women’s title at the Port Sunlight 10k after posting 53:46, while West Cheshire team mate Bob Freeman was fourth in his over-60 age group after clocking 44:24.

EVIE TIPPING and Lowri Huxley teamed up at West Cheshire AC’s penultimate round of the Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League at SportCity, Manchester.

Tipping, who had scored top marks for Cheshire Schools the day before at the Inter-Counties Mason Trophy match at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium, continued her impressive form.

The talented teenager spun the discus to a winning mark of 22.67m at Manchester alongside under 15 girls B winner and team mate Huxley who achieved 19.79m, before hitting 46.79m for victory in the hammer alongside Emma Ashcroft who finished second in the B event with 15.24m.

Anna Crayston provided important back-up for the under 15 girls with a winning 5 metre long jump, while Michael Maxwell cleared 1-35m for success in the under 15 boys B high jump.

Michael Ozoemelam powered his way to a winning put of 10.20m in the under 15 boys shot, while Sammy Hollins blasted his way to a winning time of 13.5 seconds in the under 13 boys B 100m.

Regan Stubbs hit 7.84m for victory in the under 13 boys shot, while Ava Byrne clocked a winning time of 12.4 seconds in the under 13 girls B 70m hurdles.

Isla Shillington cleared a new personal best of 1-38m for top spot in the under 13 girls high jump, and Jodi Bemand launched the under 13 girls javelin to a winning mark of 21.54m.

West Cheshire AC’s other important point-scorers included Nathan Partington, Matthew Webb, Adam Howe, Isaac Tait, Harvey Tegg, Charlie Potts, Matthew Douglass, Edward Woodhead, David Barker, Ivor Smith, Ben Grinter, Sophie Cribb, Ella Dimbylow, Abigail Cartwright, Lucia Pyne, Molly Jones, Lauren Jones, Ceris Gaffney, Uzezi Onomerike, Fergus Garland, Charlie McMullan, Jamie Richardson, Henry Robinson, Ben Mustafa, Jake Lee, Imogen Pughe, Ruby Wisbey, Lily Harwood, Fatoumatta Bojang, Stephanie Jones, and Sophie Grainger.

PROVISIONAL MATCH RESULT: 1 Sale Harriers 637 points; 2 Preston Harriers 490.5; 3 Leeds City AC 467; 4 West Cheshire AC 462.5; 5 Liverpool Harriers 406; 6 Gateshead Harriers & AC 376.

CHESHIRE SCHOOLS won the Mason Trophy Inter-Counties Track and Field team title at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

West Cheshire AC members who contributed towards the victory included Michael Ozoemelam, Jacob Simmonds, Jac Goodall, Beth McMahon, Maisie Tipping, Anna Crayston, Ewan Bradley, Lauren Jones, Adam Howe, Will Rattray, Evie Tipping, Emma Howe, Ivor Smith, and Daniel Berg.

FIXTURES this week include the Tattenhall Tough Team Event on Friday, (June 23), at 7.15pm; and the under 17 and under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League third round at Bolton on Sunday, (11.15am).

 

West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter

16th June 2017

RESULTS ROUNDUP
We had a very successful weekend with some fantastic performances.

Ethan Milligan leapt to the Northern Under 20 men’s high jump title at SportCity with a jump of 1.88m – 8cm ahead of his nearest rival.

Also at SportCity, Sophie Percival launched the javelin to 39.74m for second spot in the senior women’s competition, Danielle Erskine finished second in the senior women’s long jump event with a leap of 4.93m – just one centimetre behind the eventual winner, and Alice McMahon reached the senior women’s 100m and 200m finals with times of 12.24 seconds and 25.35 seconds for seventh and sixth positions respectively. Well done all of you.
RESULTS

We also finished 34th team overall in the two-day Welsh Castles Road Relay Race.

Ellie Robinson was our first runner in action from Caernarfon Castle and she, supported by a squad of team mates during the 20-stage event.

She was joined by Keely Smith, who  finished third lady on her stage,  Joe Foy, Ian Gloyne Phillips, Peter Smith, Clare Mallon, Dave Alexander, Andrew Clague, Mark Davies, Chris Palmer, George Dewhirst, Andy Dawe, John Parlevliet, Tony Woodall, Bob Little, Andy Carter, Wullie McGarrell, Dan Mitchell, and Julian and Angela Tegg.


RESULTS 

FANTASTIC FOUR SMASH CHAMPIONSHIP BEST PERFORMANCES
Our own fantastic four George Hyde, Daniel Berg, Evie Tipping and Emma Howe all celebrated championship best performances at the Cheshire Schools Track and Field Championships.

George won the intermediate boys shot put title with 16.49m, while Danny 49.12m for victory in the intermediate boys hammer, Evie achieved 44.29m in the junior girls hammer, and Emma launched the intermediate girls javelin to a distance of 46.34m.

RESULTS

TEAM CAPITALISE ON HOME ADVANTAGE
Laura Turley, Katie Clarke, Alice Jennings, Ethan Milligan, Danielle Erskine, David McKay and Sophie Percival all took victory at the second round of their Northern Track and Field League Division One home match.

 

Laura won the B100m in 12.6 seconds, while Katie clocked 10:34.9 in the 3000m, and Alice won both the B100m hurdles (17.5) and B 400m hurdles (71.2).

Ethan cleared 1-90m for success in the high jump, Danielle won the long jump (4.90m), and Dave (50.88m) and Sophie (41.32m) nailed a double success story in the javelin events.

We finished second in the team event and now head to Wigan for round three on Sunday, July 9. Great effort to everyone involved, including our judges officials and helpers on the day.
RESULTS

ROSEMARY LIKES TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE
Rosemary Rogers celebrated an over-60 age group win at the Wirral Seaside 5k Run with a time of 24:03, and won the over-65 lady prize with 24:47 at the Birchwood Brook 5k Race, part of the North Cheshire Grand Prix Series.

HELP NEEDED FOR SCHOOLS FIXTURES
We’ve been asked to provide helpers for the Cheshire Schools Quad Kids Final at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Track on Wednesday, 5th July (10.30am-3pm), the Year 7 Cheshire v Merseyside Schools Match at EPSV on Monday, 3rd July, (4.30pm start), and the Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships at EPSV on Friday, 7th July, (Field 1-3pm, Track 4.15-7pm).

If you can help, please email : dennis.wall1@ntlworld.com

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR CHRISTLETON-WAVERTON FUN RUN
Entries are now open for the Christleton to Waverton Fun Run on Thursday 29th June. It’s a great event for adults and kids of all ages involving a nearly 2 mile road run, finishing on the field at Waverton where burgers, ice creams, beer and Prosecco will be available for sale. More details.

CHAMPIONSHIP CLOSING DATE REMINDER
The Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships will be held at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th August.
Details and entry here.

FIXTURES
Saturday, 17 June : Mason Trophy Inter-Counties Schools Track & Field Competition (Alexander Stadium, Birmingham).
Saturday, 17 June : Hollins Green 5k (North Cheshire Series), 4pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 17 & 18 June : England Athletics Under 20 & 23 Track & Field Championships (Bedford). Live coverage at runjumpthrow.com if you fancy a watch.
Sunday, 18 June: U13 and U15 Youth Development Track & Field League Round Three, SportCity, Manchester (11am). A coach will leave Ellesmere Port Sports Village at 9am.
Sunday, 18 June: Port Sunlight 5k and 10k Road Races (11am start).
Monday, 19 June: English Schools Track & Field Cup Regional B Round (Warrington).
Tuesday, 20 June: Trafford AC Grand Prix (Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps & 5k), 6.15pm.
Wednesday, 21 June: Cheshire Schools Minors (Year 7) Track & Field Championships, Warrington (4.30pm).
Friday, 23 June: Tattenhall Tough Team Race (7.15pm).
Saturday and Sunday, 24 & 25 June: English Schools Combined Events Regional Round (Telford).
Sunday,25 June: Colshaw 10k, Over Peover (10am).
Sunday, 25 June: Penny Lane Striders 10k Road Race.
Sunday, 25 June: Moel y Gamelin Race (11am).
Sunday, 25 June: U17 & U20 Youth Development Track & Field League, at Bolton (11.15am).
Wednesday, 28 June: Wirral Seaside 5k Race, Leasowe Lighthouse (7pm).
Thursday, 29 June: Christleton to Waverton Fun Run (7pm).

 

 

Press Report: Leaping Ethan Wins Gold

ETHAN MILLIGAN has secured the Northern Under 20 men’s high jump title.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club teenager cleared 1.88m to claim success at SportCity, Manchester – eight centimetres ahead of his nearest rival.

Milligan was joined at the event by West Cheshire AC team mates Sophie Percival, Danielle Erskine, and Alice McMahon.

Percival, a student at Chester University, launched the javelin to a mark of 39.74m for second spot in the senior women’s competition.

Erskine finished second in the senior women’s long jump event with a leap of 4.93m – just one centimetre behind the eventual winner.

And McMahon reached the senior women’s 100m and 200m finals with times of 12.24 seconds and 25.35 seconds for seventh and sixth positions respectively.

WEST CHESHIRE AC finished 31st team overall in the two-day Welsh Castles Road Relay Race.

Ellie Robinson was the club’s first runner in action from Caernarfon Castle and she was supported by a squad of team mates during the 20-stage event which attracted 66 teams who finished at Cardiff Castle.

Keely Smith finished third lady on her stage – one of three West Cheshire AC runners to finish in the top 10 on their respective stages, and other West Cheshire AC runners in action included Joe Foy, Ian Gloyne Phillips, Peter Smith, Clare Mallon, Dave Alexander, Andrew Clague, Mark Davies, Chris Palmer, George Dewhirst, Andy Dawe, John Parlevliet, Tony Woodall, Bob Little, Andy Carter, Dan Mitchell, Wullie McGarrell and Julian and Angela Tegg.

GEORGE HYDE, Daniel Berg, Evie Tipping and Emma Howe all celebrated championship best performances at the Cheshire Schools Track and Field Championships.

The West Cheshire AC quartet all impressed at the event held at Macclesfield despite the testing wet and windy conditions.

Hyde won the intermediate boys shot put title with 16.49m, while Berg hit 49.12m for victory in the intermediate boys hammer, Tipping achieved 44.29m in the junior girls hammer, and Howe launched the intermediate girls javelin to a distance of 46.34m.

Other West Cheshire AC members to taste success included Ewan Bradley who catapulted himself to 3-45m in the intermediate boys pole vault; Will Rattray who spun the intermediate boys discus to a mark of 35.91m; Alex Kearns who rounded the senior boys 400m in 55.4 seconds; and Adam Howe who hit 31.82m in the junior boys discus.

Ethan Greenland clocked a winning time of 9:14.8 in the senior boys 3000m, while Lauren Jones cleared 1-90m in the junior girls pole vault, Beth McMahon posted 6:33.9 for victory in the intermediate girls 1500m steeplechase, and Maisie Tipping won the intermediate girls 300m hurdles in 47.9 seconds.

Chester’s Abi Pawlett equalled the junior girls 75m hurdles championship best with 11.4 seconds, Cain Noble (12.17m) and Nathan Wilde (12.06m) finished first and second respectively in the intermediate boys triple jump, Max Holland won the senior boys javelin with 49.52m; Siobhan Benson won the senior girls 400m in 62.3 seconds, Martha Owen posted 11:24.4 for victory in the senior girls 3000m, and Louis Davies won the junior boys triple jump with 10.49m, .

Michael Ozoemelam of Chester finished second with 11.7 seconds in the junior boys 100m, while Ivor Smith hit 16.54m for second spot in the junior boys hammer, Josh Ford posted 23.3 seconds for second place in the intermediate boys 200m, and Jac Goodall clocked 5:11.3 for second position in the intermediate boys 1500m steeplechase.

Olivia Fowler of Ellesmere Port posted a winning time of 27.1 seconds in the junior girls 200m, while Alice Odunaiya (12.6 and 25.5) and Georgia Barlow (12.8 and 26.3) finished first and second respectively in the senior girls sprints, and Anna Crayston was second in the junior girls long jump with 4.85m.

LAURA TURLEY, Katie Clarke, Alice Jennings, Ethan Milligan, Danielle Erskine, David McKay and Sophie Percival all registered victories for West Cheshire AC at the second round of their Northern Track and Field League Division One home match.

Turley won the ‘B’ 100m in 12.6 seconds, while Clarke clocked 10:34.9 in the 3000m, and Jennings won both the ‘B’ 100m hurdles (17.5) and B 400m hurdles (71.2).

Milligan cleared 1.90m for success in the high jump, while Erskine won the long jump (4.90m), and McKay (50.88m) and Percival (41.32m) nailed a double success story in the javelin events.

West Cheshire AC finished second in the team event and now head to Wigan for round three on Sunday, July 9.

ROSEMARY ROGERS celebrated an over-60 age group win at the Wirral Seaside 5k Run with a time of 24:03, and won the over-65 lady prize with 24:47 at the Birchwood Brook 5k Race, part of the North Cheshire Grand Prix Series.

FIXTURES this weekend include the Mason Trophy Inter-Counties Schools Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

West Cheshire AC will head for SportCity, Manchester, on Sunday, for the third round of the Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League.

Older Posts »

News Menu