PBs in the Parks

LUCIA PYNE warmed up for this weekend’s North Staffs Cross Country League match in style.

The West Cheshire AC youngster clocked 21 minutes 31 seconds to finish first lady at Whitby Park in the Ellesmere Port 5k parkrun to boost her confidence for this Saturday’s league match at Park Hall Country Park, Weston Coyney, Stoke on Trent. Pyne was joined at the event by Rob Freeman of West Cheshire AC posted 21:29 at Whitby Park to finish seventh.

Training partners Ethan Ackroyd of Deeside AAC (17:48) and West Cheshire AC’s Ethan Greenland (17:55) both clocked personal best times at the Delamere parkrun, ahead of West Cheshire AC’s Georgina Duffey who was seventh lady in 24:34.

Andrew Clague (fourth in 18:23) was West Cheshire AC’s first finisher at the Chester 5k parkrun, ahead of Jac Goodall (sixth in a new best of 18:38), Neil Hershaw (eighth in a new best of 18:54), Patrick Tait (13th in a new best of 19:45), Dominic Walster (14th in a new best of 19:49), Isaac Tait (21:22), David Tait (new best of 21:24), Adam Carlile (24:07), Bob Benson (27:20), and Claire Gloyne-Phillips (35:03).

FIXTURES this week include the Ellesmere Port and Neston Secondary Schools District Cross Country Championships at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, on Thursday, (October 27), 4pm start; the second round of the North Staffs Cross Country League at Park Hall, Weston Coyney, Stoke on Trent, on Saturday (12 noon start); the first round of the Liverpool and District Cross Country League for senior men and women at Beacon Park, Skelmersdale, on Saturday (2pm start); the Snowdonia Marathon, from Llanberis, on Saturday (10.30am start); and the Abergele Five Miles Road Race on Sunday (1pm start).

ENTRIES are now being accepted for the Essar Chester Road The Walls Race being held from Chester Racecourse on Boxing Day. The entries link is: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/2016/10/10/essar-chester-round-walls-entries-open/

CHESHIRE will be represented at the Inter Counties Schools Dave Sunderland Trophy Cross Country Race Meeting at Sandwell Valley, West Midlands, on Saturday, November 12.

The Cheshire County Schools Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, February 4, at Knights Grange, Winsford, to avoid clashes with the Manchester and North Staffs Cross Country League fixtures.

WEST CHESHIRE AC will host the second round of the Borders Road Running League at Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton, Chester, on Sunday, November 6, (10am start).

More details can be found at: http://www.bordersleague.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Chester-BL-Runners-Info.pdf

CHESHIRE County Sports Club’s Pavilion, Mannings Lane, Upton, Chester, will be the venue for West Cheshire AC’s AGM on Friday, November 25, (7.30pm start).


Posted by Dave Alexander
25th October 2016

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