Press Report: Tom wins at Guilden Sutton

TOMOS ROBERTS celebrated success at Sunday’s Essar Guilden Sutton Six 10k Road Race.

The Meirionnydd Running Club member clocked 32 minutes 30 seconds for top spot at the popular fixture hosted by West Cheshire Athletic Club.

Roberts finished 50 seconds clear of runner-up William Woodcock, from Wirral AC, while Jeff Prest from Trafford AC posted 33:25 for third position.

Jez Brown (Buckley Runners) finished second in his over-45 age group and eighth overall in 34:43, while the Vale Royal AC trio of Chris Williams (fourth in 33:48), Stuart Doyle (fifth in 33:51), and Andrew Miles (seventh in 34:21), were separated by Halton and Frodsham’s Richard McGeachie who was sixth in 34:12.

West Cheshire AC’s Ethan Greenland won the under 20 junior men’s title and was 12th overall in 35:40, just 16 seconds clear of club mate Rob Little who was fourth in his over 40 age group, and Andrew Clague was West Cheshire’s third finisher and fifth over-45 veteran in 37:14.

Buckley Runners; Gary Blackwell was first in his over 50 age group in 37:29, ahead of West Cheshire’s Mark Davies (seventh over-40 man in 38:03, and his club mates Steve Hillier (40:36), Luke Ellis (40:42), fifth under 20 man Patrick Tait (47:33), and Richard Batterham (fourth over 65 man in 50:40),

Diane McVey, from Wilmslow Running Club, won the ladies title with a time of 36:42, well clear of second-placed Joanne Marsden from Ellesmere Port Running Club who won her over-35 age group with 39:15, and Carolyn Dooley (Vale Royal AC) posted 40:47 for third place.

West Cheshire AC’s Anest Muller was runner-up in her over 35 womens age category with a time of 42:44, ahead of club mates Angela Tegg (seventh over-45 lady in 49:42), Jo Bridge (54:13), and Zoe Rees (55:58).

Imogen Pughe of West Cheshire AC won the Guilden Sutton 1.5 miles Fun Run and club mate Luke Parker was the first boy finisher.

WEST CHESHIRE AC’S Imogen Pughe (12:52), Sophie Grainger (12:54), and Fatoumatta Bojang (14:07) teamed up for fifth position in the under 13 girls event at the North of England Road Relay Championships at Sportcity, Manchester.

They were joined in the same race by club mates Jodi Bemand (14:30), Stephanie Jones (16:38), and Isla Shillington (15:57).

Jamie Richardson (12:09), Ryan Cooke (12:29), and Henry Robinson (13:11) earned West Cheshire AC 11th spot in the under 13 boys relays, alongside Leo Green (13:42), Louis Tegg (14:21), and Elliott Bujac (13:49).

Matthew Douglass (11:39), Isaac Tait (11:48), and Edward Woodhead (11:52) earned West Cheshire AC 15th position in the under 15 boys race, ahead of Harvey Tegg (12:50), William Wright (12:34), and Liam Farrell (13:14).

Dave Dentith (12:18), Sion Roberts (12:38), and Jac Goodall (12:37) teamed up for West Cheshire AC’s under 17 men who finished 21st.

Lucia Pyne (12:32), Ella Dimbylow (14:01), and Abigail Cartwright (17:39) combined for West Cheshire AC and finished 31st in the under 15 girls race.

Andrew Clague (23:57), Dave Alexander (23:12), Tom Booth (22:50), Joe Foy (26:44), Bob Benson (27:35), and Julian Tegg (27:40) combined for West Cheshire AC who finished 81st in the mens race.

Ellie Robinson (25:51), Clare Mallon (26:55) and Angela Tegg (28:31) represented West Cheshire AC in the women’s race.

FIXTURES this weekend include the Essar West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country Race Series First Round at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, on Saturday (registration from 9am for a 10am start).

The free of charge event is open to boys and girls who attend local schools and are in years three, four, five, six, seven, and eight, with medals awarded to the first three finishers in each race and individual and team awards after the final round.

The Final Fling Throws Meeting takes place at Wrexham’s Queensway Stadium on Saturday and Sunday (10am start on both days), and the final round of the Wirral Multi Terrain League Race Series takes place on Tuesday at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead (6.30pm start).


Posted by Dave Alexander
17th September 2017

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