West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter

1st December 2017, Number 151


Please try to attend the club’s annual general meeting being held this Friday, 1st December, at the Pavilion, Cheshire County Sports Club, Mannings Lane, Chester, CH2 2PB. 7.30pm start.


The entry limit for this year’s Boxing Day fixture has been reached and a waiting list has been created, so all Club members, parents and friends are needed to help make this year’s Essar Chester Round The Walls Race another big success. The popular event needs marshals around the course and if you can help please contact Dennis Wall by email at: [email protected]


The Club’s under 11, under 13, and under 15 boys and girls are being encouraged to represent West Cheshire AC at this Sunday’s final round of the North West Indoor Sportshall League Match being held at the old Stanney Sportshall and Gymnasium on the Ellesmere Port Sports Village site. The event will start at 11am, but athletes are being requested to arrive at 10am with their club vest and £2.50 entry fee.

The Club’s under 17s, under 20s, seniors and veterans are being encouraged to represent West Cheshire AC at this Sunday’s Borders Road Running League fixture being held at Birkenhead Park which has an 11am start.


The 2018 Cheshire AA County Cross Country Championships will be held at Delamere Forest on Saturday 6th January. Details of the event can be found at: http://www.cheshireaa.com/ 

Club members wanting to compete at the event should email Dave Alexander with their name, date of birth, email address and phone number. Dave’s email address is: [email protected]

Officials are needed for the start and finish teams. If you are available, please let Alan Morris know by 1st December. His email address is: [email protected]


Online entry details have been posted for the Northern Indoor Age Group Track and Field Championships being held at Sheffield in January and February. More details can be found at: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/


This week’s club press report can be found at the following link: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/2017/11/28/press-report-anest-best-purple-vest/


Friday, December 1: West Cheshire AC AGM, at Cheshire County Sports Club Pavilion, Upton, Chester, (7.30pm start).

Saturday, December 2: Northern Open Indoor Track and Field Meeting, Sheffield, (10.45am start). Further details: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/

Saturday, December 2: Manchester Area Cross Country League, Kenworthy Woods, (12 noon start). Further details: http://maccl.co.uk/venues/

Sunday, December 3: Borders Road Running League, at Birkenhead Park, (11am start). Further details: http://www.bordersleague.org.uk/fixtures/

Sunday, December 3: North West Sportshall Athletics League, at Old Stanney Sportshall and Gymnasium, (11am start). Help needed to set up from 9am.

Saturday, December 9: Essar West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country Race Series, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (10am start). Further details: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/races/off-road/

Saturday, December 9: Liverpool and District Cross Country League, at Beacon Park, Skelmersdale, (2pm start). Further details: https://www.lps-athletics.co.uk/ld-cross-country/

Saturday, December 16: North Staffs Cross Country League Round Fourm at Staffordshire University, (12 noon start). Further details: http://www.nsccl.org.uk/staffordshire-university.htm

Sunday, December 17: Sale Harriers Indoor Open Track and Field Meeting, Sportcity, (10am start). Further details: http://www.saleharriersmanchester.com/pages/5889/winter-indoor-series-sportcity

Saturday, December 23: West Cheshire AC Christmas Fun Morning, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Sportshall, (10am start).

Tuesday, December 26: Essar Chester Round The Walls Race, at Chester Racecourse, (10.30am start). Further details: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/races/road/

Nick Pagan
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