Press report: Fun in the Village for youngsters

WEST CHESHIRE Athletic Club youngsters, parents and coaches celebrated the festive season by playing games.

The Ellesmere Port Sports Village-based outfit organised their annual indoor fun competition which attracted 80 juniors and raised Β£80 for Cheshire Junior Carers.

Club coach Jenny Manning co-ordinated the event alongside Ellen Molloy and Jill Gore which comprised of 10 games incorporating throwing, bowling, skittles, darts, and shove ha’penny.

DAVE ALEXANDER grabbed glory at Saturday’s Ellesmere Port Park Run held at Whitby Park.

Alexander, representing West Cheshire AC, clocked a winning time of 19 minutes 33 seconds around a muddy 5k course in his 50th park run appearance.

He was backed up by Henry Robinson (fifth in 22 minutes), his mum Ellie who was second lady in 23:43, Rob Freeman (14th in 23:55), Julian Tegg (17th in 24:17), Peter Smith (21st in 25:32), and John Pughe (22nd in 25:46).

MARK DAVIES headed West Cheshire AC’s contingent who completed the Delamere Park Run on Christmas Day.

Davies clocked 18 minutes 58 seconds for 11th spot, ahead of Andy Carter (13th in 19:25), Isaac Tait (24:34), Patrick Tait (24:59), and David Tait (25:08), and Kay Hayes (36:02).

JAC GOODALL of West Cheshire AC finished third at Saturday’s Chester Park Run in 19:42.

He was joined at the event by Will Wright (fourth in 19:47), Andy Carter (sixth in 20:02), Rory Willson (18th in 21:54), Tony Kennedy (26:08), Brian Beattie (28:06), and Sarah Hughes (28:48).

A total of 72 West Cheshire AC members will be taking part in the Cheshire AA County Cross Country Championships at Delamere Forest on Saturday, JanuaryΒ 6.

Posted by Dave Alexander
27th December 2017

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