West Cheshire Athletic Club Newsletter #155 05-01-18

Happy New Year to all members, parents and friends


A club record of 72 runners have been entered and paid for by the club to compete in this Saturday’s Cheshire Cross Country Championships taking place at Delamere Forest.

The organisers are asking all runners and spectators to use the Whitefield Car Park just off the B5152 – the road running north/ south at the eastern edge of the forest. Please check the Cheshire AA website at: www.cheshireaa.com for more details.

Any club members interested in running free-of-charge in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Leeds on January 27th 2018 need to contact Dave Alexander by email at: [email protected] by the evening of January 6th at the latest.

And any members interested in running free-of-charge in the National Cross Country Championships at London on February 24th 2018 should email Dave Alexander at: [email protected] by February 3rd 2018 at the latest.


A total of 79 members took part in the Club’s Christmas Fun Morning at Ellesmere Port Sports Village and all proceeds will be forwarded to Cheshire Junior Carers. Many thanks to all those members who took part and thank you to all the parents, coaches and helpers who made the event possible. The results of the fun morning and photos will shortly appear on the club’s website.


A big thank you to all those members, parents and friends who helped make the Essar Chester Round The Walls Race a big success on Boxing Day.

Online entries are now open for the Essar Chester Spring Five Miles Race being held on Wednesday, 11th April 2018.


ENTRIES close on Friday 19th January for the Northern Under 13 and Under 15 Indoor Track and Field Championships being held at Sheffield on Sunday, February 4. Further details can be found at: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-u15u13-indoor-tf-champs/


This week’s club press report can be found at the following link: https://www.westcheshireac.co.uk/2018/01/02/press-report-emma-george-top-uk-rankings/


Saturday, January 6: Cheshire AA Cross Country Championships, at Delamere Forest (11.30am start). Further details: http://www.cheshireaa.com/Results/XCC/2018/CCAAXCC2018.pdf

Saturday, January 6: North Wales Cross Country Championships, at Rhug Estate, Corwen (11.30am start). Further details: http://welshathletics.org/competitions/events/cross-country/2018/january/north-wales-cross-country-championships.aspx

Saturday, January 6: Merseyside Cross Country Championships, at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead (11am start). Further details: http://merseysidecountyaa.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/2018-MCAA-XC-Champs-Prospectus1.pdf

Saturday/Sunday, January 6 and 7: England/Northern Indoor Combined Events Championships, at Sheffield.

Sunday, January 7: Sale Harriers Open Indoor Track and Field Meeting, at Sportcity, Manchester. Further details: file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/SaleHarriers-EntryForm-2017.pdf

Saturday, January 13: Manchester Area Cross Country League Round Four, at Woodbank Park, Stockport. Further details: http://maccl.co.uk/

Saturday, January 13: North Wales Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Connahs Quay, Deeside. Further details: http://welshathletics.org/competitions/events/track–field/2018/january/north-wales-regional-championships.aspx

Saturday, January 13: Twin Piers 10k Road Race, at Colwyn Bay/Llandudno. Further details: http://colwynbayac.niftyentries.com/Twin-Piers

Saturday/Sunday, January 13 and 14: England/Northern U17, U20 and Senior Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Sheffield. Further details: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-snru20u17-indoor-tf-champs/

Sunday, January 14: Borders Road Running League Round Three, at Abergele. Further details: http://www.bordersleague.org.uk/

Saturday, January 20: North Wales Cross Country League Round Four, at Baschurch. Further details: http://www.northwalesxc.com/fixtures

Sunday, January 21: Essar Four Villages Half Marathon, at Helsby. Further details: http://www.helsbyrunningclub.org.uk/halfmarathon/

Sunday, January 21: North West Indoor Sportshall Athletics League Finals, at Kingsway Leisure Centre, Widnes, (12 noon start).

Saturday, January 27: Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships, at Leeds, (10.30am start). Further details: https://www.northernathletics.org.uk/events/northern-athletics-cross-country-championships/

Saturday, January 27: Welsh Senior Indoor Track and Field Championships, at Cardiff. Further details: http://welshathletics.org/competitions/events/track–field/2018/january/welsh-athletics-indoor-senior-championships.aspx

Saturday, January 27: Vault Manchester, at Sportcity, Manchester. Further details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vault-manchester-2018-supported-by-basc-manchester-city-council-tickets-38952549123

Posted by Dave Alexander
5th January 2018

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