WCAC Newsletter #177, 29-06-18


Leigh Sports Village, (WN7 4GX), is the venue for this Sunday’s final round of the Under 17s and Under 20s Youth Development Track & Field League.

Anyone in the under 17 and under 20 age group wanting to compete at Leigh should email team manager Debbie Bakerย at [email protected]


Everyone at West Cheshire AC passes on their best wishes to George Hyde who has been selected to represent Great Britain at next week’s European Under 18 Championships being held in Hungary.


Parents and helpers at the club wanting to provide back-up to our graded coaches and officials are being asked to contact Dennis Wall either at track training sessions or by email: [email protected]

The club needs to strengthen it’s experienced unpaid volunteers and plan for the future to ensure all members are accommodated at training sessions.

If you want more information about how to become a coach or official please get in touch with Dennis ASAP.


Club coaches Tim Durrant and Ian Ackroyd want to raise awareness to all young female club members about assessing their iron levels by having blood tests.

Articles recently written by athlete Bobby Clay about her training and health issues have flagged up warnings and the need for our female athletes aged between 13 and 17 years old to monitor their health. Ian and Tim will provide more details if asked.


Club member Heather McLintock is a qualified physiotherapist and offers substantial discounted prices for West Cheshire AC members on production of their membership card. Heather can be contacted on 01244 381350 or 07885 462487.


Entries close on July 23 for the Northern Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 Track and Field Championships being held at Wavertree, Liverpool, on Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12. Further details can be foundย here


This week’s club press report can be found here


Saturday, June 30: CAU Inter Counties Fell Running Championships, at Up The Nab, (12 noon).

Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1: British Track & Field Championships and European Trials, at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham.

Sunday, July 1: Youth Development Under 17 and Under 20 Track & Field League Final Round, at Leigh (11.15am start).

Sunday, July 1: Fairy Freckled Cow Llyn Alwen Trail Race.

Tuesday, July 3: Trafford AC Sprints and Jumps Open Meeting.

Wednesday, July 4: Trajan Scientific and Medical Cheshire v Merseyside Year 7 Schools Match at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, (5pm start).

Wednesday, July 4: Forest Park Ladies 5k Race at Birchwood, (7.30pm start).

Thursday, July 5: Waverton Fun Run (7pm start).

Thursday, July 5: Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Race at Shotton, (7.30pm start).

Friday, July 6: Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships, at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.

Saturday, July 7: Northern Track and Field League Round Three, at York.

Saturday, July 7: Welsh Schools Track & Field Championships, at Cardiff.

Sunday, July 8: Northern Inter Counties Track and Field Championships, at Leigh.

Wednesday, July 11: Cheshire County Primary Schools Games, at Macclesfield.

Wednesday, July 11: Wirral Track Endurance Series 10,000m Race, at Bebington Oval, (7.45pm).

Wednesday, July 11: Sefton Park 5 Miles Race, Sefton Park, Liverpool (7.30pm).

Thursday, July 12: Wizard 5 Miles Multi Terrain Race, at Alderley Edge, (7.30pm).

Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14: English Schools Track and Field Championships, at Birmingham.

Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14: Welsh Seniors Track and Field Championships, at Cardiff.

Sunday, July 15: Cheshire Track and Field League Round Three, at Deeside Stadium, Connahs Quay, (11.45am).

Wednesday, July 18: Race The Highland Train, Dinas to Caernarfon, (8pm start).

Saturday, July 21: Youth Development Under 13 and Under 15 Track and Field League Round Four, at Bebington Oval, (11am).

Saturday, July 21: Jewsons Snowdon International Mountain Race, at Llanberis.

Saturday, July 21: North Wales Half Marathon, at Conwy, (11am).

Tuesday, July 24: Trafford AC Throws and Distance Races Open Meeting.

Wednesday, July 25: Wirral Seaside 5k Race, Leasowe Lighthouse (7pm).

Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29: England Athletics, UK, CAU and AAA Championships, at Sportcity, Manchester.

Saturday, July 28 OR Sunday, July 29th (tbc): British & Irish Fell Running Trials, at Llanberis, (12 noon)

Sunday, July 29: Helena Tipping 10k Road Race, at Wrexham (11am).

Tuesday, July 31: Queens Park Quacker 5k Race, at Crewe (7pm).

Posted by Dave Alexander
27th June 2018

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