Press Report: Records All Round

SIX new West Cheshire Athletic Club records were smashed in three events at the weekend.

Keely Smith and Michael Young improved their own outright club Marathon records, while Wullie McGarrell (MV55) and Sarah Hibbert (FV50) broke age-group Marathon records, Brian Wright (MV65) broke his age group 10k record; and Jon Clarke (MV65) smashed his age group 100m record.

Smith clocked two hours 58 minutes 10 seconds at the Cheshire Marathon, ahead of Young who posted 2:31:06, and McGarrell completed the 26.2 miles in 2:58:05 for first spot in his age group. 

Hibbert won her over-50 age group with a time of 4:05:06 at the Goodwood Running Grand Prix Marathon, while Wright posted 44:02 for first position in his age group at the Goodwood Running Grand Prix 10k.Β 

Clarke travelled to Trafford’s Longford Park Stadium to compete in the St Helens at Sutton AC Sprint Meeting and posted 11.32 seconds for 60m.

KATIE CLARKE and Cosette Wearden have also recently broken West Cheshire AC records

Clarke clocked a new 5,000m women’s track record of 17:23:06 at the Appalachian Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships at Columbia, in America.

And Wearden rounded the under 15 girls 3,000m in 12:49:33 at a Trafford AC Open Meeting held at Longford Park Stadium.

Posted by Dave Alexander
26th April 2021

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  1. Great to be part of “Super Sunday” and WCAC

    Comment by Brian Wright — 27th April 2021 @ 10:24 pm

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