Press report: PB for Carys

CARYS ROBERTS warmed up for the new track and field season with a new personal best.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club teenager rounded the under 17 ladies 800m in a time of two minutes 15.60 seconds at the Trafford AC Open Meeting held at Longford Park Stadium.

Roberts was joined at the event by Imogen Pughe who clocked a season’s best of 42.99 seconds in the under 17 ladies 300m, and added 13.83 in the 100m, while Sharon Stoll hit a season’s best of 15.48m in the over 50 women’s discus.

Ruby Wisbey posted 13.41 seconds and 28.59 in the under 17 ladies 100m and 200m respectively, and James Pascoe clocked 13.12 seconds in the senior men’s 100m.

DAVID SHEARER and Mark Davies represented West Cheshire AC at the Run Aintree Half Marathon.

Shearer covered the 13.1 miles course in a time of one hour 16 minutes 45 seconds for fourth spot in his over-35 men’s age category and 12th spot overall, and Davies posted 1:34:44 for 12th place in his over-40 age group and 89th position overall.

Dates for the Northern Track & Field Championships are confirmed. The Senior/U20 Championship will take place atΒ Leigh Sports Village on June 12 and 13. The original venue of Wavertree is unavailable due to it’s use as a vaccination centre, so Joe Galvin and Leigh Harriers have stepped in to host the event – the first championship event since February 2020.

The prospectus for the Northern Athletics Start Fitness T&F Championships (Senior/U20) is now available here: 2021_Sr Entry_Prospectus –

Entries are open now at:

THE Race Up The Beast on June 2, and the Druid Race on July 7 have been cancelled.

Race organisers, Clwydian Range Runners said: “Whilst there are changes we could make to the format this year to make them COVID safe, our decision came down to the possible impact on the community and reputation of the club and races going forward.”Our races start and finish in the heart of the two villages and we’re not confident the locals would thank us for attracting 30, 60 or 90 runners.”We are looking towards the Dash in the Dark races which we hope will go ahead due to the venue bring completely different, and depending on the situation, may alter our races for next summer”.

PROVISIONAL dates for the 2021 Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix Series at Shotton, are: Thursday, June 3 (7.30pm); Thursday, July 1 (7.30pm); Thursday, August 5 (7.30pm); Friday, September 3 (7pm, plus Presentation if anything to present).

Posted by Dave Alexander
10th May 2021

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