Press Report: Busy Bank Holiday for WCAC

LUCIA PYNE celebrated success at the Cilcain Mountain Race on Monday.

The talented West Cheshire Athletic Club teenager was the first under 18 lady finisher at the popular Bank Holiday fixture.

Pyne was joined at the 7.5km race by West Cheshire AC’s Tom Booth, Andy Carter, Iain Wood, Mark Davies and club coach, Tim Palmer.

STEVE FERNYHOUGH clocked one hour 20 minutes 20 seconds in West Cheshire AC colours at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon, alongside team mate Zoe Smith who posted 1:47.

The pair and their coach, Graham Patterson, met Olympian, Mo Farah, during their stay in Northern Ireland, and the road race was televised by the BBC.

SEVERAL West Cheshire AC youngsters toasted new personal bests at Trafford AC’s Bank Holiday Monday Medal Meeting.

Macy Brett clocked new pb’s in the under 15 girls 75m hurdles (12.78 seconds), and 300m (45.75), alongside Sophie Haslam who also posted pb’s of 13.81 (75m hurdles) and 45.22 (300m).

Aimee Phillips clocked new under 15 girls pb’s in the 300m (45.09) and 800m (2:26.22), Charlotte Austin clocked a new under 13 girls 75m pb of 11.22, and Ruby Carlile cleared a new under 15 girls high jump pb of 1.37m.

Rob Austin won the under 15 boys 100m in 11.85, and club mate Alex Rutherford clocked a new pb of 11.96 for second spot, and Patrick O’Loughlin clocked a new pb of 13.21. Rutherford (24.33) and O’Loughlin (26.58) then posted new 200m pb’s

Jessica Lark rounded the under 15 girls 800m in 2:22.87 and the 300m in 45.41, while Reece Munro won his 800m heat in 2:14.24, and Ruby Phillips posted 2:36.09 in the under 13 girls 800m, ahead of Satine Wearden (3:32.72).

Emily Owen posted 12.73 in the under 15 girls 100m and 26.90 in her 200m, while Ruby Phillips (11.28), and Satine Wearden (13.02) completed the under 13 girls 75m.

Kara Stoll hit 28.78m in the under 15 girls hammer, while Holly Bosworth cleared 1.47m in the under 15 girls high jump.

TOM BOOTH and Robert Austin produced two of the top performances at Sunday’s final round of the Cheshire Track and Field League hosted by West Cheshire AC at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.

Booth rounded the 3,000m in 10 minutes 10 seconds, and Austin posted 11.9 seconds for victory in the under 15 boys 100m.

The duo were backed up on the day by club mates Oliver James, Will Scott, Mark Davies, Colin Berry, Sharon Stoll, Francesca Pughe, Fergus Garland, Sammy Hollins, Alfie Lane, Alex Rutherford, Nathan Brassington, Patrick O’Loughlin, Ellis Hancock, Theo Shepherd, Ellis Williams, Daniel Walker, Noah Woolgar, Thomas Rimmer, Evan Miller, Will Rawson, Logan Sefton, Beau Barritt, Noah Booth, Harry McKenna, Jude Sefton, Imogen Pughe, Lauren Williams, Evelyn Hogan, Megan White, Fatoumatta Bojang, Kara Stoll, Emily Owen, Lara Fields, Macey Brett, Sophie Haslam, Aimee Phillips, Holly Bosworth, Teresa Arvidsson, Jessica Lark, Isabella Rimmer, Ruby Phillips, Macey Jones, Charlotte Austin, Nancy Collins, Eleanor Neve, Emilia Pyper, Mae Grant, Ursula Archer, Maya Jennings, Gracie Hole, Ameila Snowden, Olivia McDonald, Ava Hancock, Alicia Morris-Yousaf, Betty Brookfield, and Lucy Caldwell.

FIXTURES for West Cheshire AC this weekend include the Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development Track and Field League at Wavertree, Liverpool, on Saturday (11.15am start), and the Under 17 and Under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League at Wavertree, Liverpool, on Sunday (11.15am start).

THE first round of the Wirral Multi-Terrain League takes place on Tuesday (September 7), at Royden Park (7pm start), and other fixtures are at Thurstaston on Tuesday, (September 14), at 7pm; at Harrison Drive, Wallasey, on Tuesday, (September 21), at 6.30pm; and at Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, on Tuesday (September 24) at 6.30pm. Online entries are being accepted at:

Posted by Dave Alexander
31st August 2021

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