Press Report: Strong Performances Indoors and Out

LAURA TURLEY celebrated a podium place in Cardiff at the Welsh Indoor Track and Field Championships.

The West Cheshire AC sprinter secured a bronze medal in the senior women’s 400m final after clocking a time of 56.63 seconds.

Laura was competing in her first Welsh Championships and indoor 400m in three years and qualified for the final after winning her heat in 57.77 seconds.

“I’m coming away with a bronze! But more importantly I’m coming away feeling super proud and with a lot proven to myself,” Laura said.

JAMIE RICHARDSON, Jessica Lark and Luke Parker produced top-20 finishes at the Northern Cross Country Championships at Pontefract.

Jamie posted sixth spot in her under 17 men’s race, backed up by West Cheshire AC team mate, Henry Robinson (69th).

Jessica secured 14th spot in the under 15 girls race, supported by Aimee Phillips (92nd), while Luke Parker finished 16th in the under 15 boys event.

Kate Titlow finished in 40th position in the senior women’s race, supported by Claire Harris (136th), Ellie Robinson (159th) and Debra Bemand (209th) to secure a team result.

Ruby Phillips (38th) and Emilia Pyper (55th), and Holly Coates (73rd) completed the under 13 girls race, while Carys Roberts (43rd) and Jodi Bemand (52nd) finished the under 17 ladies event.

Noah Woolgar finished 68th in the under 13 boys race, while James Robinson completed the senior men’s event in 280th spot.

LEWIS PARSONS of West Cheshire AC, blasted his way to a new under 17 boys 60m personal best of 7.49 seconds and a 200m time of 24.07 seconds alongside club mate Alfie Lane who posted 7.97 seconds and 25.04 seconds at the Manchester Indoor Open Meeting.

Ruby Wisbey celebrated two new under 17 ladies personal bests in the 60m (8.18 seconds) and 60m hurdles (9.21 seconds) and long jumped 4.89m alongside club mate Emma Holmes who won her 200m in 26.47 seconds and posted 8.24 seconds in her 60m.

Sophie Haslam posted a new under 15 girls 600m personal best of 1:44.74 and clocked 29.08 seconds in the 200m.

And Macy Brett clocked a new under 15 girls 60m hurdles personal best with a winning time of 10.14 seconds, while Rose Duggan hit a season’s best of 8.25m in the under 17 women’s shot put.

ANYONE wanting to enter the Dan Gilroy Memorial Open Track and Field Meetings being organised by West Cheshire AC at Ellesmere Port Sports Village, on Sunday, March 20, and Saturday, March 26, can do so online at:

ENTRIES are now open for the popular Chester Spring Five Miles Road Race being organised by West Cheshire AC at Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton, Chester, on Wednesday, April 13, (7pm start). The online entry link is here: FIXTURES this weekend include the Cheshire Schools Cross Country Championships at Knights Grange, Winsford, on Saturday, February 5; and the North Wales Cross Country League at Marches School, Oswestry, on Saturday, February 5, as well as the Northern Under 13 and Under 15 Track and Field Championships at Sheffield, on Sunday, February 6.

Posted by Dave Alexander
31st January 2022

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