Press Reports: Two Seconds at Tattenhall

JAMIE RICHARDSON and Lindsay Fisher headed West Cheshire Athletic Club’s contingent home on Sunday at the latest round of the Borders Road Running League held at Tattenhall.

Teenager Jamie, finished second overall and first in his under 20 age group at the 9.8km event with a time of 31 minutes nine seconds, while Lindsay was second lady overall with a time of 37:20.

Jamie was backed up by Michael Young (sixth in 32:18), Graham Wells (25th in 45:45), Dave Shearer (32nd in 35:28), Neil Hershaw (53rd in 37:04), Paul Morrison (58th in 37:23), Wullie McGarrell (62nd in 37:40), Andrew Clague (73rd in 38:07), Richard Hayes (94th in 39:52), John Parlevliet (111th in 41:02), Neil Field (118th in 41:12), Ian Gloyne-Phillips (135th in 42:58), Brian Cremin (144th in 43:21), Andy Carter (149th in 43:29), Dave Tiernan (178th in 45:32), Phil Gent (196th in 47:17), Dave Crawford (223rd in 50:59), Darren Shillington (224th in 51:06), Richard Hunt (236th in 53:21), and Tony Kennedy (239th in 53:43).

And Lindsay was supported by West Cheshire AC’s other female finishers Emma Nutt (33rd in 43:53), Clare Mallon (47th in 45:43), Joy Hickman (52nd in 47:07), Traci Shipley (54th in 47:17), Debra Bemand (67th in 48:46), Amy Mills (70th in 49:08), and Angela Tegg (85th in 51:41).

WEST CHESHIRE AC was represented by 26 members at Saturday’s Manchester Area Cross Country League fixture held at the University Playing Fields and Kenworthy Woods.

Thomas Rimmer posted fourth spot in the 67-strong under 13 boys’ race alongside Harry McKenna who was 56th, while Jodi Bemand achieved fifth position in her under 20 age group and 44th spot overall in the ladies’ race which attracted 389 finishers and was supported by club mates Claire Harris (56th), Emma Nutt (78th), Anna Woolgar (ninth over-55 and 81st overall), Traci Shipley (seventh over 55 and 200th overall), and Angela Tegg (232nd).

Isabella Rimmer (ninth) and Aimee Phillips (13th) completed the 26-strong under 17 ladies’ race, while Luke Parker (11th) and Ellis Hancock (14th) combined in the under 17 men’s event which attracted 30 runners.

Poppy McKenna (14th) and Nia Manson (15th) finished the 63-strong under 11 girls’ race, while Ruby Phillips (16th) and Jessica Watts (21st) completed the under 15 girls’ event which attracted 46 runners.

Daniel Walker (31st) and Noah Woolgar (34th) finished the 57-strong under 15 boys’ race, and Megan Hughes completed the under 13 girls’ event in 48th spot.

Sammy Hollins finished ninth in his under 20 age group and 57th overall in the men’s race which attracted 550 finishers, ahead of club mates Neil Finegan (12th over 45 and 115th overall), Paul Morrison (153rd), Henry Robinson (19th under 20 and 233rd overall), Richard Hayes (257th), Andy Carter (453rd), and Elwyn Sharps (550th).

STEVE FERNYHOUGH and Dave Sutton represented West Cheshire AC at the Dava Way 50km fixture held at Grantown-on-Spey, finishing 14th and 21st respectively.

LIZ RENONDEAU and Carol Parsons were on international duty in the Irish and British Masters Cross Country Championships held in Dublin.

Liz represented England and was fifth in her over-40 age group, 16th overall, and second counter for the England team, while Carol represented Scotland and secured a bronze medal.

FIXTURES this weekend include the latest round of the West Cheshire Athletic Club Schools Cross Country Races at Ellesmere Port Sports Village (registration from 9.30am for a 10am start).

WEST CHESHIRE AC’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Trackside Room, this Friday, (November 18, (7:30pm start).

Posted by Dave Alexander
15th November 2022

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