Press Report: Liver Win for New Year Steve

STEVE FERNYHOUGH concluded 2022 with a victory in Liverpool.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club distance runner posted a winning time of 35 minutes 44 seconds at the Liverbird 10k on New Year’s Eve.

He was joined at the fixture by club mate Jon Park who clocked 2:48:15 for third place in the Liverbird Marathon, ahead of Richard Hunt who finished 37th in 5:18:11.

Sarah Hibbert completed the club quartet, achieving a new personal best of 1:51:54 for fourth spot in the Liverbird Half Marathon.

MORE than 50 West Cheshire AC members have entered this Sunday’s Cheshire Cross Country Championships being held at Knights Grange, Winsford.

The timetable for the fixture is: 11am – Under 11 Boys and Girls (1600m), 11:20am – Under 13 Boys and Girls (3000m), 11:50am – Under 15 Boys and Girls (4100m), 12:20pm – Under 17 Men and Women (5400m), 1pm – Under 20 Women (8000m), 1pm – Senior and Veteran Women (8000m), 2pm – Under 20 Men, Senior and Veteran Men (10,200m).

FIXTURES this weekend also include the latest Manchester Indoor Open Track and Field Meeting at SportCity, on Sunday (10.30am start).

ENTRIES close on January 16 for the Northern Under 15 and Under 13 Indoor Championships on February 5, taking place at EIS Sheffield are now open online via:

WEST CHESHIRE AC has lined up a number of events to mark it’s 25th anniversary this year.

The Ellesmere Port Sports Village-based outfit will host two open track and field meetings on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 26, as well as host both the Cheshire County Clubs and Schools Track and Field Championships.

The Cheshire Clubs Championships will be held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, and the Cheshire Schools Championships take place on Saturday, June 10.

Other home fixtures this year include two Under 13 and Under 15 Youth Development League fixtures on Sunday, May 7 and Saturday, July 8; an Under 17 and Under 20 Youth Development League match on Sunday, April 30; a Northern League match on Saturday, May 20; and two Cheshire League fixtures on Sunday, April 23, and Sunday, September 3.

West Cheshire AC will also host their annual Secondary Schools Cup match on Wednesday, May 10; the County Round of the English Schools Cup on Wednesday, May 17; the Regional B Final of the English Schools Cup on Wednesday, June 14; and the annual Cheshire v Merseyside Year 7 Schools fixture on Wednesday, July 5.

FIXTURES this month include the Manchester Cross Country League on Saturday, January 14, at Heaton Park; the Helsby Four Villages Half Marathon on Sunday, January 15, the Chester Primary Schools Sportshall Competitions at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 17 and 18; the Borders Road Running League on Sunday, January 22 (10am start), at Delamere Forest, and the Northern Cross Country Championships, at Witton Park, Blackburn, on Saturday, January 28.

Posted by Dave Alexander
2nd January 2023

No Comments »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

Leave a comment

News Menu