Press Report: Top Times for Two at 10k

SAMMY HOLLINS and Jodi Bemand are celebrating club record performances.

The West Cheshire Athletic Club duo continued their impressive run of form at the Trafford 10k Road Race on Sunday.

Sammy delivered a new under 20 men’s 10k club record of 32 minutes 56 seconds to finish seventh in his age group and 183rd overall.

And Jodi achieved a new under 20 women’s age group record time of 39:29 for fourth position in her age category and 87th place in the women’s event, ahead of her mum, Debra, who clocked 48:29 for 15th place in her over-55 age group.

MICHAEL YOUNG secured a podium place at the Chester Ultras 50 Miles Race held from Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Saturday.

The West Cheshire AC distance ace clocked six hours 51 minutes 24 seconds for third position after navigating a route which featured check points at Croughton, Chester, Waverton, Tarporley, Delamere Forest, Frodsham, and Dunham on the Hill, just 10 minutes behind winner Matt Field who posted 6:41:35, and second-placed Liam Mills who clocked 6:42:09.

NIA MANSON and Noah Booth celebrated victories in the Chester Primary Schools Cross Country Championships held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Monday.

Nia won the year 5 and 6 girls race, while Noah won the year 5 and 6 boys race at the fixture supported by West Cheshire AC which attracted 15 schools.  

ENTRIES are now open for the West Cheshire AC 25th Anniversary Open Track and Field Meetings being held at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 26. The live entry link for online entries is: https://wcac.niftyentries.com/Track-Field-Open-Meetings-2023

ENTRIES have now opened for the Chester Spring Five Miles Road Race being organised by West Cheshire AC at Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton, on Wednesday 12th April (7pm start). The online link for entries is: https://wcac.niftyentries.com/Chester-Spring-5-2023

Any West Cheshire AC member entering and running is reminded to provide a helper/marshal to assist at the event. 

FIXTURES this weekend include the UK Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, on Saturday; the Manchester Cross Country League at Heaton Park, on Saturday; the England Athletics Under 15s and Under 17s Indoor Combined Events Championships at Sheffield on Saturday and Sunday; the Manchester Indoor Open Track and Field Meeting on Sunday; and the Chester 10k Road Race on Sunday.

WEST CHESHIRE AC will host both the Cheshire County Clubs’ Track and Field Championships (Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14), and the Cheshire Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships (Saturday, June 10), at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track, as well as Cheshire Track and Field League matches on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, September 3; a Under 17s and Under 20s Youth Development Track and Field League fixture on Sunday, April 30; a Under 13s and Under 15s Youth Development Track and Field League fixtures on Sunday, May 7 and Saturday, July 8; and a Northern Track and Field League fixture on Saturday, May 20. 

West Cheshire AC will also host the West Cheshire AC Secondary Schools Track and Cup Field Cup fixture on Wednesday, May 10; the County Round of the English Schools Track and Field Cup on Wednesday, May 17; the North West Regional B Final of the English Schools Track and Field Cup on Wednesday, June 14; the Chester Primary Schools Track and Field Championships on Monday, June 19; the Ellesmere Port and Neston Primary Schools Track and Field Championships on Friday, June 23; and the Cheshire v Merseyside Year Seven Track and Field Schools Championships on Wednesday, July 5. 

Posted by Dave Alexander
7th March 2023
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