Press Report: PBs Aplenty at Trafford

ARWEN THORNE had a day to remember at Sunday’s Trafford AC Open Track and Field Medal Meeting.

The talented West Cheshire AC youngster celebrated a hat-trick of personal best performances in the under 15 girls 75m (13.71 seconds), javelin (24.71m), and high jump (1-46m).

Arwen was joined at the fixture by club mates Lauren Higgins, Evan Miller, Dylan Gledhill, Skye Janjic, Nathan Owen, Josh Stirling, Satine Wearden, Emilia Pyper and Alex Rutherford.

Lauren achieved personal bests in the under 13 girls 800m (2:33.91) and long jump (3.28m), and also hit 5.56m in the shot put.

Evan continued his rich vein of form this season by clocking new personal best times in the under 15 boys 100m (12.80) and 300m (39.51).

Dylan posted new personal best distances in the under 13 boys discus (14.45m) and javelin (29.04), and also achieved 3.28m in the long jump.

Skye Janjic demonstrated plenty of pace to secure new personal best times in the under 13 girls 75m (11.30) and 150m (22.50).

Nathan blasted his way to a new personal best time in the under 15 boys 100m (12.45) and also achieved 25.94 seconds in his 200m.

Josh clocked a new personal best time in the under 15 boys 300m (41.37), and Satine powered her way to a new personal best mark of 27.17m in the under 15 girls hammer.

Emilia rounded the under 15 girls 800m in a time of 2:36.49, and Alex clocked 11.93 seconds in the under 17 men’s 100m.

TRACI SHIPLEY represented West Cheshire AC at the Boundary Breeze Triathlon and posted 13:21 (swim), 1:34 (run), and 45:52 (bike) to finish third in her over-50 age group and seventh lady overall. 

MATTHEW McCREADIE and his father, Adam, completed the Scottish Six-Day Orienteering Competition at Moray at the weekend.

Matthew finished 28th in the M18 age group out of 108 entrants, and Adam achieved 48th position out of 182 finishers in his M45 age category. 

SEVERAL West Cheshire AC youngsters represented Wales and Borders at the Senior Regional Tetrathlon Championships at the weekend.

Sophie Mulcaster won her age group and her sister, Abby, helped her team finish fourth, while Polly Johnson achieved fifth position at the event.

FIXTURES this weekend include the Northern Under 13s to Under 17s Track and Field Championships being held at Middlesbrough, on August 12-13.

WEST CHESHIRE AC are teaming up with the Ellesmere Port Local Policing Unit to deliver a Sportshall Athletics event at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Tuesday, August 15, between 2-3pm. Everyone is welcome and there will be snacks and drinks provided.

MANCHESTER and Birkenhead are the venues for this Autumn’s two road relay championships.

Heaton Park, Manchester, is the setting for the Cheshire and North West Road Relay Championships being held on Saturday, September 9, and Birkenhead Park will be the setting for the Northern Championships on Sunday, September 24.

Posted by Dave Alexander
8th August 2023

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