West Cheshire Athletic Club: An Overview


Jessica Lark at Betley Court Farm

West Cheshire Athletic Club juniors celebrated their success in the North Staffs Cross Country League.

Jessica Lark, Aimee Phillips, Cosette Wearden and Isabella Rimmer teamed up to win the Women’s Under-15 team award after the final held at Betley Court Farm, near Crewe.

Jessica won the race at Betley Court Farm and took home the overall Girls Under 15 prize, while Cosette finished third in Sunday’s race, supported by Isabella (5th) and Aimee (11th). Thomas Rimmer was fourth in the Under-13 Boys, while Ruby Phillips was sixth in the Under-13 Girls, joined by Eleanor Wheeler in 20th place.

West Cheshire Youth AC in Betley.

Ellis Hancock was 14th in the boys under 15, while Alex Duffey was 112th in the senior and veteran women. Richard Hayes (84th) was home first for West Cheshire AC in the senior and veteran men’s race, supported by Paul Morrison (96th), and Andy Carter (101st).

Holly Bosworth set a new personal best under-15 for the girls 1-60 at the Manchester Open Indoor meeting on Sunday. Holly was joined by her teammate Emma Holmes who clocked a time of 41.66 seconds in the women’s under-17 300m, a long jump of 4.66m and a score of 8.16 in the 60m. Jessica Lark completed the women’s under-17 600m clocking 1: 38.83, while Daniel Walker clocked a time of 45.76 in the men’s under-15 600m and 1: 44.42 in the 600m.

Holly Bosworth.

Multi-event Nathan Brassington posted 9.49m in the 60m hurdles boys under 15, long jump 5.06m and hit 12.32m in the shot put. Sophie Haslam reached 4.01m in the women’s under-15 long jump, 46.14 in the 300m and 1: 48.23 in the 600m, while Ruby Wisbey clocked 9.41 in the women’s 60m hurdles in the under 17 and long jumped 4.91m.

Ruby Carlile crossed 1-30m in the women’s under-17 high jump, shot 6.87m and scored 12.37 in the 60m hurdles, while Laura Turley had 40.86 in the 300m and 7 , 94 to 60 m. Fergus Garland scored 37.58 in the women’s under-17 300m and 7.64 in the 60m, while Theo Shepherd topped the boys under-15 300m in 42.20 and scored 8.18 at 60 m.

Paul Morrison in Bangor.

Aimee Phillips clocked a time of 45.72 in the women’s under-17 300m and 1: 44.93 in the 600m, while her sister Ruby clocked a time of 45.77 for the women’s under-15 300m and 1: 46.50 in the 600m, and Megan White rounded up the women’s under-17 times. 600m in 1: 56.80.

The Chester Round The Walls race will be hosted by West Cheshire AC from Chester Racecourse on Boxing Day for a start at 10:30 am.

The Cheshire Championships will be held in Pickmere, Knutsford on Saturday January 8th; while the Northern Championships are in Pontefract on Saturday 29 January and the English Championships are at Parliament Hill in London on Saturday 26 February.

Further information on the West Cheshire Athletic Club is available at: www.westcheshireac.co.uk


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