West Cheshire Athletic Club claim six podium finishes

West Cheshire AC Under 17s at Heaton Park

Six members of the West Cheshire Athletic Club secured podium places over the weekend.

Ellis Williams and Macey Jones impressed at the North Wales Indoor Athletics Championships, while Neil Hershaw excelled at the seaside, and Ellie Robinson, Dave Alexander and Carys Roberts made the top three performances at the Manchester Area Cross Country League.

Thomas Rimmer at Heaton Park

Ellis took the win with a time of 11.34 seconds in the 60m hurdles in the indoor match held at Deeside College, Connah’s Quay, alongside Macey who bagged a silver medal in the 60m final with a time of 8.11 seconds.

Neil celebrated success in his age group of 55-59 with a time of 31 minutes 24 seconds at the Rhyl Five Mile Road Race, while Lewis Tandy posted 58 minutes 13 seconds for fifth place in his group of age from 21 to 34 and seventh overall. the Rhyl 10 Mile road race.

Neil Finegan at Heaton Park.

Ellie took third place in her Over-45 age group at Heaton Park, Manchester, while Dave took third place in his Over-50 age group, and Carys finished third in his women’s under-17 race alongside Jodi Bemand who finished fifth.

Sammy Hollins finished fourth in the men’s under-17 race, ahead of Henry Robinson who finished seventh. Kate Titlow secured an impressive seventh position in the senior women‘s race in Manchester, backed by Debra Bemand who finished 17th in her over-50 age group.

Kate Titlow in Heaton Park

Thomas Rimmer took 11th place in his Boys Under 13 race, while Sophie Haslam took 19th place in the Girls Under 15 event. Dylan Gledhill finished 21st in his last appearance in the boys under-11 age group.

Andrew Clague took 10th place in his over-50 age group, while Neil Finegan finished 13th in his over-45 age group and Richard Hayes finished 17th in his over-50 age group. over 50 years old.

Dylan Gledhill at Heaton Park.

Fixtures this weekend include the English National Cross Country Championships, at Parliament Hill, London, on Saturday, and the Borders Road Running League Fourth Round hosted by Deestriders Running Club, at Deeside College, Connah’s Quay, on Sunday ( start at 11 a.m.).

West Cheshire AC will host no less than 12 athletics meetings this year at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.

Lewis Tandy at the Rhyl 10 Mile Race.

After hosting the two Dan Gilroy Memorial Open Meetings, the club will host the first round of the Northern Track and Field League on Saturday April 30, before hosting the West Cheshire AC Schools Cup match for local high schools on Thursday May 12 . .

The club will host the county round of the English Schools Athletics Cup on Wednesday May 18 and the North West Regional B Final on Wednesday June 8, then host the Cheshire Schools Championships on Saturday June 11, before hold Cheshire v Merseyside Year 7 Schools on Wednesday June 29.

Neil Hershaw in Ormskirk

The Club will host the Under-13/Under-15 Youth Development League third round on Sunday July 3, before hosting two Cheshire League matches on Sunday July 17 and Saturday September 4.

Registration is now open for the popular Chester Spring Five Mile Road Race hosted by West Cheshire AC at the Cheshire County Sports Club, Upton, Chester on Wednesday April 13 (7pm start). The entry link is: www.niftyentries.com/wcac

Ellie Robinson at Heaton Park.

Anyone wishing to attend the Dan Gilroy Memorial Open Athletics Meetings hosted by West Cheshire AC at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Sunday March 20 and Saturday March 26 can do so at: http://wcac.niftyentries. com/Dan-Gilroy-Memorial-Open-Track-and-Field-Meetings

For further details of the West Cheshire Athletic Club visit: www.westcheshireac.co.uk

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