West Cheshire Athletic Club: Northern Athletics League
Laura Turley at Trafford
Five West Cheshire Athletic Club records were broken during Sunday’s Northern Track and Field League match at Longford Park Stadium in Trafford.
Emma Holmes, Joy Hickman, Nicola Gore, Jamie Richardson and the quartet of Aimee Phillips, Laura Turley, Beth McMahon and Imogen Pughe were all impressed with the Ellesmere-based Port Sports Village outfit which finished second in the West Premier Division to six clubs. round mount.
Emma blasted her way to success with a new women’s under-17 200m record of 25.1 seconds, while Joy lapped the 3,000m in a new women’s over-55 club record of 12:52.4.
Nicola spun the disc to a new Women’s Over-35 club record of 34.08m, while Jamie won the 5,000m with a new Under-20 and Men’s club record of 15 : 05.6.
Aimee (61.8 seconds), Laura (57.7), Beth (61.1) and Imogen (59.8) then capped off a memorable day by setting a new club record of 4:00.4 in the women’s 4x400m relay.
Will Scott, Yasmin Smith, Laura Turley, Imogen Pughe, Aimee Phillips, Danielle Erskine and Ruby Wisbey also added individual wins.
Will threw the javelin to a B-event winning mark of 41.83m, while Yasmin won the B-200m with 26.8 seconds.
Laura (56.1) and Imogen (59.0) combined for a double success in the 400m, while Aimee won the B 800m in 2:21.6.
Danielle (9.92m) and Ruby (9.37m) teamed up for a double triple jump success, and the quartet of Imogen, Emma, Laura and Yasmin claimed glory with a time of 49.7 seconds in the 4x100m relay.
Other prominent West Cheshire AC squad members include Lewis Parsons, Alfie Lane, Robert Austin, Fergus Garland, Fraser Campbell, Paul Morrison, Matthew Douglass, Matthew Jones, Ellis Hancock, Henry Robinson, Alex Rutherford, Alan Littler, Victor. Oyesola, David McKay, Matthew Webb, Ellie Robinson, Jodi Bemand, Sara Pearson, Megan Kettle and Debra Erskine.
The next round of the Northern Track and Field League will take place at Robin Park Stadium in Wigan on Sunday July 10.
Traci Shipley won her 55-59 age group and finished women’s ninth while representing West Cheshire AC at the Deva Triathlon with a time of 2:36:02, finishing her swim in 28:53, her bike in 75: 29 and his race in 49:22.
David and Kay Morris of West Cheshire AC completed the Ironman 70.3 Warsaw event in Poland together in a time of six hours 12 minutes.
Fixtures this weekend include the Northern Under-20 and Senior Athletics Championships in Liverpool on Saturday and Sunday, and the Mason Trophy Schools Inter-County Athletics Championships, at the Northwood Stadium, Stoke on Trent , Saturday.
West Cheshire AC is inviting young people and adults to attend the Brio Leisure Open Day at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track this Saturday (12pm-4pm).
Upcoming matches include the Cheshire Schools Minor Grade 7 Athletics Championships at Warrington on June 20; the British Athletics Championships in Manchester on June 24 and 25; the YDL U17/U20 Athletics League in Blackpool on June 26; Cheshire Schools Grade 7 match against Merseyside at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on 29 June; YDL U13/U15 Athletics League at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on July 3; the Cheshire Schools Summer Games at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on July 6; the English Schools Athletics Championships in Manchester on July 8 and 9; Northern Athletics League on July 10; Chester Primary Schools Athletics Championships at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on July 11; and the Cheshire Track and Field League at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on July 17.
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