The penultimate race of the series of six summer handicap races saw some fantastic performances with six runners recording personal best times. Sisters Cleme and Hebe Tierney, on their first visit to the club, ran brilliantly to finish 1st and 2nd respectively. Ellie Butterworth finished third with a personal best time with the other PB’s being run by; Celin Kirk, James Elmsley, Ruby Hodgkinson, Harry Talbot and Louis Hardman.
Ruby Hodgkinson’s performance has moved her into first position in the overall standings but all three of the top places are still to be decided in what will be a thrilling final race next week.
The popular St Annes Carnival Fun Run will this year be held on Sunday 12th July. The accurately measured 1.5K course is completely traffic free and suitable for all ages (younger children should be accompanied around the course by an adult).
- Entry Fee £3.50
- Medal for every finisher.
- Full Results Service.
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Matthew Tattersall was first past the post in the fourth Summer Handicap Race and he was closely followed by newcomer Daniel Butterworth in second place with Harry Talbot finishing 3rd. There were marvellous performances all-round with seven runners recording personal best times around the 1 kilometre course. Shay Menzies leads the overall points table but with two races left to run it is anyone’s guess as to who will be awarded the trophy next month.
THURSDAY 9th JULY, 6.30pm at LYTHAM YMCA
- FUN GAMES ON THE FIELD
- PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
- BBQ MEAL
- TICKETS £5 per person.
- PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU CAN /CAN’T MAKE IT
The Summer Handicap Series of races reached the halfway stage this week with the running of the third race around the kilometre course. There were some fantastic performances with Ruby Hodgkinson showing great determination to finish 1st followed by Georgia Norman in 2nd and Francis Morrison in 3rd with all three recording personal best times. There were also personal bests for Anya Menzies, Max Talbot and Shay Menzies. Shay has moved to the top position in the overall table but with three races yet to be run the competition is still wide open. Full results can be found on the Summer Handicap Page
The Mid Lancs League track and field series got underway at Blackpool on Saturday and five junior members represented the club with some very impressive performances.
James Nichols sprinted his way to a double victory with very impressive performances in both the U13B 100m and 200m. He won both his heats and finished 1st overall in 13.5s for the 100m and 29.5s for the 200m. Simon Holt competed in the U13B 1500m and despite racing this distance for the first time he showed great character to finish 9th in 5:40.2. Georgia Norman opted for three events finishing 7th in the U13G Long Jump with 3.54; 8th in the 200m in 32.4 and 5th in her first 800m race in 2:59.8. Chloe Norman also competed in three events and in her first competitive high jump she cleared 1.35m to finish 7th and she finished 15th in the Long Jump with 3.83m. In the 800m she ran a strong race to finish 7th in 2:42.10. Ella Moulding finished runner up in the U15G 800m running a personal best of 2:32.
Five junior members of the club commenced their 2015 track and field campaign at the Blackpool Winter Warm Up open meeting that was hosted by Blackpool Wyre & Fylde AC. The Youngest was Connor Norman who made a superb start to the season winning both the U9 boys 80m (12.9) and Long Jump (3.04) and then finishing 2nd in the 600m (2:16.8). Although U13 James Nicholas had not previously competed at 200m he did not show any signs of being a novice finishing 2nd in 29.3. Simon Holt competed for the first time as an U13 and he composed himself well finishing 3rd in the 600m (1:58.2) and 7th in the 80m with a personal best of 11.9. Georgia Norman also made the transition to the U13 age group and finished 12th in the 200m (31.8), 9th in the 600m (2:13.8) and 8th in the Long Jump with a personal best of 3.68. The experienced Chloe Norman got her campaign of to a good start finishing 2nd in the U15G 800m (2:34.7) and 11th in the Long Jump (3.99).