The dates and venues for the Mid Lancs Cross Country 2014/15 campaign are now on the XC Fixtures Page
Georgia, Connor & Chloe Norman
There were medals galore for junior members of the club competing in track & field overthe bank holiday weekend. Three members of the Norman family returned home from the Litherland open meeting with a clutch of five medals. The Youngest member Conner competed in two events and took two medals, in the U9 boys 75m he took silver with 12.6 and in the vortex throw he also took silver with 16.75m. Georgia competed in three events. In the U11 girls 600m she earned a silver with a fantastic run of 2:05.1, in the 60m Hurdles she finished 4th in 12.4 and she was 5th in the Long Jump with 3.2m. Elder sister Chloe jumped herself to a new personal best of 4.29m in the U15 girls long jump which earned her a silver medal and she ran 2:39.9 in the 800m to take a bronze.
Simon Holt and Carmen Cole made the journey to Manchester to compete in the Trafford AC open meeting. Simon sprinted his way to a bronze medal in the U11 boys 75m in 11.33 and leaped his way to a personal best in the Long Jump with 3.67m (6th). He ran a well-judged 600m race to take a bronze with 1:53.58. Carmen also had a good day finishing 4rth in her heat of the U11 girls 75m in 12.73 and 8th in the Long Jump with 3.07m
Following the success of the inaugural event last year we will again be staging the Junior Green Drive Mile race on Sunday 19th October 2014.
There is a race limit of 70 and it is expected to fill quickly so Pre-Registration is strongly recommended. Numbers will be allocated on receipt of the registration form. The entry fee of £3 is payable on the day when you collect your number.
Go to the Junior Green Drive Mile page for more details and to register.
Chloe Norman and Hollie Winstanley both experienced there first hot and sunny track & field event at the weekend and both acquitted themselves well. Chloe started with the U15 800m and ran well to finish 13th in 2:41.9. She then went on to finish 14th in the long jump with 3.8m but the best was yet to come. In the 200m she had enough in the tank to run a personal best of 30.7 to finish 6th in her heat. Hollie took on the challenge of the 1500m and ran well to finish 2nd in 6:00.4.
There will ne no Monday Athletics sessions during the summer holidays.
The last session will be on 21st July and they will recommence on 8th September.
All other sessions will be as normal throughout the summer period.
There was no shortage of Lytham vests in this year’s St Annes Carnival races with eighteen of the clubs junior members participating in both races. In the 5k race there were four juniors with all of them being novices at this distance. Thirteen year old Ella Moulding was the first of the quartet to finish in a very impressive 20:47 (32nd) followed by Layla Foley 22:15(40th), Wade Agar 26:20(73rd) and phillipa wood 26:33(76th). In the 1500m fun run Simon Holt was first back finishing 5th in 5:49 closely followed by Louis Eunson 6th in 5:42 and Harry Fellows 7th in 5:55. Chloe Norman was the first Lytham girl back finishing 10th in 6:01. Rebecca Tate was 12th in 6:o1, Georgia Norman 15th in 6:56, Isla Gordon 16th in 6:51, Olivia Aberra 18th in 6:53, Luke Tate 19th in 6:55, Redford Boulton-Baines 20th in 7:12, Carmen Cole 23rd in 7:26, Sydney Ramsden 25th in 7:28, Connor Norman 27th in 7:40 and Charlotte Thompson 41st in 8:28.