Summer Handicap Series

Winner Saul Penn

Winner Saul Penn

Well done to Saul Penn who won the first of the summer series of Monday Handicap races in a much improved time of 5:14. Close on Saul’s heels were Thomas Reid in 2nd place and James Emsley in 3rd.

 The full results and photographs can now be viewed at on the Results Page.

The next race will be on Monday 28th April.

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Lancashire Track & Field Championship

The Lancashire Track & Field Championship will be staged at Blackpool Stanley Park on 24th & 25th May.

Entries need to be in by 3rd May – THERE ARE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

ENTRY fORM

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Easter Holidays

There will be no Monday Athletics Sessions on April 7th, 14th & 21st. Back to normal on 28th.

All other training sessions will be as normal.

 

 

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Wigan Open Track & Field Meeting

A ten strong junior contingent from Lytham St Annes Road Runners Club were not put off by the wind and rain at the Wigan Harriers track & field open meeting on Sunday when they produced some magnificent early season performances.  First on the track was eleven year old Farron O’Higgins who took on the challenge of his first 1500m race and he ran well to finish 7th U13B in 5:55. He then went on to finish 6th in the 100m in 17.9 and 16th in the Long Jump (3.10m). Simon Holt was the only U11 boy and he had a superb day finishing 1st in the 600m (2.01), 1st in the 75m with a PB of 12.00s and 2nd in the Long Jump with another  PB of 3.66m. Six year old Conner Norman finished first in theU9B long jump with a PB of 2.84m and then went on to win the 75m in 14.8s. Two U11 girls were in action. Georgia Norman jumped a personal best of 2.96m in the long jump to finish 3rd and

Georgia, Connor & Chloe Norman

Georgia, Connor & Chloe Norman

not far behind her was Carmen Cole in 5th (2.84m). They both won their heats in the 75m, Georgia in 13.00 and Carmen 13.10. Georgia also went on run in the 600m in which she was a comfortable winner with a PB of 2:13.5. Hollie Winstanley and Rosie Taylor were the two U13 girls competing for the club and, having just moved up an age group, this was their first 800m race and both acquitted themselves well, Hollie finishing 3rd in 2:57.9 and Rosie 4th in 3:05.9. They both also competed in the long jump with Hollie jumping a personal best of 3.14m(7th) and Rosie was 16th with 2.44m. Following the earlier success of her younger brother and sister, Chloe Norman had quite an act to follow, but she rose to the challenge and produced a storming performance in the 800m finishing a comfortable first with a new personal best time of 2:38.5. In the same race, Hannah Riley, in her first race for the club, also ran a personal best of 2:48 to finish 3rd. Chloe then went on to compete on the 200m finishing 4th with another PB of 31.5s. Sixteen year old Layla Foley was the only girl in the U20 800m and so lined up in the men’s race and she ran a great race finishing in a personal best of 2:30.6  FULL WIGAN RESULTS

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Summer Handicap Race Series

IMG_9756Weather permitting, we will be staging the first of the Summer Handicap Races on Monday 31st March. The race will be on the YMCA field towards the end of the training session and parents are welcome to come along and give support.

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Wigan Harriers Open Meeting

Postal entries for the Wigan Harriers Open Track & Field Meeting need to be received by Saturday 29th. Entries on the day will be permitted but at an extra cost of £1 per event.

Entry Form

Timetable of Events

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Blackpool Winter Warm Up Track & Field

louisSeven young athletes from Lytham St Annes Road Runners Club competed at the Blackpool Winter Warm Up track & field meeting on Sunday and the youngest was six year old Connor Norman who made a great start to his athletics career finishing first in the U9boys Long Jump with a leap of 2.5m and he then went on to finish 4th in the 80m in 13.8. Louis Eunson was also competing in his first track and field event in the U11boys and he acquitted himself very well finishing 4th in the 600m (2:05.5), 80m 6th (14.00) Long Jump 6th (2.87m). Georgia Norman, Rebecca Tate and Carmen Cole were the three U11girls competing for the club. Georgia had a superb run in the 600m race finishing 7th overall in 2:13.8 (PB) with Rebecca 12th ,2:19.1(PB) and Carmen 19th,2:27.9. In the 80m Georgia was 8th (13.2)PB, Carmen 9th (13.4), Rebecca 16th (14.1)PB. In the Long Jump Georgia jumped 2.8m (9th)PP and Rebecca 2.47m (16th). James Nicholas, the only U13boy, made a great start to the season finishing =2nd in the 80m in 11.6(PB). Chloe Norman also made a great start to the season with two PB’s. In the U15girls 800m she finished 5th in 2:51.7 and in the 100m she was 5th in 2:51.7.James Nicholas

Chloe Norman

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