Brilliant bronze for Towers in World Para Athletics

Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC athlete Isaac Towers had the race of his life to win a medal for Great Britain at the World Para Athletics in London.

The Year 10 boys' 1500m

Blackpool secondary schools’ athletics championships

Montgomery are the Blackpool secondary schools’ athletics champions for 2017 but it couldn’t have been a closer finish.

Isaac Towers

Fylde coast flyer Towers seventh in Para Athletics 400m

Great Britain’s Isaac Towers found the going tough against the fastest one-lap racers in the first of his two events at the World Para Athletics in London.

Steven Gore, Debbie and Steve Myerscough at the Northwich Festival of Running 10K on Sunday

Wesham runners overcome the Barriers ahead

The week kicked off with the 20 Barriers Race in Carnforth, the latest round in Wesham’s new trail championship.

Amelia Shearman and Jasmine Carey before the start of the junior girls pole vault in Birmingham

BWFAC juniors impress while Division Two status is secured

The performance of the week was undoubtedly from Jasmine Carey and team-mate Amelia Shearman when they competed for Lancashire Schools.

Isaac Towers

London calling in race ace Isaac’s medal bid

Teenager Isaac Towers is counting down the days for his medal quest in the World Para Athletics Championship at the London Stadium, starting with the T34 400 metres on Monday night.

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The St Annes Carnival 5k race

St Annes Carnival races a gala occasion

Humidity was high for the St Annes Carnival 5k race between St Annes Mini-Links and Fairhaven.

George Fox with his silver medals

BWFAC’s fantastic Mr Fox on silver service

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC’s T37 athlete, George Fox, returned with two silver medals after competing in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Sportpak Stadium in Berlin.

Weshams Dave Young competed at the Trawden 7 Trail event

Wesham runners team up for victory

Wesham had a very successful evening in the fourth round of the Inter Club Grand Prix at Anchorsholme.

Sprint relay action at Stanley Park

Fylde and Wyre schools athletics for boys

St Aidan’s emerged victorious in the boys’ athletics for Fylde and Wyre schools at Stanley Park.

Grace Dunn of St Aidan's

Fylde and Wyre schools athletics for girls

Girls were on the right track last week, when Blackpool’s Stanley Park staged the annual athletics tournament for Fylde and Wyre schools.

The start of the 1k race

Fun for all at Lytham St Annes races

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College hosted a 1k and 5k fun run at the school.

Part of the BWFAC squad who competed at the Preston Inter Club meeting

BWFAC Vets’ victory is a run in the Park

The third of seven fixtures in the Inter Club series was held on the two lap, 4.1 mile course at Preston’s Avenham Park.

Runners faced record temperatures at the Freckleton Half Marathon

Wesham runners are Inter their latest race

The Preston Inter Club race was the big local athletics event last week with 340 runners taking part.

Freckleton Half-Marathon

The heat is on at the Freckleton Half-Marathon

David Rigby of Salford Harriers and Joanne Goorney of Lytham St Annes Road Runners set a scorching pace on a red-hot day to defend their titles in the Freckleton Half-Marathon.

The 100m heats featuring Katy Wyper (323), Alice McMahon (275) and Anna Short (305)

BWFAC’s Wyper sprints to Sportcity silvers

Seven Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC athletes competed at the Northern Senior, Under-20 and Parallel Championships at Sportcity.

Steve Myerscough finished in the top 10 at the Catforth 10K

Wesham trio in Catforth top 10

The Catforth 10K was run on Sunday morning in blustery conditions but the rain of the previous day abated.

BWFACs track and field team who competed at Bury

BWFAC skipper Starkie leads by example

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes have been involved in competitive action on the track, road and trail in the course of the last week.

Steve Waterhouse in the Grasmere Gallop Trail 10K on Saturday

Danson Gallops to a comfortable victory

Wesham members finished off a busy week in the trail championships series at the Grasmere Gallop, with a club weekend in Ambleside, and a good turnout at two trail distances.

Towers - London calling

GB call for Towers of London

Teenager Isaac Towers has earned a call-up to the elite Great Britain squad for next month’s World Para Athletics Championships at the London Stadium.

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