Athletics

Athletics

BWFAC ladies team up to claim Rossall win

The main event for Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC runners was the the fifth Mid Lancs Cross Country League held in the grounds of Rossall School.

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James Mulvany in the Mid Lancs Cross Country League

Wesham runners return to school

The fifth round of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League saw Wesham return to the Rossall School venue for a second year at this interesting new venue between Cleveleys and Fleetwood.

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Debbie Myerscough in the Blackburn Winter Warmer 10k on Sunday

Wesham’s women take team title

There was a good quality field in the Blackburn Winter Warmer 10K on Sunday with a winning time of 32:02 and 40 runners inside 40 minutes.

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Michelle Tickle,  Dawn Maher and Rick Pinches at the Mad Dog race in Southport

Michelle Tickle continued her good form as a massive 2,525 runners finished the Mad Dog 10K in Southport.

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Winners at the Blackpool finals

Blackpool schools race for glory at indoor athletics finals

After seeing such great athleticism from Blackpool primary schools, it was the turn of the secondary schools to get in on the action as young athletes from across the town limbered up for the Indoor Athletics Championships for 2016/2017.

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Emily Japp keeps pace with Leeds City ACs Georgia Malir

Variety of venues for BWFAC runners

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes were involved in events on cross country, track and field and the road.

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The Wesham team at the Hunters 10K in Preston on Sunday

Podium places for Wesham teams

The end of January closed with a new race that proved very popular with Wesham members after a poor showing at the Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships.

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The Thames Primary team

Thames and Mereside set the pace in Blackpool indoor athletics

More than 120 talented young athletes brought the curtain down on another great season of indoor athletics for Blackpool Primary Schools.

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A record number of runners competed at the Lytham Hall parkrun

The ins and outs of BWFAC’s schedule

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes were involved in action on the road as well as indoors at the Vault Manchester competition.

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Weshams Steve Myerscough began his marathon training at Inskip

Wesham runners turn out in force

The main event of the week was the highly successful Inskip Half Marathon.

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Cross country in the impressive surroundings of Rossall School

Up and running at the school cross country championships

Talk about running battles ...

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Katy Wyper won bronze at the Northern Athletics Indoor Championships

Wyper celebrates sprint success

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes were involved in the Northern Athletics Indoor Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

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Helen Lawrenson ran at the Lytham Hall parkrun

Wesham’s teams go to Towneley

The fourth round of the Mid Lancs Cross Country was staged in Burnley’s Towneley Park on Saturday and Wesham had a good women’s and men’s team in action.

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Bethany Whipp and Lucy Tickle of BWF

Fylde coast junior athletics review

It was another busy weekend for Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes, as the cross country fraternity returned to Mid Lancs League action at Towneley Park, Burnley, while track and field action focused on the Northern Indoor Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

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Vicky Gore, Nicola Unsworth and Gemma Owen at the Central Lancashire Half Marathon

Barlow first back as Wesham start 2017 schedule

It was the first athletics weekend of the New Year and it was a busy one after the festive season.

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The BWFAC silver-winning ladies team of Emily Japp, Lauren Gowland, Stasia Bligh, Laura Lawler and Jess Rogers

Silver service for BWFAC runners

It was a muddy and foggy Witton Park which greeted runners for the 2017 Lancashire Cross Country Championships.

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Blackpool indoor athletics raises the roof

Blackpool indoor athletics raises the roof

Blackpool Sports Centre played host to some all-action indoor athletics events for primary school pupils from years five and six.

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Helen Lawrenson, David Taylor, Stephen Browne and Jason Blagden

Hoad Hill race makes a welcome return

Called off last year as the South Lakes were inundated with freak floods, this year’s Hoad Hill Christmas 10K went ahead without a hitch.

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Some of the volunteers at the first anniversary Lytham Hall parkrun

BWFAC help celebrate a happy birthday

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde members took part as the Lytham Hall parkrun celebrated their first birthday.

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Jason Barlow in action at the Wesham 10K

Wesham’s Rob races to home victory

The week’s big event for Wesham was their annual 10K road race.

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