Athletics

Athletics

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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BWFACS Danny Hayes was their first runner home at Sefton Park

Show of Steel sees off Blackpool runners

It was a busy weekend on the athletics front last week with the main event for Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC runners being the Liverpool Cross Challenge held in Sefton Park.

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Shelly Woods

Mum-to-be Shelly plans racing comeback

The Fylde coast’s triple Paralympic medalist Shelly Woods is looking forward to becoming a mother next year but she has no plans to retire from wheelchair racing anytime soon.

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Simon Denye finishes Sundays 10-mile race at Preston

Top dog Danson’s fantastic day

The Preston 10 proved popular with Wesham members and a very successful day out at the races in the final club championship race for the year.

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Bev Wright competing in the Preston 10 Mile race

Wright result for BWFAC’s Bev

Again, it was a quiet week for Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC on the competitive front.

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Sportshall athletics at AKS

Hall together now for athletics

It’s been good weather for indoor sports over the past week, and AllStars was delighted to be invited along to the sporthall athletics event at AKS last Thursday.

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BWFACs track and field squad receive the Alf Tysoe Team trophy from Alf Meakin

Prize performers pick up awards

The main event for Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC members last week was the annual presentation at the Hilton Hotel.

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Weshams Rob Danson and Ben Fish

Wesham’s Danson hauls in a Fish

Wesham’s Rob Danson ripped his previous PB to shreds in the autumn staging of the Cheshire 10K at Arley Hall on Saturday.

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Faith Wood receives the Langen Hesson Plaque

Athletics clubs salutes its prize guys

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC’s annual awards presentation saw the club’s top performers honoured at the Hilton Hotel.

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BWFACS ladies squad

Japp enjoys perfect preparation

The main action for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC runners last weekend was the second Mid Lancs Cross Country League fixture of the season at Cuerden Valley Park.

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Lee Barlow and David Taylor among the runners at Cuerden Valley

Wesham tackle Cuerden test

Wesham Road Runners had a decent number of members running to stake their ground in the second fixture of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League at Cuerden Valley.

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Catteralls Isaac Towers

Towers takes his place among GB elite

Catterall’s Isaac Towers is among the names on the list of 118 athletes chosen for the elite Olympic and Paralympic World Class Performance Programmes for 2016–2017.

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