Long distance event Eaton up by Wesham’s Simon

It was a busy week for running events with many marathons and half marathons taking place – and there was a thin spread of Wesham members competing in various locations.

James Greenaway ran a PB in the West Coast Half Marathon

BWFAC’s James Coasts to a top-seven spot

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC’s James Greenaway posted a PB of 1:21.05 to claim seventh place in the West Coast Half Marathon, which started in Preston Docks and finished by Fairhaven Lake.

Wesham's Helen Lawrenson

Wesham runners turn out in force

The end of September is traditionally a busy weekend for athletics as the autumn season gets underway.

Lucy Tickle completes her centenary of parkruns

BWFAC pair produce standout performances

It was a relatively quiet week for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC athletes but there were two particularly impressive performances.

Wesham runner Ryan Azzopardi

Marathon performance from Wesham’s Danson

Wesham runner Rob Danson ran a big PB when he competed in the Berlin Marathon.

David Twizell finishing the 5K Lytham Hall parkrun in a PB of 24:58

BWFAC’s Simon bids to be a Euro star

BWFAC’s Simon Scarr went international for his second Marathon as he competed in Berlin.

Wesham runner Paul Hetherington

Wesham’s runners make a Splash

The big event for Wesham members this week was the Yarrow River Splash 10K Trail Run in the Yarrow Country Park.

Caroline Betmead and Michelle Tickle at the Fleetwood Triathlon

Golds for BWFAC’s awesome senior foursome

The final local outdoor track and field meeting of the season, the Blackpool Open Medals meeting, took place on a day of heavy showers and very little sun.

Wesham runner Carl Groome

No Half measures for Wesham’s Barnett

Wesham had a good turnout at the Garstang Half Marathon on Sunday.

Luke Rawcliffe won BWFACs Under-13s Junior Road Race Championship

A Wright good run from BWFAC’s Bev

The Garstang Half Marathon saw Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde’s Bev Wright finish as second lady and 42nd overall in a very good time of 1:34.35.

Wesham runner Robert Danson

A Fast race for Wesham’s runners

The Great Eccleston Fast Four on Sunday morning was the latest race in the Wesham club championship and brought out a good number of club members to race.

Katy Wyper celebrates her 100m victory

Wyper cleans up in Scottish sprint

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde’s Katy Wyper ended her outdoor season on a high in the Scottish National Senior/Under-17 Championships at Grangemouth.

Katy Wyper in action during the 100m

Wyper sprints to Scottish silver

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde’s Katy Wyper made an immediate impression when representing Scotland in the Manchester International.


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Wesham runner Rob Danson

Astley is a run in the Park for Wesham’s Rob

Wesham’s Rob Danson revelled in the fifth race in the Inter Club Grand Prix series in Chorley’s Astley Park.

Jess Rogers finishes as the first junior and second lady in the Inter Club race

Wright way to go for BWFAC’s Bev

The Blackpool Airshow 10K was held on a sunny and warm Bispham Promenade with Bev Wright finishing 48th in 42:29.

Wesham runner Steven Gore

Myerscough leads in Wesham runners

The fourth race of the Astley Park Trail series saw Wesham staging the next leg of the trail running championship.

Brett Rund enjoyed 400m success in Denmark

Danish delight for BWFAC’s Vet Brett

Brett Rund of Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC, Edinburgh AC and Northern Vets competed in the Vet 40 400m at the European Masters held at the Atletion Stadium in Aarhus, Denmark.

Laura Lawler competes in the Lakeland 100 Ultra Marathon

BWFAC’s Laura faces an Ultra difficult Challenge

Along with 800 runners, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC’s Laura Lawler took on the Lakeland 100 Ultra Marathon Challenge.

Robert Wallace, Dave Young, Alan Hudson, Tracey Hulme and David Taylor at the Pilling 10K on Saturday morning

Wesham’s Danson romps to Pilling success

Wesham’s Rob Danson won the latest Pilling 10K race on Saturday morning.

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