Athletics

Athletics

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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Lee Barlow and Paul Gregory compete at the Fairclough five-mile event

Second straight success for Danson

Wesham’s Rob Danson repeated his 2015 win in the Palma Half Marathon last week with an improvement of one minute and 18 seconds to hit the top slot again this year with a time of 1:11:05, more than a minute clear of second place.

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Blackpool, Wyre and Fyldes runners at the start of the Fairclough five-mile race last weekend

Five-mile event is a fitting tribute

Following the Green Drive Five, another five-mile event, the Fairclough five-mile race provided a challenge for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde athletes.

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Junior athletics review: Blackpool Wyre and Fylde

Junior athletics review: Blackpool Wyre and Fylde

With the track and field season having finished, focus is now on the cross country and road scene.

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Heroes welcome for East Lancashire Olympians

While the weather was typically Mancunian, the welcome was anything but wet for Team GB's Olympic heroes.

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Weshams David Taylor and Steven Gore at Watergrove

Top-six spot for Wesham’s Simon

Wesham’s runners had few events to choose from in what was a very quiet week locally.

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BWFACs Derek Newton was named as the clubs Volunteer of the Quarter

BWFAC pair pick up monthly awards

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC’s Athletes of the Month for September are Emily Japp and Louis Weaver.

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