Baby Leo is good as gold for Shelly

She’s won silver at the Paralympic Games and raced to victory in the London Marathon but for elite athlete Shelly Woods baby Leo Elijah for is more precious than any medal.

Neil Tate of Lytham St Annes Road Runners

Marathon marvels on Blackpool Promenade

Some 2,265 runners converged on the resort from far and wide for yesterday’s Blackpool Marathon, Half-marathon and 10k, which featured some notable performances from Fylde coast athletes.

BWFACs Emelia Heslop, Tom Godwin, Nia Rutter, Taylor Holland, Kate Jenkinson (back)  with Marcia Rutter and Gracie Rutter (front)

Happy Easter for BWFAC’s runners

It was a Good Friday in more ways than one for two BWFAC members at the Salford 10K.

Steven Gore in the Curlys Trail race on Wednesday evening

Wesham’s Danson finishes second in Salford

Wesham’s Rob Danson placed second in Good Friday’s prestigious Salford 10K as he finished just 12 seconds behind the winner.

The start of the Inter Club race at Stanley Park featuring BWFAC duo Luke Minns (number 34) and  Danny Hayes (number 21)

BWFAC start the season with a podium place

The first of seven Inter Club races was hosted by Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC in Stanley Park on a two-lap, four-mile course.

Rob Danson started this years Inter Club series with a race victory

Danson picks up where he left off

Rob Danson started off this year’s Inter Club race series in Stanley Park, Blackpool, as he finished the last series,

Some of the Wesham team before the start of the Curlys Trail race

Barnett the first back for Wesham

The opening Curlys 5K Trail race kicked off Wesham’s new trail running series and attracted 20 members.

The womens 200m at the Winter Warm-up meeting featuring (l-r): Meghan Pilley, Emma Alderson, Ash Colvin and Katy Wyper

BWFAC back on track for the season ahead

The Blackpool Winter Warm-up meeting at Stanley Park was the first outdoor track and field of the season.

Carl Groome and Elliot Costello running in the Northern Athletics 12-stage road relays in Stanley Park on Saturday

A run in the Park for Wesham athletes

It was a big day at the races for Wesham on Saturday at the Northern Athletics women’s six-stage and men’s 12-stage road relays at Stanley Park in Blackpool.

Sean Kenny (number 17) competing in the mens relay

BWFAC athletes team up for relay day

The main running event locally was the Northern Road Relays held at Stanley Park.

Rob Danson impressed in the Wilmslow Half Marathon

Top 10 spot for Wesham’s Danson

Rob Danson ran the Wilmslow Half Marathon and made full use of the fast course and high standard to finish ninth in 1:10.40.

Ugis Datvas finished fifth in the Sweatshop 10 at Bispham on Sunday

Wesham’s Taylor-made team triumph

Wesham turned out in numbers as the Sweatshop 10-Mile at Bispham was this week’s main race in the area.

Bev Wright taking part in the Sweatshop 10 Mile race

Red Rose outings for BWFAC duo

The CAU Inter Counties was the last major cross country of the season, taking place at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough and involving county teams from across the UK.

Steven Gore at the Crissy Park parkrun in San Francisco

Wesham’s senior athletes go fourth

It was the sixth and final fixture of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League for the 2016/17 season at Leigh on Saturday.

The winning ladies team of Bev Wright,  Jess Rogers and Emily Japp

BWFAC impress at a variety of venues

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC athletes have competed in cross country, on the road and in parkruns, as well as indoor track and field over the last week.

BWF's sportshall team

Fylde coast junior athletics review

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC athletes were involved in cross country action as well as indoor track and field competition at Sportcity.

David Taylor competing in the English Cross Country Championships

Wesham pair tackle a full English event

Wesham had two men running in the English Cross Country Championships in Nottingham on Saturday, over an undulating 12K course in Wollaton Park.

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Jasmine Carey and Fiona Hockey with their silver medals

Silver successes for BWFAC vaulters

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC’s Emily Japp continued her good form on the country at the England National Cross Country Championship.

Jasmine Carey and Fiona Hockey

Pole power: Blackpool Wyre and Fylde junior athletics

Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC’s Fiona Hockey won pole vault silver in the British University & Colleges Indoor Championships last week.

Lauren Gowland helped BWFAC to team success over Rossalls 6K course

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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