Athletics

Athletics

Wesham runners seek Trail title

There were a few Wesham members running in the Lytham Windmill 10K on Sunday, led home by 18th-placed Paul Hetherington in 39:51.

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Katy Wyper receiving the Quayle Trophy from Derek Newton

Wyper cleans up at BWFAC awards night

The main event for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC was a celebration of their athletes’ achievements with the club’s annual awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel.

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Isaac Towers

Blackpool race hero Isaac's elite funding for Paralympic dream

Teenager Isaac Towers has been named among the track and field elite to receive funding from British Athletics as part of the sport’s world programme.

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Wesham's parkrun tourists in Poland

Wesham’s Danson joins the Cheshire set

The autumn running of the Cheshire 10K in Arley Hall took place on Saturday and Wesham’s Rob Danson had a great run to finish fourth in 31:05.

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Chris Lloyd running the Lancaster Half Marathon

BWFAC’s bragging right fight

Described as one of the most beautiful road races in the country, especially with the splendid autumnal colours, Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC’s Bev Wright and Anthony Blight competed in the undulating Derwentwater 10 Mile.

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Michelle Tickle finishing the Delamere Forest Night Runner

BWFAC runners head back on the road

Road running has been the main action for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC members over the last week.

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Wesham runner Steve Swarbrick

Sun shines on Wesham runners

The sun was out for a glorious autumnal morning on Sunday and several Wesham members enjoyed the Fairclough 5-Mile race.

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Wesham runner David Taylor

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wesham runner Carl Groome

No Half measures for Wesham’s Barnett

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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