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St Aidan's, Carr Hill and Thames schools win through to county athletics finals

The sportshall athletics season has continued at a cracking pace and last week the Year 7 pupils from Wyre and Fylde schools competed for places in the county finals.

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The gold-winning boys of KGJS

Golden glory for Kirkham Grammar at indoor athletics

Kirkham Grammar Junior School returned with a magnificent medal haul from the Association of Junior Independent Schools Indoor Athletics Championships at Wigan Indoor Arena.

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Putting their best foot forward in Stanley Park for the anniversary parkrun

Stepping out to celebrate first birthday of Blackpool parkrun

Parkrun celebrated its first birthday in Blackpool last  weekend.

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Wesham's Rob Danson leads the rest of the field

Wesham’s Danson leaves the rest trailing

Rob Danson (pictured) was a clear winner in the St Annes 10-Miler road race on Sunday.

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BWFAC's Emily Japp

More sprinting success for BWFAC’s Katy

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC’s Katy Wyper is in a rich vein of form which continued with the Scottish Senior and Under-17 Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Indoor Championships.

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Rob Danson

Wesham's Danson dominates St Annes Ten-mile race

Rob Danson of Wesham Road Runners defied a buffeting crosswind to win the St Annes Ten-mile Race.

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Wesham runner Paul Carter competing at Inskip

Weather was snow joke for Wesham runners

The Inskip Half Marathon was run on Sunday and the runners set off into half an hour of blizzards and driving snow.

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BWFAC's Nicola Unsworth in action at Inskip

BWFAC take a break from cross country

For Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC athletes there was a break from cross country action with the main focus being the Inskip Half Marathon.

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BWFAC's Natalia Luczak (140), Leah Howard (114), Jessica  Roache (185) and Sebby Holt (110) competed for BWFAC at Sportcity

Blackpool Wyre and Fylde athletes step up pace in Sportshall League

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC continued their improvement in the second of three Lancashire Sportshall League fixtures at the Blackpool Sport Centre.

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Sam Burton of Garstang

St Aidan's keep Fylde and Wyre indoor athletics titles under one roof

The weather may have wreaked havoc with outdoor sporting events over the past week and that’s when indoor athletics comes into its own

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Wesham runner James Mulvany

Busy week for Wesham’s runners

January swung into action for Wesham’s runners with more cross country and the first local road races of the year.

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Katy Wyper crossing the line in the 60m final at Sheffield

Blackpool sprinter Katy Wypes the floor with her rivals

Last weekend was a busy one for the Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC athletes with plenty of action in track and field, cross country and on the road.

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Wesham's Sarah Sherratt, Kath Hoyer, Emma Lund and Jenn Thompson

Wesham women team up for top-10 finish

The New Year kicked off with the Lancashire Country Cross Country Championships held at Blackburn’s Witton Park.

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Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC's Emily Japp

BWFAC’s Emily to bloom in Red Rose squad

The first major Championship of the season was the Lancashire Athletic Association Cross Country Championships at Witton Park.

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Runners in the Central Lancs New Year Half-Marathon

Fylde Coast Runners' first race of 2018 warms up a freezing day

Over 400 runners warmed up on a bitterly cold day by entering the first Fylde Coast Runners event of 2018, the Central Lancs New Year Half-Marathon.

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Wesham runner Rob Danson

Wesham’s Danson sees out 2017 in fine style

There were two local races to see out 2017 but not many Wesham members were tempted to run this time around.

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Peter Singleton at the 100th Lytham Hall parkrun

Festive fun for BWFAC’s athletes

The glut of Christmas races was completed with the Lancaster ‘Festive 4K’ Fun Run, which attracted more than 400 runners of all ages.

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Wesham's Rob Danson in fancy dress at the Rudolf Red Nose event

Looking back on Wesham’s successful year

This year has been another good one for Wesham with many new members as well as farewells to some long standing members.

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The Tickle family at the Preston parkrun Christmas Day event

Christmas doesn’t stop BWFAC’s runners

It may have been Christmas Day but training and running did not stop for Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC.

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