Altrincham & District Athletics Club

Altrincham & District Athletic Club is based near the centre of Timperley Village. Founded in 1961 we are a small and friendly club and welcome athletes of all disciplines. We have fully qualified coaches in all disciplines. Keep fit enthusiasts, joggers, speed walkers and beginners are also welcomed.

Monica Shone 1926 – 2017

It is with regret that we inform you of the death of Monica Shone on Monday 7th Aug.

Monica, a legend in her own lifetime, had many varied talents and was an inspiration to all those whom she met. She will be sadly missed by her many ADAC friends, her husband Colin and family.

A few of Monica’s many achievements include:

1st L60 London Marathon 1986, 4hrs 14m – record

1st L65 Snowdon Marathon  1991, 4h 51m

World Masters fell championship 2005 Silver Medal W75 (Monica was then 79 yrs old)

1st L60 Langdale Fell Race  4h 02m 1986

British vets XC – wins in her age group in 1981, 1985, 1987 & 1993.

World record on the track at Potsdam as W75 in 2002, 400ms, 88.17seconds.

First lady of the Joss Naylor Lakeland Traverse, 13th June 1992.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday 22nd Aug at 1.30pm at Bangor Crematorium. Should anyone wish to send a donation these are to go to England/Wales Mountain Rescue.

If you would like to make a donation please pass to Alan Hardman.

Club Mile Championships will be held on Tuesday 12th September.