Manchester League Race 2 – U13 girls 3rd

The second Manchester XC League fixture is always interesting as it’s the first of the season for U11s and the first for U13s without a school clash. For the U11 boys, we could do very well this year if we can get the numbers out. It was disappointing to only...

U13 girls make top 20 in National XC Relays

If you’d asked me last year what the best performance was from our U13 girls, I’d have said their amazing 28th place at Mansfield. On that occasion a stunning performance by Aisling in particular bumped them well up the order. It would be a huge challenge...
U13 girls 8th in first Manchester League

U13 girls 8th in first Manchester League

The first Manchester League of the season is a struggle for us. We always have a clash with the local school race that we host and this year lost a good portion of our team to that. Nevertheless, we did manage to get an U13 girls team out and an U13 boy, with Thomas...

NW Relays – Girls Show Strength in Depth

For the second year in a row the girls were out in force at the NW Road Relays. We had three teams out for the U13s and two teams out in the U11s, matching last year’s five teams when we gave this event a big push for Don Nichol’s retirement celebration....

August Challenge – Run a Mile!

The mile is a magic distance and that first 4 minute mile in 1954 holds a special place in British athletics history. Of course, many athletes have dipped under that barrier since. This includes one Altrincham athlete, Matt Barnes. Now the challenge is on to see how...

YDL Match 1 Report

  From team manager Mark Simpson. GOOD START FOR INEXPERIENCED YDL LOWER AGE TEAM - match 1 2018...