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Great Show from U11s at Cheshire League

We had our best turn out for a long time among U11s at the Cheshire League, including managing to field relay teams in both age categories.  There were 4 boys (Dylan Hanrahan, Fred Vaughan-Hawkins, Henry Bellingham and Josh Mulholland-Wells) and 2 girls (Alexa Watkins...

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Jade is Alty’s Multi-Event Queen

A big congratulations to Jade Buckley-Ratcliff who has had multiple successes in multi-event competitions held at Woodbank Park, Stockport. First up was the Tri-Athletics held across several week nights.  The idea of these events is that your best jump, throw, sprint...

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Cheshire League at Eccles

Altrincham had 8 junior athletes in action at Salford Met's Eccles track for the second match in this season's Cheshire League.  While this is a far lower number than we would have liked, their were still some great athletic displays from our athletes. Jade...

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Aisling Wins Gold Number 3 in ISA 600m Final

On Monday 19 June Aisling McHale went to Birmingham for the Independent Schools Association 600m final.  Aisling had put in fantastic performances to win this event the previous two years and had hopes of completing a hat-trick of titles. She has been in fantastic...

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Junior Power of 10 Rankings 2017

Coach and YDL team manager Mark Simpson has sifted through Power of 10 to bring an update of those juniors at the club that have managed to attain the standard required to get a Power of 10 national ranking during 2017. [pdf-embedder...

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NORTH CHESHIRE GRAND PRIX 2017

NORTH CHESHIRE GRAND PRIX 2017 SERIES WINNERS Overall Man: Damian Nicholls (Wilmslow RC) Overall Woman: Lauren Robinson (Macclesfield Harriers) Junior Man: Alex McDermott (Unattached) M40: Lee Hughes (Lymm Runners) M45: Michael Harrington (Vale Royal AC) M50: Danny...

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Dunham Massey Park 5K (race 2) provisional results

ALTRINCHAM & DISTRICT ATHLETIC CLUB Dunham Massey 5K results - 15th June 2017 1 542 MARTIN, Patrick Male Senior Stockport Harriers 14.49 2 136 NICHOLLS, Damian Male Senior Wilmslow Running Club 16.02 3 590 RACLE, Daniel Male Senior Altrincham and District 16.07 4...

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BOWDON 5K

ALTRINCHAM & DISTRICT ATHLETIC CLUB Bowdon 5K results - 8th June 2017 1 136 NICHOLLS, Damian Male Vet 35 Wilmslow Running Club 16.16 2 456 SPEAKE, Peter Male Vet 40 Wilmslow Rc 16.34 3 466 GREEN, Jack Male Senior Warrington Ac 16.38 4 111 CHESHIRE, Jonathan Male...

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Dunham Massey Park 5K (race 1)

ALTRINCHAM & DISTRICT ATHLETIC CLUB Dunham Massey 5K results - 25th May 2017 1 136 NICHOLLS, Damian Male Vet 35 Wilmslow Running Club 16.30 2 380 RACLE, Daniel Male Junior Altrincham & District AC 16.33 1st MJ 3 111 CHESHIRE, Jonathan Male Senior Wilmslow...

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Cheshire League at Ashton

Altrincham took 13 athletes to the Cheshire League meeting at Ashton-under-Lyne this Sunday. It was particularly good to see a four U11 boys take part, meaning we had enough to field a relay team. Ethan Brown, Harry Waddell and Isaac Oderinde were making their track...

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May Day Medal Meeting

Bank holidays are for athletics. At least that's what our young girls seem to think as well as one solitary boy. 17 Altrincham athletes made it to Longford Park for some May Day madness. Some of the athletes were experimenting. Aisling McHale took the brave plunge in...

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Easter Monday Trafford Medal Meeting

Trafford Medal Meeting 17 Apr Easter Monday was not to be spent solely eating chocolate for many of our young athletes as they opted to test themselves in the bank holiday open meeting at Trafford. Again, this was well attended with 19 athletes (that's two more than...

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National 12-stage relays

Congratulations to the senior men's team who placed 53rd in Saturday's National 12-stage relays. The event was held on the iconic Sutton Park course, comprising alternating long (5.5 miles) and short (3.2 miles) legs. Running for Altrincham were (team position in...

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Success at East Cheshire Harriers Open XC Race

The sun was shining in Ashton-under-Lyne as plenty of our primary school youngsters displayed their cross country potential with impressive performances. This was the second staging of this event, and has caught the attention of plenty of clubs in the Manchester area....

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Trafford 10k Live Tracking

Some very exciting news ahead of the Trafford 10k this SundayOur chip timing contractors HS Sports are offering some new hardware including a new live tracking system which enables any runner to be tracked at any point in the race. Runners can also register to have...

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National XC – Juniors

National XC - JuniorsWhat makes a good cross country course? Hills? Tree roots? A pancake flat route? How about mole hills and streams? Yes, streams! Streams are awesome. They increase the mud factor exponentially. Every athlete should come back caked with mud on...

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Trafford 10k 2017 – Information for Competitors

Altrincham & District Athletic Club present the TRAFFORD 10km ROAD RACE SUNDAY 5TH MARCH 20179:30am START Thank you for your entry to the Trafford 10k.  Please take note of the following important information: Numbers & Chips:Your race number can be...

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Trafford 10k 2017 Entry Lists

TRAFFORD 10K 2017    List of all entrants in race number order         Race No.NameClub nameRegionGenderAge Group1Mohammad Abu-RezeqAltrincham & District ACNorth of EnglandMale20-392Luke GunnDerby ACNorth of EnglandMale20-393Daniel CliffeLiverpool HarriersNorth of...

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Woodbank Park XC & Series – Juniors

The juniors were again out in force at Woodbank Park in the final race of this year's Manchester XC League. The U11 girls had six representatives, even though four of the girls that did the last two races were away for half term. The A team finished a creditable 5th...

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Junior Girls Win School XC Medals

On a lovely day at Heaton Park lots of our girls were running in the Greater Manchester Schools XC Championship.  Qualification for this event was based on the local schools XC leagues, with most of our girls representing the borough of Trafford.In the U11 girls race,...

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G.M.A.A County Sports Hall Championships

Just a reminder that the Greater Manchester Sports Hall Championships are on Sunday 22nd January and I need entries by Thursday 5th January at the latest. I have attached an entry form for those that have not already taken one.ALTRINCHAM  &  DISTRICT  ATHLETIC ...

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Club Road running championship 2017

Club road running champs to change for 2017 watch this space for details of races and new scoring system.We are looking to get more competitive this year and we will be age grading the results more details to follow.1st race of the championship will be the Alsager...

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We are the champions!

  Yet another brilliant performance from our young athletes, at Colwyn Bay on Saturday 16th July, resulted in a third successive match win in the Youth Development League Division North West 4. As a result the team were not only promoted to Division 3 but...

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Top of the league!

NOSEBLEED TIME AS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE TEAM WIN MATCH AND TOP TABLE FOR FIRST TIMEPrior to 22nd May we had never won a Youth Development League match nor been top of a Youth Development League table. I am delighted to say that thanks to the talent and hard work of...

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Cross Country

MANCHESTER AREA CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE - 2015/2016 SEASONMATCH 1 : SATURDAY 10th OCTOBER 2015Woodbank Park, Stockport - Stockport HarriersFull results: www.race-results.co.uk/results/2015/maccl151.pdfMATCH 2 : SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2015Sherdley Park, St Helens - St...

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Sam represents Team GB in Argentina

Sam Clarke is a 23 year old kidney transplant survivor who was selected to represent Team GB atthe World Transplant Games in Argentina in August. He has been training with John Snape sincelast autumn and has shown a remarkable improvement in his throwing events.He has...

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Club Record For Chayce

At the Trafford AC Open meeting on Tuesday 28th July at Longford Park, 15 year old Chayce Smithwon her 400m heat in a time of 57.90s, beating two U20 and an U23 athletes in the process.Her time breaks the existing U16 Girls Club Record previously held by Carolyn...

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Four Villages Half Marathon – Sunday 17th January

 This popular half marathon, which was cancelled due to ice in 2015, managed to go ahead this year despite the first snow of the year falling on the eve of the race.Of the 2183 who entered the race there were 1722 finishers, the first being Michael Kallenberg of...

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Mike Jones completes 250th Parkrun

Congratulations to Mike Jones who completed his 250th parkrun at Burnage on 2nd Januay.Cheered on by his wife Maggie, who ran her own 250th parkrun in August, he ran his 250th parkrun less than eight years after his first one which was at Bramhall in May 2008.Three...

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Fell Running

The first morning fell run in February is on Thursday 11th February from The Cock in Whaley Bridge organised by Robin Wignall. Eccles Pike and Windgather Rocks are just two of the possible places within easy reach with Shining Tor, the highest point in Cheshire at...

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