75 Results for author: Anne Rosbottom

Gales and Glory for the Wirral Warriors at the Northern Cross Country Relays!!!

By Sarah and Ellen Mary Kearney The scene is set: On Saturday the 21st of October the Wirral warriors ventured forth as storm Brian raged across the country. 47 brave, mad and excited athletes along with team mangers, club officials and parents got up early and made the trek to Sheffield. The 73 seater coach made a comfortable journey arriving in good ... More

A great turnout for the seniors in the Manchester Area Cross Country League

Last Saturday Wirral AC seniors were out in force at the Manchester Area Cross Country League at Heaton Park.  However, we mustn't forget that Alex Poulston also made the trip to do the U13 boys race and came home in 2nd place in his first year in that age group.  Fantastic running! Will Ferguson and Maggie Cooper now report on how the men and ladies ... More

Fantastic Performances at National Young Athletes Road Relays and Merseyside Schools Cross Country League

Our U17 girls A team were a fantastic 6th place in the National Young Athletes Road Relays at Sutton Park on Saturday 7th October. Our U17 men's team also came a credible 19th place.  Full results can be found here https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2017/. Many of our juniors were out at the Merseyside School's Cross Country League and our ... More

A fantastic week on road and beach!!

It's been a fantastic week for the club with both senior and junior out enjoying competing. First, Joe Green writes about the Northern road Relays- The North Of England Young Athletes Road Relay Championships took place last Saturday at Sports City Manchester and our young athletes performed particularly well, despite winning no medals. The U13 ... More

A great day out in Blackpool for team Wirral AC

Last Saturday Wirral AC competed in the North West Relays in Blackpool.  My daughter Ella shares her experiences of the day- Last Saturday I went to the North West Road Relays and now my evil mother wants me to write a review on it so here I go. The journey there seemed to take forever but it would have been shorter if Ronan hadn’t left his bag ... More

A fantastic close to the track and field season for Wirral AC

The track season may be coming to an end but some fantastic performances by Wirral AC athletes have ensured that we are finishing on a high.  The Northern Track and Field Championships were held on in Leigh on 19th and 20th August.  The highlights of the Wirral performances were as follows- Thomas Eccleson- Gold in U15 200m, 23.76, bronze in 100m, ... More

Dates for your diary….

Hello all.  Here are some important announcements you'll have missed if you're not following our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wirral.ac/ Sarah Kearney would like to let you know that there are a few spaces left in her Mini Olympians Athletics Holiday Club (5y to 11y).  This is a fun introduction to athletics from which many athletes have ... More

2017/2018 Road and Cross Country Fixtures

Here's the provisional fixture list kindly provided by Norman Waterson. Road and Cross Country Relays 9TH Sept            Northwest Road Relays              Blackpool 16th Sept            Northern Road Relays                 Sports City 7th Oct                ERRA Autumn ... More

An fantastic team performance in the final YDL upper league meeting

Our U17 and U20 men's team manager Steve Spence reports- The fourth and final match of the Upper YDL season took place yesterday (Sunday) and came at an inconvenient time for many of our athletes who were away in holiday.  At the beginning of the day we were in first position in the North West One division and needed one more win to secure top position ... More

Wirral AC YDL lower age group secure promotion to the Premier 1 Division….and Caz Strides down the Clyde!

Pam and Joe Green report on our YDL success... The Wirral AC team in the YDL Lower age-group travelled to Middlesborough on Saturday without 17 of the athletes who have contributed so much to our success this season. Prior to this final match we were coming first with 2 wins and a second place. Harrogate were second and City of Sheffield third. At the ... More