Wirral Ladies are MACCL Division 2 Champions!

It was a successful day at Wythenshawe for our ladies team but they weren’t the only ones battling through the mud on Saturday. Our two youngsters, Sarah and Evie were heading back to the car, covered in mud as the ladies team was arriving. Their dad, Mark, writes:   We arrived in plenty of time at Wythenshawe ... More

Ladies winter points league

The winter cross country and road running season is well under way and, to make things a little bit more exciting, we have devised a "Winter Points League". Here's how it works, you get points if you compete for the club in the Manchester Area Cross Country League, the Borders League, and any of the championship cross ... More

Under 13 boys win Silver Medals in the North of England Cross Country Championships

Last Saturday the Wirral AC endurance team made the trip over to Harewood house in Leeds to compete in the North of England Cross Country Championships.  This event is every bit as prestigious as it sounds, with athletes from all over the north competing as teams and individuals. The day started early for many of us ... More

Medals galore for Wirral AC at the Merseyside Cross Country Championships

Aileen Kearney writes- The 6th of January was a cold but dry and sunny day. Perfect conditions for holding the County Championships. The Course was all set up, marshalled and officiated by a dedicated team of volunteers and we were ready to go. The day kicked off with the U11’s Races. Wirral AC’s athletes ... More

Emily Kearney Triumphs in the Manchester Mud

Last Saturday the club competed in the 3rd match of the Manchester Area Cross Country League.  Four U11 girls braved the mud, first back being Emma Poulston in 31st place followed by Evie Smith (42nd), Amber Neal (44th) and Sarah Smith (47th).  Well done girls!  Alex Poulston had a great run to finish 3rd in the U13 ... More

Wirral out in force at the British Cross Challenge Races

Wirral AC were out in force at the British Athletics Cross Challenge Races in Sefton Park at the weekend.  These races are part of a series in which the best in the country compete and present a very exciting spectacle of cross country racing.  The day was cold and windy with hail showers and conditions were wet and ... More

Wirral Athletes prominent in the Merseyside School’s Cross Country

Wirral AC athletes were prominent in the second set of races for the Merseyside Schools league at Calderstones Park last Saturday. Katie Thompson won the girls open age race with Catherine Gallagher a close second. Ellen Mary Kearney was second in the race for year 8 and 9 girls with Scarlett Liddy continuing  her run of ... More

Wirral AC braves the Muddy Manchester League

Last Saturday 11th November saw the club compete in the 2nd match of the Manchester Area Cross Country League held at Boggart Hole Clough, Blakely, Manchester.  This course is notorious for it's muddy conditions and it didn't disappoint.  A variety of muddy ground from heavy, wet grass to slippery over-your-shoe-tops ... More

National Cross Country Relays 2017 – Berry Hill Park Mansfield

At the unearthly hour of 7.30am on a Saturday morning a motley set of team managers and a considerable number of athletes assembled at the Oval awaiting the team coach to the National Cross Country Relays in Mansfield.  After a brief panic and questions such as ‘did you book the coach?’ our transport arrived and we ... More

A decent turnout of Wirral runners and marshalls at the Liverpool and District Cross Country League

A number of our adult members were out running or marshalling at the first Liverpool and District League fixture at Arrowe Park.  Steve Spence reports on the day- Since it's inaugural beginning in 1891, yes 1891, the Liverpool & District (L&D) Cross Country League is the longest running cross country league in ... More