An amazing day out with our young athletes at the first lower age group YDL

I had the privilege of traveling with the lower age YDL team for their first competition this year. On the day I did not have an official job so I have promoted myself to chief reporter. My report is brief as the photos on the Facebook page speak louder than words. Last year we were promoted to Premier One, this means ... More

ERRA 5k U15/U17 National Championships

Following the successes of the Northern U15/U17 5k Championships held in Birkenhead Park in March, #TeamWirralAC sent 11 athletes down to the national event. This was held over a measured 5k course almost identical to the taxing 5.1 kilometre ‘short leg’ in the 6 and 12 stage senior relay competition run on the same ... More

Wirral AC Open Medal 15/04/18

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Alex Poulston wins Merseyside vs Cheshire Schools Year 7 Cross Country Match

A number of Wirral AC athletes competed for Merseyside Schools in the annual match against Cheshire on Monday 19th March in Ellesmere Port. Gabby Phelan and Anna Fraser made their county debuts but found the opposition very strong. The boys team included Aodhan Corr and Alex Poulston.  Aodhan had a very good race ... More

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