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

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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, ... More