Mason Trophy

Saturday, 18th June 2016

The Mason Trophy Inter Counties Schools’ Championships at Birmingham saw five BUH&AC juniors compete in the orange vests of Greater Manchester against the ten other school counties.

IMG_1157aHannah Kelly’s summer continued to get better as she clocked yet another 200m Personal Best. Her 24.91s for a comfortable victory now ranks her sixth in the UK. Moreover, in breaking the 25-seconds barrier, coach Les Hall believes it is the quickest time by ANY female BUH&AC athlete…ever! Absolutely tremendous – at the age of only 15, that’s some achievement and there’s surely more to come. She can look forward to the English Schools Championships in three weeks, where many of the girls will be 12 months her senior.

Taiwo Taiwo also continued to progress in the 200m with another PB of 25.74s. She collected silver with a time that ranks her 14th in the UK; she then got bronze in the junior (U15) girls’ 4x100m relay.

IMG_1153aGeorgia Lever leapt 5.19m in the Long Jump to finish sixth. She then joined Kelly to run the second and third legs of the Inter girls’ 4x100m, as they do for Bolton; the changeover was immaculate and brought a silver medal.

Fellow U17 athlete Daniel Morrison also finished sixth in the Discus, collecting a new PB of 32.59m, whilst Zak Grundy completed the 400m hurdles (69.14s).

Results

Elsewhere, in the England Athletics U23 Championships in Bedford, Chris Mann registered 2.03m for fourth place in the High Jump.

Results

  • Flash In The Park 10K

    Sunday, 19th June 2016 Pete Kearney had a strong race for 40:21 and 11th of the 306 field. Stewart Brierley also race well but tired at 7km, losing five places. Still, 42:52 for 21st was a great return! Results read more

  • Hyde 7M & Edgworth 10K

    Sunday, 19th June 2016 Karl Darcy clocked 37:57 to finish fourth over the irregular distance of 7 miles today at Hyde in the fourth race of the Tour of Tameside. Results Elsewhere, Tony Valentine won the Edgworth 10K Reservoir Challenge in 36:47. Stuart Parsonson followed up in 46:54 for 20th read more

  • YDL Lower – Match 3

    Sunday, 19 June 2016 Bolton’s U15 and U13 athletes competed admirably again at Macclesfield today, with a solid fourth place finish (930.5 points). The junior Blue Vests are fourth of seven in the league standings with one match to go. Results Awaiting full report/photos. read more

  • Aggies Staircase FR

    Thursday, 16th June 2016 Phil Marsden has clearly decided he likes gold more than any other metal – for the second successive week, he collected the winner’s medal in a fell race. On this occasion, the 4 miles and 1148ft of ascent over four climbs from Darwen was knocked off read more

  • Horwich Jubilee 5M

    Wednesday, 15th June 2016 Simon Dally was first of the 20-strong squad of Blue Vests in the fifth CLGP fixture from Rivington – his 23:38 for the 5 miles was sixth of the 247 field and won his M45 category, but was 15 seconds slower than May’s edition. Dom Gavin read more