YDL Upper – Match 4

Sunday, 26th July 2015
Stanney Oaks, Ellesmere Port

When push came to shove, Bolton’s U20 and U17 juniors proved their mettle by winning the fourth and final YDLU fixture of the Northern West 2 division today. A slender 9.5 points separated the Blue Vests from Border Harriers in Ellesmere Port, whilst the challenge from Stockport, who were just two points adrift and in second in the table at the start of the day, did not materialise – they finished bottom of matchday standings.

It means the Club’s Upper Age juniors can celebrate achieving promotion, just as their U15 and U13 counterparts did last week. Their 23 points total was a gargantuan 7 more than Stockport, who remained second. This double success just goes to show the club is on the right trajectory, and the Seniors will hope to qualify for the play-off in a fortnight and make it three promotions out of three in a single season.

Congratulations to all the athletes, coaches and particularly the Team Managers Phil Chadbond and Bill Miller.

Meeting result:
1 Bolton United Harriers 391
2 Border Harriers 381.5
3 Crewe & Nantwich AC 362.5
4 Lancaster Morcambe AC 321
5 West Cheshire AC 291
6 Stockport Harriers & AC 229 

Awaiting report/photos.

Results

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    Wednesday, 29th July 2015 Phil Marsden netted a brilliant bronze in the first of Rossendale Harriers’ Lee Mill fell races. Covering 10K and 1100ft of climbing, boggy conditions with waist deep ‘puddles’ in part, made for some interesting moorland running before a sting in the tail with some very steep read more

  • YDL Lower – Match 4

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  • Ironman UK

    Sunday, 19th July 2015 Three Blue Vests were among the 2500 field that undertook the Ironman UK competition today, held on our doorstep in Bolton again – a great exhibition of the town’s best side. Cherry Collison was first home as 17th F40, having maintained a high cadence during the read more

  • Jubilee 5M

    Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Tony Valentine won the third of this 5 mile race series from Rivington village in 27:23, 11 seconds in front of Leigh’s Dave Smith. Without the added ingredient of CLGP competition, he was some 17s off his June time. In fourth position of the 106 field, read more

  • Bolton NHS Fun Triathlon

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