Bury AC played host to the third of the four Cheshire Track and Field League fixtures this year and used the home advantage to good effect. The men’s team took third place overall, the best placing of the season and the women’s team were also third whilst the under 11s took second.
For the seniors there were victories in the A and B 1500m for Christie Cook and Alison Dale respectively. There was a clean sweep in the 3000m with Ben Coop winning the A race, Giles Bennett the B, Mark Johnson the C and Andy Worthington the D. Siobhan Guy won the women’s A 3000m. There were also good performances from Mike Hunter (100m), Roger Morley (triple jump), and Ruth Worthington and Pam Hitchen (discus).
For the under 17s, Hashim Shah was runner up in the A 100m, as was Oliver Kirkby in the B race. Chloe Fairhurst took 5th in the 100m A race.
The under 15 events saw wins for Daisy Worthington (B 100m) and the girls 4 x 100m relay team. There were good individual performances from Stefan Kalambouka (100m and 1500m), Patrick Clarke (100m and long jump), Oliver Donnelly (100m and 1500m), Seb Brett (100m and long jump), Charlotte Larkin (100m), Ella Tyrell (100m and shot), Charlotte Speakman-Farnworth (100m and 1500m), Charlotte Smith (1500m), Grace Goodsell (high jump) and Amy Garroch (high jump).
Jerel Livingston was the star performer for the under 13s. He won the A 200m, won the A high jump with an excellent effort of 1.50m and helped the team to 2nd in the relay. Jay Cook (200m and 800m), Evan Savage (200m and 800m), Rowan Norberry (100m, 800m and shot) and Elliot Savage (shot) all scored vital points for the boys. For the girls Ella Hall (100m and long jump), Grace Gibson (100m and 800m), Abigail Howard (100m), Erin Garroch (100m and javelin), Erin Kenyon (800m and javelin), Freya Potts (800m), Eleanor Long (800m) and Lucy Pixton (long jump) all kept the points coming in. The relay team took third in a quality field.
The under 11 squad again showed the future strength and potential for the club. There were individual victories for Charlie Fawcett (C 600m), Harry Yates (A javelin), Matilda Brett (D 75m and D 600m)), Connie Potts (B 600m and javelin) and Esther McGrath (C 600m). There were also excellent performances from Oliver Horford (75m and 600m), Noah Carter (75m, 600m, long jump and javelin), Jacob Bauley (75m and 600m), Pearl Porter (75m, 600m and long jump), Millie Yates (75m) and Ayva Turner (javelin). The boys and girls team both finished as runners up in their respective 4 x 100m relays.