WARRINGTON Athletics Club’s Julie Hicken claimed two medals representing the north of England in an inter-regional veterans match at Solihull on Sunday.

Hicken ran in the 400m and finished in bronze position in 71.26secs, smashing her previous best time as a veteran athlete by almost four seconds.

Hicken also claimed gold as part of a relay team after her bronze medal solo effort, running the first leg of 4 x 100m relay and handing over in the lead.