SIX Warrington Athletics Club youngsters tackled the English National Age Group Championships at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

Olivia Crawford ran excellently in the under 15s 75m hurdles, winning her heat with a wind assisted 11.42secs. In the final she again ran well to finish fifth in 11.54secs.

In the same age group, Fraser Savage finished fifth with a jump of 1.67m.

Under 17 Esme Heavey finished 14th in the 1500m in 4mins 56.96secs, while in the same age group Imogen Wharton was eighth in the 3000m in 10mins 47.53secs.

Lewis Shaw was fourth in his under 17s 100m hurdles heat in 13.70secs but this was not enough to get through to the final.

In the 3000m, Jack Marwood set a new personal best 8mins 50.16secs as he finished seventh.

The Mid Cheshire 5K road race for the Nick Jones Trophy was held on Friday and included an international masters event between England and Wales, with two Warrington AC athletes involved in the International.

First Warrington runner to finish was Brandon Quinton in 11th place, smashing his personal best with 14mins 36secs to be first under 21 runner to finish.

He was closely followed across the line by Nick Jones’ son Jordan in 15th place, also in a PB 14mins 40secs.

Warrington Guardian: Jordan Jones at the front of the packJordan Jones at the front of the pack (Image: Contributed)

Dan Schofield was next to finish in 203rd place in a PB 16mins 18secs.

Dave Gill, running for England Masters, was next in 570th place, in 19mins 14secs, to finish third pin the over 65s age group. This also placed him third in the international and second English counter for the winning team.

Also in the same age group was Dave Watson, running for Welsh Masters, with 19min 45secs, placing him ninth over 65 and second counter for the Welsh team.

Second-claim member Georgina Walker, running for Lymm Runners, was 683rd overall in 20mins 38secs, placing her 136th woman and 11th over 45 woman.

Ellen Turnbull completed the club squad in 753rd place in 22mins 13secs for a PB time and 169th-placed woman and 26th under 21 woman.

Warrington Athletics Club’s under 15 athlete Emily Kinsey, on holiday in Scotland, made her debut racing over 5K at the Loch Tay Highland Lodges Killin 5K on Saturday, producing an excellent run to finish second behind under 20 runner Findlay Pryor from Giffnock North AC.

In finishing second in 19mins 41secs, Emily won the women’s race.

Warrington Guardian: Emily Kinsey, killing it in Killin, ScotlandEmily Kinsey, killing it in Killin, Scotland (Image: Contributed)

Master athlete Louise Blizzard contested the Fleetwood Half Marathon.

In very windy conditions, she finished in 26th place overall with a time of 1hr 34mins 10secs to win the woman’s event outright.

Warrington AC runners achieved pleasing results in the recent annual Birchwood 10K Road Race.

Three of the club’s participants represented Cheshire in an integrated inter-county match against Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Dave Gill was first to finish in 66th place with 40mins 09secs to win the over 65s age group.

Louise Blizzard was next to cross the line in 97th place overall with 42mins 41secs, placing her 18th woman and third over 45s woman.

Next to finish was second-claim member Georgina Walker in 124th place with 44mins 20secs, placing her 22nd woman and fifth over 45s woman.

The club squad was completed by Mervyn Ward, who finished in 137th place with 44mins 53 secs placing him fifth in the over 65s age group.

The race was won in 31mins 50secs by former Warrington AC athlete Danny Cliffe, who lives in London, running for Hercules Wimbledon AC.

Six Warrington AC members took part in the latest Trafford Athletics Club Grand Prix held at Longford Stadium.

In the 3000m series, Cameron Field returned to competition to finish in 10th place with 8mins 36.59secs and was followed home by Dan Fox in 13th place with a personal best 8mins 41.41secs and Chris Stanford 18th also in a PB 8mins 48.11secs.

This time placed Chris 10th in the UK over 40s rankings.

In his race, Dan Schofield finished 15th in a PB 9mins 21.99secs, while Dave Watson was 16th in his race with a PB 11mins 33.30secs which places him ninth in the UK over 65s rankings.

Under 20 Ben Pucill crossed the line sixth in his race in the 800m series, clocking 1min 58.98secs.