ATHLETICS: A marathon best

4:53pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

VALE Royal Athletics Club’s Rob Olliver lowered his personal best during Sunday’s Rome Marathon, clocking under three hours.

Gerrard is first for the county

Northwich Guardian: Katie claims victory

5:29pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

GRANGE School’s Katie Gerrard was among the outstanding performers in Cheshire’s team during Saturday’s English Schools’ National Cross Country Championships.

Gerrard has shot at a second national title

Northwich Guardian: Katie claims victory

4:58pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

CHESHIRE'S squad for this weekend's English Schools' Cross Country Championships includes a recently-crowned national champion

Brilliant Brough is all smiles after a career-best finish at national event

Northwich Guardian: Brilliant Brough is all smiles after a career-best finish at national event

2:47pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

SHE may not have won a medal, but Katie Brough rates her run at Saturday’s national cross country championships as her best yet, writes Andrew Simpson.

Club's athletes aim to star on national stage

Northwich Guardian: Vale's Sheen shine

12:05pm Friday 21st February 2014

VALE Royal Athletics Club runners are targeting success at Saturday's national cross country championships

Vale's Sheen shine

Northwich Guardian: Vale's Sheen shine

3:52pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

MATTHEW Sheen was a race-winner in the Manchester Area Cross Country League for the second time this season on Saturday.

Katie claims victory

Northwich Guardian: Katie claims victory

9:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

KATIE Gerrard was a race-winner for Vale Royal Athletics Club during the fourth match of the Manchester Cross Country League.

Next test for Katie

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough in action for Great Britain at last month's SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Belgrade. Picture: MARK SHEARMAN

10:45am Friday 10th January 2014

AFTER winning gold in Great Britain colours last month, Katie Brough steps back on to the international stage in Scotland this weekend

England calls for Vale Royal duo

Northwich Guardian: Tessa McCormick successfully defended her under 20s women's title at Saturday's Cheshire Cross Country Championships. Picture: IAN PARK

5:11pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

ELLIOT Bowker and Tessa McCormick will become Vale Royal's latest international stars later this month

Selectors call again for Katie

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough in action for GB in Belgrade. Picture: MARK SHEARMAN

5:58pm Thursday 12th December 2013

AFTER winning gold with Great Britain's senior women last weekend, Katie Brough has been rewarded with a place in the team for another international event

Katie strikes team gold

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough in action for GB in Belgrade. Picture: MARK SHEARMAN

2:53pm Thursday 12th December 2013

KATIE Brough struck gold at the European Cross Country Championships on Sunday, the perfect end to week she later described as a ‘dream come true’.

Brough excited to be in GB line-up

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough in action for Vale Royal

12:30pm Saturday 7th December 2013

WHILE Katie Brough stands waiting for the start of the senior women’s race in the SPAR European Cross Country Championships this weekend, she can contemplate accomplishing a remarkable mission.

British selectors call on Brough

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough ran a personal best in Huelva last week

8:00am Friday 29th November 2013

KATIE Brough is the latest Vale Royal Athletics Club runner to be selected to run for her country

Doyle helps England

10:30am Friday 22nd November 2013

STUART Doyle helped England to collective victory at the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International in Cardiff on Saturday.

Pettitt's big win

9:00am Thursday 21st November 2013

EDWARD Pettitt was a race-winner for Vale Royal Athletics Club in the third round of the North Staffordshire Cross Country League in Stoke on Saturday.

Katie leads the way for Vale Royal

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough, left, was pushed hard by Jackie Fairchild in the Manchester Area Cross Country League opener. Picture: Alison Hartopp

6:33pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club's Katie Brough won the senior women's race at the Manchester Area Cross Country League season opener

ATHLETICS: Barnett stars for Vale at season opener

9:30am Friday 4th October 2013

GEMMA Barnett was a race winner in familiar surroundings to mark the start of the cross country season on Saturday.

Golden double

10:00am Saturday 21st September 2013

A KINGSMEAD schoolgirl secured double gold medal success in the UK Youth Development League National Finals at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

ATHLETICS: Gold medals for Vale Royal duo

10:30am Thursday 22nd August 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club runners defeated rivals who have represented their country to be crowned regional champions at the weekend.

ATHLETICS: Perry takes title a second time

12:00pm Thursday 15th August 2013

CHRIS Perry was quicker than his rivals for the second successive summer as he claimed victory in Vale Royal Athletics Club’s Pie and Peas Five.

ATHLETICS: Webster leads the way at English Schools' Track and Field Championships

10:00am Saturday 13th July 2013

GRANGE School’s James Webster was a medal-winner for Cheshire at the weekend’s English Schools’ Track and Field Championships in Birmingham.

Cheshire team named for English schools championship

Northwich Guardian: Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

3:13pm Friday 21st June 2013

THE Cheshire team for next month's English Schools' Track and Field Championships has been named, including six mid Cheshire athletes

Trio wins gold at Mason Trophy meet

Northwich Guardian: Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

12:20pm Friday 21st June 2013

THREE mid Cheshire athletes - Elliot Bowker, Katie Gerrard and Jenny Pyatt - were victors for Cheshire during last weekend's Mason Trophy meeting

Brough shines in Spain

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough ran a personal best in Huelva last week

4:07pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

KATIE Brough continued her preparation for next month's British Championship's with quick time over 5,000m in Spain last week

More than dozen gold medals for Mid Cheshire at county championships

Northwich Guardian: Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

3:06pm Friday 14th June 2013

MORE than a dozen athletes in Mid Cheshire colours won gold during last weekend's Cheshire Schools' Championships at Macclesfield

Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

Northwich Guardian: Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

2:13pm Friday 14th June 2013

MORE than 20 pupils, from seven schools in mid Cheshire, represent Cheshire at this weekend's Mason Trophy competition

Brough beats lifetime best on Vale Royal debut

Northwich Guardian: Katie Brough in action during last weekend's BUPA Great Manchester Run

10:00am Sunday 2nd June 2013

GREAT Britain international Katie Brough starred on her debut for Vale Royal Athletics Club during the BUPA Great Manchester Run

Team bronze for Vale Royal at nationals

Northwich Guardian: Kate Spilsbury runs through the mud at Sunderland on Saturday. Picture: Adrian Royle

4:30pm Wednesday 27th February 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club's junior women emulated the achievement of international runners on Saturday.

Five gold medals for Mid Cheshire

5:25pm Wednesday 6th February 2013

ELLIOT Bowker, Katie Gerrard and Ben Lee were race winners for Mid Cheshire Schools at the annual county championships.

Medals success for Vale Royal

Northwich Guardian: Vale Royal Athletics Club's Jon Owen, left, and Matt Rowlinson during the under 15s boys' race on Saturday. Picture: Gill Owen

12:06pm Monday 28th January 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club returned home from Saturday's snow-bound regional cross country championships with five medals, two of them gold.

Thorn in pole position for league finale

5:28pm Monday 14th January 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club runners braved the mud at Boggart Hole Clough, near Manchester, on Saturday.

Perry takes top cross country title

Northwich Guardian: Chris Perry finished first in the senior men's race at Saturday's Cheshire County AA Cross Country Championship.

12:24pm Monday 7th January 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club sent its biggest ever contingent to the Cheshire County AA Cross Country Championship on Saturday.

Club’s target is to match medals haul

Northwich Guardian: Vale Royal Athletics Club's Zack Bamber, right, placed second in the under 17s boys' race last year.

9:00am Thursday 3rd January 2013

VALE Royal Athletics Club’s runners face a tough task to top last year’s record-breaking medals haul at this weekend’s Cheshire County AA Cross Country Championships.

Hinchly impresses at Sefton Park to record Vale Royal’s best finish of the day

4:55pm Thursday 29th November 2012

AMY Hinchly again caught the eye in Vale Royal Athletics Club’s colours at Saturday’s McCain UKA Cross Challenge second round.

Young runners help Vale Royal's seniors to shine

Northwich Guardian: Chris Perry led Vale Royal Athletics Club's senior men at Nottingham's Clumber Park.

10:30pm Sunday 14th October 2012

Vale Royal Athletics Club's six-strong entry to Saturday's English Road Running Association National Relays had an average age of less than 23.

Success against region's best for Vale Royal AC

Northwich Guardian: Josh Hinchly leads Vale Royal AC's challenge in the U13s boys race.

10:35am Tuesday 18th September 2012

HOSTS Vale Royal Athletics Club dominated the Cheshire County AA Road Relays Championship on home turf at the weekend.

Mixed fortunes at schools' national championship

Northwich Guardian: Grange School pupil Katie Gerrard missed out on a place in the inter girls' 1,500m final at Gateshead.

11:30pm Saturday 7th July 2012

SIX athletes from schools in mid Cheshire represented the county at this weekend's Aviva English National Schools' Track and Field Championship.

Double gold winning Tomlinson jumps his way into the record books

Northwich Guardian: Richard Tranter was yet another double medal winner, in the mens triple and long jump

3:48pm Thursday 17th May 2012

ADRIAN Tomlinson stole the show in the weekend’s Cheshire Track and Field Championships.

Duo to answer England's call

Northwich Guardian: From left, Cheshire's U15s girls' quartet of Harriet Knowles-Jones, Jessica Parsons, Katie Gerrard and Elizabeth Smith. Picture supplied.

11:30am Tuesday 20th March 2012

JESSICA Parsons and Katie Gerrard will run for England schools later this month after impressing at Saturday's national championships.

Bronze medal for Vale Royal girls in Cheshire colours

Northwich Guardian: From left, Cheshire's U15s girls' quartet of Harriet Knowles-Jones, Jessica Parsons, Katie Gerrard and Elizabeth Smith. Picture supplied.

3:47pm Thursday 15th March 2012

VALE Royal AC pair Jessica Parsons and Katie Gerrard were bronze medal winners at the weekend's UK CAU Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships.

Megan leads Vale Royal AC challenge

Northwich Guardian: Megan Huxley battled testing conditions to win the U17s girls' race at Forest Road in Warrington during last year's Cheshire County AA Cross Country Championship. Picture: Ian Park.

12:30pm Wednesday 4th January 2012

MEGAN Huxley seeks a fifth successive individual title at this weekend’s Cheshire County AA Cross Country Championships at Knights Grange.

UPDATED: Friday at the English Schools’ Championships

5:30pm Friday 1st July 2011

SAM Dykes became the first mid Cheshire athlete to reach a final on track as the Aviva English Schools’ Track and Field Championships started today.

Mid Cheshire pupils set for national stage

Northwich Guardian: From left, Weaverham High School trio Jacob Williamson, Amy Howarth, both 14, and 16-year-old James Ayre.

5:10pm Thursday 30th June 2011

PUPILS from mid Cheshire have a chance to prove how strong athletics in the county is at this weekend’s English Schools’ Track and Field Championships.

Stockton picked for European Championships

Northwich Guardian: Stevie Stockton, 21, will compete over 5,000m in the European Athletics U23s Championships.

12:38pm Wednesday 29th June 2011

STEVIE Stockton will run for Great Britain again next month over a distance she raced only for the first time at the weekend.

Cheshire finish second in Mason Trophy

Northwich Guardian: Matthew Sheen won the junior boys' 800m at Saturday's Mason Trophy meeting.

4:17pm Thursday 23rd June 2011

ATHLETES from mid Cheshire schools helped their county team to a runner-up prize at a national track and field championship.

Stockton plans to relish GB chance

Northwich Guardian: Stevie Stockton, 21, runs in the women's 3,000m in Stockholm this weekend.

1:30pm Thursday 16th June 2011

STEVIE Stockton has vowed to make the most of her senior track debut in Great Britain colours at the SPAR European Team Championships this weekend.

Stockton to make GB track debut

Northwich Guardian: Steve Stockton, 21, is in Great Britiain's team for the European Team Championships.

2:47pm Wednesday 8th June 2011

STEVIE Stockton will race on track in Great Britain colours for the first time after she was picked for the forthcoming SPAR European Team Championships.

Holmes backs Stevie to succeed

Northwich Guardian: Stevie Stockton, 21, races at the World Cross Country Championships in Spain this weekend. Picture: Bryan Dale.

2:13pm Thursday 17th March 2011

DOUBLE Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes believes know-how will help Stevie Stockton at this weekend’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

Stockton hopes to make GB standard

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5:36pm Friday 4th March 2011

Guardian sports writer Andrew Simpson previews this weekend's UK CAU Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships in Birmingham.

Vale Royal AC's girls are silver stars

Northwich Guardian: From left, Vale Royal AC's U17s girls quartet Amelia Pettitt, Megan Huxley, Kate Moulds and Tess McCormick.

12:30pm Monday 21st February 2011

MEGAN Huxley led Vale Royal Athletics Club’s U17s girls’ team to a silver medal at Saturday’s Saucony ECCA National Championships.




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