Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

T&F

T&F Success at Bury YDL

The first YDL (Youth Development League)Track and field Event took place at Bury on Saturday.

All age groups had an excellent turn out of competitors, with many competing for the first time in this league.

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Success at London Mini-Marathon & Indoor Sportshall

LONDON MINI MARATHON - Sian Heslop and Finley Proffitt represented the North West in the Mini Marathon, which is the last 3 miles of the official London Marathon. Course.
Sian came 6th in a time of 16.51 and helped the North West team take 1st place.
Finley came 59th in a time of 16.28, in a crazily fast paced race.
A fantastic experience for both of them and an amazing achievement.

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More success for Macclesfield Harriers in Indoor Championships

Many congratulations to new member Hilary West who gained a silver and bronze medal at the British Masters Indoor Championships at Lee Valley last weekend.  Hilary won silver in the W55 400m in a time of 76.48 secs and a bronze in the 200m in 33.87secs, setting a club record in the 200m.  Hilary also finished 4th in the 800m in another club age group record time of 2 min 53.91s.  We look forward to welcoming Hilary to the track team in the summer and hope her performances will inspire others to try out some new track events.

Barbara Murray

Macclesfield Athletics Coaching Clinics 2017

Would you like to improve your athletics skills or try out a track and field event for the first time, then register for the 2017 track and field coaching clinics being held on 1st April, 29th April and 1st July.  Places are limited so please book your place now by completing the registration form (PDF Form or WORD Form) which is also available in the club house and Leisure Centre.

Open to all over 11 years of age, the clinics offer an opportunity to improve your athletics skills under the guidance of expert coaches in a number of disciplines including Pole Vault, Hurdles, High Jump, Long Jump and Throws.  Cost is only £3 per session (towards the track hire).  The clinics are supported by the Macclesfield Athletics Development Fund (reg charity no. 1041755)

Barbara Murray (telephone 01625 573729)

ENGLAND ATHLETICS INDOOR AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

The EA Indoor Age Group champs were held last weekend at EIS Sheffield.

We had two notable successes from the club...

U15 Boys High Jump - Jacob Thompson - second - 1.75m

U15 Boys Long Jump - Morgan Frith - third - 5.94m

Congratulations to both of them !!

Further details and a link to the full results are on the England Athletics site here

http://www.englandathletics.org/england-athletics-news/sheffield-proves-no1-for-record-collectors?nid=479&userId=-1