Posts by Jim Rowley

April 2024 Club Record-Breakers

ROAD Congratulations to Matthew Lynas on claiming three V55 Road records in the last month! Matthew improved both the 5-Mile and the Half-Marathon records that had stood for over 21 years! In addition, Matthew improved his own Marathon record time in April 2024 by a full 9 minutes in Manchester!…

February & March 2024 Club Record-Breakers

ROAD Congratulations to John Carr on breaking the previous 5K record of 16:46 for the V50 category with a time of 16:19 in Leicester. This record had stood for almost 25 years! TRACK Jasyn Savage claimed yet more records Indoors at the Manchester Indoor Open events. Jasyn claimed the 200m…

January 2024 Club Record-Breakers

ROAD Harry Newton has claimed the 5K and 10 Mile records in the V85 category this month. Harry continues to shatter records, and is now the proud holder of 21 club records on the Road for Macclesfield Harriers! Truly remarkable. INDOOR (FIELD) Hayden Blunn achieved an excellent 2nd place and…

Winter (November / December) 2023 Club Record-Breakers

Happy New Year Record Breakers! Road On the Road, Mark Walker claimed both the V40 10K & 15K records. The previous 10K record of 33:14 had been set back in the year 2000! Mark set a new record of 33:01 at Trafford in March 2022, and also claimed a new…

October 2023 Club Record-Breakers

Congratulations to Charlie Bird this month for recording a new female V35 Hammer record of 38.52m set at the Bury AC Spring Throws event. Charlie was the current record holder with 37.18m, and now improves this even further! Will we see Charlie go over 40m perhaps in 2024?! The V55…

August and September 2023 Club Record-Breakers

Several Track and Field records were records claimed during the summer months of August and September 2023. It was a particularly successful summer for the Savage family, as Jasyn Savage claimed V45 Field event records including shot, hammer and discus, while Samuel Savage secured a previously unclaimed record for the…

July 2023 Club Record-Breakers

A bumper month in July 2023 as multiple records were claimed across Track, Field, and Road. Declan Murray claimed several Senior Track records both indoors and outdoors, while also claiming the Senior 5k Road record. Hilary West claimed several Indoor Track and Field records in both the V60 and V65…

June 2023 Club Record-Breakers

New records claimed in June 2023 across Track, Field and Road, including several that had stood for over ten years! Elizabeth Pendrill set a new U15 75m Hurdles record of 11.70 seconds at the YDL Lower event in Leigh. A record that had stood for almost 19 years! Hayden Blunn set…

May 2023 Club Record-Breakers

New records claimed in May 2023 on the Track for both the 800m and 3000m in the Veteran categories. Samuel Savage claimed both the U13 Shot and U13 Discus records, while Harry Newton has had an incredible run since the start of the year, claiming multiple Road records for the…

Could you be a Club Record-Breaker?

Club-Records-Dashboard I have pleasure in announcing a newly refreshed Club Records area. The area can be located here, and through the About >> Club Records area of the site.Club RecordsThis contains a link to an updated Excel document. The document lists Track & Field records for both Indoor & Outdoor…