Warwickshire Schools Cross Country at Loughborough 25th March 2017

Report and photos by Lisa Stretton Athletes James Stretton and Ellie Gauntlett from Tamworth Athletic Club represented Warwickshire Schools in the National Yr 7 Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough. There were athletes taking part from 28 different counties and regions across the UK. James ran in the Yr 7 boys race and …

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Staffordshire Cross Country Relay event at Rowley Park Stadium Stafford on Saturday 25th March 2017

Report  and photos by Sue Fairburn. On a sunny spring day Tamworth Athletics Club was represented by a group of young athletes in the Staffordshire Cross Country Relay event at Rowley Park Stadium Stafford on Saturday. Running in the U11 boys were Joseph Gorst, Oisin Au, Max Hamer and Sam Williams In the U11 girls …

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WMYACCL 5th Round 12 February 2017 at Aldersley Stadium Wolverhampton.

Report and photos by Allen Cook. The West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League provides young people from the age range 9 to 17 the opportunity to get away from their computer consoles, games machines, mobile phones and televisions to participate in events that test them. They not only have to battle against the elements …

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Latest News – Cross Country Round – Up

Warwickshire Schools Championships 21st January 2017 at Stratford upon Avon Running in the Under 17 Men’s race James Oakley came an excellent 5th place. In the Under 13 Boy’s race Kai Buckley gave a good account of himself in 20th place. In the Under 15 girls race Abi Hamer won a brilliant Silver Medal and …

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WMYACCL Match 4 Abington Park Northampton 15th January 2017

Report by Allen Cook Tamworth AC athletes took part in Match 4 of the West Midland Young Athletes Cross Country League at Abington Park Northampton on a cold, rainy day last weekend. First off were the Under 17 Women with Charlotte Bush and Emily Findlater.  Charlote was first home for Tamworth in 9th place with …

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Staffordshire County Cross Country Championships at Aldersley Wolverhampton 7th January 2017

Report and Photos by Allen Cook Tamworth AC athletes took part in the Staffordshire Cross Country Championships at Aldersley, Wolverhampton last weekend. The Under 13 Girls were Abi Hamer who came a strong 11th followed by Emily Pearce 19th and Tegan Vickery in 20th.  Ellie Gauntlett came 26th.  The Under 13 Girls did well coming …

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WMYACCL Meeting No. 3 at Perry Park, 11 Dec 2016

Report and Photos by Allen Cook Following the heavy rain the day before conditions for the athletes were reasonable. With a light breeze the skies were overcast with light cloud and the sun came out occasionally. The course at Perry Park has a few gradual climbs and one sharp incline before the athletes go around …

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WMYACCL 2nd Meeting at Warley Woods 20th November 2016

Story by Allen Cook, Pictures by Lynette Clawley Tamworth AC athletes took part in the 2nd meeting of the West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League on Sunday 20th November. A cold and cloudy day but the anticipated rain held off and the athletes were able to concentrate on competitive running. Unfortunately illness prevented some …

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Schools Inter-County Race Sandwell Valley 12th November 2016

The Schools Inter County Cross Country Competition took place at Sandwell Valley Country Park last Saturday. Competitors from six counties took part Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands Cheshire, Shropshire and Surrey. Athletes from Tamworth Athletics Club took part in the event six athletes wearing the Staffordshire shirt and seven wearing the Warwickshire shirt. In the Minor …

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WMYACCL Match 1: Hatton Country Park hosted by Leamington C&AC 2nd October 2016

With over 700 athletes and 20 clubs competing in the WMYACCL series of cross country races on a bright warm day the scene was set for some highly competitive running In the first race of the day which was the Under 17 Women TAC had 3 athletes.  Rebecca Brayer showing her usual consistency came 9th …

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