Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Striders Trail 5

Despite racing the previous day four of the Senior Men ran in the second St Helens Striders 5 mile.  Matthew Crehan lead the race from start to finish, followed by Tom Griffiths and Steve Anders completing a Sutton clean sweep.  Karen Harrison was the only one of our women spotted […]

Snowdonia Marathon

Two of St Helens Sutton A.C.’s  male veterans tackled the Snowdonia marathon at the weekend.  This challenging course begins just outside Llanberis and sees competitors climb 1,100ft to the top of Llanberis Pass before looping down through Beddgelert and Waunfawr. Participants also have to tackle a rapid climb of around […]

L&D XC Match 1, Arrowe Park

Matt Crehan’s clarion call for this to be Sutton’s year on cross country was emphatically answered when fifteen athletes competed at Arrowe Park in Birkenhead. Matt led the way opening a big lead until he was slowed down by a bad stitch but continued to finish tenth.  “Dropping out wasn’t […]

Manchester Half Marathon

Two of the club’s senior ladies competed in the Manchester Half Marathon which starts on Chester Road near the Ship Canal and finishes in Old Trafford but is mainly run through Salford and Sale. Gemma Connolly ran her fastest half for five years being the fifth lady finisher with a […]

2016 Presentation Evening

This years Presentation Evening is on Friday 18th November 2016. It is being held at Rainhill Ex Services Club on Rainhill Road. Starting at 7pm there will be the presentation of trophies and medals, raffles, games and our FREE hotpot, followed by a great disco. Tickets are available on training […]


3 senior men took part in the TrailFfest trail half marathon on Saturday 24th September. The event is a fund raiser for the Welsh air ambulance and South Snowdonia search and rescue team and starts with a pleasant train ride from the finish at Porthmadog Ffestiniog railway station to the […]

Rainford 10k

Nine members of St Helens Sutton A.C. took part in the Rainford 10km road race which starts and finishes outside Rainford Technology College. Steve Anders continues in his current good form taking second place with a time of 35 min.   19.3 secs.. There was also a second placing for veteran […]