Three of the club’s veterans ran in the Essar Chester Round the Walls race on Boxing Day. This is now one of the oldest races in the country, the running of this race being a near-constant event in the city since its inception in 1972, Now in its 46th year, the approximately 6km route starts on the Roodee, then runs briefly along a quiet canal towpath before ascending steps to follow a clockwise section of the Roman and Medieval walls, passing under the Eastgate clock, before finishing back on the racecourse. First to finish for the club was John Appleton (M60) in 236 th. place in 33 min.23 secs., Laura Bunting (L45) ran 36 min.52 secs. finishing 315 th. and Pam Appleton(L65) completed the turnout in 393 rd. place with a time of 40 min.35 secs..
Darren Scott made an instant impact in his debut over the indoor 60m hurdles at Sport City, knocking over a second off Phil Robinson’s previous best recording 9.96 seconds.
Darren also competed in the 60m flat finishing third in 7.53 ahead of the much-fancied Declan Taylor from Blackpool and Harrow’s Andy Lewis.