Monthly Archives: February 2017

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National Cross Country

Members of St Helens Sutton A.C. took part in most age groups of the National Cross-country Championships held in muddy conditions in Nottingham’s Wollaton Park. The club’s youngest runner was Michael Dobson who ran in the Under13years. Boys race over 3km. finishing in 315th position in a field of 458 […]

Standish Hall Trail Race & Wrexham half

Only two of St Helens Sutton A.C. members were racing at the weekend. Matthew Crehan competing in the Standish Hall trail race and Louise Hogg running in the Wrexham Village Bakery Half-marathon. Matthew followed up last week’s win with another victory. The race’s 10km. of “trails” consisted of fields, bridleways, […]

Nick Beer 10km, Llandudno

The club’s oldest regularly competing member, Dorothy Fairhurst (F70), ran in the Nick Beer 10km road race, Starts on the promenade in Llandudno and follows Marine Drive around the scenic Great Orme, before returning to the promenade and finishing opposite Venue Cymru. Dorothy was the first finisher in her age […]

Parbold Hill Race

St Helens Sutton A.C.’s leading men’s distance runner, Matt Crehan confirmed his recent good form at the weekend with a win over large field. Matt running in the 47th Parbold Hill Race, following in the footsteps of his father (Jim Crehan), mother (Susan Crehan) and Uncle (Neil Smart) all previous […]

Winning streak for Gemma!

  Saturday 11th February 2017 saw the final Manchester Area Cross Country League match of the season. Twelve athletes from St Helens Sutton AC competed in the cross country at Woodbank Park, Stockport. First off for the club were the under 13 boys and girls. This race saw Michael Dobson […]

Southport Mad Dog 10k

Three of the club’s senior ladies took part in the Southport Mad Dog 10km. race held on a circular flat course on the front at the seaside town. The open nature of the course and the current wind weather made the going more difficult than might be expected. First of […]

Merseyside Schools Cross Country

Four of St Helens Sutton A.C.’s schoolboy members represented the town in the Merseyside Schools Cross-country Championships held on the parkland course of Birkenhead’s Arrowe Park. Michael Dobson continued his good form in taking third place in the Year 7 Under 13yrs. Boys group with a time for the 2.5km. […]