Athletics

Athletics

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

A host of Lancashire stars across a range of sports are in action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
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Emma Whitaker won a silver medal at the European Cup in Spain.

Pentathlon GB: Emma wins silver medal at European Cup in Spain

Bolton-le-Sands youngster Emma Whitaker was part of the Pentathlon GB Under-19s team collected a silver medal in the girls’ relay event at the European Cup in Spain at the weekend.

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Bolton-le-Sands' Emma Whitaker with mixed relay partner George Budden at the Under 19 Pentathlon World Championships in Prague.

Emma earns GB pentathlon call up

Bolton Le Sands pentathlete Emma Whitaker will compete for her country at a major international meeting.

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Scarlet Dale.

Superb Scarlet finishes third at English National Championships

This year’s English National Cross Country Championships took place at the historic Parliament Hill Fields in London as Lancaster and Morecambe’s Scarlet Dale toed the line with 150 girls in the Junior women’s race.

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Georgia Hannam in action at the World Cup in Cairo for GB Pentathlon.

Morecambe athlete on losing side for Pentathlon GB at World Cup in Cairo

Morecambe athlete Georgia Hannam and her Pentathlon GB teammates just missed out on a place in the World Cup 1 final last week in Cairo, despite bravely fighting through what was a very tough field.

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Runners take part in the Hunters 10k race in Preston.

Athletics: Terrific Tracey shines for club in Four Villages race

Lancaster and Morecambe Atheltics Club’s road runners have been in action over the last couple of weeks.

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Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club's Louise Goddard.

Athletics: L&M members hit the ground running in busy start to 2018

Lancaster & Morecambe AC’s road runners have got 2018 off to a successful start, with great performances from many members at local events.

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A mental health mile will take place in Williamson Park.

Lancaster park hosts mental health mile

Running company LegItLancaster will host a class at Williamson Park to raise awareness of mental health problems.

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Runners at the starting line of the Christmas Cracker race.

Athletics: Busy end to year for road runners

Lancaster and Morecambe AC’s road runners had a busy end to 2017, with plenty of successful performances in local events.

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Lukas Eichmeyer and Rhys Ashton (225) in the U15 boys' race.

Five athletes chosen to represent county at cross country championships

The Lancashire County Cross Country Championships were held at Witton Park in Blackburn on Saturday, with a number of Lancaster and Morecambe AC athletes competing.

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Festive 4k run in Lancaster.

Hundreds take part in Lancaster festive 4k run

A record number of runners put their best foot forward to shed the excesses of Christmas.

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Runners of all ages took part in the event.

Runners enjoy park life

The Lancaster version of national running craze parkrun has reached a major milestone.

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A race due to take place in Leeds this weekend as been cancelled.

New records and personal bests for Lancaster Runners

The Lancaster Runners have had a busy few weeks with new records and personal best times aplenty.

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Lancaster and Morecambe AC's U13G team of Mia Brayshaw, Kirsty Maher and Maddie Hutton.

Young runners take part in national championships

Lancaster and Morecambe AC junior teams took part in the English National Cross Country Relay Championships at Berry Park in Mansfield at the weekend.

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From left, Lancaster and Morecambe's U13 boys Jacob Preston, Fabian Schiller, Luke Leadbeatter, Jack Collett, Fred Calvert, Thomas McGratton and Tobias Swarbrick prior to their race.

Athletics: Lancaster and Morecambe AC out in force at Cross Country meeting

Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club were out in force at the first Mid Lancs Cross Country League fixture at Cueren Valley Park near Leyland on Saturday.

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Louise Goddard.

Athletics: Lancaster and Morecambe’s Gardner takes bronze

Runners from Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club have been busy out on the roads.

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Running.

Athletics: Records broken in busy week for Lancaster Runners

Lancaster Runners were on top form again this week with some fine results across Lancaster, Pilling and at the Great Scottish Run.

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Maureen Roberts, Gemma Greenwood and Diane Chambers. Sprint Finish Photography.

Lancaster runners on top form at Preston and Hull races

Lancaster Runners were on top form again at the weekend with plenty of personal bests set and fine performances at the Preston 5k and 10k races, and a category win at the Hull Marathon.

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Ben Ransome.

Feature: Ben joined athletics club in an attempt to give up smoking

In the third of a series of articles, Ben Ransome talks about his experiences with Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club.

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In pictures: All the colours of the rainbow at prom dash

An explosion of colour marked the start of the fourth annual Colour Dash which has already raised almost £100k for Lancaster’s St John’s Hospice.

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