Prepare for the great outdoors

The Delph Watersports Centre

Start the indoor swim training at our 4 venues at £28 standing order, for as many swims as you wish.

In May, we’ll be at the Delph Watersports Centre on Saturdays from 2pm onwards.

Also, one-to-one sessions are available with Neil Thomson and Alex Fry. It’s the best training anywhere in the UK. So enjoy the quality and enjoy the experience.

Emma Bradley makes her mark on 2020

Emma Bradley makes her mark on 2020

13 year old Super Athlete, Emma Bradley has been busy already in 2020. Emma trains with Neil Thomson Swimming at Nye Bevan every Thursday and was highly successful in running and athletics events in 2019.

This January, Emma had the honour of representing Wigan at the Greater Manchester Schools Cross Country Championships.

Emma has a great attitude to training and racing and I foresee a highly successful year ahead for her in 2020.

West Lancs Tri Club have had great success in 2019!

James Thompson completed the beyond arduous Marathon des Sables event in the Sahara Desert. Our top Triathlete, Colin Eastham, won 6 triathlon events this year, despite suffering from injury. Even injured, Colin is in a league of his own!

Ironman events have been completed by the following members

– Wayne Storey
– Tommy Hollis
– Michael Cornes [Lanzarote Ironman]
– Paul McGregor [Ironman UK]
– Kevin Polhill [Ironman UK]
– Joe Bramall [Ironman Copenhagen]
– Bryan Riley [Ironman Vichy]
– Rob Hamill [Ironman Barcelona]
– Shaun Rheade [Ironman Wales]
– Rob Simmonite [Ironman UK]

Viv Hanson came 3rd in the Aquabike Race and Kath Johnson came 3rd in the Shropshire Triathlon.

Have a Happy Christmas and here’s to a happy and successful 2020!

Shropshire Triathlon

There was great success for West Lancs Tri Club at the Shropshire Triathlon recently. Kath Johnstone finished in 3rd place in her age group and so mounted the podium in a very competitive category. Well Done, Kath!

Iron Man Success!

Rob Hamill became our most recent IRONMAN RUNNER this month with a supreme 13 hours 18 minutes and 4 seconds finishing time on 6th October 2019.

Rob Simmonite completed IronMan UK.

Shaun Rheade completed IronMan Wales and Paul McGregor completed IronMan UK.

Another Club record for Chris!

Chris Millington broke his own club record in winning the Aintree Half – Marathon in the phenomenal time of 1 Hour 18 Minutes and 43 Seconds.

Chris holds 5 club running records and is taking on running standards to new heights every month.

Emma Bradley, Fell Runner extraordinaire!

12 year old Emma Bradley has had a prolific season in 2019. On 15th September, Emma gained 3rd place in the Embassy Fell Race.

Then on the 22nd September, Emma won the Abersoch Bench Blast 2km Race, and secured an overall 1st place in the Abersoch Beach Chief series.

On 6th October, Emma, a Thursday night Nye Bevan regular, represented her school at the English Fell Running Championships. Emma finished 25th in UK in her age group on a wet, muddy and slippery course.

Great Running, Emma!

July round-up

It’s been a busy month at West Lancs Tri Club. James O’Neill set a new mens mile record of 23 mins and 39 seconds and a new Ironman record of 57 mins and 49 seconds.

Colin Eastham has won 6 consecutive Tri events and Chris Millington won the Aintree 10km.

The Tour of Merseyside was completed by Angela Crerar Connor. The O’Neill family, including James completed the Derwentwater 1 mile swim.

Kevin Polhill completed his first Ironman in 12 hours and 43 minutes and Owen Martin did the Liverpool to Chester Bike Ride.

Running Success

Emma Bradley, aged 12, gained 3rd place in the LowGill Fell Race, then earned 1st place in the 2nd race of the Jubilee race series at Horwich.

Emma’s time of 5 minutes 57 seconds is a new girls and ladies club record for the 1 mile run.