Fireworks 500 open water swim

A good West lancs Tri Club and neil Thomson Swimming contingent participated in this fun end of season event. It’s an open water swim in the dark. Well done to Angela Crerar Connor, Bernie Menton, Nicola Shripmpton, Jo-Anne Robson, Phil Robson and Sophie Robson. 

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!

Running Events.

Angela Crerar Connor completed the Delamere Forest Trail Run. The Southport 10km was completed by Chris Millington (10th place and 1st in age group), Sharon Saunders and Owen Martin.

Club One Mile and Ironman Swim distance record holder James O’Neill completed his first half marathon distance run this month. Great Versatility!

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!

Ormskirk Triathlon

Sandra Eastham defied injury recently to put in a very good performance at the Ormskirk Triathlon.

Sandra has missed a few events due to injury this year, but has managed to keep a high level of fitness.

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.