National Cross Country Championships for Emma

Well done to 13 year old Emma Bradley for yet another excellent running performance.

This time it was the National Cross Country Championships at Nottingham on 22nd February.

Emma braved muddy, wet and stormy conditions to complete this challenging Cross Country Event over 3 1/2 km in a great time with an excellent position.

Well done Emma!

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.

Half Marathon Success for Owen Martin

Well done to Owen Martin for completing the Aintree half Marathon in December.

This caps a highly successful year for Owen, who overcame major injury to compete Triathlons, Open Water Swim and Long Distance Running events in 2019.

Owen, a regular at Meadows Swim can look forward to a Golden Year 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!

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.