Archive for January 2011

England Athletics Combined Events Championships

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Three of the club’s female multi-eventers competed in the England Athletics combined Events Championships at Sheffield EIS last weekend (Jan 8/9th). It was a fierce battle for the medals in the Snr Womens competition,Amy Marchant finishing just outside of them in 5th place (3rd in the Northern Championship).She was giving away at least two years to the top four and […]

Ron Pickering Memorial Trust

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

This year (2011) awards have been made to four of our athletes; James Wilkinson. (1500/3000/3000SC) Daniel Gardiner (long jump/decathlon) Gordon Benson (3000) Jamie Higgins (5km Walk)

Yorkshire and Humberside XC Champs, Doncaster, 6/01/11

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

‘Three Yorkshire Champions’ for LCAC, even with a number of our best athletes elsewhere! It was a cold but dry day at Doncaster Race Course Jockey Training School, a hilly course which tested even our strongest runners. We had representatives in all categories; U13 girls – Laura Benson came 53rd U15 girls – Gemma Keir […]

IPC Athletics World Championships

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Hannah Cockcroft competed in the IPC Athletics World Championships, being held at Christchurch New Zealand, at the weekend and became double World Champion! Hannah won the T34 Women’s 100m and 200m, both in championship record times (18.98s and 33.72s) Well done Hannah!! http://www.uka.org.uk/media/news/january-2011/24-01-11-ipc-6/

NORTHERN ATHLETICS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – EIS SHEFFIELD 15-16/01/2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

A sprinkling of the club’s athletes flew the flag for Leeds City at the Northern Indoor Championships. In the U15 girls age group,Alyssia Carr & Melissa Fletcher took on the 60m Hurdles,placing 2nd and 4th respectively in their heat and clocking times of 9.74s & 10.13s. Alyssia claimed bronze in the final,with an improved time of […]

WAKEFIELD INDOOR OPEN – THORNES PARK 22/01/2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Tony Bowman opened his first indoor season as an M75 athlete,by running two 50m sprints,clocking 7.8s and later 8.0s. He also ran the same distance over the hurdles in a time of 9.4s.