Archive for March 2012


Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Apologies for the delay in naming the January winner of the Athlete of Month Award. Young Athlete if the Month  – Laura Benson  & Jacob Fincham-Dukes In this Category we had two joint winners who gained equal points from the 5 judges. Laura has been the only member of our Under 15 girl’s team through […]

Weekend round up

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

McCain City Challenge – Lee Valley, 3rd Mar 2012   Representing Sheffield Flames in the Tri-event part of this team competition, Katy Marchant finished an excellent 2nd, shaving 1/100th of a second off her own club record in the first event the 60m hurdles with 8.72s. In the long jump, she was close to her best with […]

Leeds Schools Cross Country League – Saturday 3 March 2012 at The Grammar School at Leeds

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

It was mixed weather with periods of sunshine, gusty winds and driving rain on the bleak course at The Grammar School. For the last event of the season spectator numbers seemed to be up, there were large crowds following the runners around the course, however Pat Schofield told me competitor numbers were down! LCAC runners […]

Agenda for Parents Meeting

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Leeds City Athletics Club Parents Evening Tuesday 27th & Thursday 29th March, 2012 – 6:00pm John Charles Sports Centre AGENDA 1. Introduction & “Setting the Scene” – Martin Horbury (10 mins) 2. Participation in Open Meetings & Leagues – Pat Childs (10 mins) 3. Information for Parents of Athletes – Graham Jefferies (10 mins) 4. […]

Senior Harriers Results Round-up, 14/3/12

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The final event of a busy cross-country season was the Inter-County Championships at Cofton Park, Birmingham on Saturday, an event which saw several Leeds City athletes competing, mostly for the Yorkshire team. In the junior men’s race, Gordon Benson was much improved on his National run, finishing 13th, and helping Yorkshire to a comfortable victory. […]

National Cross-Country Championships Statistics (updated)

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Brian Hilton has updated his National Cross-Country statistics, confirming the senior men’s dominance of the national scene this century. The team hasn’t been out of the top 5 for 13 years and the worst position in the last 10 years has been 3rd (a post-war record)! By Brian’s scoring system, this puts us far ahead […]

Weekly Round Up

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Blackpool Open 11th Mar 2012 A handful of athletes braved a pretty dour and cold day by the sea at Blackpool, whereas Leeds enjoyed sunny balmy conditions. In the under 13’s girls Rebecca Lister Jumped 3.58m in the long jump to finish 5th out of 20, beating her previous best by 15cm. Rebecca finished 12th […]

Leeds Sports Awards 2012

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Leeds City members won a hat full of awards at this presentation evening, held at the Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road.  The roll of honour reads :- Professional Participation Coach of the Year, Highly commended – Paul Moseley. Leeds & York Partnership Trust Disability Performer of the Year, Winner – Hannah Cockroft. Club / Team of the Year, Highly commended […]

Senior harriers results round-up, 29/3/12

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Following an excellent run at the Nationals, Dale Worton was selected to run for the North of England in the Home Countries International Race at Rouken Glen Park in Glasgow on 18th March. It sounds like a baptism of fire; in the words of the man himself, “I came 20th out of 33 finishers in […]

Leeds City A C Newsletter

Friday, March 30th, 2012

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