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Doubts are raised over Midland road relay times

QUESTIONS have been raised about the authenticity of the times recorded at the Midland Counties 6-Stage Road Relay Championships. Following the publication of results last night comments have been made on social media from various clubs that the times are inaccurate. The most glaring appears to be in the fastest time of the day. Tipton’s Read more about Doubts are raised over Midland road relay times[…]

Can in-form Jenny hit top spot in the Bristol half?

JENNY Spink will be heading the local challenge in the Bristol half marathon on Sunday. The 34-year-old Bristol & West AC runner (pictured) goes into the race with her confidence high after clocking a PB of 34:07 in the Cardiff 10k last weekend. Second last year Spink would dearly love to emulate clubmate Claire Hallisssey, Read more about Can in-form Jenny hit top spot in the Bristol half?[…]

The Woods boys are aiming high in mountain championships

BATH brothers Guy and Alec Woods (pictured) will be joined by Mick O’Doherty and Paul Synott are heading to north Wales this weekend for the World Mountain Running Championships. The week-long event is based at Betws-y-Coed and the attraction for the Bath group is that masters age-group races are also included. “Alec and I will Read more about The Woods boys are aiming high in mountain championships[…]

‘It’s a miracle I am running’, admits ultra star Holly

HOLLY Rush is on international duty this weekend as she represents Great Britain at the World & European 100k Championships in Winschoeten, Holland. Rush is only just recovering from a bout of pneumonia so admits she has no idea how she will perform over the ten laps of 10k. “I will take the race as Read more about ‘It’s a miracle I am running’, admits ultra star Holly[…]

Ada’ora joy at Commonwealth Youth Games silver

CONGRATULATIONS to North Somerset AC teenager and former Easy Runner/Bristol Post athlete of the month winner Ada’ora Chigbo (pictured right) for winning a silver medal for England at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. Chigbo, who is coached by Ken Holmes, finished runner-up in the women’s high jump behind England team-mate Niamh Emerson of Amber Read more about Ada’ora joy at Commonwealth Youth Games silver[…]

Wilson & Owsley make Bristol Post sports awards

LOCAL athletes Adam Wilson (pictured) and Freddie Owsley have been named in the short list for the 2015 Bristol Sports Awards. Bristol & West sprinter Owsley, who made his GB international debut in the European Under 20 Championships, has made the list for the Young Sports Personality category while Yate & District AC runner Wilson Read more about Wilson & Owsley make Bristol Post sports awards[…]