The new Sportshall season starts a few weeks earlier this year, on Sunday 28th September, and we’re looking to kick on again from what was a very successful season in 2013/14. We’re especially looking to get more of our younger under 11 and under 13 athletes involved, as it’s an excellent introduction to competition in an exciting team enviroment. We’ll again …
Congratulations from Christine – ECH & TAC President
Congratulations ECH & TAC Athletes On behalf of East Cheshire Harriers and Tameside Athletics Club committee, I wish to express our congratulations on the fantastic performances of all our athletes both young, and some a little older, who have competed and gained huge successes in a number of events over the last few weeks. We are extremely proud of every ..
Tour of Tameside 2022 and weekly round-up
It’s been a very busy week of athletics, starting on Thursday 16th June when the Tour of Tameside started. ECH had many athletes competing over the full series which finished on Sunday 19th June with Aliesha Smith taking First Lady at only 17 years old by over 7 minutes, which is an absolutely amazing achievement. Gavin Browne finished as runner up ..
Dovestone Diamond Multi-terrain Race 2022
The annual Dovestone Diamond 10k multi-terrain race took place on Wednesday 25th May. Conditions were relatively good, just a bit of wind to contend with. The first 3 miles are very hilly on testing terrain and the second half of the race is very fast, mainly downhill or flat around the very scenic Dovestone Reservoir in Saddleworth. As with any ..
Great Manchester Run 2022
The Great Manchester Run took place last weekend. Five years on from the Manchester Arena bombing made for an emotional occasion, but as always the City came together as one. ECH athletes were ever present in all disciplines. The Junior races took place on Saturday 21st May which saw three ECH athletes taking part. Zachary Jones ran magnificently to finish ..
Jubilee Bank Holiday Clubhouse Closure – Thursday 2nd June
Good evening all, The Clubhouse will be closed on Thursday 2nd June for the Jubilee Bank Holiday. Individual coaches will let you know if their training sessions are still on & the clubhouse will re-open on Tuesday 7th June. Thanks and hope you all have a great bank holiday weekend!
Dear all ECH members, It is with a heavy heart we inform members of the sad loss of a former member Pete Berry. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Pete’s funeral is at Swindon crematorium at 12-00 on Wednesday 1st June 2022. If anyone has any anecdotes they would like to be read out please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks
Coach Glenn Piper weekly round-up and GM Track & Field Results
Weekend highlights for Seniors include a welcome return to form for Hayley Simpson in the Chester half marathon on Sunday 15th May with a time of 1.34.56. In the same race selected for the England masters V50 team Chris Swire finished 11th in his age category with a solid 83.16. Michelle Vaughan ran a very impressive 18.58 in the Platt ..
British Masters Road Relays 2022 – ‘The Kings Coronation’
Following the recent buoyant optimism which is around the club following impressive turnouts at the Northern and National Road Relays, mustering the old guard for the British Masters Relays was another story. Sick, lame and injured the common theme, and the Masters Galacticos choosing blue loyalty over the green and gold. No one can have missed the rising form of Alan ..