Weekend Round-Up – Including Manchester Marathon

Weekend Round-Up – Including Manchester Marathon

Robin Man Marathon
WEEKEND ROUND UP (2nd & 3rd April)
Saturday saw a large number of our junior athletes take part in the Trafford open medal meeting. A fantastic day with lots of athletes setting new PB’s and SB’s. Medallists were Emily Bowker in the 200 and 800, Scarlet Lyne in the long jump, bronze for Harry Bird in the 600m and 150m, Joe Harney in discus and javelin, Joe Taylor high jump, Imogen McBurnie high jump, Demi Baxter 1200 and Lucas Rhodes in 75m hurdles, javelin and high jump. congratulations to all athletes full results can be found here: https://www.traffordac.co.uk/php/index.php… 

It was then on to the podium 5km which saw four ECH athletes competing – Daniel Armstrong (17:11), Callum Parkinson (17:42), Liam Browne (16:12) and a special mention to winner of the ‘B’ race Joe Hudak (15:16)!

As always Team ECH were out in force across a number of Parkrun & Junior Parkrun events

Sunday saw brilliant conditions for the Manchester Marathon. Team ECH were out in force along the route supporting the amazing runners. Robin Horner got a new PB (2:47:15), Chris Swire had a strong run (2:57:30), Andy Sykes got a HUGE 30 minute PB (3:05:56), George Lewis made his marathon debut (3:09:03) a fantastic run by Keith Usher (3:16:15), and top performance by Guy Whitfield (4:40:11)
Robin Horner pictured in the home straight (marathons are painful!!)