Roundup of results from the last month (apologies for the delay)……

Northern Athletics Senior and U20 Championships

NA Senior and U20 Championships took place over the weekend at SportCity.

Congratulations to the following athletes who all gained podium positions:

400m – 1st – Alex Boyce – 48.05
Long Jump – 1st – Craig Jones – 7.08m
Hammer – 2nd – Michael Bomba – 65.18m
800m – 2nd – John Ashcroft – 1:54.79
1500m – 2nd – Cameron Field – 3:52.17
100m – 2nd – James Williams – 10.77
200m – 2nd – James Williams – 21.33
400mh – 3rd – Andrew Desmond – 55.93
5000m – 3rd – Daniel Cliffe -14:22.36
U20 800m – 3rd – Tom Clarke – 1:54.00
U20W 400mH – 2nd – Anna Rowe – 61.62

Well done to all who were on the podium and also all who competed. Full results are HERE.


Northern Ireland Championships

Eight Liverpool Harrier athletes competed at the Northern Ireland Championships on Sunday 19th June collecting 9 medals including 5 gold.

Adam McMullen – 1st – 100m – 10.83
Adam McMullen – 1st – Long Jump – 7.50
Adam McComb – 1st – 200m – 22.10
Andrew Mellon – 1st – 400m – 47.88
Conor Bradley – 1st – 1500m – 3.57.13
Dan Mooney – 2nd – 1500m – 3.58.55
Garban McKenna – 3rd – 110mH – 14.99
Adam Hill – 4th – 110mH – 16.09
Adam Hill – 2nd – High Jump – 1.85m
John Kelly – 1st – Shot Put – 15.86

Results are HERE.


Mersey Tunnel 10K

Well done to Degene Gezimu and James McNally who were 1st and 2nd respectively at the BTR Mersey Tunnel 10K on the 19th June.

Degene won in a time of 30:52, with James 2nd in 32:48. They were supported by Ian Moran in 6th with 34:15 (PB) and Michael Fitzsimmons in 9th with 35:51.

Full results HERE.


YDL Lower Age

The U13/U15 squad travelled to Sport City in Manchester for their 3rd match of 4. After some good performances they finished in 3rd place and are now 3rd in the league.

Results HERE.


IPC Athletics European Championships

Congratulations to David Devine who was 2nd in the T12 1500m at the IPC European Championships in Grosetto, Italy. He led for most of the race and finished in 3:58.42, a second behind the winner.

Results are HERE.


England Athletics U20/U23 Championships

Congratulations to Dan Jarvis who was 3rd in the 3000m Steeplechase in the EA U20/U23 Championships over the weekend of the 18th and 19th July. Dan won in a time of 9:05:55. Also well done to Kate Anson who was 3rd in the High Jump with 1.70m.

Results are HERE.


YDL Upper Age

Well done to the YDL Upper age team who after scrutiny won their match at Bebington on 26th June.

That win, the second win out of the 3 matches competed in so far, leaves them top of the table with 17 points ahead of Sale with 16. Results are HERE.


British Championships

The British Championships were held over the weekend of 24th – 26th June at Birmingham.

Congratulations to Jamie Webb who in a thrilling finish edged out Michael Rimmer to place 2nd in the 800m with 1:48.49. Also, well done to Anyika Onuora who took the bronze medal in the 400m with 52.57. Martin Lipton was 3rd in the 400m Hurdles with 51.93 and Scott Lincoln (2nd claim) won the Shot Put with 19.03.

Well done to all the athletes who qualified to take part in the Championships. Full results are HERE.

Following this event, it was announced that both Jamie and Anyika were selected to represent England in the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam in July – congratulations to them both, thoroughly deserved.


Penny Lane 10K

Well done to Paul Sankey who won the Penny Lane 10K on Sunday 26th June.

Despite forgetting his trainers, Paul held off Mark Clair from Knowsley to take the win in 34:55. Results are HERE.


Trafford Grand Prix

Results are available for the Trafford Grand Prix and BMC Gold Standard Races held at Stretford on 28th June.

Highlight of the night has to go to Faye Ireland’s 4:29.54 in the 1500m, which subject to ratification by club statistician Mike Holmes is a new U17 Girls’ club record, beating Mandy Holmes’ 4:30.4 which has stood since 1985.

It must also be noted that once again subject to confirmation, Faye also broke the U17 Girls’ club record for the 3000m when she ran 9:49.23 two weeks earlier on the 7th June, beating Jenny Mockler’s record of 9:54.6 set in 1997.


British Athletics League

The team finished 4th in their match in Birmingham  on 2nd July in the Premier Division and have secured their place in the division next year with the 4th match still to be held in August. Well done to everyone on gaining another year in the top division. Results are HERE.


UK Women’s League

The women’s team travelled to Southampton on the 3rd July and finished 8th. A full team is required for the last match at Sport City on Sunday 7th August to stay up.Well done to all who travelled, results are HERE.


Northern League

We had a a few gaps in the team on 3rd July and finished in 5th place. However due to winning the first 2 matches we are still top of the league and clear by 2 points. The next match is at Sportcity on Saturday 6th August.

Match result:
1st – Sale Harriers – 393.5
2nd – Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton – 374.5
3rd –  Isle of Man – 371.5
4th – Wigan Harriers – 362.0
5th – Liverpool Harriers – 319.5
6th –  Manchester Harriers – 225.0

Full results HERE.


Tour of Merseyside

Well done to Jenny Clague and Ian Moran who both got podium spots in this years Tour of Merseyside.

The event comprises of 6 races of varying distances in 7 days adding up to 52 miles with the overall cumulative time determining the standings.

Jenny took the lead of the first day and then won every race for a convincing 1st place. Ian started off steadier but got stronger as the week went on, eventually gaining positions to clinch 2nd place ahead of last year’s winner. Well done to the other Harriers who also took part in the week long event.

Overall results are HERE.


European Athletics Championships

Congratulations to Anyika Onuora who gianed a bronze medal in the 400m in the European Championships in Amsterdam on 8th July. Anyika ran a season’s best of 51.47 to place 3rd. She then went on to run a great leg in the 4 x 400m to help the team win the event and set a world leading time of 3:25.05.

Congratulations to Anyika, results are HERE.


English Schools Track and Field Championships

Congratulations to all that were successful in making the team for the championships.

It was good to see Anna Rowe who won the 400mH in a time of 60.78 and Faye Ireland who won gold in the Inter Girls’ 3000m in 9:50.92.

Our throwers also excelled with Bekki Roche winning a silver medal in the Junior Girls’ Shot Put with 12.75 and Zoe Price who was 3rd in the same event with 12.65.

Well done to all, results are HERE.


Sefton Park 5 Mile

Well done to the Harrier’s men who won the team prize at the Sefton Park 5 Mile race on 13th July. Degene Gezimu won the race in a time of 25:02 and was backed up by James McNally in 2nd with 26:19. The 4 remaining counters were Paul Sankey 5th in 27:39 (1st V45), Alan Ashton 7th in 28:11, Andy McQue 8th in 28:30 and Stephen Tod 23rd in 30:29.

Results are HERE.


BMC Grand Prix

Well done to the following who ran in the BMC Grand Prix in Solihull on the 9th July:

1:51.13 – Nzimah Akpan
3:48.93 – Ben Stevenson
3:51.23 – Matt Jackson
3:54.67 – Dan Jarvis
3:56.72 – Max Wharton
14:41.17 John Ashcroft

Results HERE.


YDL Lower Age

An excellent days athletics was had at Wavertree last weekend when the U13/U15 team competed on home turf. It’s probably the worst match to manage as athletes come and go. Thanks to Steve Carroll and Niki Rowe for their work in handling the teams.

Having scrutinised the field cards there was only 1 point between us in 3rd (495pts) and Preston in 2nd (496pts).

Results are HERE.


Trafford Grand Prix

Another good night of racing was had at Stretford for the Trafford Grand Prix last week, with some strong performances notably a great PB for Tom Rogerson with 4:00.44 in the 1500m and also Max Wharton with 1:49.51 in the BMC 800m A race.

Grand Prix results are HERE and BMC results HERE.


YDL Upper Age

The upper age group travelled to Trafford on Sunday for the last match. It looks like we won the match by a very small margin of 2 points and subject to scrutiny also the league. Well done to all even though we had a few disasters.

1st – Liverpool Harriers – 2795.3 – 23pts
2nd – Sale Harriers – 2779.2 – 21pts
3rd – Preston Harriers – 2219.2 – 13pts
4th – Trafford AC – 2099.5 – 13pts
5th – Wirral AC – 2057.3 – 10pts
6th – Blackburn Harriers – 1511.5 – 4pts

Full results are HERE.