Trafford was the scene, bathed in sunshine early on and then quite nippy as the night wore on. With 70+ athletes already entered into the 3000m and large numbers in all the other BMC and Grand Prix races, it was going to prove a busy night and so it was. (RESULTS)


U20 David Holman followed up his 3000m win at the Northern Indoor Championships with a trip over the 3000m outdoors. Twenty three athletes lined up in the A Race won by Wallsend’s Sam Charlton in 8.18.05 as David came home in a time of 8.54.82 in 16th spot. Bottom of age U15 Emma Robertshaw bagged herself a new PB in the 800m coming home in 3rd position in Heat 6 with a time of 2.41.19 – a six second improvement. Sister Charlotte Robertshaw had set a new PB over 1500m at the Lancashire County Championships and made it a double inside four days as she chopped four seconds off her previous best to set a new PB of 2.28.87 in 4th spot.  U17 Ben Stratton had won the Lancashire County Championships over 800m at the weekend and was out again a few days later crossing the finishing line in 2nd place with a seasons best time of 2.02.80. Callum Davidson went in the 1500m BMC A Race – his first track race this year – coming home in 10th spot with a time of 3.58.57. Tim Raynes, getting back into racing after a long injury clocked 4.03.64 in 9th spot in the B Race whilst in the BMC Mens A Race over 800m, Daniel Bebbington clocked 1.51.55 in 6th spot in his first track race of the season. U20 Abigail Stratton went in a mixed 1500m race and clocked a new PB of 4.25.36 as she came home strongly in the finishing straight.

David Holman (55)

Emma Robertshaw (68)

Charlotte Robertshaw (46)

Ben Stratton (27)

Callum Davidson (460)

Tim Raynes (474)

Daniel Bebbington (401)

Abigail Stratton (4)