Park Run 28th December
Won by Nick Hardy from Birchfield but some fast times from our youngsters Jack Bonser (16:18), Jamie Ward (17:24) and a PB from Ryan Hodgkiss (17:42), Harry Dyall (19:13) a PB. The ladies was won by Isobel Cotham in 20:02.
A PB for our team manager Paul Tabor (20:47)
Wheaton Aston 10k 27th December
Last big race of the year with Dave Smith coming 4th in 35:04 just beating Jodie Stimpson. Another great result for Paul Thacker in 7th in 36.05. Tess was second lady in 38:17.
Full results on www.westmidlandsrunningscene.co.uk
Park Run 21st December
Won by David Ratcliffe from Dudley Kingswinford in 17.09 with Jamie Ward in third place in 17:19. A PB for Matthew Guy in 20.08.
By far the highest standard event held in this area. We had two entrants in the elite race Ross Jones 31:38 and Jack Sexty in 36:47.
There were 89 runners in less than 35 minutes with Ross in 25th.
Full Results: www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Park Run 14th December
Won by Steve Brookes but some new PB’s the most significant by our new young star Amelia Samuels in 19:17 also from Andrew Miller 18:03, Adam Guy 19:37, Hannah Creamer 23:53 and John Brown 34:46
Sneyd Christmas Pudding 10 Mile Run Sunday 8th December
Good standard race. It’s a shame it’s on a cross country weekend. Good performances from Audrey Wilson 1:04 and Kathryn Morgans 1:11.
Birmingham League Cross Country Abington Park Northampton Saturday December 7th
Second fixture in the league. The team finished 16th with Dave Smith, Dan Brazier, Steve Ward, Brian Wright, Jason Corns and Matt Richards being our scorers.
Ladies Cross Country Aldersley Saturday December 7th
We fielded a big team, with Audrey 22nd, Tess 29th and Jackie 64th being our scorers.
Park Run Saturday 7th December
Very few Wolves people with all the cross country races. Victory for Mike Cornes of Black Country Athletes in 16:51 and Michelle Taylor in 23:27.
Turkey Trot Sunday 1st December
Another great event organised by John Brown. There are lots of photos on Facebook, Flickr and the West Midland Running Scene.
Full results on website and www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
First and second ladies Audrey Wilson 30:59 and Jackie Halford 32:38 and Hayley Richards was third with 33:49.
Andrew Davies from Maldwyn 1st in 25:55, Ross Jones 2nd 25:33 and Steve Abrahams 26:22.
All action putting the results on the computer with web-master Jane Johnson.
Category wins from Paul Thacker O40 28:32, Simon Calrow O50 29:55 and Carrie Creamer O50 36:00
Park Run 30th November
Victory for David Ratcliffe from DASH 17:17 and Lynne Hill 19:01. No PB’s for Wolves runners but good to see Callum Eden back.
Midlands Cross Country 5 and 7 mile Championships 23rd November
Once again held at Aldersley well done to the organisers. The mens race was won by Ross Jones. The team of Ross, Paul Hammond, Dan Brazier, Brian Wright, Jason Corns and Matt Richards came 3rd.
In the Ladies Audrey Wilson was third and the team of Audrey, Jackie Halford, Kathryn Morgans and Carrie Creamer came 3rd.
Full results on www.midlandathletics.org.uk
Park Run 23rd November
Victory for Ellis Garamszegi in 17:19, No PB’S as conditions underfoot were difficult and many athletes were competing in the cross country.
Young Athletes Cross Country Aldersley 17th November
A superb days racing hosted by the club. Many thanks to the volunteers, coaches and athletes.
Many highlights in the 8 races with some great results for our athletes.
Have a look at the results www.wmyaccl.com
Article by Paul Tabor elsewhere on website.
Wrekin Wrecker 17th November
3rd place for Dan Brazier, with Lucy Cambridge, Dominic Kemp, Rae and Andy Moorhouse, Carl and Trish Morgan also completing the course.
16th November Park Run
Won by Ben Foster of DK (16.57) and Tessa Clarke(18:19). New PB’S for Andrew Miller 18.07, Iain Lewis 18:38, Lucy Cambridge 21:25, Owen Cooper 22:55, Scott Burton 22:56.
Cross Country First League Match at Leamington November 9th
Great day with a wonderful turnout from everybody in the club, if only the results were based on the number of athletes we would be top of the league.
In the Mens Race Ross Jones was once again the star coming 8th overall, which was a great result in such a high standard field.
Our other counters were Dan Brazier, Paul Hammond, Brian Wright, Rich Carpenter and Steve Ward. We are lying 13th out of 16 teams. This is one above the relegation zone, it is going to be another relegation dog fight this season with maximum effort needed.
The ladies results are still been ratified as the organisers had some problems. Our three counters were Audrey, Tess and Kathyrn.
Jess Carroll took some great photos of us goung through the mud on www.flickr.com/photos/wolvesandbilstonac
Mens Results are on www.birminghamccleague.co.uk
Park Run 9th November
Whilst the seniors were at Leamington it was time for the youngsters to shine. Jack Bonser in his first park run won it and did it in 16:29 to set a new age group record. Amelia Samuels was the first lady in 19:30.Good performances from Harry Dyall 19:28, Josh Evans 20.43, Jack Hughes 20:44, Oliver Evans 21:23, Gemma Evans 24:12, Catilin Hughes 24:17, Lydia Silk 22.33
Cannock Rotary 10k Run November 3rd
Paul Thacker is running back to form with 2nd place in 38.02 just three seconds behind the winner. Results are on:
English Cross Country Relays, Berry Hill Part, Mansfield November 2nd
A big event with over 1,000 teams in all the events. The standard was very high with the top runners from all over the country competing. We had 12 teams with our Ladies A 26th, The best individual performance was from Amelia Samuels who came 4th in the opening leg of the Under 13 girls and had the 6th best time overall.
No Wolverhampton Park Run as it park being used for Bonfire party.
Coven Canter October 27th
The Ross Jones/ Tess Clarke show goes on as they both won their events at the Canter. Good second places for Jay Toddington and Audrey Wilson.
Results elsewhere on the website, also some nice photos and results on Brian Smith’s website. www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Park Run October 26th
A dead heat for first place between Josh Timmins and Jamie Ward in 17:15. Good PB’s for some of our up and coming runners Harry Cresswell 18:41, Harry Dyall 19:14, Amelia Samuels 19:24, Josh Evans a first timer 20:25
Birmingham Half Marathon October 20th
Not all results in but good runs for: Steve Cunningham 91st 1:21, Jack Sexty 97th 1:21, Paul Kibble, 90:30, Iain Lewis 90:58.
Park Run October 19th
Wolves first with Jamie Ward in 17:12, second Rich Carpenter 17.49 a new PB, first lady Tess Clarke. A new PB for Gwyn James 20:44, Daisylili Guy 29:32, Beau Guy 32:36 . www.parkrun.org
Bells of Pattingham October 13th
A Wolves double with Ross Jones winning the mens in 40.48 and Tess Clarke winning the womans in 47.54.
There were lots of Wolves runners with Dan Brazier coming 3rd in 43.26 and Paul Thacker 10th in 46.41. All the results on www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Lots of photos in Shropshire Star.
National Road Relays Sutton Park
An invite with an incredible standard with many of Britain’s best runners. Wolves did well to qualify full results on www.englandathletics.org
Park Run 12th October
Won by Graeme Taylor from Caithness AAC in 16:54. New PB’s for Harry Halford 18.07, Darien Farmer 18:14, Jack Hughes 20.53, Dominic Kemp 20.57, Owen Cooper 23.34, Lucy Evans 23.56, Caitlin Hughes 24.28,
Badger Bite 6k 6th October
A welcome return with Robin Sedman Smith coming first in 21:49 and our own Dan Brazier second in 22:20 quite a few runners with James Toddington 12th and Deb Blakeman 4th.
Midland Relays at Walsall
Lot’s of teams from the club at Walsall Arboretum.
The highlights were the woman who came 3rd.
Full results on www.midlandathletics.org
Park Run 5th October
Won my Martin Williams 16:27. Victory also for Lucy Cambridge in the ladies who has just joined the club in 21:34. Most of our runners were at the relays. However PB for Iain Lewis 19:41, Gwyn James 21.41, Bethan Dyall 23.21, Antony Hughes 20.04
Park Run 28th September
Won by Iain Hindes (17:15) who used to be a member of Wolves before moving to North Devon. A few personal bests Eddie Bolland who was 2nd 17.42, Harry Cresswell 7th 19.05, Oliver Doley 20.07, Adam Guy 20:12, Kees Stavenuiter 20.45, Dominic Kemp 21.03, Owen Cooper 23.45.
The ladies race was won by Isher Mander from Tipton with Kathryn Morgans 2nd and Amelia Samuels 3rd.
Midland Road Relays 21st September
More news to come results on www.race-results.co.uk/results/2013/index.php
Park Run 21st September
Very few Wolves runners due to the Relays on the same day. Brian Wright was 2nd in 17:12 to a newcomer called James Skelton in 17:04, James is not a member of a club. A PB for Dominic Kemp in 21:25
Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon 15th September
Big event with a high standard with 130 people under 90 minutes. Iain Lewis 1:30:26, Kees Stavenuiter 1:35:02, Dominic Kemp 1:37:57, Mark Tomason 1:42:31, Luke Stavenuiter 1:42:14
Park Run 14th September
Won by John Millington in 16:59. Personal bests for Jon Barker 20:57, Wayne Hodgkiss 22:35, Bethan Dyall 24:03, Owen Cooper 24:42, Nicola Davies 31:13
Park Run 7th September
Great win for Jamie Ward in 16:59. Tess won the ladies race in 18:13. Good Personal Bests for Harry Cresswell 19:27, Jon Barker 21:26, Scott Burton 23:23, Beth Dyall 24:52, Cailtin Hughes 25:08,.
Harper Scarper 4th September
The Telford Sexarathon series finished on Wednesday Night. We had just one winner this year, but what a winner. Jackie Halford won the Overall Ladies category, only the fourth Wolves and Bilston athlete to do so in the history of the event. She had lots of supporters on the night including Paul Carroll who brought the picnic.
As the summer goes on here is a taste of what our road and fell runners have been up to.
Midland Junior Championships
Quite a few Wolves runners with a silver medal for Cliona Perkins in U15 70m Hurdles in the same time as the winner in 12:28. Dan Watling a bronze in U17 3000m in 9:55 and Jamie Ward a bronze in U15 3000M IN 9:48.
Ryan Hodgkiss just missed out on his quest to break the 10 minute barrier for 3k. After doing 10:02.5 this time it was 10:00.9. However next year he stays in the same age category and should be challenging for medals.
Jamie Ward and Ryan Hodgkiss: Two of our star juniors.
Park Run 24th August
A big turnout with Ross Jones making his first appearance and setting a fast time of 15:51. Tess won the ladies in 18:11. Notable performances and PB’S for James Toddington (17.31), Darien Farmer (18:16), Andrew Miller (18:17), Iain Lewis (19:56), Harry Cresswell (20:10), Sam Williams (20:54), Carrie Creamer (21:54) age group record, Holly Baddeley (23:58),
Race the Train Towyn 14 miles Multi Terrain
A top class field in horrible conditions won by British International Andi Jones who recently won the Snowdon race in 1:18:43. Ross Jones was 5th in 1:24:46 and Dan Brazier 11th in 1:29:48
Dave Clarke 5
A 5k race at Trentham with Dan Brazier 5th in 17:27
Park Run 17th August
The race was won by John Millington in 16:43 he now runs for Tipton used run at the Wolves. The Ladies race was won by Amelia Samuels again in 20:58. Ed Bolland first park run: 18:22, PB for Tom Fisher 19:00, Laura Timmins 25:23, Daisylili Guy 30:51, Melissa Lowke 31:00
Staffs Knot 14th August (5 miles)
Won by Alex Benfield of Burton in 27:50, Dan Brazier was 7th in 29:19, Iain Lewis 55th in 33:43. Amelia Samuels won the junior race.
Stourbridge Stumble 10th August
A 10k multi terrain race won by Matt Bond of Sale Harriers in 32:59. 2nd Ross Jones 35:25, 3rd Dan Brazier 37:06, 11th Simon Calrow 40:41, 18th Paul Thacker 42:05, 30th Ian Lewis 44;06.
Park Run 10th August
Congratulations to Amelia Samuels on being the first lady in 20.33 and doing a new age category record Fastest time for the men was by Adam Soley from South Cheshire who is joining Tipton in 16:29, Brian Wright second in 17:05. Personal Bests for Jack Sexty 17:45, Harry Cressewll 20:13, Carrie Creamer 21:55( first timer and new age category record). http://www.parkrun.org.uk/
Park Run 3rd August
Victory for David Smith in 16:32, with PB’s for Andrew Miller 18:25, Tom Fisher 19:31, Harry Cresswell 20:41, Gwyn James 21:44, Laura Timmins 27:32, Nicola Davies 32:34,
Park run 27th July
Victory for Simon Calrow 17:32 in the men’s with Beth Tabor winning the ladies in 21:44 on her 13th birthday.
Mark Moore was second in 17:51, PB for Andrew Miller in 18:53 in third place, also PB for Nicola Davies 33:09.
Park Run 20th July
A big new personal best for Jamie Ward in 17:04. There are not many people left in the club who can beat him!
Jamie came third in a race won by Martin Williams 15:44 and Dave Smith second in 16:36.Richard Carpenter had a PB in 18:34.
Wednesday 17th July
The Vic Musgrove Fast 5k. Jackie Halford kept her lead position in the series and was second in the ladies race. Brian Wright was our first male runner in 11th position. Results on:www.telfordathleticclub.co.uk/races/sexarathon/2013
Sunday 7th July
Victory for Wolves at Cheltenham in the league match see results on seperate post within this site.
Lakeland Trail Marathon Challenge at Coniston
Well done to Kees Staveniter, Paul Rose, Carrie Creamer, Jim Smith and Gwyn James on completing this difficult course. It’s good training for their 100 miler later on this month.
Wyre Forest Half Marathon
2nd place for Paul Hammond and 3rd for Dan Brazier. Rob Edwards and Ian Harris also completed.www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Shifnal Half Marathon
Won by Chris Davies of Telford, Simon Calrow 4th, Adam Guy and Neil Grey also completed. Marie Beddows was 3rd in the Ladies race.www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
New event with strong field , Ian Pincher came 19th and won a prize in the over 45’s.www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Coniston Marathon details to follow.
Saturday 6th July
Saturday Schools Athletics Championships at Alexander Stadium. The full results are on:http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/resultslookup.aspx
Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon along the canals. Victory for Ross Jones. Other major trimuphs for Dominic Kemp, Ruth Burton, Gary Colyer, Liz lister, Don Hyde,Scott Burton, Chris Pinson Bradley, Iain Lewis who all completed. Results on www.westmidlandsrunningscene.co.uk
Wolverhampton Park Run
Won by Nick Gould in 16:30 and his wife Annette won the Ladies in 20:45, they both run for Thames Hare and Hounds, Nick went to school with Tom Clarke. Personal bests for Simon Calrow 17:19 and Harry Dyal 19:30. Results on http://www.parkrun.org.uk/
Telford Sexarathon 5th July
The Ironbridge 4 saw our Wolverhampton Ladies continuing to dominate with Tess Clarke winning the ladies race. Jackie Halford was 3rd, won her age category and continues to lead the overall series. In the mens race Brian Wright was 7th and Simon Calrow who was 20th won the over 50’s.
The results can be found on www.telfordathleticclub.co.uk/races/sexarathon/2013
Park Run 29th June
Some good weather with Ian Stewart as starter and also offering some advice to many of our athletes afterwards.
Won by Simon Massey of Tipton in 16:42 with Brian Wright 2nd in 17:00. Jackie Halford was the first lady in 19:39 and a PB.
Lots of PBs Jamie Ward 17:17, Simon Calrow17:29, Matt Richards 17:47, Ross Edgley 18:30,Darren Edwards 19:46, Deb Blakeman 20:11, Jim Smith 23:31, Liz Lister 23:36, Owen Cooper 25:33, Andy Munford 26:38, Melissa Lowke 31:20.
Baggeridge 5k 27th June
Tess Clarke was first lady 20:40 the mens race was won by Martin Williams from Tipton 18:35. Darren Edwards 22:17 was 14th and Harry Cresswell was 19th in 22:17. www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Pontesbury Fell Race 26th June
Ian Grindley 4th, Dan Brazier 5th www.westmidlandsrunningscene.co.uk
Midsummer Six 23rd June
See seperate post but victory for our top two athletes Ross Jones 34:31 and Tess Clarke 38:12. Audrey Wilson was third in 41:34.
Wolverhampton Park Run 22nd June
Another windy day victory for Steve Abrahams and Tess Clarke (17;36).
Tom Clarke did 20:28 pushing a pram. Only one PB from the Wolves runners and that was Jamie Ward aged 14 who did it in 17:46.
Shugborough Relays 19th June
A great turn out with 18 teams running on the night. Alas as there was only prizes for the winners, only Tess Clarke who won the fastest lady won a prize. Amongst many good performances the Team Cake who came second were the biggest surprise.
The full results are on
Paul Tabor has extracted the Wolves runners times. It’s great to see some of the juniors doing such good times.
British Masters Horwich
Victory for Dave Smith in 16:04 in the over 45m 5,000m. More details to follow.
Park Run 15th June
There was quite a bit of wind so very few PB’s. Victory in the Ladies for Molly Perkins in 20:34. Our first man was Paul Hammond who was second in 16:37.
Dudley And Stourbridge Harriers took first with Lee Slater in 15:46. Paul Waby took the best ever age category with 87.89%.
New PB’S for Gary Colyer 21:25, Hannah Creamer 24:26, Megan Davies 24:24, Andy Muford and Ruth Burton.
Potters arf Marathon: Sunday 9th June
Won by Ben Gamble from Tipton in 68:38, Ian Pincher was 20th in 84.42. Full results on Power of 10
Wolverhampton Park Run 8th June
Victory for Tipton’s Phil Nicholls in 14:42 which was 45 seconds quicker than anyone of the other 25,000 runners in the country. He also takes Dave Smith’s age grade record at 87.87%.
Personal bests for Rob Edwards, Jackie Halford (Age Category Record), Owen Cooper, Amelia Samuels (Age Category Record) and Rae Moorhouse
Newport Carnival Saturday 8th June
Debroah Blakeman was the first lady in 43:04
Gavin Tipper 5K Thursday 6th June
Victory in the ladies for Tess Clarke in 17:38 and 4th overall, Harry Creswell was 15th
Telford Sexarathon Wednesday 5th June
At the Shropshire 4, Jackie Halford was the secpnd lady and is now the leading lady in the series. Brian Wright was 10th on the night and is 5th overall. Simon C remains the leader in the over 50’s.
Park Run Saturday 1st June
Wolverhampton run was not on due to a carnival at West Park. Some runners went to Telford where Audrey Wilson was first lady and Brian Wright second man. Age category records at Telford went to Brian Wright, Simon Calrow, Molly Perkins and Audrey. Meanwhile at Walsall David Smith was 3rd in 16:38 and took the Age Category record.
Bupa London 10k May 27th
Queen Tess ran with the elite athletes and was 18th lady home in a new personal best of 35:57. She was beaten by Mo Farah, Phil Nicholls who was 3rd in 30:15 and Martin Williams in 16th with 30:57.
Wolverhampton Park Run 25th May
First with a new personal best of 16:11 Dave Smith also a new age grade record for Wolverhampton which was 87.64% and the 9th best of the 25,000 runners who did the Park Run last week. Paul Hammond was second in 16:33. Kathryn was was first lady in 20.56. New personal bests for John Abbiss, Lyndsey Scragg, Jo Patel, Owen Cooper, Roy Grew and Ruth Burton
Masters Relays Sutton Park 18th May 2013
Good performances but no medals for any of our teams. Best performance by Dave Smith 3 miles in 15:52 for the fifth fastest lap in the over 45s. Results on http://joelee.co.uk/resindex.html
Dan Brazier and his Fell Running
Dan Brazier has been selected for Staffordshire in the Inter Counties Fell Racing Championship at Settle on Sunday 19th May see www.fellrunner.org.uk , he is also leading the Shropshire Fell Series after winning the race at the Wrekin and coming 3rd in the Caradoc. Update Dan came 42nd results are on the site.
Phoenix Flyer 2nd Part of Telford Sexarathon Wednesday 15th May
Tess Parkinson 2nd, Jackie Halford 3rd and winner of over 45. Dan Brazier 4th in just over 16 minutes, SC winner of over 50
Market Drayton 10k 12th May
Personal bests for Simon Calrow, Ian Pincher, Scott Burton and new member Lyndsey Scragg. Age category prizes for Simon and Ian.
Park Run 11th May
No Wolves winner but PB’s for Dave Smith 16:18 , John Abbiss, Adam Guy, Amelia Sameuls, Paul Tabor, Dominic Kemp, Melissa Lowke
Caer Caradoc Fell Race 8th May
Dan Brazier 3rd www.wetmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Park Run Saturday 4th May
Won by Paul Hammond and Tess Parkinson (17.35) . Personal Bests for Jackie Halford, John Abbiss, Adam Guy, Sam Clare, John Ellis, Jonathan Harper, Ruth Burton, Melissa and Richard Lowke
Dudley Kingswinford 10k Wednesday 1st May
Victory for Tess in the ladies race in 35:58. Dave Smith 33.57, Simon Calrow, Deb Blakeman and Carrie Creamer were category winners. Strong runs from our squad which included James Toddington, Daniel Watling, Ian Pincher, Ton Clarke, Mark Perry, Kees Stavenuiter and Scott Burton.
Results on www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Three Peaks Fell Race Yorkshire: Saturday 27th April
Dan Brazier, Ian Grindley and Paul Hammond all completed the 23 mile race in good times. www.results.strident.co.uk
Park Run Saturday 27th April
Won by Tess Parkinson in 17:31 with Paolo Toni second www.wetmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Fordhouses Flyer: Friday 26th April
We had 99 entrants and 95 runners at the second annual Fordhouses 5k, on an unexpectedly chilly evening. There was a dead heat for first place in the race, with Wolves & Bilston runner Ross Jones finishing neck and neck with Martin Williams of Tipton Harriers in a time of 15:31.They shared first place, with 3rd position going to Steven Abrahams (16:11). First woman across the line was Wolves & Bilston’s Tess Parkinson in a time of 17:46, followed by Helen Russell of Bromsgrove & Redditch (19:23) then Birchfield runner Sue Street (19:26) taking third.
Age group finishers were:
Male Junior: Ryan Heath – Telford AC 16:22
Female Junior: Molly Perkins – W&B 20:40
M40 David Smith – W&B 16:29
M50 Steve Cunningham – W&B 18:05
M60 Paul Williams – Wrekin Road Runners 21:06
M70 Philip Davies – 32:44
F35 Deborah Blakeman – W&B 19:59
F45 Jackie Halford – W&B 19:50
F55 Carrie Creamer – W&B 22:52
F65 Kathy Ling – Wrekin Road Runners 41:59
Barlaston Up & Down April 25th
Another strong performance by Paul Hammond, Dan Brazier and Brian Wright who came 1st 2nd and 3rd in the Spring Treble Series. Paul Thacker won the over 45’s prize and Wolves won the team prize.
Wrekin Streak: April 24th
Won by Dan Brazier. Results on www.westmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
London Marathon April 21st
- Callum Eden 2:59:04
- Matt Richards 3:03:16
- Kees Stavenuiter 3:27:19
- Marie Beddows 3:29:37
- Chris Stark 3:34:18
- Martin Green 4:09:32
Wolverhampton Park Run April 20th
New course record in 17:23 for Tess Parkinson www.parkrun.org.uk
Telford Sexarathon April 17th
In the first race at Lilleshall on April 17th. With a big Wolves turn out a victory for Tess Parkinson with Jackie Halford 3rd in the ladies.
Brian Wright was 6th, Jackie Halford and Simon Calrow won their age category races. Full results on www.wetmidlandrunningscene.co.uk
Stone Master Spring Treble
Milford Murder April 18th : Victory for Dan Brazier, 2nd Paul Hammond and 4th Brian Wright.
Hanchurch Woods April 11th: Victory for Paul Hammond, 2nd Dan Brazier and 3rd Brian Wright
Full results on www.wetmidlandrunningscene.co.uk