Athletes honoured at Burnley’s annual presentation evening

Burnley Athletics Club's annual awards presentation
Burnley Athletics Club's annual awards presentation

Burnley Athletics Club’s annual presentation and awards evening took place recently. 

John McGinnes andDion Linaker of STF Solutions Ltd, the club’s sponsors for 2014, were on hand to present the trophies.

Younger athletes with regular attendance, and athletes who had broken club records, were recognised and presented with certificates.

Special mention went to the athletes who recorded English Athletics Standards: Leon Stubbs - 400m and 800m Grade 4; Ben Larnach - high jump Grade 4; Amber Smith - 200m Grade 2, 100m Grade 3; Lydia Stanfield - discus Grade 3, javelin Grade 1.

The trophy winners were as follows: Claudia Bentham - U11 Multi Event Girls; Caitlin Bourke - U11 Middle Distance; Laura Briggs - Sam Green Memorial Sprints Female; Lucy Butterworth - U11 Sprints; Harrison Codd - U11 Endeavour Boys; Kasey Corns - U11 Endeavour Girls, Coaches’ Athlete of the Year; James Dean - U13 Endeavour Male; Michael Duffy - Junior Cross Country Male; Emily Gibbins - Junior Mid Lancs T&F Female, U15 Endeavour Female; Charles Goodwill - Junior Mid Lancs T&F Male; Helen Goodwill - Senior Mid Lancs T&F Female, BAC Senior Ladies, Masters Female; Steve Goodwill - Senior Mid Lancs T&F Male, Masters Male; Dale Grimshaw - BAC Senior Mens; Chelsea Halliday - U17 Endeavour Female; Mark Hanson - Senior Cross Country Male, Middle Distance Male; Ben Larnach - U13/U15 Multi Event Male, Jumps; John Linaker - Sam Green Memorial Sprints Male, BAC Hurdles Male; Jake Lister - U17/U20 Multi Event Male; Katie Lister - U13 Endeavour Female; Tobias Pilkington - U11 Multi Event Boys; Emma Scott - U17/U20 Multi Event Female, BAC Hurdles Female; Gary Shaw - Endurance; Amber Smith - U13/U15 Multi Event Female; Lydia Stanfield - Throws, Harold Sutcliffe Memorial; Leon Stubbs - U15 Endeavour Male; Jade Terry - U11 Jumps; Members’ Sports Person of the Year - Dale Grimshaw and Mark Hanson.

Burnley Athletics Club caters for all ages and abilities over the age of 8 years old.

Training is on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-30 p.m. at Barden Athletics Track.

See the website www.burnleyac.co.uk for more details.