Talented young Burnley runner nominated for new fund designed to support next generation of rising sports stars

Talented runner Eliena Lusty has been nominated for a brand new fund designed to support Burnley’s next generation of ‘rising stars’ in sport.

By Sue Plunkett
Thursday, 31st March 2022, 4:15 pm

Eliena was nominated by Unity College for the Burnley School Sport Partnership, a government funded programme to motivate young people to take part in more sport.

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A junior member of Burnley based Clayton-Le-Moors Harriers running club, Eliena was one of the few under 13 girls chosen to represent Lancashire at the inter-counties cross country championship.

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Eliena Lusty in her Lancashire vest at the Inter counties cross country event at Loughborough

She also represented Lancashire in the schools inter-counties cross country.