Burnley athletes celebrate a successful season

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BURNLEY Athletics Club recently held their annual presentation and awards evening.

John McGinnes and Dion Linaker of STF Solutions Ltd, the club’s sponsors for 2013, 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.

The trophy winners were as follows: Under 11s - Jay Bowman, Middle Distance; Charles Goodwill, Sprints; Abbie Sledding, Endeavour; Sophie Cree, Multi-Events; Harrison Codd, Throws, Endeavour; James Dean, Jumps, Multi-Events, Coaches’ Athlete of the Year.

Michael Duffy, Junior Cross Country; Sean Toms Jumps.

Under 17s - Calum Holmes, Endeavour; James Macken Under 17s/Under 20s Multi Event.

Under 13s - Leon Stubbs, Endeavour, Junior Mid Lancs track and field; Jake Lister, Under 13s/Under 15s Multi-Events, Under 15s Endeavour; Katie Lister, Under 13s/Under 15s Multi-Events; Lydia Stanfield, Endeavour, Junior Mid Lancs track and field.

Emma Scott, Junior Cross Country, Under 17s/Under 20s Multi-Events , BAC Hurdles;

Leanne Scott, Sam Green Memorial Sprints; Faron Jones, Senior Cross Country; Karen Vaughan, Throws; Gary Shaw, Endurance; Jayne Linaker, Senior Mid Lancs track and field; John Linaker, Sam Green Memorial Sprints; Mike Linaker, Masters; Helen Goodwill, Masters, Senior Mid Lancs track and field; Dale Grimshaw, Senior Mid Lancs track and field, BAC Hurdles; Lee Jones, Senior Cross Country, Middle Distance; Neil Sledding, Members’ Sports Person of the Year for making training fun for all!

Burnley Athletics Club caters for all ages and abilities over the age of eight years old, so if you think you could be the next Jessica Ennis or Mo Farah, or have made a new years resolution to get fit, why not pay them a visit?

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.