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Goole Youth AC

Goole Youth AC

Athletics club based at Victoria Pleasure Grounds in Goole
Training sessions for all ages Mondays an

2 weeks ago

Goole Youth AC
Round 3 of the West Yorkshire XC League took place last Sunday, where the athletes tackled an undulating course at Spenborough.In the senior men's race, Steve Walsh took victory over Richard Stevens this round, with Steve finishing 130th and Richard only 2 places behind in 132nd. No doubt the final round will be a close fought battle between the two to see who comes out on top in the overall league standings.The senior ladies both had strong runs again, with Beth Grogan finishing 24th, and Claire Walsh in 46th.In the U15s, Alistair Cooper ran well in the boys race to finish in 35th. In the girls race, Imogen Stevens missed out on the top 10 by only 11seconds coming in 13th. Becca Blanchard was further down the field this time in 35th due to an unfortunate ankle roll part way round the course, but with only the best 3 standings counting towards the overall league has chance to redeem her position further up the league table in the final round.Sebastian Ward was Goole's only representative in the U13s this round, with a good performance finishing in 20th place.In the U11 boys race, Finley Sutcliffe had his best result of the league so far with a top 10 finish in 8th place. Cameron Cooper also ran well, equaling his position from the previous round to finish 39th.The athletes will take on the final round of the league at Rothwell on 11th December. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Goole Youth AC
On the 30th October, Goole athletes took on round 2 of the West Yorkshire XC League held at at Thornes Park, Wakefield. The wet weather resulted in tougher conditions compared to the first round.First back for the senior men was Carl Ward, making his West Yorkshire league debut with a strong finish in 63rd place. Steve Walsh was next Goole man back in 137th place. Unfortunately a calf niggle resulted in a DNF for Richard Stevens in this round, who was having a close race with Steve until having to pull out.Beth Grogan finished just outside the top 20 in the senior ladies race this round, coming in in 22nd place. Claire Walsh also finished well up the field in 39th place, a good result for both Goole ladies.Goole was represented by the U15s in both the boys and the girls race, with Alistair Cooper finishing 30th for the boys. Imogen Stevens and Becca Blanchard both raced in the girls event. Imogen had an excellent run managing to break into the top 10 this round in 10th place. Becca also had a very strong race finishing 26th.In the U13 boys, it was a close race between the Goole athletes. Lochlan Pearson ran well to finish in 12th place, with Seb Ward only 12 seconds behind in 15th place.Finney Sutcliffe was the first Goole athlete back in the U11 boys race in a strong 15th place. Cameron Cooper and Charlie Backhouse also ran well with only 4 places separating the pair, finishing in 39th and 43rd respectively. This weekend will see the athletes tackle an undulating course at Spenborough in round 3 of the league. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Goole Youth AC
1 Mile Track night - Tomorrow, Friday 28th October 🏅🏃🏃‍♀️6.30pm Victoria Pleasure Grounds in Goole. Just turn up on the night to enter: £1 for GVS members £2 for non-members All abilities welcome 🤝 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Goole Youth AC
This month saw the start of XC season for several of the clubs athletes at round 1 of the West Yorkshire XC League held at Nunroyd Park, Leeds.In the senior men's race only 1 position separated Richard Stevens and Steve Walsh, with Richard taking 119th place and Steve less than a minute behind in 120th.There were also two Goole athletes in the senior ladies race, Beth Grogan being the first of them back finishing in 14th place, and Claire Walsh also putting in a strong performance to finish in 32nd.Imogen Stevens and Becca Blanchard both had excellent runs in the U15 girls race, with Imogen just missing out on the top 10 coming in 11th place and Becca finishing in 18th place only 19seconds behind!In the U13 boys, Lochlan Pearson finished well up the field in 19th place.The youngest Goole representative was Charlie Backhouse in the U11 boys race. This was Charlie's first XC race and he put in a great effort to finish in 45th place.Next weekend will see the athletes take on round 2 of the league at Thornes Park, Wakefield. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Goole Youth AC
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