CHORLEY Athletic and Triathlon Club were well-represented at the latest Inter-Club run in Lytham with 40 runners competing for points.

First home for the club was Robert Walsh (14th, 29.15), ahead of Keith Johnston (23rd, 30.00), David Parkinson (24th, 30.07), Tim Johnstone (29th, 30.26), George Norris (31st, 30.28), Jordon Swift (42nd, 31.03), Mick Hancock (50th, 31.37), Ross Dickinson (51st, 31.37), Ian Leigh (55th, 31.59), Mark Lees (58th, 32.11), Martin Hughes (60th, 32.19), Chris Lane (61st, 32.23), Wesley Roberts (67th, 33.09) and Bill Beckett (75th, 33.47).

First Chorley lady was Helen Morris (77th, 33.48), then David Owen (80th, 33.53), Paul Wareing (82nd, 33.58), Jonathan Mattock (86th, 34.11). Laura Murphy had a superb run to finish (90th, 34.28), closely followed by Mark Bond (95th, 34.52), Liam Kent (107th, 35.35), Adam Callaghan (110th, 35.50), Simon Townsend (116th, 35.59), Katie Jones (121st, 36.10), Warren Crook (126th, 36.28), Phil Iddon (133rd, 36.47), Lara Cawley-Dickinson (148th, 37.40), Rob Quail (150th, 37.57), Stephen Baker (153rd, 38.07), Lisa Johnston (170th, 38.57), Rachael Gibson (172nd, 38.59), Jane Bowles (182nd, 39.42), Vet 70 John Swift (184th, 39.47).

Just over the 40 mins came the group of Michael Wilson (149th, 40.39), Steve Thomas (223rd, 42.49), Ted Orrell (235th, 43.48, Jan Barrow (241st, 44.39), Les Paul (308th, 54.34), Adrian Smith (315th, 57.30) and Mike Coppin (329th, 68.05).

Meanwhile, the Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club Great Hill Fell Race 2016 at Brinscall has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Information will also be posted on the FRA website.

Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club apologises for any inconvenience but hopes runners will understand the sudden and dramatic turn of events. All pre entry monies will be returned in due course.

Elsewhere, 18 juniors represented the club at the annual Triathlon England North West (TENW) Championships held at the Palatine Leisure Centre and cycle track in Blackpool. The youngest age group was Tristar 1 for 9 and 10-year-olds. Eve Downham and Lara Goudge, both new to triathlon, came sixth.

Then came the Tristar 2s, Daniel Lilley with Joe Mitchell and Dennis Kay with Joe Bowles finished first and fourth, gaining valuable points for the title.

The T2 girls, a very competitive age group, were represented by Isabelle Farron, Alice Goudge and Lauren Waddington, who raced well and finished ninth.

Thomas Roberts and Joseph Chadwick made up the T3 boys team and, despite a dismount crash on the bike leg, Joseph was determined to continue, and with support from Thomas they finished strongly in fourth place.

Chorley had two teams in the girls T3 age group, who finished fifth and sixth, and Georgina Ainscough with Kate Waddington finished fifth, followed closely by Charlotte Lavin, Jessica Mitchell and Megan Whalley who finished sixth, gaining valuable points towards the championships. while Lydia Wilcock and Leah Williams gave an impressive performance in the Youths, finishing first in their relay.

After a very competitive and busy day at the event The TENW Boys Club champions were announced as Chorley, Athletic and Triathlon Club just one point ahead of Arragons Cumbrian Triathlon Club and two points ahead of last year’s winners Bolton Triathlon Club. The Girls earned a very respectable fifth position. Chorley also took third in the Overall Club Championship taking in the six best of the teams scores.