North Wales athletes were in superb form at the Welsh Senior Championships in Cardiff, with Deeside AC's Amber Fortune leading the way.

Competing in the n the SP4K class, Fortune returned from the capital with a silver medal after her impressive performances in the shot put.

A superb new PB of 13.70 metres put her second outright in the competition in which Cardiff University athlete Adele Nicoll (14.97 metres) ultimately triumphed.

Fortune has now been selected for the Paralympic European Championships in Berlin in August, where she will compete in the F20 category.

After setting a new 200m PB of 24.33 seconds in qualifying, Wrexham athlete Amy Odunaiya took silver in the final (24.66 seconds) where she placed fractionally behind Cardiff's Charlotte Wingfield (24.36 seconds).

She then narrowly missed out on a podium place in the fiercely contested 100m sprint, where a time of 12.36 seconds saw her finish fourth.

Deeside's Shannon Malone stormed her way to a silver medal win in the race with a sprint of 12.11 seconds to finish behind Swansea winner Hannah Brier (12.06 seconds).

Thomas Walley was in top form as he leapt a distance of 14.29 metres to triumph in the triple jump, beating Cardiff's James King (14.08 metres).

Wrexham AC man Walley was then crowned Welsh champion in the pole vault as he cleared a height of 4.25 metres to finish joint second behind Nottingham's Joel Benitez, who won with a clearance of five metres.

Deesoide's Amber Simpson's strong season continued as she took silver in the hammer by throwing 56.97 metres, a distance bettered only by Bristol's Christina Jones (60.91 metres).

Simpson, whose impressive competitive record has won her a scholarship at the University of Memphis, also took third in the discus with a throw of 37.67 metres.

Paul Samuels was Wrexham AC's fastest finisher at the latest Erddig ParkRun, clocking 21:02 on the 5k course to place ninth ahead of clubmate Gwyn Roberts (21:33), Deeside AC runner Oliver Yandle (21:37) and Buckley teenager Gareth Houghton (21:38).

Deesider Daniel Parkinson (20:27) was fourth fastest at the Wepre ParkRun, where Wrexham runner Mike Robbins (21:59) was also among the top 10.

This weekend's action starts at 11am on Saturday when Wrexham hosts the latest stage of the U13/U15 UK Young Athletes League.

The North Wales Half Marathon also gets underway at 11am from its Conwy starting point, while the challenging Snowdon Mountain Race begins at midday.

At 8am on Sunday morning the monthly National Trust 10k trail race will be hosted in the sprawling grounds of Chirk Castle.