Wrexham AC athletes were in outstanding form at the latest Les Baldwin Memorial Games staged in the town at the weekend.

With all ages in action at the popular event at the Queensway Stadium, there was a bumper medal haul for Wrexham's junior and senior sections.

Thomas Walley maintained his fine form this season by taking the senior men's pole vault gold with a clearance of 4.50 metres.

Neil Edwards showcased his class in the men's decathlon as he topped the rankings with a 3,395-point total, while clubmate Matthew Williams took top spot in the men's discus with an effort of 27.40 metres.

Ellie Collins scooped double silver in the senior women's events as she placed as runner-up in both the shot put (8.08 metres) and discus (26.49metres).

There were gold medal performances from W45 runner Amanda Broadhurst in the 400m (71.8 seconds), while MM duo Martin Chadwick and Steven Thomas-Spires won the shot (9.52 metres) and decathlon (2,950 points) respectively.

There was a hat-trick of podium places for Isabelle Collins in the U20W section, with gold in the javelin (19.90 metres) followed up by silver in the shot (8.98 metres) and hammer (19.99 metres).

Isaac Lecki impressed in the U17M category, with gold in the shot put adding to his silver medal double on the hammer (21.83 metres) and discus (35.09 metres).

Clubmates Ben Williams and Evan Williams also joined the honours list with bronze medals in the discus (32.73 metres) and 200m (24.8 seconds) respectively, while Ella Hunter took third in the U17W long jump with her 4.00 metre leap.

Poppy Bostock excelled to take first place in the U15G long jump (4.79 metres), with Grace Meredith winning gold in the shot (8.66 metres) and silver in the long jump (4.9 metres).

Thomas Williams clinched the U13B hammer gold (30.54 metres), with Cameron Williams triumphing in the U13G long jump (4.01 metres)ahead of second-placed clubmate Lucy Jones (3.97 metres).

The U11B long jump honours went to Evan McGlynn (3.31 metres), while U11G athlete Lacey Williams claimed the 600m bronze (2:17.5).

Further afield, Wrexham sprinter Amy Odunaiya was part of the triumphant 4x100m Welsh relay team who stormed to a winning time of 46.63 seconds at the recent Manchester International meeting.

Liam McGivern was another winner at the Sheffield Open, where a time of 22.21 seconds saw him take the honours in the 200m race.

There was a strong turnout from Deestriders members at the Chirk Castle Relay, where teams of three took it in turns to get the baton round a tough multi-terrain two-mile loop.

Wrexham duo Peter Norman (26:06) and John Tipping were also in action at the event, with clubmate Brian Foster (29:04) topping the M80 rankings.

There was a top 10 finish for Wrexham's Joel Gomes at the Trefriw Mill Fell Race, where he placed eighth in a time of 1:46:28.

Buckley Runners duo Jez Brown (1:49:08) and Sam Bellis (1:51:18) were close behind in ninth and 12th respectively at the 53-runner event.

Ian Mawdesley (2:02:15) was the fastest Wrexham finisher at the Race The Train challenge in Tywyn, placing ahead of clubmates Marc Roberts (2:02:57) and Charles Ashley (2:36:25).

David Millington (11:42) was 11th fastest at the latest Erddig ParkRun, with clubmates Nick Venables (25:43), Karl Hughes (25:44) and Shaun Breeze (26:05) following on.

This Bank Holiday weekend's race action includes the Ellesmere 10k in Shropshire, which starts at 11.15am on Sunday.

Junior athletes will head to Stretford on Monday for the Trafford AC U11-U15 Medal Meeting, which starts at midday.