LIAM McGivern showed plenty of steel during a spot of action in Sheffield.

The Wrexham AC sprinter headed to Yorkshire to compete in the Northern Open Meeting.

There were two races for McGivern, who clocked 7.38 seconds in the 60-metres and he achieved a time of 36.01 seconds for the 300-metres.

Two Wrexham AC members were a part of the North Wales team competing at the Telford 10k event - and there was just a seven-second time difference between them.

Luke Northall clocked 33.37 and he was closely followed by Ben Goofellow, in 33.44.

A total of six Wrexham AC members competed, led by Daniel Weston with his time of 32.46.

Next in was Joel Gomes (32.57), followed by club colleagues James Nicholls (34.35) and Harvey Davis (35.56).

A bit more further afield, Emily Rowlands took to the start line at the Dorney Lake 10k in Windsor.

At one of the iconic venues for the London 2012 Olympics, whe finished 54th in a time of 51.04.

Local parkruns proved to be popular for Wrexham AC members.

Mike Robbins was 11th in the most recent Wepre parkrun courtesy of his time of 22.29.

Meanwhile, turning to the Erddig parkrun, and Dave Millington's effort of 22.40 was enough to give him fifth place.

The next Wrexham AC racer over the line was Peter Hughes, who finished 36th in 28.19, followed by Karl Moore (42nd in 28.35), Phil Walker (62nd in 30.49) and Lucy Morris (91st in 37.16).

Peter Norman's time of 39.16 saw him in 101st spot and John Tipping finished 114th in 44.51.

Three Wrexham AC speed merchants were in the top-five at the Alyn Waters parkrun.

A terrific effort of 9.20 ensured that Bethan Roberts was the runner-up, one position ahead of Evie Hughes (10.02).

Grace Hughes crossed the finishing line in fifth position in 11.10.

The final weekend ahead of Christmas promises to be a busy one.

Saturday is marked by the North Staffs Cross-Country League fixture at Betley Court (11.30am), while on Sunday, Sport City is the venue for the Manchester Indoor Open (10.30am).

Those who don't overdo it with the Christmas turkey can take part in the Round the Walls event in Chester on Boxing Day.

West Cheshire AC is organising the festive event and the club needs volunteers to marshal and help out on the day.

Anybody running in this year’s race is urged to ask a family member or friend if they can help out and make the event a success.

Interested people are invited to e-mail Dennis Wall as soon as possible with the name or names of people who can volunteer at