WREXHAM AAC'S Amy Odunaiya has been continuing her American Odyssey.

She recently competed at two events in Florida, securing a time of 23.87 seconds to cross the line as the runner-up in the 200-metres at the Global Invitational, in Clermont.

Meanwhile, at the UNF invitational meeting in Jacksonville, Amy was sixth in the 200m after clocking 24.39.

Terrific efforts saw Thomas Williams triumph in two events in Ireland.

At the Templemore athletics meeting, he won the under-15 boys' hammer with an effort of 56.18m.

This will be a new Welsh age group record, subject to validation.

A personal best of 58.60m then saw him triumph at the St Abbans AC open meeting in County Laois.

At the Race For Victory in Cardiff, which was also the Welsh Championships, Luke Northall was 34th overall and the second M35 in 15.21.

Travelling to Portugal was Joel Gomes, who clocked 7-00.18 for 13th spot - and the second M40 - at the Funchal 60k ultra trail event in Madeira, while Ian James was the first M60 at the Milton Keynes Marathon (2-54.41).

Devil's Bridge hosted the Red Kite Trail Challenge, which doubled up as the Welsh Championships.

Linda Jones crossed the line in 2-21.13 to secure the third W55 berth in the half-marathon.

Other Wrexham AAC members in action were Karen Owens (2-40.54) and Charles Ashley (3-10.26), while in the 5k event, Sioned Cordiner (25.26) was the first under-20 woman.

Five club members were in action at the Mid Cheshire 5k in Kingsley.

Ryan Davies led the contingent in 15.02, followed by Harvey Davis (141st in 16.29), Gareth Chaloner (316th in 18.36), Robert Miles (325th in 18.44) and Ella Davis (363rd in 19.10).

Peter Hughes finished 23rd in the latest Erddig parkrun thanks to his effort of 23.26, and he was joined at the event by Karl Moore (51st in 26.51), Robert Miles (52nd in 26.53), Peter Norman (116th in 37.04) and John Tipping (144th in 48.12).

Spencer Jones won the U11 boys' 600-metres at the Trafford AC medal meeting with a personal best of 2-01.27, while another pb saw him second in the 150m (25.19).

Sophie Forgrave claimed the runners-up spot in the U13 girls' 150m (23.42) and also ran personal bests in the 1200m and javelin, with Annabelle Jones achieving personal bests in the 1200m and javelin as well.

At the Cheshire Athletics League meeting in Wrexham, competing in the U11 girls' section were Katie McGlynn (third in the 75m, second in the 4x100m relay), Sienna Pimpernel (second in the soft javelin), Georgia Curran, Bethan Roberts (first in the 600m), Grace Hughes and Eva Hols.

In the U13 girls' category were Mia Parry (first in the 100m), Erin Porter, Talissa Tudor and Evie Hughes (third in the 800m), with Lucy Jones winning the U15 girls' 100m.

Taking part in the U17 women section were Isobel Gunn (first in the 100m, second in the triple jump), Freya Willis and Poppy Bostock, while in the senior women's category, Amanda Broadhurst claimed first in the triple jump and third in the javelin.

Jake McGlynn was first in the U11 boys' 75m, with Connor Tweed first in the U17 men's javelin and second in the 100m.

Competing in the U13 boys' events were Evan McGlynn (first in the high jump, third in the 200m) and Noah Thomas (third in the shot putt).

Among the ranks of the senior men were Neil Edwards (first in triple jump and javelin), Jack Ball, Ian Broadhurst and Mike Robbins.

Deestriders' Sue Bonney, who won her battle with breast cancer last year, took part in her longest race to date since illness, the Liverpool Spring 10k on Sunday.

Cara Bateson, meanwhile, ran a personal best of 41.33 in the 5k.