A MASTERFUL trio of Wrexham racers have taken part in a major national event.

Corwen played host to the British masters cross-county championships and the leading Wrexham AAC member was Gareth Chaloner, who was 62nd in 36.45 and a part of the M35 team that was second. He was joined at the event by Glyn Wise (74th in 38.41) and Richard Westwood (90th in 43.35).

A bit further afield and Amber Simpson took 13th place in the senior women’s weight throw at the NCAA Championships, in Allston, Boston, Massachusetts.

Meanwhile, Thomas Williams produced a throw of 70.45-metres to win the U17 men’s hammer competition at the Templemore Throws event.

Wrexham’s Ally Hughes (59.06) took third at the Llantysilio fell race, with Charles Ashley (1-54.17) in 56th.

Turning to the Trafford AC medal meeting and there was a third-placed finish for Evie Hughes (5-23.8) in the U15 girls’ 1500-metres.

Wrexham AAC’s Matt Williams tackled the Liverpool half-marathon, where he clocked 1-47.59.

Three Deestriders also took part, with personal bests going the way of Andy Billington (1-35.39) and Graham Bryan (1-44.40), while Bernice Matthews achieved 2-32.37.

Wrexham athletes have turned out for a number of parkruns, with Glyn Wise (19.20) the runner-up at Ruthin and Mike Robbins (25.58) ninth at Wepre. In Wythenshawe were Connor Rogers (11th in 20.58) and Mark Hughes (46th in 25.15), while Rowena Lewis clocked 24.42 at Cardiff.

Peter Sussex (38th in 25.49) led the Wrexham contingent at Erddig, ahead of Jane Atkinson (56th in 27.28), Ian Atkinson (57th in 27.29), David Jones (77th in 29.20), Phil Walker (94th in 30.40) and Karl Moore (104th in 31.30).

Rachel Nickerson (59.52) and Simon Williams (26.09) ran at Ellesmere Port and Llangollen respectively, while Grace Hughes (8.24) was second at the Alyn Waters junior race, followed by Ellis Jones (fourth in 9.12) and George Hughes (fifth in 9.13).