WREXHAM athlete Neil Davies tested himself against the very best in Europe.

Torun, in Poland, hosted the European masters indoor championship, where Wrexham AAC’s Davies was one of those taking part.

In the M55 class, Davies clocked 59.29 for seventh spot in the 400-metres and he was 10th in the pentathlon.

A magnificent seven Wrexham athletes tackled the Cheshire elite 10k around the super fast Pulford “magic triangle”.

The event attracted a quality field of athletes and, unfortunately, windy conditions made it a lot tougher than anticipated.

Leading the way was Matt Willis, who crossed the line eighth in 30.45, followed by Ryan Davis (25th in 31.56), Luke Northall (34th in 32.45) and Connor Rogers (39th in 32.58).

They were joined at the event by clubmates James Yarwood (60th in 33.42), Daniel Weston (157th in 37.15) and Gareth Chaloner (167th in 37.45).

Eleven Buckley Runners completed the race, with Jack Bromley clocking an impressive 30.55 for 12th place overall.

Also in action were Josh Cullen (32.57), first MV45 Chris Callaghan (33.01), Chris Myles (34.36), Sean Truett (35.53), David Brilley (36.47), Tracy Rogers (36.48), Gerard Coleman (37.05), Tim Joy (37.15), Jen Rambaldi (40.14) and third FV45 Jane Doughton (42.48).

Deestriders: James Bruce 35.53; Max Dowell 37.41; Alan Latham 39.26.

At the Colwyn Bay metric half-marathon, Buckley’s Eleanor Francis was second female and the first FV35 in 1-02.55.

Meanwhile, in the metric marathon, Deestrider Joey Davies (1-52.16) was first MV35, with clubmates Paul Lyth (2-09.02) and Mike Salusbury (2-17.20) achieving personal bests. Les Price clocked 2-43.47.

Turning to the Wilmslow half-marathon and Wrexham’s Andrew Jones was 193rd in 1-22.26, while Buckley’s Chris Hunt recorded a personal best to finish in 1-44.45.

A pair of Wrexham racers tackled the Welshpool 10k with John Davies (pictured below) 42nd in 43.25 and Beth Hewitt 1,301st with a time of 1-49.27.

Bala staged Yr Aran fell race, where Wrexham’s Ally Hughes crossed the line seventh in 60.45, followed by clubmate Robert Miles (36th in 74.52).

There have been parkrun victories for a pair of Wrexham athletes.

At Bala, Glyn Wise clocked 19.30 to claim first position.

Meanwhile, a personal best of 7.59 saw Evie Hughes triumph at the Alyn Waters junior parkrun. Completing a Wrexham 1-2-3 were Grace Hughes (8.33) and George Hughes (9.16).

Mark Hughes and Connor Rogers both achieved 23.21 for 75th and 76th at Arrow Valley, while at the Perth parkrun, in Scotland, Mike Robbins crossed the line in 44th position in a time of 21.57.

Wrexham AAC members competing at the Llangollen parkrun were Charles Ashley (51st in 27.38), Steve Jones (63rd in 29.15) and Stephen Walker (107th in 55.13).

Five Wrexham vests were on show at Erddig, spear-headed by 21st-placed Evie Hughes (24.07).

She was followed by Peter Sussex (35th in 25.35), Peter Hughes (36th in 25.49), Karl Moore (99th in 31.35) and Tomos Marriott (111th in 32.35).