AFTER gaining promotion to the Northern League Division 1 West track and field league, St Helens Sutton A.Cs senior men and ladies teams competed in the opening league fixture held at Macclesfield Harriers athletics track in East Cheshire.

Sutton finished 4th overall on the day a solid start to the season.

Stand out performances on the day came from Lily Birkett first in the ladies 1,500 metres and Lucy Fairclough 1st in the ladies 3000 metres.


400 metre Hurdles men;.

5th Chris Birkett 88.10s.

400 metre Hurdles women;.

3rd Sarah Birkett 1m.29.5s.

4th Karen Marsh 1m33.8s.

800 metres men (A).

3rd Liam Johnson 1m.57.80s.


4th Joe Byrne 2m.7.70s.

Men 100 metres (A).

2nd Paul Bielby 11.60s.


4th Peter Davies 13.30s.

100 metre women (A).

4th Heather Drillingcourt 13.70s.


3rd Emma Lang 13.80s.

3000 metres men steeplechase.

3rd Chris Birkett 12m.23s.

Women's 100 metre Hurdles.

4th Karen Marsh 20.70s.

Womens 3000 metres (A).

1st Lucy Fairclough 10m.22.10s.


3rd Sarah Birkett 13m.46.50s.

Mens 400 metres (A).

3rd Gabriel Mullen 51.40s.

(B) 4th Paul Brownbill 66.20s.

400 metres women.

5th Sarah Birkett 87.70s.

Mens 1500 metres.

3rd Will Vose 4m.46.50s.

(B) 1st Joe Byrne 4m.52.50s.

Women's 1500 metres (A).

1st Lily Birkett 5m.33.60s.

Ladies 200 metres (A).

4th Caitlin Harrison 29.60s.


4th Lily Rowson 32.00s.

200 metres men (A).

3rd Paul Bielby 23.60s.


2nd Gabriel Mullen 24.80s.

5000 metres men (A).

2nd Ryan Molyneux 17m.19.20s.

(B) 1st Matt Blake 17m.37.60s.

Mens 4x100 metres relay.

4th Paul Bielby, Paul Brownbill, Chris Birkett, Joe Byrne. 50.90s.

4x100 metre women relay.

4th Karen Marsh, Emma Lang, Lily Rowson, Castle Harrison. 58.60s.

4x400 metre men relay.

6th Gabriel Mullen, Joe Byrne, Matt Blake, Ryan Molyneux. 4m 2.80s.

Women's 4x400 metre relay.

4th Lily Birkett Sarah Birkett, Caitlin Harrison, Karen Marsh 5m.25.20s.

Mens Hammer.

Ray Vose 17.99 metres.

Peter Davies 7.38 metres.

Women's Hammer.

Karen Marsh 11.66 metres.

Mens Discus.

Phil Robinson 24.73 metres.

Paul Brownbill 22.19 metres.

Women's Discus.

Karen Marsh 13.93 metres.

Caitlin Harrison 10.98 metres.

Men's Javelin Phil Robinson 29.44 metres.

Paul Brownbill 19.08 metres.

Women's Javelin.

Lily Rowson 5.235 metres.

Mens Shotput.

Peter Davies 8.12 metres.

Phil Robinson 7.82 metres.

Women's Shotput.

Emma Lang 6.56 metres.

Karen Marsh 5.54 metres.

Women Long Jump.

Cailtin Harrison 3.89 metres.

Emma Lang 3.68 metres.

Women's triple jump .

Heather Drillingcourt 9.49 metres.

Mens High Jump.

Phil Robinson 1.40 metres.

Meanwhile at the Stretford Open Track meeting Gabriel Mullen ran the 800 metres finishing 2nd in 1m55.62s PB, while in the 1500 metres Sutton completed a 1,2,3. 1st Joe Buckley 3m.58.63s PB. 2nd Dan Cooke 3m.58.63s SB and 3rd Liam Johnson 4m.00.30s PB.

Also taking place was the Walton Park 5 mile Road Race in Liverpool which is part of the Clubs Internal Grand Prix of Road Races.

Times were as follows: Ryan Molyneux 29m.20s, Barry Graney 32m.20s, Niamh Waring 52m.19s and Jane Makin 1 hr 1m 38s.