County Championships 2015.

A glorious day at the Sheepmount, Carlisle for the County Championships saw some good, solid performances and new personal bests for Ellenborough Athletes. The result of the day was for Charlotte Orton who at 16 years of age is now competing in the Senior Women category. Charlotte scooped three gold medals. The 100m, 200m and Long Jump. Other notable performances were Senior Woman Chloe Cartmel with a gold, silver and a bronze, U13 Kate Southwell with a gold and a silver, U11 Rosie Lawler with a silver and a bronze in her first major competition, Thomas Adams with a silver and a bronze, Holly Adams with a silver and a bronze, Courtney Gresty (Senior women) with two bronze, Megan Featherstone (senior […]

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Otter Trail Run (ZA)

Ricky Lightfoot made the long journey to South Africa to take part in the ‘Otter Trail Run’. Marathon Distance. Four river crossings. Over 2600 meters of elevation gain and 11 significant climbs. The record for this race was 4 hours 23 minutes, Ricky won it in 4:15:15.  

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New World Champion

Ellenborough AC have a world champion! Ricky Lightfoot won the 77k world trail running championships in Wales. 4th IAU Trail World Championships – July 7, 2013 In sweltering conditions Great Britain and France dominated this weekend at the 4th IAU Trail World Championships in Llanrwst. There was home delight as Britain’s Ricky Lightfoot won the men’s individual race by almost 10 minutes, and in doing so led the GB and NI team to a superb team gold. Interview: © www.mudsweatandtears.co.uk Thumbs-up for Ricky! Given a few days to download exactly what he achieved, Ricky Lightfoot has put in words his IAU world title winning run at the weekend. Humble and relaxed as ever, the Cumbrian-based Salomon athlete explains to MST how the day panned out… […]

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North East Counties Indoor T&F 2013

Ellenborough AC has three new County Champions,  Charlotte Orton, Holly Adams and Thomas Adams. The trio all competed in the North East Counties Indoor Track & Field Championships in Gateshead at the weekend. This incorporated the Cumbria County indoor Championship, and all three athletes came home successful. Thomas at U13 level logged three new personal best performances in Shot, Long Jump and in the 60m sprint. Holly stepped up to the U15 age group this year and she is off to a flying start, setting new PB’s in Shot which she won outright,  and she finished second behind Annalise James of Gateshead Harriers in the 60m Hurdles. But she was the first Cumbrian home so she is the County Champion. Charlotte […]

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