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28 Nantwich Running Club members compete in Manchester Marathon

28 Nantwich Running Club members compete in Manchester Marathon

By Jonathan White
Twenty-eight members of Nantwich Running Club competed in the Manchester Marathon, with James Tilley achieving a top 25 finish.

Tilley finished with a time of 02:28:23 in what is the second-largest marathon event in the UK and the fourth largest in Europe.

April 12, 2022
FEATURE: Best horse race meetings near Nantwich in 2022

FEATURE: Best horse race meetings near Nantwich in 2022

Nantwich benefits from being within easy reach of some of the most iconic racecourses in the UK.

With racecourses now very much open to the masses again, it’s a great opportunity for racing fans to start putting some of the biggest race meetings in their diaries for the coming year.

March 29, 2022
Wolfpack Fitness in Nantwich scoops medals at Kettlebell Championships

Wolfpack Fitness in Nantwich scoops medals at Kettlebell Championships

Wolfpack Fitness in Nantwich kicked off the 2022 kettlebell sports season by scooping medals at the national KB30:60 Championships in Rushden.

The club, run by world gold medallist Oli Mell of Willsaton, took its biggest team in a bid to build on the success of last year’s pentathlon event.

March 19, 2022
Nantwich Triathlon Club sweeps board at regional awards

Nantwich Triathlon Club sweeps board at regional awards

Nantwich Triathlon Club swept up at the Triathlon England Regional Awards.

After just 18 months, the club and its organiser Paul McIntyre won several North West accolades.

March 19, 2022
Wistaston tennis tournament held in memory of club stalwarts

Wistaston tennis tournament held in memory of club stalwarts

A new annual tennis tournament – The Wistaston Cup – was held at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club in memory of two club stalwarts Alan Jones and John White.

The Wistaston Cup is a round-robin format involving two teams of eight players, with four matches over four rounds.

February 12, 2022
Inaugural 10 kilometre road race to be held in Nantwich

Inaugural 10 kilometre road race to be held in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The inaugural Nantwich 10k Road Race will take place on Sunday March 20.

The race has been organised by Mike Stevens, Founder of Nantwich Running Club.

January 20, 2022
Nantwich gym owner scoops Kettlebell World Championship gold

Nantwich gym owner scoops Kettlebell World Championship gold

An outdoor gym owner from Nantwich has scooped gold and silver at the little-known Kettlebell World Championships in France.

Oli Mell, who runs Wolfpack Fitness near Snugburys, flew to Lyon last week to compete in the tournament.

December 7, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich gymnasts compete for GB in Portugal

Crewe and Nantwich gymnasts compete for GB in Portugal

Three gymnasts from Crewe & Nantwich have travelled to Portugal this week to compete in a European competition for Great Britain.

Will Calder, Chloe Gough and Nicole Hazell are competing for their country in the TeamGym European Championships

December 2, 2021
Nantwich gymnast Bryony Page wins World Championship trampoline gold

Nantwich gymnast Bryony Page wins World Championship trampoline gold

Nantwich trampolining star Bryony Page has won gold medal at the Trampolining World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The former Brine Leas and Malbank student produced the performance of her life to win gold at the eighth time of asking.

November 21, 2021
Nantwich rider Grace Wallace wins at Harrogate event

Nantwich rider Grace Wallace wins at Harrogate event

Nantwich rider Grace Wallace has won Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at Harrogate Riding Centre.

Wallace competed in the 1.10m track, and three combinations completed the 10-fence course clear in the first round.

November 7, 2021
Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small earns Mornflake backing

Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small earns Mornflake backing

Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small was given a VIP welcome by Mornflake in Crewe where he visited the firm’s new shop and received a surprise presentation.

The wheelchair racer, who scooped gold in Tokyo this summer, was presented with a hamper of his favourite Mornflake oats, a branded sweatshirt and donation to his racing kit as he trains for the World Para Athletics Championships in Japan next summer.

October 6, 2021
Nantwich showjumper wins at Derbyshire equestrian event

Nantwich showjumper wins at Derbyshire equestrian event

Nantwich showjumper Grace Wallace has won the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at Eland Lodge Equestrian.

Grace was competing against nine others in the 1.05m track and she claimed first place on Victoria Wallace’s 13 year-old bay mare Ilena VD Bisschop.

October 5, 2021
Tarporley racer Oliphant endures frustration BTCC weekend at Croft

Tarporley racer Oliphant endures frustration BTCC weekend at Croft

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant ended a frustrating Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship race day at Croft.

Oliphant emerged with just a handful of points after finding himself on the receiving end of contact.

September 22, 2021