There were two notable endurance performances from Bury AC members over the weekend.

Coach Ian Warrington competed in the Montane Lakeland 100 fell race and covered the 106-mile course with a total climb of more than 21,000 feet in an impressive 37hrs 50mins, while Matthew Garside competed in the Salford Triathlon, taking 24th place overall with a total time of 2:28:20 for the Olympic-length course comprising of a 1500m swim, a 40km bike ride and a 10km run. He was third fastest competitor on the run stage with 40:25.

On Saturday, Bury’s youngsters travelled to Warrington to compete in the final Youth Development League Lower track and field meeting of the season. The team took sixth out of the eight teams with 316 points and look set for relegation to the third division.

Despite the team showing, there were some superb individual performances as Ben Clarke and Oliver Cooper once again dominated the under-13 boys javelin competition with Ben setting a new personal best of 36.40 to win the A string with Oliver winning the B with 30.67.

Ben now sits just one place behind Oliver in the national rankings where they are fifth and sixth in the UK respectively.

Faye Gribbin had an excellent win in the u13 girls 800m in a new best of 2;30. There were also wins for Gabriella Idoko (150m) and Kian Bleakley (shot).

The girls took third place in the relay, while the other u13 competitors for Bury were Jenson Brady, Lois Wormald, Lucy Dent, Isabella Robinson and Aine Marie Kelly.

For the u15s, there was a great win for Emily Purdy in the 1500m (4:52.8) and Ben Gardner in the pole vault (2.41).

Evie Elliott, Corrine Newton and Blessing Idoko scored vital points with runners-up positions in their events, while Jake Amos and Esme Davies-Fernyhough also took points.

Lucy Dent ran strongly in the Black Knight two-mile junior charge at Ashton on Wednesday, covering the course in 12:39 for second girl and first in her u13 age category.

The day before two club members competed at the Trafford Grand Prix with Luke Harreld winning his 800m heat in 2:00.82 with a superb sprint finish. Thomas Cunningham was runner-up in his u20s race in a new PB of 2:18.72.

The previous Sunday Ben Coop competed at the prestigious British Milers Club Grand Prix meeting at Stretford. He set a season’s best time of 1:55.30 to finish second in a blanket finish with the winner just 2/100s of a second ahead of him.