ATHLETES who have played key roles in West Cheshire AC's success over the past 12 months have been rewarded by the club.
The Chester and Ellesmere Port outfit celebrated a year of great individual performances at its awards evening, held at Chester City FC.
Stephanie Owens and Tom Price received the Female and Male Athletes of the Year awards respectively following a remarkable 12 months.
Stephanie, now working with the Welsh international throws coach, is ranked highly in the hammer, discus and shot in the UK and powered her way to a series of impressive performances last season.
Tom achieved a stunning series of graded times in both 100m and 200m league matches for his club, as well as contributing to a memorable campaign by playing his part in sprint relay races.
Alan Littler became the inaugural winner of the Wright Cup, while Dave Alexander, Amanda Rowlands and veterans Gary Withers and Liz Stott also picked up awards.
Alex Kirk and Kelly Baker were presented with the U11 boys' and girls' awards, while Bradley Edwards and Leah Ferrie won the U13 prizes.
Michael Lyness and Aamir Walwyn won the U15 boys' awards and Sam Galley and Emily Fisher collected the girls' prizes.
Sian Kelman and Louis Humphreys bagged the U17 ladies' and men's awards while Carl Van Schie and Helen Clowes collected the U20 men's and ladies' prizes respectively.
* West Cheshire's Bradley Edwards was joint winner of the U13 boys' section of the Manchester and District Cross Country League after finishing third at the final round at Woodbank Park, Stockport.
He finished eight seconds behind the winner, in 12:28.
The league placings are calculated from the best times in four of the five rounds and Bradley, with a first place and two seconds, was awarded first position level with Callum Murray, who had one fifth and three first places.
James Ellis came home in 17:49 for fourth spot in the U15 boys' event and third place overall.
In the U11 race, Alex Kirk and Robert Rogers ran neck and neck until the uphill section of the course, when Alex pulled away to finish 11th (11:41) with Rob 16th (12:39).
Tessa McCormick was eighth in the U13 girls' race with a time of 10:35 and Alan Littler was ninth (23:53) in the U17 men's race.
Russell Kirk and Matt Whitfield both represented the senior and veteran men at Stockport.