Ian Wilson defied the strong wind along the home straight, to which his opponents succumbed, and won a well judged 400 metres in 52.3 secs. Bob Warburton grappled with the conditions in similar style to win the junior 800 metres from Tim Gregory of Warrington in 2m 0.3s, Dave Lockley gained, a personal best time in running 800 metres in 2m 1.5s and Mike Teahan's personal best of 5ft. 4ins. won the senior high jump.
John Rowlands, a new member, won the youths' high jump with 5ft. 3ins. and Barbara Shaw came second in the intermediate ladies' high jump and discus, as did Alan Cheers in the Senior men's triple jump.
Meanwhile, nearer home, three of the club's seniors ran in a field of 73 starters in the
Senior men. ,100m; 3, I. Wilson, 12.1s. 400m; 1, I.Wilson, 52.3s. 800m: 3, D. Lockley, 2m 1.5s. 3,000m; 3, D. Lockley 8m 55s,16, M. Teahan, 9m 32s; 8, D. Hanna 9m 41s; 19, R. Brimage, 9m 49s. High jump; 1, M. Teahan, 5ft. 4ins.
Ladies,. 200m: 4, B. Banks, 32.4s.