Isle of Man News last updated 24 March 2017 13:44:28

Sleight heading to IFAA World Indoor Archery Championships

POSTED Mon last week

Lesley Sleight will be representing England at the IFAA World Indoor Archery Championships in Romania. Lesley from Ronague is one of five archers who will compete for England in Brasov from 29th March to 1st April.Over three hundred and sixty archers from twenty-seven countries will be competing for world medals. Lesley recently became the 2017 IFAA English Indoor Archery Champion in Ladies Longbow. Lesley was also the highest scoring archer at the IFAA Scottish Indoor Championships for both Longbow and Traditional bow classes for men and women. Lesley said: “This is my first season of competitive indoor archery. I usually concentrate on field archery. This will be a big step up for me to compete in this discipline at a world...

Entries open for Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon 2017 – and Relay!

POSTED Mon last week

Entries are now open for the 2017 Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon, organised by the Isle of Man Veteran Athletes’ Club.The Isle of Man marathon is one of the Top 10 running events in the UK* and the half marathon event comprises Runner’s World 50 Best UK Races for 2016. Taking place annually on the picturesque course in the North of the Isle of Man, stunning scenery and a challenging route await those who enter. The course starts and ends in Ramsey, with runners heading along Mooragh Promenade and on to Bride. From there to Andreas and St Jude’s before turning back towards Ramsey. Marathon runners complete two laps of the course (26.2 miles in total) while half marathon competitors complete one lap (13.1 miles in total...

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