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Katie Misses Outright Win by Five Seconds.

European Duathlon Championships Nancy France 1st May. In a fantastic race Katie Ingram just missed out by a sprint finish at the end of this Elite International race. Having led the first run – the eventual winner Ruth Van der … Continue reading

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Ashurst Beacon Fell Race 5.9 mls 950 ft Ascent

A large field started this race that had been postponed from January with seven Harriers racing. First to finish after an excellent run was Simon Parkinson in fourth, Paul Boardman ran well for 12th and second o/45, Tony Hesketh was … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Trail Race

This race attracted a large entry with over 500 runners tackling the tough 10 miles with hills a plenty, the race was won by James Walsh of Leeds City in 60.48finishing well clear. Our first finisher was Gareth Booth with … Continue reading

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Dionne wins Anniversary Waltz

Anniversay Waltz Fell Race, 24th April 2010. 11.5 M / 3600′ Dionne Allen continued here recent good racing form with a victory at this tough lakeland fell race, from Stair village in the Newlands Valley, placing 42nd overall in a … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets – April 24th / 25th 2010.

Garstang Gallop 10k, 25th April 2010. Three club members took part in the Garstang Gallop, with Paul Muller once again leading the way finishing 4th overall and 1st V50 in a time of 36:28. Doug Fleming came 14th in 41:02 … Continue reading

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London Marathon

Sunday 25th April 2010. Five (correction) Horwichians took part in this years London Marathon. First home was Richard Howarth finishing an impressive 88th overall in a new PB of 2:34:23. Next was Rob Jackson in a time of 2:54:28. New … Continue reading

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ATHLETICS GALORE

The 2010 Track & Field season is now well under way for Horwich RMI Harriers, with 3 meetings held over the weekend at Wigan, Warrington and Trafford. There were plenty of Personal Bests, Club Records and Medals won! Starting with … Continue reading

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James Wins in Astley Park

Chorley Park Series Race 1. Friday 23rd April, 2010. James Kevan stormed to victory in the first of this years friday night races around Astley Park in Chorley. James was pleased with his time of 16:22, a PB for the … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 10k Trail Race : 18/04/2010

Central Lancs Grand Prix Race Horwich RMI Road championship Race Once again a good turnout of Horwich runners (18) especially at the front end. We had 2nd 3rd and 4th overall with Ali Murray 2nd, Martyn ( Belly Boy ) … Continue reading

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Katie 12th in World Cup Triathlon.

Sunday 18th April 2010. Katie Ingram took on her first full triathlon in Mexico when competing in the second round of the World Cup series finishing a superb 12th. Looking at her times and the circumstances in the race it … Continue reading

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Track Closure on Thursday 29th April 2010

Hi all, I have been advised by Bolton Arena, that the Outside Track will shortly be closed for “cleaning and remarking”. It starts on Monday 26th April for track cleaning only, which is fortunately still leaving us with the track … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 10k – CHAMPIONSHIP REMINDER

Sunday 18th April 2010, 11:00 a.m. Just a quick reminder that this Sunday is the second race in this years Club Road Championships, at the Radcliffe 10k, starting at 11:00am. This race is also a counter the Central Lancs Grand … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets – April 10th / 11th 2010. PART 3.

ON THE ROADS… Three Bridges 10k – Sunday 11th April 2010. Just two from Horwich made there way to Lancaster for this 10k. Suzanne Budgett finished first FV45 and 53rd overall in a time of 41:48 and Ed Swift finished … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets – April 10th / 11th 2010. PART 2.

ON THE TRAILS… Gin Pit 5 Mile Trail Race – Sunday 11th April 2010. Six Horwichians took part in this popular biannual trail race, with some excellent age group results. Steve Nolan took the honours in the V50 category, with … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets – April 10th / 11th 2010.

ON THE FELLS… FRA British Championships 2010 – Round 1 : Saturday 10th April 2010. Silent Valley. AM. 9.5m/4900′. Two of our members made the trip to Northern Ireland for the opening race of this years British Fellruning Championship in … Continue reading

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Fun Pike Race 2010

Saturday 3rd April 2010. Some photos from this years Fun Junior Pike Race – Results and Report to follow. Fun Pike Race 2010

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RIVINGTON PIKE FELL RACE 2010

Saturday 3rd April 2010. After an uncertain week the weather held good for this years pike race. The underfoot conditions however were less than perfect for fast times, and left some who preferred to have a more cushioned road shoe … Continue reading

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WEEKEND SNIPPETS : 2nd – 4th April 2010

Salford 10k – Good Friday : 2nd April 2010. James Kevan and Russell Maddams once again showed they are in excellent form by both running sub-33 on this 2 lap flat course, which can produce some fast times, wind permitting. … Continue reading

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THURSDAY HILL SESSION – CANCELLED

The Hill Session on Thursday 1st April has been cancelled. Normal service will resume from 8th April, when we should be able to go off road for the first time this year.

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Darren wins at Arant Haw

Sunday 28th March 2010. Darren Kay took a convincing victory in the final fixture of this years Kendal Winter League, over what will be familiar terrain from Sedbergh taking in the summit of Arant Haw. Full results : http://www.helmhillrunners.co.uk/KWL2010/arant_haw_2010.htm

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PIKE RACE – HELP NEEDED

Helpers and Marshall are still needed for this years Rivington Pike race, this coming Saturday. Please contact Pete Bland at peterbland@btinternet.com or on 07551 404047 if you can spare any time.

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PIKE RACE – HELP NEEDED

Helpers and Marshall are still needed for this years Rivington Pike race, this coming Saturday. Please contact Pete Bland at peterbland@btinternet.com or on 07551 404047 if you can spare any time.

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Katie National Duathlon Champion. – 28th March

Katie Ingram showed her potential when winning the British Elite Duathlon Championship at Prestwold Airfield, Loughborough today in 1.03.19. – (Entered as Horwich!) In her first full Duathlon – and still a complete novice in terms of race experience, Katie … Continue reading

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Supertees Newsletter March 2010

With the light nights we are now meeting at Wilderswood Car park on Georges Lane Horwich at 6.30p.m on Wednesdays and are training on the Fells. All abilities are welcome why not give it a try you may like it … Continue reading

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April and Jamie land top honours

Two talented stars were named Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Athletes of the Year. April Stevenson is an outstanding 400/800m runner. This year, despite suffering an early season injury she just missed out on making the English schools final however … Continue reading

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NORTH OF ENGLAND 12 STAGE ROAD RELAYS

Horwich RMI HarriersNorth of England 12 stage Road Relays6 x 4.9 miles and 6 x 3.03 miles ( according to Gareth )Wythenshawe ParkSunday 21st march 2010 The Result: 10th Overall Leg Distance Runner Time/pos Captains comments 1 4.9miles Gary Priestley … Continue reading

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Wed Night Training 24/03/2010

Please note that for this week only, Wednesday night training will be from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Mark Dacre.

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Greater Manchester County Championship Fell Race

This year Greater Manchester Athletics are pleased to announce a County Championship Fell Race which will be staged at the Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race on Saturday 8th May. Race starts at 1.15pm and covers 4.5 miles and 1000ft of … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester County Championship Fell Race

This year Greater Manchester Athletics are pleased to announce a County Championship Fell Race which will be staged at the Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race on Saturday 8th May. Race starts at 1.15pm and covers 4.5 miles and 1000ft of … Continue reading

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12 STAGE RELAYS – LOST T-SHIRT

If anyone has picked up a black “Team Inov-8″ t-shirt with silver writing from the tent at the 12 stage relays could they please contact James Kevan on j_kev3000@hotmail.com.

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Number One in the Country.

Katie Ingram went to the top of the National 5k road table when placing 8th overall in the Derby 5k mid week races. Her time of 15.54 took 30 seconds off her PB. This tremendous time would have placed her … Continue reading

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UK Inter Counties XC 2010

Cofton Park, Birmingham, 13th March 2010. Two harriers were selected and ran for their counties at this years inter counties cross country. Both in the top quality senior men’s race incorporating the trials for the world cross, Gary Priestley running … Continue reading

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TRIMPELL 20

Sunday 14th March 2010. Richard Howarth made the trip to Lancaster to run this race in preparation for next months London Marathon and was rewarded with an impressive PB of 1:52:06 and 4th place. Results.

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HAWORTH HOBBLE

Saturday 13th March 2010. On Saturday morning three Horwich Harriers set off before dawn for Haworth to compete in this year’s Haworth Hobble, also known as the Wuthering Hike. The three had varying experience of the 32 (or 33?) mile … Continue reading

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BURNLEY 10K

Sunday 14th March 2010. Glyn and Derek Kay made the trip to Burnley clocking times of 37:45 and 46:15 for 10th and 64th places. Derek was also first V65. Results.

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HAIGH HALL RELAYS

Saturday 13th March 2010. After several last minute drop outs Horwich fielded just two teams for these low key friendly relays. The Horwich team of Alastair Murray, Martyn Bell, Dave Jackson and Sean McMyler was very much in the running … Continue reading

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RODDLESWORTH ROLLER

Sunday 14th March 2010. Thirteen harriers ran this local undulating multi terrain race. A strong turn out for the men saw the club take first mens team and first vets team, as well as second and third vets teams. Behind … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets : 6th – 7th March

A few results I have noticed from the weekend. Haweswater Half Marathon. Paul Boardman made his way up to the Lake District and finished 52nd from 517 finishers in a time of 1:27:35.Results. Stanley Park 10k, Blackpool. James Kevan finished … Continue reading

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HALF TOUR OF PENDLE – 9M / 2250′

Saturday, 6th March 2010. Ten Harriers took part in this popular race from Barley village. It was a clear crisp dry day, with some areas of snow remaining on top just to make things interesting. Performance of the day was … Continue reading

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PIKE RACE – VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers to help at this years Pike Race are needed. If you can help please contact Colin Jones at C.Jones-Horwich@hotmail.co.uk.

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Gary completes Mid Lancs in Top Spot

Mid Lancs Cross Country – Barrow, 6th March. Gary Priestley got his just rewards for an outstanding season cross country when he clinched 1st place in this years Mid Lancs Senior Men’s competition on a warm, sunny afternoon in Barrow. … Continue reading

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LAST WEEKENDS SNIPPETS

Bleasdale Circle Fell Race – 5M / 1250′ Well done to Michelle Devine who finished second lady in wintry conditions. (anyone have anymore details or results, please let me know) High Cup Nick Fell Race – 9M / 1500′ Russell … Continue reading

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TRAFFORD 10K – PLACES AVAILABLE

Three places are available for the rescheduled Trafford 10k, being run this coming Sunday, 7th March. If you are interested in taking one of these places please contact me. Alastair Murray.alastair.murray@gmail.com

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National XC Leeds 2010.

On Saturday saw the National XC races @ Round hay Park in Leeds. This annual event attracted 151 clubs from every corner of the UK and the size of field mirrored that. Our Stalwart U13’s Boys represented the club without … Continue reading

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Red Vests in Leeds

National Cross Country Roundhay Park, Leeds Saturday 27th February 2010 As the cross country season comes nearer and nearer the end, just 5 runners from our club put on their red vests with the distinctive black chevrons to tackle the … Continue reading

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Red Vests in Leeds

National Cross Country Roundhay Park, LeedsSaturday 27th February 2010 As the cross country season comes nearer and nearer the end, just 5 runners from our club put on their red vests with the distinctive black chevrons to tackle the grass, … Continue reading

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STANDISH HALL 10K

Saturday 27th February 2010. Five harriers decided to do this local trail race. 13th Simon Parkinson 40:47 16th Denis Mason 41:53 22nd Doug Fleming 43:08 84th Barry Allman 51:31 100th Mark Collier 53:55 Full results.

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NATIONAL XC

Saturday 27th February 2010. Two senior men competed at this year’s English Cross Country Championships at Roundhay Park in Leeds. The three lap 12k course was particularly muddy in places, in others provided good running and benefited the good climbers … Continue reading

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LOSTOCK 6

Sunday 28th February 2010. A cold but dry morning greeted 329 runners at the Lostock 6M race, the first counter for this years Central Lancs Grand Prix and the RMI Road Championships. Gareth Booth led the way for the men … Continue reading

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ENGLISH FELL CHAMPS 2010 RACE 1 – NOONSTONE 9M / 2300′

Saturday 27th February 2010. All week it didn’t look like conditions were going to be good for the seasons opener, and so it proved. The temperature was barely above freezing, the ground was saturated, and it looked like the clag … Continue reading

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