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South East Lancs XC Presentation

South East Lancs XC Presentation The annual SELCC presentation night is Friday 18th March at North Chadderton Bowling and Social Club OL9 0EL commencing at 8pm. Doors from 7.15pm. Tickets £3 Winners from Horwich include U13 Boys Champion – Luke … Continue reading

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Harriers 9th @ Northern Cross

Saturday 25th January 2014 Knowsley Safari Park Mud, gusting winds, and torrential downpours – and that was just around the tents before the race. (*must wear wellies next time) The race was certainly going to be a muddy affair on … Continue reading

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Fell Championships 2013

The 2013 senior fell championships for both ladies and men will be your best 7 from the follow 15 races, with at least one from each category. (Short, Medium and Long) The points system is as follows: 15 points for … Continue reading

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– UPDATE – BMAF Road Relays

– UPDATE – BMAF Road Relays WANTED urgently 1 Vet 35+ who is fit and healthy and can help support a vets team in this Saturdays BMAF Road Relays ! Please contact ASAP Martyn Bell on 07972 296546 or martyn.mercuryperformancecoaching@hotmail.co.uk

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Horwich Junior Fell Championship

Listed below are the races chosen for our Junior Fell Championships. Horwich Junior Fell Championship 30th March Rivington Pike 1.00p.m (E) 6th April Pendle nr Burnley 12.00p.m 6th May Wray Caton Moor nr Lancaster (Scarcrow Festival and Gala) 11.30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Presentation Evening

Presentation Evening The Annual Senior and Junior presentation evening is to be held this year on Friday 12th April at the Horwich RMI club. The evening starts at 7pm with pasty and peas on arrival. Awards will be presented across … Continue reading

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Trotters 5m

The Trotters 5m Sunday 3rd March 2013 Central Lancashire Grand Prix Another very good turnout, 25 Horwich RMI Harriers toeing the line. Too many to mention everybody again In the ladies congrats to Rachel Jones winning the ladies race again … Continue reading

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Pennington Flash 5 mile trail race

Pennington Flash 5 mile trail race 7 Harriers turned out for this Central Lancs Grand Prix race ran along dusty trails on a red hot afternoon. Gareth Booth was our first runner home finishing in 6th and it was great … Continue reading

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Fleming Cup – Juniors

Fleming Cup (Juniors 8 to 16years) 1st August 6.30 from Bolton Arena This race is over 30 years old and is very much in Horwich RMI Harriers history and used to take place along Chorley New Road until Childrens safety … Continue reading

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Thursday Training Cancelled

Fielden Cup replaces Thursday Training Sessions With the Fielden Cup taking place on Thursday this week, then the usual training sessions are not going to take place, and instead anyone who would normally train with Steve Pearson is asked to … Continue reading

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Winter Hill – Marshals Needed

Norman Matthews Winter Hill Fell Race 10am Sunday 12th Feb 2012 Marshals Needed This years Norman Matthews Winter Hill Fell Race takes place on the 12th February this year and the race depends upon the support and good will of … Continue reading

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Annual Christine Navan Cowm Reservoir Race

Annual Christine Navan Cowm Reservoir Race On Sunday (6th Nov) morning in perfect, sunny conditions Horwich Harrier Rob Jackson was the outright winner of the Annual Christne Navan Cowm Reservoir Multi-Terrain Race at Whitworth. Full results can be found here … Continue reading

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Brampton to Carlisle 10 mile Rd race

Brampton to Carlisle 10 mile Rd race James Kevan competed in the sixtieth running of the of the oldest 10 mile road race on Saturday 19th November. The race stared in Brampton and finished at the Sands Centre in Carlisle. … Continue reading

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Sunday Run – 16km Rivington Reservoirs

Sunday Run – 20th November 2011 Rivington Reservoirs, The Pike, Bolton Sundays run is 16km starting at the Castle car park, following the trails along upper reservoir, around Anglezarke Reservoir and then climbing up past the Wellington memorial, down to … Continue reading

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Beginner Sunday Runs

Sunday Runs I am going to start with a new set of sundays with a focus on shorter ones that are around the 5/6mile distance, or 10k, the aim will be to split into two groups, one fast paced group with a focus … Continue reading

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Beginners Road Group Track Sessions

Beginner Road Group Track Sessions Dates – 20th Sept, 4th and 18th Oct, 1st and 15th Nov, 6th and 20th Dec For Bolton Arena you need to go to the athletics track at the back of the Arena; this is … Continue reading

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Training with Attitude – Trail & Fell Relay

Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay Sunday 23rd October – Training with Attitude Start 10.00 at the Car Park opposite Rivington School (635129) This is to be a mixed team relay training event with prizes for the best teams. … Continue reading

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87th Annual Horwich AGM

87th Annual Horwich AGM 18th October 2011 Arena 8pm Below is the agenda for the AGM but I would like to bring to you attention the positions of Vice Chairman, Treasurer and two ordinary committee members that are vacant on … Continue reading

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Northern 6 stage relays

The Men’s Northern 6 stage relays were held in Birchwood on 24th September. Horwich had one team out who finished in a creditable 26th position. Full results here.

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Downhill Race

Results from Monday night’s downhill race: 1. Mark Liptrot (Guest) 21:24 2. Albert Sunter 21:25 3. Robert Green 21:48 4. Tim Roe 22:09 5. Suzanne Budgett 24:53 6. Peter Ramsdale 24:57 7. Tony Varley 26:05 8. Mark Sammon 26:25 9. Pete … Continue reading

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Ladies – Cross Country

Ladies – Cross Country We need every lady we can out at the mid lancs xc, whatever your fitness level. It’s the numbers turning out that we desperately need. Please make an effort to support even if you can’t do … Continue reading

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World Mountain running Championship

World Mountain running Championship Tirana Albania James Kevan competed in the World Mountain running Championship in Tirana Albania, The elite mountain runners from across the world were treated to an insight into the culture of Albania and the impressive landscapes … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Harriers and AC AGM 2011

Horwich RMI Harriers and AC AGM 2011 8pm, Tuesday 18th October in the Arena All members are invited to the 2011 Horwich RMI Harriers AGM that is to be held at Bolton Arena, Middlebrook, on the 18th October 2011 at … Continue reading

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Hill Sessions – Thursday

Just a quick reminder that the Hill Sessions organised by Steve Pearson on Thursday nights will now have a meeting point at the bottom of Foxholes for 6:30pm.

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URGENT LADIES – Northern 4 Stage

Northern 4 Stage – Ladies 24th September 2011 Can any ladies who are interested in running in the Northern 4 Stage contact me ASAP. The event is on the 24th September in Birchwood. Full details here. If we have enough … Continue reading

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Ladies – Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay – 2nd October 2011

Ladies – Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay – 2nd October 2011 This prestigious mountain relay consists of 4 x legs, each one run in pairs. Held from Sykeside campsite, Brotherswater. 8 ladies are required for a team and if you could … Continue reading

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Martin & Tony Complete Ironman Challenge.

Martin Selby and Tony Kay both completed the recent Ironman to raise funds for the 2 charities that provided incredible care for Adrian and his family and loved ones throughout his illness. The link below has a full report on … Continue reading

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Ladies – N.V.A.C 10k

N.V.A.C 10k – Inter Club Champ race & Central Lancs Grand Prix fixture, Sunday 14th August This is a call for all Ladies to please try to make an effort to turn out in order we can make up a … Continue reading

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Chorley Harriers 4.4 Trail Race

Chorley Harriers 4.4 Trail Race – 3rd August 2011 15 Harriers turned out for the last in the series of the Chorley 4.4 mile Trail Race & what a warm evening we had to battle it out!  Excellent performances all … Continue reading

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Harriers Christmas Do

Harriers Christmas Do 2011 Saturday 3rd December This years Christmas Do is on Saturday 3rd December, at Rivington Barn Group Disco Luxury Buffet £37.50 per head Deposit £10 payable to Brenda Hesketh 668183 ASAP 30 places limit

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Raise money for the club

Raise money for the club The Ironman Tri which is being run on Sunday 31st July, a little over a week away, is offering to give a donation of £20 for each marshal that a club is able to provide … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay

Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay Sunday 23rd Oct Training with Attitude This is to be a mixed team relay training event with prizes for the best teams Mixed Teams of 6 over 4 legs Leg 1 individual runner … Continue reading

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Coope’s Dozen

Coope’s Dozen This is an 18 mile round of twelve local tops that has in the past been completed in 2 hours 35 minutes.  For many years (not 2010) it has been undertaken as a social run on the Saturday … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 3 Day Challenge 14th-16th July

Rob Jackson was the only Horwich Harrier to compete in all three races, but he successfully won the overall 3 Day Title with three super runs. Rob finished 3rd (1st vet) in the Bull Hill Fell Race at Hawkshaw and … Continue reading

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Arena Grass Pitch Closed

Arena Grass Pitch Closed Bolton Arena have informed us that there is now maintenance works taking place on the grass pitch and as a result the pitch is now closed until 11th September to allow for re-seeding which took place … Continue reading

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The Senior Presentation evening

The Senior Presentation evening Hey up Folks The Senior Presentation evening will be held at the Spice Valley Indian Restaurant (upstairs room) on Thursday the 21st July, meet at 7.15pm. The cost will be £10.00 per head with the remainder … Continue reading

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Adrian Selby’s brothers charity Iron Man

Adrian Selby Last month a very close friend of mine and long time member of Horwich RMI Harriers Adrian Selby sadly passed away after a long illness. During his 16 years as a member of the Harriers I was team … Continue reading

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Thurs 21st July Hill session

Change of training venue for the 21st July Thursday Hills session Thursday 21st July This will now start from the rough car park on the Left hand side of the road coming out of Belmont towards Rivington just past the Blue … Continue reading

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Sweatshop Chorley Park 4.4 Trail Race

Sweatshop Chorley Park 4.4 Trail Race Wednesday 6th July 2011 Three harriers turned out for the third in this years Chorley Park 4.4 Trail series, with the weather barely holding off and a light but warm drizzle towards the end, … Continue reading

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Sweatshop Chorley Park 5k Series

Sweatshop Chorley Park 5k Series Friday 29th April Four Harriers turned out for the fourth and final race of the 17th Friday Night Chorley Park 5k series, with bright sunny conditions and a good turnout of 53 runners, the series … Continue reading

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Rochdale Harriers Three Day Even

The 17th Annual 2011 Rochdale Harriers Three Day Event took place between 10th-12th June at Norden. The event involves three demanding races on consecutive days-10 KM Road Race, 10KM Multi-terrain Race and 10KM (1300ft ascent) knowl Hill Fell Race. Two Horwich Harriers completed … Continue reading

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Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir Race

Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir Race Whitworth, Lancashire – 24th May 2011 Rob Jackson was the only Horwich Harrier taking part in the Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir race, finishing 2nd overall on a windy but sunny evening. Full results can be found on http://www.ukresults.net/2011/greenwood.html

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Stanhill Fell Race

Stanhill Fell Race, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire 17th May 2011 Two Harriers travelled to Oswaldtwistle for the 16th Stanhill Fell Race.  An out and back, muddy 5 mile course, with the 800 feet of climb all in the first half which leads … Continue reading

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Harrock Hill – Wed 25th May

Harrock Hill 5 Harriers were at the 1st of the 4 race Harrock Hill series. Paul Muller had a great race finishing 6th (1st M50) in 33.59.  In 10th & 1st M40, was new member Andy Lloyd who ran a … Continue reading

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2nd – 5th June Arena Closed

Please be aware that the Bolton Arena Track & Field will be closed for a four day period from Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June inclusive. This is due to the national event of the Reebok Crossfit taking place … Continue reading

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Chorley Harriers Trail Series

Chorley Harriers Trail Series 4th May 2011 Four Harriers took part in the first of this 4 race series.  Glyn Kay had a great outing grabbing 2nd place in 25.46  The team finished 5th overall with Paul Boardman in 13th … Continue reading

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Coaches Meeting – 8pm, Bolton Arena, Monday 28th March

Hi all, We are holding a Coaches Meeting at the Arena at 8.00pm next Monday Night in readiness for the forthcoming season. On the Agenda will include topics of Track Safety, Track Etiquette, new coaching courses and supporting the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Track and Field Meeting – Blackpool 13 March 2011

Last Sunday saw the first outside Track and Field meeting which was held at sunny Blackpool. Several athletes turned out for the Harriers and showed great promise for the start of the 2011 season. A club record was broken by … Continue reading

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Hill Session on 10/03/11:REMINDER

Steve Pearson will be holding a training session next Thursday (10/03/11) at 6.30pm at the bottom of Foxholes. The session will be a combination of reps up the hill. Everyone is welcome preferably with a high vis top.

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Northern 6 stage – Ladies

Hi Ladies The Northern 6 stage relays are on Sunday 20th March in Catterick and we are hoping to get a team out. Details of the relays can be found here. Please don’t be put off if you haven’t been … Continue reading

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