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Juniors Triumph at Bolton

Juniors Triumph at Bolton The Quest continued on Saturday for the Horwich Juniors to continue their Dominance of the Red Rose XC Series. In the U11 Boys Horwich had 5 in the top 10 finishers. First In was Matthew Flatters … Continue reading

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London Marathon Club Entries

London Marathon Club Entries Our marathon places have come through now – 3 this year. Not a lot of notice, but we need names by the 5th December. Please contact Alison Gordon alison@velden.co.uk.

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Dennis Weir’s dog

Dennis Weir’s dog Received by Club Sec – Alison Gordon. Dear Alison, This morning on a short walk I met, separately, Christa Whatmough, Brent Brindle and Dave Massey. They all expressed pleasure that my dog had been found. Dave had … Continue reading

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Red Rose XC – Chorley

Red Rose XC – Chorley 8th November 2014 – a Saturday. Having spent most of Thursday and Friday in intensive recovery mode, and having been offered a lift, I ended up doing the weekends cross country race. It must have … Continue reading

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Horwich Junior XC, Astley Park, Chorley

Horwich Junior XC, Astley Park, Chorley Horwich Juniors continue their wining steak by taking 3 team First places in the Second round of the Red Rose XC series. The U11 Boys team managed another 1st Place in this competitive XC … Continue reading

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Shepherds Skyline

Shepherds Skyline Fell Races 1st November 2014 Six junior fell runners from Horwich RMI Harriers travelled to Yorkshire to compete in the races in Todmorden. The courses had some tough climbs but remarkably everyone gained a podium position. In the … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC Hyndburn

Mid Lancs XC Hyndburn Horwich RMI defended their current title with some vigour against some intense competition. Having 2 club runners on International duties in Italy in was down to some spirited performances to save the day. From the line … Continue reading

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Girls Night

Girls Night Saturday 8th November. Jolly Crofters. 7:30 pm. Eats, drinks and Merriments. Please contact Suzanne Budgett if you are comming on 07976312834.

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Horwich Juniors take Victory

Horwich Juniors take Victory The First of the Mid Lancs at Hyndburn was littered with brilliant results for the Horwich RMI Juniors. In the U 11 Girls ever improving Freya Whittle achieved a brilliant 2nd place. Lydia Johnson made her … Continue reading

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Ladies @ FRA Relays

Ladies @ FRA Relays What a great day the British Fell Relays was. The camaraderie, team & Club spirit were just amazing. So proud of our ladies team. Superb effort all round & great runs by all. Great to have … Continue reading

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RED ROSE XC summary

Junior Red Rose XC, 1ST, 1st, 2nd, 2nd, they just keep on coming! The first round of the Red Rose XC took place at Leigh with some outstanding performances. First race of the day U11 Boys where Horwich took 1st … Continue reading

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FRA Teams (so far)

FRA Teams (so far) Ladies (1) Lindsey Brindle (2) Suzanne Budgett + Clare McKenna (3) Josie Greenhalgh + Erica Booth (4) Debbie Campbell Senior Men (1) Alastair Murray (2) Ian Conroy + Chris Farrell (3) Joe Mercer + Nick Leigh … Continue reading

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Race to Remember

Race to Remember 5 Mile Trail Scorton 28th Sept This race takes place in a very scenic area in the Trough of Bolland and comes with a real sting in its tail with a very steep climb at 4 miles … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL RUN THURSDAY 18th DECEMBER 2014

HOSPITAL RUN THURSDAY 18th DECEMBER 2014 The Hospital Run this year will take place on Thursday 18th December 2014 and consist of the normal 10.5 mile route. For anyone unfamiliar with this traditional club training run it takes a route … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5k series, Fast & Furious.

Lancaster 5k series, Fast & Furious. On Saturday Evening in near perfect conditions up at Lancaster Nathan Townsend decides to go for a quick run out. Many Local runners know the Lancaster 5k is a very quick course. Nobody was … Continue reading

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FRAs V50 Team

British Fell Relay Sunday 19th October The following O/50 team as been selected to represent Horwich RMI Harriers Leg 1 Mick Green Leg 2 Gary Chadderton & Brian Walton Leg 3 Mark Seddon & Steve Jackson Leg 4 Doug Flemming … Continue reading

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Down Hill Race 2014

Down Hill Race 2014 (Apologises for first names only – low key event!) A very pleasant evening for the annual running of the Down Hill Race starting from Scots Man Stump, visiting the Pike and finally the RMI Club. This … Continue reading

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Downhill Race 2014

Downhill Race 2014 19:15 THURSDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2014. Scotsman’s Stump by the mast on Winter Hill mast road. Starting from Scotsman’s Stump by the mast on Winter Hill mast road. Runners set off at 30 second intervals, finishing at the … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Half

Fleetwood Half Marathon 24th August I only decided to do this race the day before and in some respects I wish I had not. £20 entry fee and no Veteran O/65 award! Still, it is a good flat course ideal … Continue reading

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Ace Matthew Flatters

Horwich Ace Matthew Flatters takes Birchwood 2k title. In a field of 44 junior runners on a very wet and miserable Sunday morning Matthew Flatters aged 10 of Horwich RMI Harriers took first place in the Birchwood 2K fun run, … Continue reading

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Gargrave Show

Gargrave Show 16th August This event was the final race in our Junior Fell Championships and with a river crossing for everyone it was certainly different. We had seven runners in various age groups with the U/9 age group the … Continue reading

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90 Year Celebration Meal

90 Year Celebration Meal 27th September 7.30 Cafe Italian Doffcocker Bolton. A choice of starter ,main ,and dessert approx cost £17. Lets make this a success as we do not have many social events and this is our 90 year … Continue reading

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Lowther Trail Race 13 miles 10th August

Lowther Trail Race 13 miles 10th August This race is connected to the Lowther Show near Penrith and is a tough trail race with rough terrain a river crossing and a alpine like climb, the race was won by Kieran … Continue reading

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Astley Trail Race 6th August

Astley Trail Race 6th August With this race being a Grand Prix the entries were over 220 runners with ten wearing the famous red and black unfortunately most of our top lads were missing but those that ran did the … Continue reading

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SELECTION FOR AUTUMN RELAYS

SELECTION FOR AUTUMN RELAYS ROAD RELAYS Selection Race : HEATON PARK RUN Any Saturday between now and 13th Sept. Times to be submitted to me for consideration. Special consideration given to those on international duty, or living abroad. FELL RELAYS … Continue reading

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Turnslack

Turslack Fell Race 8 miles 26th July On one of the hottest days of the year this race attracted a smaller entry than usual with the heat putting a lot of runners off racing. The race was won by John … Continue reading

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Harriers Christmas Do

Horwich RMI Harriers Christmas Do 13th December Saturday 13th December at Rivington Barn 7.30 until late Top quality Buffet, Live Group, Disco, Rodeo Reindeer, Chocolate Fountain, Roulette Table and Blackjack Table. Tickets £39.50 a deposit of £10 secures your place. … Continue reading

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Harrock Hill 23rd July

Harrock Hill 23rd July A field of almost 200 ran this the third race in the series with seven from Horwich. In form Lindsey Brindle had the run of the night finishing 13th overall and first lady by a long … Continue reading

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English Junior Fell Champs

English Junior Fell Championship Kettlewell – 13th July The final race in this years championship saw large entries in all the races. The U/8 race saw Theo Middleton finish 14th after a good race and Grace Pendlebury 24th also ran … Continue reading

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Bull Hill etc

Bull Hill Fell Race – 10th July This race was a Club Championship and also the first race in the Radcliffe 3 Day event. A large field of over 200 runners started the race on a very warm evening with … Continue reading

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Deepest Condolences

It is with great sadness that I must announce the recent death of Rob Jackson’s mother. Everyone at Horwich RMI Harriers & AC send their deepest condolences to the Jackson family at this time. Pete Ramsdale. Chairman.

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Astley Park Trail Race

Astley Park Trail Race 2nd July Ideal conditions saw a field of over 100 race this popular race which was won by Anthony Valentine of Bolton. Our first runner home was Gareth Booth in third and first veteran too after … Continue reading

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Junior Astley Park

Junior Astley Park We had over 30 Juniors out in the 2nd Race at Chorley. Winning the race and in prime spot for the series win was Lewis Wilkes. Already having run in an Athletics meeting during the day took … Continue reading

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Harrock Hill 2

Harrock Hill 25th June A warm evening and dry underfoot made for fast times with over 170 runners competing. Former Horwich runner Darren Kay won easily. Our star on the night was Andy Lloyd who improved on last months race … Continue reading

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Great Hill ‘Fell’ Race

Great Hill Fell Race – Saturday 23rd June 2014 One of the top races of the local fell calendar (*cough*) saw a display of shock and awe dominance with a stellar lineup of (some of) RMI’s finest. Leading us home … Continue reading

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Clougha Pike

Clougha Pike Quernmore Nr Lancaster 21st June The penultimate race in the Junior Fell Championships took place on Saturday with ten juniors from Horwich RMI taking part. In the U/8 race Theo Middleton finished in 12th place and Josh Houghton … Continue reading

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West Nab English Junior

West Nab English Junior Fell Championships 31st May Despite this race being in Meltham Yorkshire, we had an excellent turnout of eleven children racing and on a difficult and technical course. All performed well. In the U/10 Girls race we … Continue reading

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Two Lads Marshals

Two Lads Marshals Could anyone able to help at this years Two Lads race please contact Colin Jones : colin@vapor-tek.co.uk Many Thanks

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Junior Jubilee 1m

Junior Jubilee 1m Race The 1 Mile Street race is showing popularity at Chorley as well as our home Street Race with total of 44 Horwich juniors running on Wednesday evening other local clubs made up the 66 strong race … Continue reading

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Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon

Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon 24th May A capacity entry of 83 athletes started our annual Duathlon in ideal conditions with the predicted rain keeping away until all had finished. Our own Tom Carson led from the off and was never … Continue reading

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BUPA Manchester 10k

BUPA Manchester 10k 18th May 2014 We had at least three runners for this 10k. The biggest in Europe with over 27000 runners. All our runners did well in the heat and headwind. Tom Carson had a brilliant race finishing … Continue reading

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Overall Championship

CLUB OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2104 **** APOLOGIES FOR THE LATE ANNOUNCEMENT **** Listed below are the races for the 2014 overall club champs. For all categories, men’s, ladies and vets, it is your best 10 races to count, and you must … Continue reading

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Last Drop Loop

Last Drop Loop Fell Race – 10th May This is a six mile fell race from the Last Drop Village and is run alongside the annual Village Fayre. This year it attracted over 120 runners in very muddy conditions with … Continue reading

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Astley Park Junior Series

Astley Park Junior Series The Junior section put out 28 athletes for the first Astley Park 1 mile race in Chorley. Having 8 juniors in the top 10 gave you some idea of how we performed. This middle distance squad … Continue reading

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Coiners Junior Fell Races

Coiners Junior Fell Races An excellent turnout of 14 juniors traveled to Yorkshire to compete in the latest English Junior Championship Fell series and where rewarded with some brilliant performances. In the U/8 a brilliant run by Calum Mosely brought … Continue reading

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CLGP – Radcliffe 10k

CLGP – Radcliffe 10k Radcliffe 10k attracted a record 382 runners for the race. Several Horwich racers turned out with surprisingly good results. Tom Carson did his usual stuff and blew away the field and rewarded with race win. Dave … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Training Group

Brenda’s Training Group Brenda’s group are meeting at the Bottom Barn at 6.15 on Weds. (N.B. Bottom Barn – not Top Barn as previously notified in error)

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Bunny Run Relay

Bunny Run Relay 22nd April This three man relay attracted over 100 teams many in fancy dress. We fielded two over sixty five teams (how many clubs can say that). The course was just under 2 miles with two testing … Continue reading

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Charity Marathon

Charity Marathon 26th April starting at 1.00p.m Can all the children that are running the Marathon on Saturday turn up at the track at least 15 minutes before their allotted time. Any problems please let Tony or Brenda Hesketh know … Continue reading

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Fleming Trophy

Fleming Trophy 16th April 1.8k We had 34 juniors running in this years race many doing it for the first time and they all put in a great deal of effort with the first six finishing within a minute. First … Continue reading

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