Category Archives: Veterans

Presentation Evening

Presentation Evening, Friday 22 April The annual presentation evening for both seniors and juniors will be held on Friday 22 April at the RMI club in Horwich. Tickets are available from coaches priced £3 and, as usual, include pasty and … Continue reading

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BMAF Relays

BMAF Relays – Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham – Sat 17th May Calling all vets who are fit, healthy and reliable !! Just a reminder that the British Masters 3 mile relay championships are coming up on Saturday 17th May. Entries need … Continue reading

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2014 Key Priority Races

2014 – Key Priority Races We advertised this workshop on the club website and facebook so it was great to get a good cross section of harriers turnout on Thursday evening to put their pennies worth in – we “collectively” … Continue reading

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Veteran Men 50 Team British Fell Relay

Veteran Men 50 Team British Fell Relay Llanberis 20th October Unfortunately due to injuries and illness we have had to rearrange the Vet 50 Team and it is as follows Leg 1 Phil Dewhurst Leg 2 Doug Flemming & Gary … Continue reading

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BMAF Road Relays

BMAF Road Relays Sutton Park, Birmingham Saturday 18th May 2013 Well after what seems now along time in the planning the BMAF relays finally arrived and we had 2 teams (M65 and M35) travelling south to Sutton Park, near Birmingham. … Continue reading

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BMAF Road Relays

BMAF Road Relays Saturday, 18th May 2013 at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham Please advise who would like to be involved in this championship? Contact: Martyn Bell Please note – for all aspiring vets who want to be considered for … Continue reading

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British Masters XC

British Masters XC – Belfast Saturday 10th November 2012 Gareth Booth and Martyn Bell ventured over to Belfast last Saturday to represent England in the British and Irish X/Country championships. The original venue was Stormont, but due to the course … Continue reading

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Bronze for Horwich

UKA British Fell & Hill Relay Championship – 14-Oct-2012. Church Stretton. A fantastic performance by the MV40 team saw them take bronze at this years FRA relays on the Long Mynd. Gareth Booth got the team off to a great … Continue reading

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Bell & Booth Selected for England Team

The England Athletics Masters Association cross country team selection committee has selected Martyn Bell and Gareth Booth to compete at the 2012 British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in the M40-44 category. The event will be held at Stormont, … Continue reading

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Bell selected for England Team

The England Athletics Masters Association cross country team selection committee has selected Martyn Bell to compete at the 2012 British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in the M40-44 category. The event will be held at Stormont, Belfast on Saturday … Continue reading

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Northern 12 and 6 stage

We are less than three weeks away from the mens 12 and ladies 6 stage road running relays. The mens race is 6 x 4.9 miles and 6 x 2.8 miles and the ladies race is 6 x 2.8 miles. … Continue reading

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Senior Presentation of Awards Evening 2010/2011

Senior Presentation of Awards Evening 2010/2011 We are now in a position to host the 2010/2011 Awards Evening and would appreciate a quick email (peterbland@btinternet.com) stating one of the following dates which is best for you Thursday 21st July Friday 22nd … Continue reading

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British Masters 5k Championships

British Masters 5k Championships in Horwich – Sunday 19th June 2011 Just two harriers ran but both were very successful. Martyn Bell finished 8th overall, taking silver in the Vet 40 classification. John Parker finished 3rd Vet 70, taking the … Continue reading

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Thursday night Hill sessions

The training page has been updated with the hill session schedule for the next few months. Please note that the sessions are starting from different locations so check each week where to meet. Hill sessions The track session schedule has … Continue reading

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Club Championship Tables

The Club Road and Overall Championship tables are up to date. Please email me if you can see any mistakes. Road Championship Overall Championship The next club championship race is the Haigh Hall 4M on the 11th May which is … Continue reading

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Hill Session 31st March 2011

Please note that this weeks hill session will meet at Wilderswood car park at 6.30pm. We will be running on the fells so bring fell shoes. Steve Pearson Email : Pearsonnotlob@ntlworld.com Tel : 07732 210013

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Liver Hill Fell Race

Liver Hill Fell Race 29th March 2011 The mid week races began on Tuesday night with the Liver Hill fell race, which starts at Marl Pitts and covers 5 miles and 800 feet of climb. Three harriers were in attendance … Continue reading

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Reminder : Radcliffe 10K 3rd April

Hey up folks The Radcliffe 10k trail race on Sunday 3rd April is the next race in our Club Championship and the Central Lancs Grand Prix, Please let me know if you intend to race as we need a really … Continue reading

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Fiendsdale Fell Race

Fiendsdale Fell Race – 19th March 2011 Six harriers ran the Fiendsdale fell race last week with Mick Green finishing in an excellent 5th position. Full results here

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9th Great Grizedale Trail

9th Great Grizedale Trail – 27th March 2011 A beautiful afternoon bestowed approx 300 runners on this increasingly popular 10 mile trail race run on the tracks through Grizedale Forest. Six Harriers participated consisting of Paul’s Boardman & Murray, Fran … Continue reading

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Calderdale Way Relay May 8th 2011

Club Members, The Calderdale Way Relay is usually held in December but was cancelled last year due to the weather. It has been rescheduled for Sunday 8th May. There was a fantastic response last time and the club would have … Continue reading

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Stanley Park 10K – 5th March 2011

James Kevan finished second overall in 32.28 and Paul Muller finished 1st Vet 50 in 35.47. Results

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Weekend Roundup 12th/13th March 2011

Mid Lancs XC Just four seniors ran in the final race of the cross country season at Beacon Park. Alastair Murray was first harrier home in 20th. Results Roddlesworth Roller Seven harriers ran this local, undulating trail race. First harrier … 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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Trotters 5M

Eleven harriers ran this local trail race with Martyn Bell leading the way for the harriers in 7th position. Making up the team that finished in third place was Billy Martin and Dave Jackson. Christine Boardman was the first Horwich … Continue reading

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Club Fell Champs 2011

The fixtures have been announced for the 2011 Club Fell Championships. Details can be found in the fell section of the club website, here. Please note that some of the races are pre-entry only, and our likely to fill, so … Continue reading

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Club Road Champs 2011

The fixtures have been announced for the 2011 Club Road Championships. Details can be found in the road section of the club website, here. Please try and run the first one at Bolton in February, a nice short blast to … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC Blackburn 13th November 2010

Mid Lancs Cross Country – Blackburn A sunny but muddy day greeted our runners at Witton Park Blackburn for the 2nd race in this years Mid Lancs cross country series. We had made a brilliant start with a win in … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup 6th/7th November 2010

Through the Villages Race 7th November 2010 Eight harriers ran with Paul Muller finished an excellent second in this popular local race. Results Lancaster Half Marathon 7th November 2010 Susan Flatters ran very well to finish 135th out of 661 … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup 30th/31st October 2010

Standish Hall Trail Race Four harriers ran with Suzanne Budgett a clear winner of the ladies race. Paul Muller was 4th overall and 1st Vet 50, Doug Fleming finished 20th and Mark Collier was 97th. Results Snowdonia Marathon Four harriers … Continue reading

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Weekend Round up 16th/17th October 2010

Claire Ryder Memorial Watergrove Reservoir Race, Wardle Rob Jackson finished an excellent second place. Results Green Drive Five, Lytham Gary Priestley comfortably won the race after a period of injury. Paul Muller was 5th and 1st Vet 50 and with … Continue reading

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Central Lancashire Grand Prix 2010

The final standings of the 2010 season can now be found here Well done to everyone who ran and helped the club win the Overall and Vets titles. There were also a number of individual successes with Colin Rigby winning … Continue reading

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Club Road Championshiops 2010 completed

The final standings for the men are here The final standings for the ladies are here

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Weekend Roundup

This weekend saw the club competing at Northern athletics 6 stage championships held at Wythenshawe park in Sale on Saturday. Results On Sunday it was the Ian Hodgson Relay where three Horwich teams competed in very wet weather. Results Full … Continue reading

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Club Road Championships tables updated

This Sunday’s race at the Gin Pit 5M is the final race of this years club road championships. The current standings for the men are here The current standings for the ladies are here

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Calderdale Way Relay 2010

Club Members, I am about to send in the entry for this years Calderdale Way Relay and need to know how many teams to enter. If you want to run, or think you might want to run please let me … Continue reading

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Track Closure : REMINDER

PLEASE NOTE: The track at the arena will be closed from the 16th to the 19th August for cleaning and repairing. There will NO ACCESS to the track on these days and therefore training sessions that would be normally held … Continue reading

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Cross Keys Relays – Vets

SAT.SEP 4th. CROSS KEYS ROAD AND FELL RELAY (R). 1.00 p.m. 2x3m road plus 2×2.5m fell from the Cross Keys Inn, Uppermill, Saddleworth (GR SE008062). £10 per team of 4 on day. PM. Over 16. Junior teams (U18) need signed … Continue reading

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Chorley Park Series Race 3

Friday 25th June 2010 The race for the vet 45 prize at race three of this local series around Astley Park was between two Horwich runners, with Andy Townsend narrowly edging Paul Boardman to the category win. Results.

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Freckleton Half

Sunday 20th June 2010 Paul Muller once again had a fantastic result when running in the Freckleton Half Marathon finishing 4th overall in a time of 1:16:25, and 5 minutes clear of the next runner in his class. Results.

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British Masters 5k Championship

Sunday 20th June 2010 Congratulations to the Vet 60 team of Mick Crook, Tony Hesketh and Pete Bland who took the bronze team medal in this years British 5k vets championships. Oxford City took the gold in convincing style with … Continue reading

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