Category Archives: Cross Country

GMXC CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

GREATER MANCHESTER A.A. CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 WOODBANK PARK, STOCKPORT SATURDAY 7TH JANUARY 2017 Post- race: Mike/Simon/David/Ali/Nick/Sam/Mike/Jonathan Misty, squelchy, mild conditions greeted the 118 runners tasked with completing a 10k course consisting of 3 tough but runnable loops that took … Continue reading

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Northern and National Cross Country Entries

Northern and National Cross Country Entries Its time to consider whether you wish to run the Northern Cross Country Championship at Knowsley Safari Park on Saturday 28th January 2017 and the National Cross Country Championship at Wollaton Park, Nottingham on … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC Saturday 26th Nov start times.

Mid Lancs XC Saturday 26th Nov start times. Please note the start times for this venue are different than usual. They are as follows. U11Boys/Girls 11am U13Girls 11.15 U13Boys 11.30 U15Boys 11.45 U15Girls 12 noon Ladies 1.15pm Men 2.05pm Arrive … Continue reading

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XC Fixtures 2016/17

(Apologies for the lateness of posting – Ed) Fixture List 2016/17 Manchester League 15th Oct – Wythenshawe Pk, Mcr 12th Nov – Boggart Hole Clough, Mcr 3rd Dec – Heaton Pk, Mcr 14th Jan – Uni Play Fld/Kenworthy Rd, Wythenshawe … Continue reading

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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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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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Junior Red Rose Winners

Junior Red Rose Winners Congratulations to some Junior Red Rose trophy winners. Cian Healy for U11’s boys winner. U13 Boys team made up of Thomas Massey 3rd overall, Robert Seddon, Luke Brindle, Matthew Flatters, Matthew Mair & Toby Middleton for … Continue reading

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Club Cross Country Championships

Club Cross Country Championships Congratulations to the Senior Men of the club who have battled this winter to get Horwich promoted from the newly introduced Manchester Area Cross Country League in our first season. With just one fixture left we … Continue reading

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Northern XC Champs

Northern XC Champs – Witten Park, Blackburn Saturday 30th January 2016 Witton Park once again proved its status as one of the best cross country venues in the country with an excellent and tough test for all the athletes. The … Continue reading

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Quality not Quantity

Tandle Hill XC Report from yesterday Quality not Quantity Horwich MRI Harriers had just 11 runners in the third South East Lancs Cross Country race at Tandle Hill Oldham on Saturday but with four 1st places and a 1st Team … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC Hyndburn

Mid Lancs XC Hyndburn 17th Jan A small group of Horwich RMI Harriers travelled to Accrington for the fourth race in the xc league and with the muddy conditions the races were tougher than normal. The U/13 boys began were … Continue reading

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Manchester Xc League / Race Report / Heaton park

Manchester Xc League / Race Report / Heaton park Saturday 16th January 2016 Only 1 day before the race we still had a very limited squad, not even enough to form the necessary team of 6 senior men and 4 … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester XC

Greater Manchester XC Championships 9th Jan A very muddy and testing course greeted the runners for the annual XC Championships at Leverhulme Park. The Horwich U/13 boys began proceedings with a brilliant team performance with their three scorers finishing in … Continue reading

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SELancs XC Leigh

South East Lancs X.C league Leigh 14th Nov The first fixture in this years South East Lancs XC League took place at Leigh Sports Village and was a very muddy course. Three runners from Horwich and the same family had … Continue reading

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First Horwich Cross Country a Massey Success

First Horwich Cross Country a Massey Success The first cross country of the new season for Horwich RMI took place on a very pleasant sunny Astley park course on Saturday and was dominated by the Massey family. Dad Paul was … Continue reading

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Horwich Juniors Mid Lancs Successful Series.

Horwich Juniors Mid Lancs Successful Series. A squad of Juniors took the chance to take on the last race of the Mid Lancs XC at Lancaster. In the Lower age group Ella Pendlebury gave another outstanding performance to claim 3rd … Continue reading

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Great performance at the Nationals.

Great performance at the Nationals. It’s a long journey for a cross-country race but seven Horwich RMI Harriers made the long trip to Parliament Hill in London on Saturday for the National Cross Country Championship. Horwich were the only club … Continue reading

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Horwich Cross Country Juniors Keep on Winning in the SELCC

Horwich Cross Country Juniors Keep on Winning in the SELCC More Juniors turned out at Heaton Park this weekend for more wins a series titles. In the U11 Boys race held at Heaton Park in Manchester 3 athletes managed a … Continue reading

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Horwich Juniors Triumph again

Horwich Juniors Triumph again The 4th Round of the Mid Lancs XC took place at Townley Park Burnley with several Juniors having their best races to date. In the U11 Girls Ella Pendlebury had her best results yet with a … Continue reading

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Final Red Rose XC Series, Rossendale

Final Red Rose XC Series, Rossendale Parents & young Athletes came wrapped up & ready for the final round of the Red Rose XC Series at Marl Pitts Rossendale. Could this race define the Horwich Juniors as series winners of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mid Lancs Cross Country

Mid Lancs Cross Country Just Champion After running in local cross country leagues for many years, Horwich decided to challenge themselves by entering a higher standard of competition by entering the Mid Lancs XC league in 2008. The structure and … Continue reading

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My Mid Lancs XC

Mid Lancs Seniors Men’s Team Champions 2013/14 There’ll be some proper reports along in a while, but I thought I should give my perspective. Although the run up to Saturdays ultimately crucial race started earlier in the week trying to … Continue reading

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Red Rose Presentation Night

Red Rose Country League 2013-2014 Horwich RMI Harriers Winners U11 Girls Penny Townsend – 1st Overall U11 Boys Thomas Massey – 4th Overall U11 Boys 2nd Boys team including Luke Brindle Matthew Flatters Isaac Simmonite Toby Middleton Matthew Oldfield Ben … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC – Witton Park

Mid Lancs XC League Match 5 Witton Park Saturday 8th February 2014 Going into this penultimate race of the Mid Lancs league the requirement for the men’s team was straight forward. WIN. Anything less and the possibility of Horwich taking … 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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Northern XC

Northern Cross Country 25th January Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Knowsley, Post Code L34 4AN for Sat Nav Car Parking is £5 per car – please share the driving and the parking costs. (There is nowhere near to park – its … Continue reading

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Lancs XC Champs

Lancashire Cross Country Championships Saturday 4th January 2014 Witton Park. Nathan Townsend achieved his 3rd Lancashire call up for the Inter Counties at Witton Park on Saturday. Achieving a comfortable 5th in the U17 Boys Championships. His form comes to … Continue reading

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Harriers Bronzed

Greater Manchester Cross Country Championship 2014 Saturday 4th January 2014 Leigh Sport Village The Harriers Senior Men had one of their strongest showings for years at this years GMXC Champs. A squad of nine turned up with expectations high that … Continue reading

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GMXC Champs 4th Jan

Greater Manchester Cross Country Championship Leigh Sports Village 4th Jan The following athletes have been entered for the GMCC Championship. U13 Boys Jake Glenndening, Lewis Wilkes, Kieron Kinealy Senior Men Chris Farrell, Dave Jackson, Alastair Murray, Martyn Bell, Joe Mercer, … Continue reading

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Northern, National, County XC

Northern and National Cross Country Should anyone wishing to enter either or both of these races please let Pete Ramsdale know before Christmas so that he can enter you. Should you wish to run just the Nationals (because of a … Continue reading

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Horwich Junior XC – Marl Pits, Rossendale.

Horwich Junior XC – Marl Pits, Rossendale. Marl Pitts Rossendale was the last in the Red Rose XC Series held on Saturday 7th Dec. Notorious for heavy mud and hard hills the Juniors put some inspiring runs in on this … 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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SE Lancs XC OFF

SE Lancs XC OFF The South East Lancs Cross Country fixture on Saturday 30th November is OFF.

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GMXC

Greater Manchester Cross Country Champs : 4th Jan, Leigh Sports Village. Click Here For Details.

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Northerns and Nationals Cross Country

Northerns and Nationals Cross Country Should you wish to run either or both of these races in Knowsley Safari Park and Nottingham respectively, let me know so that I can enter you. The races are £6 each and must be … Continue reading

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Liverpool Cross Country Mid Lancs League

Liverpool Cross Country Mid Lancs League If you’re running at Liverpool on Saturday you will get a NEW NUMBER when you turn up. I have registered some runners, but not everyone, so if you turn up and there is no … Continue reading

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SE Lancs XC

South East Lancs X.C Heaton Park 16th November With ideal conditions for cross country cool and not too muddy a field of almost 200 runners started the mens race. The first race in the League was greeted with ideal conditions … Continue reading

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Red Rose XC, Leverhulme Park

Red Rose XC, Leverhulme Park Horwich Juniors Shine @ Red Rose XC, Leverhulme Park, Bolton The 3rd race of the Red Rose XC brought out only the brave souls for the club. With the temperature of only 4 degrees a … Continue reading

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SEL at Heaton Park

Just hoping everyone who might be going gets this …….. SEL at Heaton Park on the 2nd Nov is moved to the 16th Nov Peter Ramsdale Cross Country Captain

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Mid Lancs XC – Townley Park Burnley

Mid Lancs XC – Townley Park Burnley The First round of the Mid Lancs XC series brought out large fields of 18 different clubs. Sisters Olivia and Ellie ran there 2nd XC in a week. Olivia finishing a splendid 58th … Continue reading

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Red Rose – Chorley

The Second round of the Red Rose XC was held at Chorley. RMI had 50% more turnout than at Leigh, showing some promising runs The U11 Boys team came 2nd with Thomas Massey, Luke Brindle, Lucas Milliken, Isaac Simmonite, Toby … Continue reading

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First Red Rose Cross Country

First Red Rose Cross Country If you are going to run at Leigh on Saturday 28th September please read the following as Pete Ramsdale, Cross Country Captain will not be there and these instructions will help your day go smoothly. … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 3 Day Event 11/12/ 13 th July

Radcliffe 3 Day Event 11/12/ 13 th July This event comprises of 3 races fell, x.c and Trail each race allows none eventers to run so in some cases you are competing against fresh legs if people just enter a … Continue reading

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