Category Archives: Track and Field

NYAL – 16th May, Witton Park, Blackburn

A total of 38 athletes turn out for the 2nd fixture in this season’s National Young Athletes League. This fixture saw Horwich pitted against the teams from Ribble Valley and Border and coming into the meeting with their 1st win … 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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ATHLETICS GALORE

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, Warringtonand Trafford. There were plenty of Personal Bests, Club Records and Medals won! Starting … 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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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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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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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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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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Derian House Sponsorship Horwich RMI Harriers young athletes raise £ 1,255.00

From Christmas Heptathlon 2009 Today some of our young athletes presented a cheque to Derian House for £1,255.00 which has been raised by them in the Horwich Rotary Xmas Heptathlon that took place in December 2009. This was a fun … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Championship

Leeds, Roundhay Park, Saturday 27th February 2010. Important Information. Athletes must wear club colours Timing is done using ‘timing chips’. Chips and numbers collected from Pete Ramsdale on the day of the race. Chips returned after races. Failure to return … Continue reading

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Red Rose Cross Country Presentation Evening

Friday 12th February 2010 at Horwich RMI Club The annual Red Rose Cross Country presentation evening was held in Horwich on Friday 12th Feb and the club was well quite well represented across the age groups. First up to receive … Continue reading

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South East Lancs XC Leigh 13th February 2010

The final race in the SEL XC season took place at Lilford Park Leigh. With other commitments taking place over this busy weekend runners were making decisions about which of the races to take part in. Mid Lancs XC at … Continue reading

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Track & Field Athletics Awards

Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Track & Field Athletics Awards Presentation Night held on Friday 12th March 2010 Horwich RMI Club 7pm start Pasty & Peas Supper on arrival. Disco ’till 11.00pm & the amazing RMI Tombola Incorporating “Junior” Fell … Continue reading

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Supertees Newsletter January 2010

A Happy New Year to all endurance athletes. Despite all the Ice and Snow we have managed to train even on the dark nights. We even went up the Pike in deep snow on a Saturday afternoon and also we … Continue reading

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Northerns on Saturday 23rd January

Please note the race times are very different to normal. Race Times for the Northern Cross Country Championships on Saturday 23rd January at Blackburn, Witton Park. Under 17 Women 11.10amUnder 17 Men 11.40amUnder 13 Girls 12.05pmUnder 20 Women 12.20pmUnder 15 … Continue reading

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Track Sessions – ON

At the moment it looks like all outdoor track sessions will go ahead as usual this week. However, i am not a weather man, so i can make no guarantees. Please check back later in the week for further updates.

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Horwich RMI Harriers "flying" at Blackpool

The Horwich RMI Harriers U13’s boys and girls turned out once again after what seemed ages of not running together. In more respectable temperatures this week and in contrast to last weeks snow bound Witton Park, Blackburn. Phoebe Howe was … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC – Saturday 16th Jan 2010 – CHANGE OF VENUE

Just a reminder that the venue for this weekends Mid Lancs XC has been changed to Lawsons Ground, Blackpool. Please pass this on to anyone you know who is thinking of going. Full details can be found on the league … Continue reading

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LAA XC @ Witton Pk in snow

In temperatures of Minus 4’C the beautiful setting of Witton Park attracted the Lancashire Athletic Association Championships. The usual hardy Lancashire association felt the course was safe enough and it didn’t prevent a good field turning out on the day. … Continue reading

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Lancs XC Champs 2010 – ON

Just a quick note that the Lancs XC Champs 2010 will be going ahead tomorrow, Saturday 9th Jan. Please check out the Lancs AA website for full details, and any last minute changes.

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Greater Manchester XC Champs – CANCELLED

I have received notification that the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships, due to be held on Sunday 10th Jan 2010, have been cancelled due to the weather. Please pass this on to anyone who may have been planning to run.

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Training on Arena Track Thursday 7th Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

Please note all training on the outside track is cancelled for Thursday 7th January 2010. Fingers crossed for Monday 11th January? Mark Dacre Junior Coach Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

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Training Wed Night 06 Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

In view of the weather conditions we have decided to cancel todays training session between 6.30-8.00pm. Fingers crossed that it has all melted away for next week – resume Wednesday Training on 13th January 2010. Kind regards Mark Dacre Mike … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester XC Championship

Sunday 10th January 2010 If you wish to run in the Greater Manchester XC Championship on Sunday 10th January, and you qualify, (born in Greater Manchester or you have the last 9 months of continuous residence in Greater Maanchester), then … Continue reading

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BOLTON ARENA TRACK UPDATE – Monday 4th Jan

I have received an update from Bolton Arena that the track is usable today. This should allow the junior session tonight to go ahead. Please note that whilst it is very cold, there is no black ice on the track, … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs, Towneley Park, Burnley

Our junior XC teams had a challenging day at Towneley Park on Saturday. The grounds sprinkled with snow looked a pretty picture and a new task for the young ones. The first challenge was Spikes or Fell shoes, even the … Continue reading

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Xmas Heptathlon 2009 – Bolton Arena 7th December

Hi all, Just thought we would send a short message to thank you all for a wonderful and tremendous night! It was a joy to see so many young athletes competing with such good spirit and great sportsmanship. We had … Continue reading

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MUDDY DAY AT ROSSENDALE

It was no surprise that the renowned cross country course of Marl Pits was very muddy and slippery. Many runners losing their shoes in the deep mud in the final Red Rose League meeting for 2009 at Rossendale. The course … Continue reading

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Baby boy for Erika Smallridge (Coach)!

Congratulations to Erika Smallridge on the birth of her son, Sebastian on 2nd December 2009. As we can already see in the photo, Sebastian has a natural long jump position!

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Mid Lancs / UKA Cross Challenge

A Notoriously a fast course and muddy under foot didn’t help any runners out today. The U13’s girls had done this race last year so they knew what the race was to hold. First home Phoebe Howe with a great … Continue reading

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SUPER TEN REPRESENT LANCASHIRE

Horwich RMI Harriers had TEN representatives in a spectacular Competition. Lancashire Sportshall 2009 The North West Regional Final of Indoor Sportshall for Under 11’s was held recently at Sportcity, Manchester. 8 Teams took part from the North West of England … Continue reading

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Winter Indoor Track & Field.

The Indoor Track and Field Season starts at Sportcity, Manchester on Sunday 6th December 2009. There are 6 meetings in all which finish in March 2010. It is only for Under 15, 17, 20 and Senior Athletes, male and female. … Continue reading

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Red Rose XC Bolton 21st Nov 2009

Red Rose Bolton 2009 Horwich RMI Junior XC runners enjoyed another good day out at Leverhulme Park. In the U11 boys Matthew Brindle was first home in what was a strong performance. Joshua Lomax and Max Dacre coming in 41 … Continue reading

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Gill Pimblott Clean Sweep

Cameron Critchley won his 4th race by winning the Gill Pimblott 1 mile race, a junior race before the main race, so he joined Guy and Emma for a Horwich clean sweep for the day. Full Report.

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Lancashire Sportshall Athletics League, Blackpool Meeting 1 – 18th October 2009

A good turn out from our young Harriers at the first Sportshall of the season, with many athletes making their Sportshall debut!Despite having lots of new, excited (and probably nervous!) faces, we picked up from where we left off last … Continue reading

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Red Rose Cross Country League 7th Nov 2009

A big turnout at the Red Rose at Bury made a great day in the junior runners. For the 1st time we had a big team of U11’s. A dozen or so youngsters flocked to Pete Ramsdale to seek tips … Continue reading

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South East Lancs Cross Country Boggart Hole Clough

South East Lancs Cross Country Boggart Hole Clough, SalfordSaturday 31st October 2009 The second race in the South East Lancs cross country league took place at Boggart Hole in Salford on Saturday. It followed a week a good weather which … Continue reading

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England Athletics 2009 Award Winners "Junior Club of the Year" – Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

YAHOOO!!! Last night our Club received a highly prestigious award from England Athletics at the Hall of Fame Awards in Birmingham in front of many famous Athletes and Coaches. We were awarded “Junior Club of the Year” for 2009 – … Continue reading

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Horwich Juniors @ Mid Lancs

In near perfect conditions our junior team of only 3 found the pace of the U13’s race faster than last weeks Red Rose. The field was 50 boys strong and 35 girls strong in the same race of u15’s. First … Continue reading

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English Schools Fell Champs

On the 27th September at Sedbergh in Cumbria a number of Horwich Juniors represented their schools and pride of place went to Phoebe Howe who won the U/11 Race which consisted of 2miles with 720 foot of ascent, after leading … Continue reading

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Another Award Win

Following on from winning the North West award for Junior Club of the Year, the club has had more success with Mike Houghton, Rebecca Keating, Rachel Pearson, Jack Thomas and Tiffany Dacre winning the North West award for Young Volunteers … Continue reading

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Young Horwich RMI Harriers strike “Gold” at Wigan

Congratulations to Gabrielle Whittle, Isobel Dean, Nathan Townsend, Jonah Saunders & Callum Gordon of Horwich RMI Harriers, who all won Gold Medals in the Arnold Seddon Memorial Track and Field Athletics Meeting which took place on 19th September 2009 held … Continue reading

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Report for Telford Games and Blackpool Open meetings

A number of Horwich RMI Harriers were out at the weekend making the most if the weather in some end of season competitions. Natassia Dacre travelled down to the Midlands to compete in the prestigious Telford Games and was rewarded … Continue reading

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English Junior Fell race Darwen Gala.

Tony Hesketh has some junior fell runners under him as a coach and at weekend his team did rather well. In a field of 33 finishers we had 4 runners. In a 2 mile race the pace at the front … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Medal Meeting

Match report – Mid Lancs League Medal Meeting, Robin Park, Wigan, 22nd Aug The final meeting of the Mid Lancs League was the Medal Meeting, this year held at Robin Park, Wigan. 21 Horwich athletes turned out to compete for … Continue reading

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TROPHIES GALORE!

Primary School LeagueMedal Meeting17 July 2009 55 Trophies were won by the young Horwich RMI Harrier Superstars at the final meeting held at Robin Park Athletics Stadium, Wigan for the 2009 season for Year 3 to 6 Primary School ages. … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs. Meeting – Litherland – 8th August 2009

The final league meeting at Litherland saw 22 Horwich athletes turn out to protect the 1st places already held by both the men’s and the women’s sections. This meeting would decide the final league positions and see who would gain … Continue reading

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