Category Archives: Road Section

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flemming Cup

Flemming Cup Flemming Cup Junior Handicap Race 16th April at Bolton Arena 6.45 start entry fee £2. Tony Hesketh will be in the foyer of Bolton Arena from 6.00 p.m on 31st March and 1st April to take entries for … Continue reading

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National Road Relays

National Road Relay Championships – Saturday 5th Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield. Birmingham Horwich RMI Harriers have qualified for this years men’s championships after qualifying recently with a top 25 team result at the northern road relay championships, Heaton Park. If … Continue reading

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Northern relays

MEN’S 12 STAGE ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday 15th March 2014 at Heaton Park Manchester The qualification criteria for the “National” ERRA 12 Stage Championships requires a top 25 team placing at these northern road relays. The Red Army went through … Continue reading

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Flemming Cup Junior Handicap Race

Flemming Cup Junior Handicap Race 16th April 6.45p.m Bolton Arena £2 entry fee This years race is the same route as last year starting from near to Bolton Arena. Younger slower runners go off at intervals over a 2 mile … Continue reading

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Terry Nortley 10

Terry Nortley 10 Trail Race 23rd Feb 2014 An overcast day saw over 150 runners start this popular race with a small number from Horwich. In form Rob Jackson lead us home in a fine fourth place after being with … Continue reading

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CLGP Bolton 5k

CLGP Bolton 5k 285 runners turned out for the 1st in the Series of the CLGP. The Red Army was a little thin on the ground but runners who turned out where rewarded with reasonable results. This race will always … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer

Winter Warmer 9th February 2014 2k Over a 100 children ran in this race with 13 runners from Horwich and we were rewarded with 6 age group winners. Our first four runners were separated by only 10 seconds and they … Continue reading

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CLGP 2014 Begins

CLGP 2014 Begins This Sunday is the first of the 2014 CLGP races. The best of luck if you are competing. Martyn Bell. Road Captain. Details : http://ukresults.net/forms/140216bolton.pdf

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BUPA London 10k

BUPA London 10k We have been allocated 12 FREE entries (6 men, 6 ladies) for this years 10k race to be held on Sunday 25th May. If you would like to compete please let me know ASAP so I can … 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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Fell / Road Tables Complete

Fell / Road Tables Complete The 2013 Fell and Road Tables are complete. Road Tables. Fell Tables. Congratulation to Christina Wright, Martyn Bell, Josie Greenhalgh and Mick Green.

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CLGP – Gin Pit

CLGP – Gin Pit The last of the CLGP brought out only a few Horwich Runners flying the flag for Horwich. This did clash with the Ian Hodgson relays so the Fell guys could be excused. Rob Jackson, Andy Lloyd … Continue reading

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Swinton 10

Swinton 10 Sunday 28th September 2013 The sun shone on the 188 runners as they started what is a surprisingly tough 2 lap course that consisted of long sustained inclines and a sting in the tail with a tough steep … Continue reading

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North of England Ladies Road Relay

North of England ladies Road Relay Saturday 21st Sept 2013 Stanley Park, Blackpool A top ten finish in the Northern relay championships at Blackpool was a fitting result after a superb effort by the whole team at this prestigious event. … Continue reading

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Road Relays

Road Relays Hey up We have 2 road running relays coming up shortly The North west Counties at Lancaster on Sunday 15th September – Men 4 x 2.5mile – ladies 3 x 2.5mile The mens 6 stage and ladies 4 … Continue reading

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Pennington Flash 5 Mile – CLGP

Pennington Flash 5 Mile – CLGP 198 runners completed what was a tough course with a number of undulations and a strong wind along the canal section. Tom Carson won the race and took the accolade of beating the course … Continue reading

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CLGP Bispham / inc: NVAC 10k Road Championships

CLGP Bispham / inc: NVAC 10k Road Championships Weather conditions were quite frankly tough with rain pouring down as runners warmed up then strong winds mid section of the race slowing times down to the tune of at least 45 … Continue reading

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Juniors Clean Up at Astley & Rivington

Juniors Clean Up at Astley & Rivington Horwich Juniors have made the Astley Park & Rivington Jubilee races a resounding success. In the Astley Park series Jonathan Birchall got 2nd overall in the boys series and Penny Townsend taking 3rd … Continue reading

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CLGP The Astley Park Trail Series

CLGP The Astley Park Trail Series Wednesday 7th August 2013 This was a special race being the Mike Ogle Memorial race who was a blind runner and a real inspiration to many people. This event saw 273 runners turn out … Continue reading

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Junior Astley Park Run

Junior Astley Park Run The 3rd Race in the Astley Park Series allowed our Juniors to shine yet again. Our girls managed 1ST Team place with Penny Townsend 3rd girl, closely followed by Anna Walton 5th girl, and a fantastic … Continue reading

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Jubilee Junior STREET Race

Jubilee Junior STREET Race More Horwich Juniors took to the 1 mile Street race and came out with PB’s. More or less all athletes knocking an average of 10 seconds or more off their previous time, showing their training is … Continue reading

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Junior Astley PARK run

Junior Astley PARK run The 2ND Astley Park Junior Trial run was held on the 5th June. Results were delayed due to some errors in the timing and numbers in the funnel. 23 Juniors went out to see what they … Continue reading

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Dunham Massey 5k

Dunham Massey 5k (2nd race) Only 2 runners ventured to this picturesque park last thursday with Gareth Booth starting to show more consistency running 16.11 along with Andy Townsend who ran 17.18 – 18secs quicker than the race in May … Continue reading

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MASTERS – NORTHERN TEAM SILVER FOR ALI AND GARETH

MASTERS – NORTHERN TEAM SILVER FOR ALI AND GARETH On a pretty humid morning, Horwich had three vets running on the local BMAF 5k race which turned out to be a pretty quick race for the old guys with the … Continue reading

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3 Sisters 5k

Central Lancs Grand Prix 3 Sisters 5k Wednesday 12th June 2013 219 toed the line on what became quite a humid evening after some heavy rain before the start, but overall conditions around this part trail and road circuit were … Continue reading

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3 Sisters 5k

3 Sisters 5k Last minute reminder that it’s the next CLGP race tomorrow at 3 Sisters Country Park 5k. http://www.ukresults.net/forms/130612wigan.pdf We need a strong turnout to maintain our lead in the Grand Prix. Update from the organisers: For anyone travelling … Continue reading

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Bowdon 5k

Bowdon 5k, Altrincham, Cheshire 6th June 2013 Four harriers travelled to leafy Cheshire taking part in the 3rd of 5 summer 5k races known locally as the North Cheshire 5k Grand Prix series. Further details on the series can be … Continue reading

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Nathan SMASHES record @ Heaton Park

Nathan SMASHES record @ Heaton Park Junior Male 14, Nathan Townsend smashed yet another Park record this time at Heaton Park, Manchester. On his last Saturday before his 15th Birthday he decided he would attempt to claim the course record. … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5k

Lancaster 5k Saturday 25th May Alastair Murray’s campaign for England Masters selection moved 1 stage closer as he delivered this weekend a PB 5k time in what was the 1st of 5 summer 5k races at Salt Ayre track. Three … Continue reading

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Great Manchester Run Place

Great Manchester Run Place Last minute place available for this Sunday’s Great Manchester Run 10k. Due to illness this place will be available FREE on a first come first served basis. Please contact Martyn Bell : martyn.mercuryperformancecoaching@hotmail.co.uk

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Worden Park 10k

Worden Park 10k 19th May A field of over 180 runners gathered in Leyland for this race. Ideal conditions made for good racing. Rob Affleck of Preston won easily. First home with an excellent race for Horwich was Dave Jackson; … Continue reading

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