Category Archives: Road Section

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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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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Juniors Street Race

Juniors Street Race 25 Horwich Athletes made the race on the night. A total of 41 runners, most entering the full series has given us the belief that this series could get more popular with local clubs. Results can be … Continue reading

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The Horwich Jubilee 5m Road Race – Wed 15th June

The Horwich Jubilee 5m Road Race – Wed 15th June Central Lancs Grand Prix Horwich RMI Road Championship Horwich Overall Club Championship Another high turnout of runners, 255 finishers, proved what a difference being part of the Central Lancs Grand … Continue reading

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Road Tables UPDATED

Road Tables UPDATED Mens and Ladies Road Tables have been updated following the weekends racing.

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Radcliffe 10k Trail Race

Radcliffe 10k Trail Race Tremendous turnout of 31 Horwich Harriers today at the 3rd round of the Central Lancs Grand Prix. We had our first 10 counters in the first 34 of the overall race and have moved into first … Continue reading

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Flemming Cup

Flemming Cup Junior Handicap Race 17th April 2013 at Bolton Arena Starts at 6 30 p.m. Entry Fee £2. Race distance 2 miles approx. Please give a time for a recent race or time trial when entering to Brenda or … Continue reading

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Jubilee Road Races 2013

Jubilee Road Races 2013 Detail of the Jubilee Road Races 2013 have been added to the events section of the website.

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UPDATED 12 Stage Selection

UPDATED 12 Stage Selection. The teams for this Saturdays relays at Stanley Park Blackpool have been selected as follows. A Team – 1. Martyn Bell (long) (11:30) 2. James Kevan (11:55) 3. Paul Muller (long) (12:10) 4. Alastair Murray (12:35) … 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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Roddlesworth Roller

Roddlesworth Roller Multi Terrain Race 10th March A very cold day greeted the large field of over 170 runners for this annual race from Abbey Village. First home for us with a great run was Rob Jackson. First o/45 in … Continue reading

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Daffodil Doddle, Abbey Village

Daffodil Doddle, Abbey Village 16 Juniors braved the bitter cold weather @ Abbey Village to run the Annual Daffodil Doddle. First home in 4th Nathan Townsend, Lewis Wilkes 14th and Robert Seddon in 17th. First Girl Olivia Lowe followed by … Continue reading

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Trotters 5m

The Trotters 5m Sunday 3rd March 2013 Central Lancashire Grand Prix Another very good turnout, 25 Horwich RMI Harriers toeing the line. Too many to mention everybody again In the ladies congrats to Rachel Jones winning the ladies race again … Continue reading

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Club Overall 2013

Club Overall Championships 2013 Details of this years Overall Club Championships have been added to the website, and can be found through the link on the front page and here.

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Horwich Team for 12/6 Stage

MEN’S 12 / LADIES 6 STAGE ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday 23rd March 2013 at Stanley Park, Blackpool 11.30 am start Men’s Stages 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 are approximately 4.9 miles Men’s Stages 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, … Continue reading

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Next Grand Prix race & 1st relay of the year

Next Grand Prix race & 1st relay of the year We had a great start to the Central Lancs Grand Prix last Sunday with 26 RMI members toeing the line, In the Grand Prix series we finished 2nd in the … Continue reading

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Central Lancashire 5k

Central Lancashire 5k Sunday 17th February 2013 1st race in Central Lancs Grand Prix Well done folks! 26 runners from Horwich RMI Harriers raced this first race of the Central Lancashire Grand Prix and made sure we are in contention … Continue reading

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Bolton 5k

1st race in the CLGP Series Bolton 5k – Sunday 17th – Start 10.30am – Leverhulme Park – Sign on at the running track Could anybody intending to run this race please e.mail me back so that I can make … Continue reading

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Witton Winter Warmer 10k

Witton Winter Warmer 10k Horwich RMI Seniors 2nd Place at Witton 10k After a juniors result of 4 out of 4 could the seniors go one better, well almost. In cold weather sleet and rain the seniors put up a … Continue reading

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Horwich Juniors Win 4 out of 4

Horwich Juniors Win 4 out of 4 Cold Sunday Mornings are for creating History, particularly for the Juniors of Horwich RMI. A fast 2.5k race saw Nathan Townsend who lead the field most of the way come home to win … Continue reading

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Upcoming Races

Upcoming Races Hey up Racers Next Mid Lancs cross country is this Saturday at Lancaster on Saturday 9th Feb, details on the Mid Lancs website, once again we need a team of at least 6 senior men to gain points. … Continue reading

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Club Championships 2013

Details of the Club Championship Road and Fell races for 2013 are now available. The Road Championship races can be found here Horwich has been admitted to the Area Fell GP, full details can be found on the Area Fell … Continue reading

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Central Lancs Grand Prix 2013

Central Lancs Grand Prix 2013 1 17/02 Bolton 5k 11am 2 03/03 trotters 5m 10am 3 14/04 Radcliffe 10k 11am 4 15/05 Jubilee 5m 07.30pm 5 12/06 3 Sisters 5k 07.30pm 6 07/08 Chorley 4.4m 07.30pm 7 11/08 NVAC 10k … Continue reading

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Ribble Valley 10k

Ribble Valley 10k – 30th Dec ‘12 This race always attracts the best from near and far for this ‘closed road and undulating’ 10k race. It is always great to see Katie Hewison back in the North West in the … Continue reading

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CLGP Awards Presentation

Central Lancs Grand Prix Awards Presentation Central Lancs Grand Prix Prize Presentation 2012 will be held at the Kirkham and Wesham Cricket Club on Friday 16th November 8pm – £3.00 on the door. Horwich prize winners are 5th Overall – … Continue reading

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Overall Tables

Overall Tables The Overall Club Champs Tables are now up to date. http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/articles/?page_id=3273 Apologies for the delay this year in the updating of all the tables. It appears there was some confusion over who was maintaining them this year. Many … Continue reading

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Road Tables

Road Tables are up to date and complete for 2012. http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/road_section/2012_club_road_champs.php Congratulations to Suzanne and Dave, and well done to all who made the top 3.

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Swinton 10miles Road Race

 Swinton 10miles Road Race The 3rd annual Swinton 10miles Road Race took place on a cloudy, breezy morning over the undulating course which replaced the original Swinton Half Marathon which was held for 30 years. The race incorporated the latest … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5k

Lancaster 5k (5/5) – Saturday 29th September Fairly good weather conditions greeted runners for the last of the 5k races and Gareth Booth was sitting on Martyn’s heels at 1 mile both passing in 4m 53 secs but just fading … Continue reading

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NW Road Relays

We had a mixed county team out at last weekends North West Road Relays and they put in a great performance finishing 7th overall. The run of the day was from James Kevan who got the team off to a … Continue reading

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Bell Fast

Lancaster 5k – 25th Aug Two Harriers raced in the latest Lancaster 5k race with quality performances from both. Martyn Bell took third place with an impressive time of 15:49. In the Ladies race Rachael Thompson also took third against … Continue reading

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Relay Season : UPDATED

Its that time of year again when every weekend seems to have a different relay on it. North West Counties Road Relays Saturday 15th September 2012, Marbury Park, near Northwich. Full details and entry form : https://docs.google.com/open?id=11wgPuDY7F7GaGCEwhDS44_SNuuFdqjwkKwWLwjQkj_mucVmQxAb0xntiJj5h We are not … Continue reading

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Club Overall Champs 2012

The 2012 senior overall championships for both ladies and men will be your best 10 from the follow 12 races, with a minimum of 8 races to qualify for prizes. The points system is as follows: 20 points for 1st, … Continue reading

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Northern Road Relays

Northern ladies 6 and mens 12 stage road relays Saturday 31st March 2012 Results Ladies​6 x 2.41miles per leg 1 ​Rachel Thompson ​13.33 ​Team Position​ 5th 2​ Lindsay Brindle ​​13.56​​​ 7th 3 ​Michelle Devine​​ 16.11 ​​​10th 4​ Suzanne Budget ​14.54 … Continue reading

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Northern Road Relays

Details of this Saturdays Northern Road Relays can be found on the Northern Athletics site by following this link http://www.noeaa-athletics.org.uk/Pages/Event.aspx?id=160&EventID=694 The ladies’ and men’s teams will be announced, as soon as they are finalised. (we are still looking for men … 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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