Category Archives: Road Section

This Weekend’s Racing

If you haven’t already confirmed with Pete Bland (peterbland@btinterne​t.com), can any runners who are planning on running the Mid Lancs at Worden Park this Saturday or the Trotters 5M on Sunday please let Pete know asap. Thanks

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Club Overall Champs 2011

Well done to Dave Jackson and Suzanne Budgett for winning the 2011 Club Overall Championships with one remaining fixture. With the four best XC scores from six to count, the ‘race’ for the second and third positions for the men … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester 10k

If anyone wants to marshal the Manchester 10k on 20th May please contact Tony Hesketh. You get a Nike jacket a packed lunch and our club get a donation and usually a couple of club places free.We have marshalled on … Continue reading

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Welsh Castles Relay

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June 2010. Running the length of Wales – 200+ miles over 2 days, 20 stages, starting at Caernarfon Castle on Saturday morning, with an overnight halt at Newtown and finishing on Sunday afternoon at Cardiff … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Road Championship 2012

Horwich RMI Road Championship 2012 30 points for 1st Counter down to 1 for 30th. 8 from 10 races to count 19th Feb​ruary​​ Bolton 5k 04th March ​​Trotters 5m 15th April ​​Radcliffe 10k 16th May​​ Jubilee 5m 13th June ​​Three … Continue reading

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Horwich Ladies take Ribble 10k team prize

Horwich Ladies take Ribble 10k team prize On a perfect day for running in the picturesque Ribble Valley , 3 good solid performances by the Horwich RMI ladies team took the team prize in this high quality race of almost … Continue reading

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Windmill 10K on Sunday 13 November

Windmill 10K on Sunday 13 November Six members of the Beginners Road Group  represented Horwich RMI Harriers, along with Paul Muller, at the Windmill 10K on Sunday 13 November at a very pleasant Lytham St Annes. A fast and flat … Continue reading

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Brampton to Carlisle 10 mile Rd race

Brampton to Carlisle 10 mile Rd race James Kevan competed in the sixtieth running of the of the oldest 10 mile road race on Saturday 19th November. The race stared in Brampton and finished at the Sands Centre in Carlisle. … Continue reading

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Central Lancs Grand Prix

Central Lancs Grand Prix Presentation Evening Wigan Rugby Union Football Club ( Haigh Hall Registration venue ) Friday 18th November 2011 – 7.30pm – Entrance Fee £3 Horwich Winners 1st Overall​​ James Kevan 2nd Overall​​ Gareth Booth 2nd Vet 40​​ … Continue reading

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Training with Attitude – Trail & Fell Relay

Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay Sunday 23rd October – Training with Attitude Start 10.00 at the Car Park opposite Rivington School (635129) This is to be a mixed team relay training event with prizes for the best teams. … Continue reading

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Gin Pit 5 – 2nd October 2011

Gin Pit 5 2nd October 2011 Nine Harriers turned out for the Gin Pit 5, the last of the Central Lancs Grand Prix races, and despite a little drizzle earlier in the day, the weather held for the fun run, and then … Continue reading

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Langdale Full/Half Marathon

Langdale Half and Full Marathon 2011 24th September 2011 Set in the heart of the lakes just north of Windermere the Langdale races are always picturesque, scenic and very hilly; and this year nearly four hundred runners turned up in … Continue reading

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Great North Run 2011

Great North Run 18th Sept 2011 Well done to both of the Harriers who turned out in Newcastle for the 30th Great North Run, Trevor continuing with more half marathons following on from Freckleton, and Julie doing most of teh … Continue reading

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Swinton 10mile road race

Congratulations to James Kevan who won the Swinton 10 mile road race over the weekend, establishing a new course record previously set last year by Martyn Bell, and making this the second year a Horwich RMI Harrier has won, and … Continue reading

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Garstang Half Marathon

Three harriers competed in the Garstang Half Marathon on Sunday. Good conditions for the race albeit with one section of flooded road to traverse just before nine miles. The “undulating” course determined challenging times with Paul Muller first harrier, 4th … Continue reading

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Derwentwater Trail Race 3rd Sept

This trail race attracted a large field of over 300 runners on a very wet day with rain constant throughout the race. The race was won by ex Horwich runner Russell Madams of Keswick. First for us with a splendid … Continue reading

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Northern 6 Stage

The following Men’s teams have been selected for the Northern 6 Stage Road Relays to be held in Birchwood on 24th September. A Team James Kevan Alastair Murray Gareth Booth Martyn Bell William Martin David Jackson B Team Andy Townsend … Continue reading

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Hurst Green Trail Race 5mls

17th July 2011. A large entry of over 180 runners competed in the first running of this race in very muddy conditions it was won by Damian Nichols of Wilmslow R.C who led from gun to tape. Tony Hesketh was … 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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Northern 5K Champions

The Horwich Festival 5k – Sunday 19th June 2011 The Horwich RMI Harrier team of Alastair Murray, Gareth Booth and David Jack are the Northern 5K champions after a late decision was made to hold the championships at the Horwich … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup 4th/5th June 2011

Pen Y Ghent 5.5M/1650ft 4th June 2011 Alastair Murray finished 4th in 50.56. Full results here. Hollins Green 5K 4th June 2011 Gareth Booth finished 9th in 16.33. Full results here.

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Chorley Harriers 4.4 mile Trail Race

Chorley Harriers 4.4 mile Trail Race 1st June 2011 Four harriers ran with Gareth Booth in 4th position, Glyn Kay in 9th, Paul Boardman in 15th and Carl Balshaw in 38th. Full results here.

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Dunham Massey 5k

Dunham Massey Park 5k, Altrincham – 27th May 2011. Gareth Booth returning to his best after the VLM finished 2nd in 16:02. http://www.ukresults.net/2011/dunham1.html

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Jubilee Road Race (1)

Jubilee Road Race (1) – 18th May 2011 Thirteen harriers ran the first of this years Wednesday night Jubilee race series. With Alastair Murray winning the race, Gareth Booth in 2nd, Martyn Bell in 6th and Andy Lloyd in 13th, … Continue reading

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Great Manchester Run

Bupa Great Manchester Run 2011 We had nine runners take part in today’s Great Manchester Run. Name Position Time Gareth Booth 76 33:39 Martyn Bell 79 34:21 Robert Jackson 82 34:38 Albert Sunter 691 41:41 Paul Kaye 802 42:03 Alexandra … Continue reading

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Haigh Hall 4M

Haigh Hall 4M – 11th May 2011 Fourteen harriers ran in the fourth counter in the Central Lancs Grand Prix Championship. James Kevan won the race and with backup from Gareth Booth (4th), Billy Martin (14th) and Dave Jackson (20th), … Continue reading

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Blacksticks Blue 10k, nr. Preston, Lancashire

Blacksticks Blue 10k, nr. Preston, Lancashire – 8th May 2011 Three harriers were in attendance with Paul Muller winning the race, Paul Boardman in 8th and Rachael Thompson was 3rd lady (16th overall). Results here.

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Haigh Hall 4M 11th May 2011

Haigh Hall 4M 11th May 2011 Next race in our club Champs and the Central Lancs Grand Prix is the Haigh Hall 4 miler on Wednesday 11th May. Please let me know if you intend to run as soon as … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup 29th April – 1st May 2011

Sweatshop Chorley Park Series – 1 29th April 2011 James Kevan was the clear winner with Dave Jackson in 5th and Andy Townsend in 12th. Results Great Hameldon Hill Race, Accrington – 1st May Karl Ward finished 25th and Colin … 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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Littleborough 5k

Littleborough 5k 6th April 2011 Despite the wonderful conditions, the 1st mile was considerably windy with Gareth and Billy Martin tucked in close contention behind the 2 leaders. At 2 miles, after a small hill and a train causing the … Continue reading

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Fielden Cup 2011

Fielden Cup 7th April 2011 A good turnout at the Fielden Cup last night ensured a competitive race with Paul Boardman just managing to pip Brenda Hesketh to take the win whilst holding off a fast finishing Alastair Murray. Position … Continue reading

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Coniston 14 Place

A place is available in this Saturday’s Coniston 14 (plus a bit) road race. Anyone interested in running please contact Gareth Booth – garethbooth@btinternet.com.

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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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Radcliffe 10K

Radcliffe 10K 3rd April 2011 There was a fantastic turnout of sixteen harriers for this local trail race with James Kevan taking the win and backed up for the team prize with Gareth Booth in 3rd, Rob Jackson in 7th … Continue reading

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Fielden Cup Marshalls and Helpers

The Fielden Cup is this Thursday and and we are looking for a few helpers to help out with the race and the marshal, if you can spare an hour or two on Thursday night then that would be a great help … 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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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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Park Run

Bolton : Saturday 26th March 2011 Horwich RMI Harriers’s David JACKSON was the first athlete across the finish line today. He completed the course in 17:27 and posted an age grade score of 78.80%. The first female athlete to cross … Continue reading

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Wilmslow Half Marathon

Wilmslow Half Marathon 27th March 2011 Three harriers headed to Wilmslow for the England Athletics Half Marathon Championships. The quality of the field was very high with the winner running 64 minutes and 24 seconds. First harrier home in 30th … Continue reading

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Howe’s That!

Park Run Bolton – Sat 19th Mar 2011 Horwich RMI Harriers’s Zachary HOWE was the first athlete across the finish line today. He completed the course in 17:17 and posted an age grade score of 79.27%. The following athletes from … Continue reading

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Ultrafit St Anne’s 10 Mile

3 Horwich runners made the trip to St Annes for this super flat but tough course. The first five miles were against the wind with Anthony Ford setting the pace from the off and never troubled throughout.  Martyn Bell and … 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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Spenborough  20

Two harriers Sean McMyler and Martyn Bell made the trip over the Pennines, to be greeted with rain and low temperatures, which thankfully cleared to provide almost perfect running weather 20 minutes into the race. Whilst this race never produces … Continue reading

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Trimpell 20

Only one harrier, Gareth Booth made the short journey to Lancaster to run in this ever popular race. 388 hardy distance runners set out on a cold yet extremely flat course, with 12 runners beating the 2 hour mark and … Continue reading

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Fielden Cup 2011

The John Fielden Challenge Cup – Established 1897. Thursday April 7th 2011. Race starts 6.45 p.m. Registration by 6.30 p.m. at Rivington Bowling Club. Race limit 40 runners – to guarantee entry please contact Gordon by Monday April 4th. Entry … 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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