Category Archives: Fell Section

Pendle Races

Pendle Hill 5th April This race was the first in this years English Championship and saw a large entry form Horwich compete with the best in England and do very well. Lindsey Brindle in the Ladies race finished a brilliant … Continue reading

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Daffodil Doddle – Best Results ever!

Daffodil Doddle – Best Results ever! Several Horwich juniors ventured out to run the Daffodil Doddle at Abbey Village. Many new names ran in the race which had a total of 203 runners. Horwich had the largest club attendance by … Continue reading

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Roddlesworth Roller

Roddlesworth Roller 9th March A lovely day for racing this popular race saw just four Harriers toe the line. Rob Jackson reveling in one of his favourite races finished 6th and first V45 in 34.53. Rob was over a minute … Continue reading

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Middle Fell Race – HELP!

Middle Fell Race – HELP! Adrian Hope (Lostock AC) has stepped forward at the last moment to ensure that this weekends Middle Fell Race goes ahead following the withdrawal of the previous organiser. Adrian has enlisted the help of our … Continue reading

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Windy Hill

Windy Hill Sunday. 16th February 2014. 14.5 km/390m. This inaugural Fell Race at Hollingworth Lake saw over 240 runners toe the line, with conditions being very muddy towards the end. Mick Green had his best run to date in Horwich … Continue reading

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Parbold Hill

Parbold Hill Race Saturday 15th February 2014. This popular race attracted a field of 448 runners with entry full, the conditions where the worse everyone could remember. This did not daunt Chris Farrell who ran with Richard Burney of Liverpool … 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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Witton Park Relays

Witton Park Relays – Sunday 2nd Feb 2014, Witton Park, Blackburn. Mud. I’m going to go on about mud again. After such a wet January it’s no surprise there was plenty of mud, but I am getting a little bored … Continue reading

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Kentmere – GET ENTERED

Kentmere Horseshoe Entries Re-open. Entries for Kentmere have re-opened and it is filling up fast. https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=1361 This year Kentmere is an English Champs race. Get your entry in today or risk missing out.

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Fell Section Updated

Fell Section Updated The Fell Section has been updated with all the details of club championship races for 2014. PLEASE NOTE : The 1st race of the Club Fell Champs is Sunday 16th Feb 2014 at Windy Hill. The the … 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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V50 Needed Urgently

V50 Needed Urgently We desperately need a Veteran over fifty for the O/50 Team for The British Fell Relay in Llanberis this Sunday contact Tony Hesketh for more information on 01204 668183 or 07552657789 Tony Hesketh

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Beer & Curry

Beer & Curry A few of us are off out for a beer and a curry this Sunday (20th Oct), around Horwich, on return from the club outing to Llanberis. Meeting from 7-8 to eat at 8:30. Please get in … Continue reading

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Veteran Men 50 Team British Fell Relay

Veteran Men 50 Team British Fell Relay Llanberis 20th October Unfortunately due to injuries and illness we have had to rearrange the Vet 50 Team and it is as follows Leg 1 Phil Dewhurst Leg 2 Doug Flemming & Gary … Continue reading

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FRA RELAYS – CLUB SELECTION RACE

FRA RELAYS – CLUB SELECTION RACE Sat 28th Sep 2013 – Thieveley Pike. The final selection for the Men’s Senior A and B teams and Vet 40 teams for the FRA relays will be made following a trial race at … Continue reading

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DOWNHILL RACE

DOWNHILL RACE RESULTS 1. Alex Fowler 18:33 2. Stephen Diaz 20:05 3. Albert Sunter 20:59 4. Lyndsey Brindle 21:43 (1st Lady) 5. Mick Green 22:04 6. Tim Roe 23:02 7. Paul Jackson 23:11 8. Gary Chadderton 23:13 9. Tom Howard … Continue reading

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Downhill Race

Thursday 12th September – 7.00 p.m. Starting from Scotsman’s Stump by the mast on Winter Hill mast road. Runners set off at 30 second intervals, finishing at the RMI club, via the Pike, and any route in between. Start will … Continue reading

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Junior Fell Championships 2013

Junior Fell Championships 2013 Due to Darwen Gala dropping their junior races this Saturday it has been decided to put Thievley Pike in our junior fell championship. The race is at Cliviger near Burnley on 28th September starting at 11.00 … Continue reading

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FRA Relays V50 Team

FRA Relays V50 Team The following team has been provisonally selected to run in the Vet 50 team in the British Fell Relay i n Llanberis on the 20 Oct if for any reason you cannot run let Tony Hesketh … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson

Any interest in doing Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay this year? Trying to decide whether to enter any teams. Need to decide asap. Get in touch. Ali – alastair.murray@gmail.com / 07769682439.

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FRA Relays – Selection

UKA 2013 Fell Relay Championships – Selection Criteria In recent months the harriers have been fortunate enough to have acquired some talented fell specialists who will swell our already talented pool all of whom are capable of making the squad … Continue reading

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Snowdonia Training Weekend

Snowdonia Training Weekend. September 7th and 8th – Llanberis. A training weekend is planned for the weekend of the 7th and 8th September. The plan for the weekend is to do a bit of a recce for the UKA Fell … Continue reading

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UKA Fell Relays – Training

UKA Fell Relays – Training Please find below a list of bespoke fell sessions for the UKA Fell Champs. The sessions will include both uphill and downhill reps and will be more successful if we can get a few of … Continue reading

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British Fell Relay 20th October 2013

British Fell Relay 20th October 2013 Any vets over 50 and under 75 who would like to run and have not yet given there names in to Tony Hesketh please do so ASAP. If you do not let him know … Continue reading

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Tockholes Fell Race 6th July 9.3 k/ 335m

Tockholes Fell Race 6th July 9.3 k/ 335m Another race and another win for Chris Farrell in this low key fell race, with conditions being the hottest ever times were generally slower with runners making sure they finished, Chris won … Continue reading

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Witton Park Trail Relays

Witton Park Trail Relays Thursday 27th June 2013 55 Teams competed in last weeks trail relay requiring teams of 3 to complete a 2.4 mile circuit (150m climb). This race was slightly shorter than Februarys event by around 6-7 minutes … Continue reading

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Aggies Staircase Fell Race 20th June

Aggies Staircase Fell Race 20th June 2013 A lovely evening for racing greeted over 130 runners for this popular race Chris Farrell was second to Danny Hope of Pudsey with Danny only dropping Chris on the final descent and considering … Continue reading

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Saddleworth Fell Race

Saddleworth Fell Race Sunday 26th May 3m/5km 950ft/300m This race was described by the race organiser in the briefing as a ‘classic’ dating back 50 years or so. Makes the Pike race that little bit more special. Five harriers made … Continue reading

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Bowley Hill Trail Race

Bowley Hill Trail Race – Great Harwood Show, Lancashire Monday 4 June 2013 The Bowley Hill Trail Race is held in conjunction with the Great Harwood Agricultural Show. The race information describes the race as being 5.5 miles and 1000ft … Continue reading

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The Cake Race

The Cake Race Saturday 4th May 16km/10m, 518m1700ft Eight harriers travelled to Diggle on the edge of the Peak District to compete in the third race of the Rossendale Area Fell Race Grand Prix. This course, new to all of … Continue reading

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Belmont Winter Hill

The Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race takes place this Saturday with races for juniors starting at 11.30, although there is the Junior Cowpe Hill race on on the same date we have decided that both races will be counters in … Continue reading

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“Fellraisers”

“Fellraisers” is the latest offering from our very own Fellephant aka Mark Birbeck. An introduction from Mark :- Hello, This is my latest fell running film called Fellraisers. Its been filmed in 1080 HD. The inspiration for this film came … Continue reading

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Junior Pike Thanks

Junior Pike Thanks Having sent the final award in the post this afternoon and completed a financial statement – what’s next? Oh yes my thanks to all the very capable team that helped Horwich RMI Harriers put on 5 individual … Continue reading

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An Evening of Off Road Running Films

An Evening of Off Road Running Films 7:00 pm 26th April 2013. Featuring: Naylors Run – fell running legend Joss Naylor. The Bedlamites – night running on Great Whernside. Plus a full supporting programme including “a wee film” by our … Continue reading

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Pike Race Thanks

Pike Race Thanks Just a short note to say a big thank you to all those who helped make the Senior Pike Race happen this year (I’m sure Pete will be along in a minute to thank those involved in … Continue reading

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Rivington Pike Race

Rivington Pike Race 30th March Our annual Pike Race attracted a large field of over 300 runners and was very well organised by Pete Ramsdale and his team. With the added strain of our junior races being in the English … Continue reading

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Horwich Junior Fell Championship

Listed below are the races chosen for our Junior Fell Championships. Horwich Junior Fell Championship 30th March Rivington Pike 1.00p.m (E) 6th April Pendle nr Burnley 12.00p.m 6th May Wray Caton Moor nr Lancaster (Scarcrow Festival and Gala) 11.30 a.m. … Continue reading

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URGENT: Pike Race Helpers

URGENT: Pike Race Helpers We are in urgent need of more helpers for the pike race. We are looking for people for Marshals, Start and Finish Team, Entries and general help throughout the day. If you can spare and hour … 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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Junior Pike Race Details

Junior Pike Race Details updated – http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/events/rivingtonpikefellrace

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Witton Weekend

Witton Weekend Horwich perform at the highest level Horwich RMI Harriers turned out in quality and quantity for the first ever Blackburn Fell and Trail relay last Saturday. Each team of three had the same 5k leg with a climb … Continue reading

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Pike Race Details

Rivington Pike Fell Race – 30th March 2013 Details of this years Pike Race have been published and are available in the Upcoming Events section.

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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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Ashurst Beacon Fell Race 9.5 k 250m 12th January 2013

Ashurst Beacon Fell Race 9.5 k 250m 12th January 2013 A cold but dry day wellcomed over 150 runners for this local fell race with the course very muddy in places times were generally slower than in previous years. Tim … Continue reading

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Whinberry Naze Fell Race 26th December

Whinberry Naze Fell Race 26th December Fine weather and a large field of over 200 runners mostly ran in fancy dress first home for us was Graham Schofield 10 and first veteran with a great run, Paul Boardman was 23rd … Continue reading

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Winter Hill Marshals / Helpers

Sunday 10th Feb 2013. Could anyone able to assist on the day for this years Winter Hill Fell Race please contact Colin Jones as soon as possible. Colin. 01204 690013 colin@vapor-tek.co.uk

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Norman Matthews Winter Hill 2013

Norman Matthews Winter Hill 2013 Sunday 10th February 2013. An entry form can now be downloaded from the Forthcoming Events section. On-line entry is also available.

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Not The Hospital Run

Alternative Off Road Run – An Alternative To The Hospital Run An alternative training run on Thursday 20th at 7pm from the Leisure Center taking in Two Lands and the Mast. Head torches and Hi-vis Jackets essential. Tony Hesketh

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Fell Running Coaching

The FRA are holding an introduction to Fell Running Coaching on Jan 16th at Giggleswick School Yorkshire (aprox 1 hr form horwich) This is for all runners interested in coaching and they are trying to encourage more ladies into coaching. … Continue reading

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