Category Archives: Fell Section

Gargrave Show

Gargrave Show 16th August This event was the final race in our Junior Fell Championships and with a river crossing for everyone it was certainly different. We had seven runners in various age groups with the U/9 age group the … Continue reading

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Lowther Trail Race 13 miles 10th August

Lowther Trail Race 13 miles 10th August This race is connected to the Lowther Show near Penrith and is a tough trail race with rough terrain a river crossing and a alpine like climb, the race was won by Kieran … 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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Turnslack

Turslack Fell Race 8 miles 26th July On one of the hottest days of the year this race attracted a smaller entry than usual with the heat putting a lot of runners off racing. The race was won by John … Continue reading

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Harrock Hill 23rd July

Harrock Hill 23rd July A field of almost 200 ran this the third race in the series with seven from Horwich. In form Lindsey Brindle had the run of the night finishing 13th overall and first lady by a long … Continue reading

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English Junior Fell Champs

English Junior Fell Championship Kettlewell – 13th July The final race in this years championship saw large entries in all the races. The U/8 race saw Theo Middleton finish 14th after a good race and Grace Pendlebury 24th also ran … Continue reading

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Bull Hill etc

Bull Hill Fell Race – 10th July This race was a Club Championship and also the first race in the Radcliffe 3 Day event. A large field of over 200 runners started the race on a very warm evening with … Continue reading

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Harrock Hill 2

Harrock Hill 25th June A warm evening and dry underfoot made for fast times with over 170 runners competing. Former Horwich runner Darren Kay won easily. Our star on the night was Andy Lloyd who improved on last months race … Continue reading

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Great Hill ‘Fell’ Race

Great Hill Fell Race – Saturday 23rd June 2014 One of the top races of the local fell calendar (*cough*) saw a display of shock and awe dominance with a stellar lineup of (some of) RMI’s finest. Leading us home … Continue reading

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Clougha Pike

Clougha Pike Quernmore Nr Lancaster 21st June The penultimate race in the Junior Fell Championships took place on Saturday with ten juniors from Horwich RMI taking part. In the U/8 race Theo Middleton finished in 12th place and Josh Houghton … Continue reading

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West Nab English Junior

West Nab English Junior Fell Championships 31st May Despite this race being in Meltham Yorkshire, we had an excellent turnout of eleven children racing and on a difficult and technical course. All performed well. In the U/10 Girls race we … Continue reading

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Two Lads Marshals

Two Lads Marshals Could anyone able to help at this years Two Lads race please contact Colin Jones : colin@vapor-tek.co.uk Many Thanks

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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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Last Drop Loop

Last Drop Loop Fell Race – 10th May This is a six mile fell race from the Last Drop Village and is run alongside the annual Village Fayre. This year it attracted over 120 runners in very muddy conditions with … Continue reading

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Coiners Junior Fell Races

Coiners Junior Fell Races An excellent turnout of 14 juniors traveled to Yorkshire to compete in the latest English Junior Championship Fell series and where rewarded with some brilliant performances. In the U/8 a brilliant run by Calum Mosely brought … Continue reading

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Bunny Run Relay

Bunny Run Relay 22nd April This three man relay attracted over 100 teams many in fancy dress. We fielded two over sixty five teams (how many clubs can say that). The course was just under 2 miles with two testing … Continue reading

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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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