Category Archives: Fell Section

“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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This Weekend

Friday 23th Nov. 2012. This Saturday is the next race in the Mid Lancs Cross Country League and counter in the club’s overall championship at Sefton Park, Liverpool. Details on Mid Lancs website : www.midlancs.org.uk Sunday on the fells is … Continue reading

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This Weekend

This Saturday sees the final race in this year’s club fell champs at the Tour of Pendle TOUREG2012.pdf If you prefer your mud with a little less climbing there’s the next round of the South East Lancs XC League at … Continue reading

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Fell Champs

Club Fell Champs 2012 With the top three in the table all running at Wadsworth Half Trog the eventual winner is still in the balance with only the Tour of Pendle to come this Saturday. However, Mick Kay is in … Continue reading

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This Weekend

09/11/2012 Coming up this Saturday is the next fixture of the Red Rose XC League at Hyndburn. Details http://www.redrosecrosscountry.co.uk/fixtures.htm Sunday is the penultimate race of the club fell champs at the Wadsworth Half Trog A quick look at the tables … 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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Withins Skyline

Withins Skyline Three HRMI Harriers ran this rather muddy & boggy fell race, but what fantastic weather graced us. Lindsey Brindle’s first race in months saw her fair quite well finishing pretty well up in the field. Great to see … Continue reading

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Fell Tables

The Fell Tables are now up to date: http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/articles/?page_id=3280 Two races to go and it’s all in the balance.

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Bronze for Horwich

UKA British Fell & Hill Relay Championship – 14-Oct-2012. Church Stretton. A fantastic performance by the MV40 team saw them take bronze at this years FRA relays on the Long Mynd. Gareth Booth got the team off to a great … Continue reading

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IHMR

A fantastic day in the Lakes was the reward for the eight Horwich Harriers who made up the team for this years running of the Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay. Kicking us off, in a hastily rearranged running order were the … Continue reading

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Downhill Race Results

Results : 1: Danny Hope (guest) 21:04 2: Albert Sunter (winner of downhill trophy again!) 21:27 3: Alastair Murray 22:03 4: Robert Green 22:21 5: Stephen Diaz 24:04 6: Josie Greenhalgh (first lady) 25:12 7: Tony Hesketh 25:57 8: Thomas … Continue reading

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Downhill Race

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 7:00 pm. Scotsman’s Stump by the mast on Winter Hill mast road. 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, … Continue reading

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Muller Takes Series

Harrock Hill Paul Muller secured a series victory with 4th place at the final Harrock Hill race last Wednesday. Paul was one of four Harriers in the top 5, with Martyn Bell narrowly missing out on victory the best of … Continue reading

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FRA Relays : Current Teams

The provisional selection for the FRA relay teams are as follows. Vets Leg 1 (solo AS) Gareth Booth. Leg 2 (pairs AM) Dave Jackson & Martyn Bell. Leg 3 (pairs nav) Brendan Bolland & Mick Green. Leg 4 (solo AS) … Continue reading

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IHMR

Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay Sunday 7th October 2012, Patterdale. Details : http://fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=2050 We have entered 2 teams for the IMHR. Please get in touch with Colin Jones ASAP if you are interested. Colin Jones – 07773 160675 / c.jones-horwich@hotmail.co.uk

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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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FRA Relays

Sunday 14th October – Church Stretton http://merciarelays.org.uk/ If you are interested in running at this years FRA relays, please contact either Steve Pearson or Alastair Murray. We are initially trying to gauge interest to see if we should enter teams. … Continue reading

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Turnslack Fell Race

Turnslack Fell Race 8 mls 2000 ft 21st July Great conditions greeted the runners for this race although the underfoot conditions where very wet in places.Tim Ellis of Calder Valley won easily after following his team mate round the course. … Continue reading

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Clougha Pike

Clougha Pike 7.9k /400m 23rd June Despite the torrential rain previously the Fell Races went ahead in very muddy conditions and a new course record was run by winner Tom Addison just two seconds in front of Rob Jebb.First for … Continue reading

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Two Lads Marshals

Two Lads Fell Race – Thursday 14th June 2012. We are looking for marshals to help out at the Two Lads Fell Race. If you are not running and you can spare a couple of hours please contact Colin Jones … Continue reading

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Belmont Winter Hill

Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race 12th May A superb turnout of 18 Harriers took part in this local fell race organised superbly by Dave Bateson in excellant conditions although it was very muddy after noon hill, Nick Leigh of Pudsey … Continue reading

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URGENT CW Relays

We desperately need 2 runners to run in the mixed team. It’s basically a free race as the club has paid the entry fee, so why not give it a go? Contact Steve Pearson 07732 210013

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UPDATED CW Relay Teams

Teams currently as follows. A Team: 1. (9.8m) Phil Dewhurst + Chris Heys 2. (8.46) Billy Martin + Andy Porter 3. (4.8) Martin Jones + Pete Haworth 4. (9.36) Mick Green + Chris Ingham 5. (7.55) Sean McMyler + Karl … 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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Calderdale Way Relay 2012

Calderdale Way Relay – Sunday 13th May 2012. We are looking to enter teams for this years relay, but need to gauge interest before committing to an entry. If you would like to run please contact Steve Pearson – personnotlob@hotmail.co.uk … Continue reading

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Cartmel Trail

Cartmel Trail 10k We had two runners competing in this very muddy race which was won by Blackburns Chris Barnes in 39.35 first for us in 151st place was Christa Whatmough after a strong run Brenda Hesketh was 187th both … Continue reading

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Grizedale Adventure Challenge

I’m racing with a team from work doing the Grizedale Adventure Challenge in Cumbria, this Saturday, 24th, it’s a 2km trail run/25ish km MTB around the North Face trail (red) followed by 4km fell run, an incidental kayak, another 4km … Continue reading

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Do you want to be on telly

DO YOU WANT TO BE ON TV? We are looking for fell runners, for a Seven Sea’s advert we are looking for people to come along on Monday in Prestwich between 12-2pm.Are you racing this weekend? Could we come along?MANCHESTER … Continue reading

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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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Thursday – Prediction Race

Prediction Race Thursday 23rd Feb 2012 @ 6.30pm + Low key prediction race starting at Cooke Street, Horwich. (nr Mill Lane/Church Street junction). The Route will be as follows; Cooke Street-Wallsuches-Georges Lane-Wilderswood-Mast-Two Lads (via wall)-Burnt Edge- Georges Lane-Jolly Crofters-Wallsuches-Foxholes-Cooke Street. … Continue reading

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MR. SPARKLE’S DARK ‘UN

We have received an invitation to a new Darwen Dashers night time fell race to be held on Friday 24th February. Details on the DD website – http://www.dashers.org.uk/

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Senior Fell Championships 2012

Senior Fell Championships 2012. This years senior fell championships for both ladies and men will be your best 6 from the follow 11 races, with at least one from each category. (Short, Medium and Long) The points system is as … Continue reading

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Junior Fell Champs 2012

Junior Fell Championship 2012 This year as in previous years we have chosen ten races there is actually eleven with two on the same date Pendle and our own Pike race runners can go to either with points being awarded … Continue reading

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