Monthly Archives: September 2008

Your Club Needs You

Vacant Committee & Non Committee Positions The following positions within the club are currently vacant and Committee members have to cover them as well performing their own duties, this is not fair and needs to be addressed by more members … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets.

Belarus 10k Parbold We had three runners inside the top ten, with Paul Muller (34.40) taking his customary club lead in 4th and the first 0/50. Glyn Kay made a return to some form finishing 6th in 37.43. Paul Boardman … Continue reading

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Run Preston 5k Road Race: Sun 28th Sept.

Emma Perrin donned her Horwich vest for the first time as a new member and had a terrific run when finishing 3rd lady and 17th overall in this town centre race. Her time of 19.32 is a credit to her, … Continue reading

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Northern Cross Country Venue and Date.

Well spotted to all the eagle eyed Harriers who spotted the deliberate mistake on the cross country form…. No the Northern is not in Leeds on Monday 26th January, but is in fact in St Helen’s on Saturday 24th January … Continue reading

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Swinton Half Marathon.

The 30th Annual RMCH Swinton Half Marathon took place over its established, undulating course at 8.30am on Sunday morning attracting 300 runners.Rob Jackson had a great run to finish in 3rd place. This was Robs 22nd consecutive Swinton Half Marathon! … Continue reading

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Whernside Fell Race: Saturday 27th September 12miles/2972′

Three Horwich members ventured to Dent to participate in Saturday’s Whernside race. This popular fell face has returned to the calendar after a few years absence and saw 180 runners participate. This runable race was made all the better by … Continue reading

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Northern 4 Stage Road Relays. Hartlepool Sat 27th Sept.

Katie Ingram made up for what she described as a disappointing run at the World Running Mountain Championship in Switzerland with a fantastic run on the first leg of this prestigious road relay, winning the leg in 12.26 with a … Continue reading

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Three Shires Race – 12m/4000ft 20th Sept

It was doubtful at one point if this years Three Shires 25th year anniversary race would go ahead, the persistent heavy rain in the lakes had made the usual parking fields unusable. The Juniors races were already cancelled but Selwyn … Continue reading

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Young Horwich RMI Harriers strike “Double Gold” at Wigan

Congratulations to Matthew Ault and James Lovell of Horwich RMI Harriers, who both won 2 Gold Medals each in the Arnold Seddon Memorial Track and Field Athletics Meeting on Sunday 21st September 2008 held at Wigan. This was the penultimate … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets.

Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race 20th Sept. A return to the race scene for Mike Neary (17th) was a successful one when taking the 0/55 prize in 30.49. Steve Nolan (7th) collected the 0/45 award with 28.54, and Tony … Continue reading

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Calling All Fell Vets!

We are struggling to get a team for the Ian Hodgson next weekend 5th Oct withall the injuries and runners who are unable to run. If there are any vets out there who would like a nice day out on … Continue reading

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Summary of the British & English 0/50 Championships

Many of you will know that this years Champs consisted of nine races in total, three doubling as both British and English. My hope was to complete them all, which meant travelling distances which I hadn’t attempted before. In black … Continue reading

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World Mountain Running Trophy Race. Crans Montana Switzerland 14th Sept.

This was the last time that an England team will run in the World Trophy race, with the IAAF finally recognising the sport and giving it full world championship status from next year, which will mean that only a GB … Continue reading

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Supervet Does it Again.

Whenever you think you’ve heard the last of Paul Mullers great runs, he pops up again and produces another super run. This time it was at the Langdale Half marathon, where Paul as a 0/50 not only won the race … Continue reading

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Horwich Harriers Ladies Nosh Night Out.

The Jolly Crofters, Chorley Old Road, Horwich.Sat 27th Sept – 7.30pm. An evening of food provided by the Jolly Crofters and fun provided by the Horwich Ladies section!!! If you would like to join in, please contact me. I don’t … Continue reading

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Vitruvian Triathlon – Sat 6th Sept Rutland Water.

1900m Swim – 85k Bike – 21k Run. Once again I stood at the side of a lake at 6:30am in a wet suit and questioned my sanity. I questioned it again a quarter of the way into the swim … Continue reading

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Blackpool 10k. Sat 6th Sept.

Paul Muller (35.54) continued his very busy race program with a 5th place and his customary first 0/50 position in this blustery 10k. The first half of the race was into a headwind that cut down the race times, even … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Recce – Sunday 7th September

Legs 1 & 2 of Ian Hodgson (Red Screes & High Street) are being recce’d this Sunday. Both Leg details are on the web under the Fell section. We (Rachel & Suzanne) plan to leave Belmont at 8am. All welcome … Continue reading

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Ian Misses his 55 @ 55

After 23 hours, 60 miles and 25,000 feet of climbing a dash of common sense prevailed and rather than setting out for the final 5-6 hour last leg I retired at Threlkeld, utterly exhausted. Not enough daylight, too much bracken … Continue reading

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