Monthly Archives: October 2008

South East Lancs Cross Country

The first race date of the 1st November at Heaton Park HAS BEEN CANCELLED and will now take place on 31st January 2009 at the same venue. The other dates are correct but with a change of venue with the … Continue reading

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OMM/KIMM – Lake District

Here’s my account of what happened on Saturday: Saturday arrived in a calm manner and myself and Kevin travelled up to Seathwaite early doors in order to get registered and then start at 8:22. The temperature was in the mid … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets

Standish Hall Trail Race – 25/10/08 I love this race, partly because it’s like my local race but mainly because it was the first trail race I ever did when I started running last year, and I had been looking … Continue reading

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Rivington Pike Race 2008

Saturday 11th April 2009 We urgently need volunteers to help organise this years Rivington Pike Race. Please contact Pete Bland if you would like to help by joining the Pike Race Sub Committee. Pike Race Sub Committee Team Leader / … Continue reading

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Katie & Gary Shine Again.

Red Rose Bury Sat 25th Oct Both Katie Ingram and Gary Priestley continued their winning ways at Bury, on a course much different from Blackburn. Heavy rain had made the course particularly heavy underfoot, and with rain and a cold … Continue reading

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Calderdale Way Relay

The Calderdale Way Relay on Sunday 14th December is fast approaching. We have entered 3 teams, so need a total of 36 runners to fill the available places. If you would like to take part, please contact your respective team … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets

Grand Prix Congratulation to Steve Nolan our only individual winner in the Grand Prix championship this year, Steve took the honours in the ‘Mens Individual’ class by a clear 10 points. Steve also took the 0/45 title. Palma Half Marathon … Continue reading

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Claire runs 3.13.52 at Amsterdam

Claire Burns ran her first ever marathon off limited marathon training and finished 16th lady in her age group in a race of over 6000 runners. Claire’s target was 7.20 per mile and she averaged 7.23 with three enforced pit … Continue reading

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UK Athletics Fell and Hill Relays

Well done to our men’s team for their efforts at this year’s UK Athletics Fell and Hill Relays, this year held at the Clwydian Hills, Denbighshire. A 5th place finish against very strong opposition was a fine result. We started … Continue reading

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Green Drive 5 – St Annes Sunday 19th.

A very good turn out of 377 for this popular 5 miler. Gareth Booth (27.29) led the way for the club in 8th with a time of 27.29, not quite as fast as he would have liked, but picking up … Continue reading

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Horwich Ladies Impress at National 4 Stage

Horwich ladies finished a super 28th place from over 80 teams at the National 4 Stage Road relays at Sutton Park today. Katie Ingram keen to impress the selectors for a place on the Ekiden Relay in Japan in November, … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal

The subs for the year 2008/2009 are now due! The fees are as follows: Standard Senior – £27 (£25 if paid by 5th November)Seniors non-competitor – £10Seniors unwaged/overseas – £15Junior (8-18) – £15Family (living at same address) – £40

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Veterans 10 Mile Road Race – St Annes Sun 12h Oct

What is normally a tough ten course with brisk sea winds in your face, was today a tranquil Autumnal day with bright sunshine and perfect running conditions. The course – which mostly hugs the coast line in St Anne’s – … Continue reading

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Red Rose X/C Witton Park Sat 11th Oct

The cross country season started in earnest with a well packed program and good turn out at Witton Park for this the first race of the Red Rose league. The club had a super turnout with the club tent the … Continue reading

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Gin Pit 5. Sunday 12th Oct

The popular Gin Pit 5 Miles Race at Tyldesley was held in perfect conditions on Sunday morning and the challenging course attracted over 200 runners. Rob Jackson had a great run to finish in 2nd place and 1st over 40 … Continue reading

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Red Rose League – Witton Park – 11th Oct

RACE START TIMES Under 11 Boys and Girls 12.30 pm Under 13 Boys and Girls 12.45 pm Under 15 Boys and Girls 1.00 pm Under 17 Boys and Girls Junior Ladies, Ladies and Veteran Ladies 1.20 pm Junior, Senior and … Continue reading

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Red Rose Witton Park Blackburn Sat 11th Oct

RACE START TIMESUnder 11 Boys and Girls 12.30 pm Under 13 Boys and Girls 12.45 pm Under 15 Boys and Girls 1.00 pm Under 17 Boys and Girls Junior Ladies, Ladies andVeteran Ladies 1.20 pm Junior, Senior and Veteran Men … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal

The subs for the year 2008/2009 are now due. (You can download a membership form from the club website) The fees are as follows: Standard Senior – £27 (£25 if paid by 5th November) Seniors non-competitor – £10 Seniors unwaged/overseas … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson

Thank you to all the ladies who were prepared to run the Ian Hodgson Relay as part of the Ladies’ team. Thanks to each and every one of you, including those who were prepared to stand in at such short … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Cancelled

Due to severe flooding at the race venue the relay has unfortunately been cancelled.

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Cross Country Recce

It’s time to get muddy – don’t forget the first fixture in the Red Rose cross country league on Sat 11th Oct! Anyone interested in doing a recce of the course at Witton Park (Blackburn)? Contact Sarah on 07890 887512 … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Harriers Cross Country Entrants

This is the list of entrants for the 2008-09 season of cross country. Are you on the list? Entries are still being taken, but you will have to pay on the day now. Thanks to all who have entered. See … Continue reading

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