Monthly Archives: November 2008

Mid Lancs & Mc Cain X/C Challenge Sat 29th Nov.

The very best of the countries cross country runners assembled at Liverpool’s Sefton Park on Saturday for this joint promotion of the McCains UKA Cross Country Challenge –which incorporated the trial for the European X/C Championship – held this year … Continue reading

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S.E.L. X/C Race 1 – Sat 22nd Nov Clayton Vale

Even though Horwich are not targeting this league, 17 runners turned out on this cold but very pleasant afternoon. The league has struggled in the last couple of years to find 4 venues, but this quickly organised race, hosted by … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs X/C league Sefton Park Liverpool Sat 29th Nov.

For all those who intend to run at Liverpool in the Mid Lancs league: You do not use your current Mid Lancs number at Liverpool.Another set of numbers will be collected on the day and distributed from the RMI tent … Continue reading

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Super PB for Katie

Abbey Dash 10k ~ Leeds Sunday 23rd Nov Katie Ingram made the big jump down from 34.06 to her new sub 34 time of 33.42 at this super fast 10k course in Leeds. Getting to race was initially in doubt … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal

The subs for the year 2008/2009 are now overdue! The fees are as follows: Standard Senior – £27 Seniors non-competitor – £10Seniors unwaged/overseas – £15Junior (8-18) – £15Family (living at same address) – £40 Please submit to: Alastair Murray16 Snowdon … Continue reading

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Red Rose, Bolton – Saturday 15th November

Once again we had a really good turn out of 26 Senior runners at the 3rd Red Rose cross country race held at Boltons Leverhulme Park. Bolton Harriers had put together a really interesting course with a good mixture of … Continue reading

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Double Champion

Congratulations to James Kevan on winning both the U/23 British and English Fell Running titles. James did not drop a point in his quest for the titles, something he wanted to do before moving on to the senior ranks. James’s … Continue reading

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South East Lancs Cross Country on Saturday 22nd November 2008

Venue confirmed as Clayton Vale Country Park which is at the junction of River Park Road and Bank Bridge Road. Its post code for the area is M40 2PX. Maphttp://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=387238&y=399442&z=120&sv=387238,399442&st=4&mapp=newmap.srf&searchp=newsearch.srf&ax=387238&ay=399442&lm=0 Race start timesUnder 11 boys and girls – 1pmUnder 13 … Continue reading

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Tour of Pendle. Saturday 15th November -16.8 Miles and 4830ft.

The course seemed quite wet and muddy this year and we were diverted from checkpoint 1 by the wall rather than across the moor to minimise erosion. The course has 5 main climbs that ascend Pendle from different cloughs and … Continue reading

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Long Jump Conference at Loughborough University 08/11/2008 – Mike Powell & Lynn Davies

Mark Dacre and Carl Foster (Track & Field Coaches) recently visited Loughborough University for a Coaches Long Jump Conference organised for the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund and organised by England Athletics. The whole weekend was dedicated to the Field Jumps, … Continue reading

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Shepherds Skyline (08/11/2008) – 6.25m/1150′

A record turnout for this years Shepherds Skyline Fell Race with 363 runners finishing the main race and 92 juniors in the various U8-U16 races. The damp ground and steady cold breeze made the going a little slow and one … Continue reading

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Sunday Nov 9th ~ ROACHES ~ BL 15m 3700’

Not the nicest of weather for the six harriers that decided to give this race a whirl. Quite cold to start with, a bit of rain, strong winds and even sleet on the higher ground – what more could one … Continue reading

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Young Horwich RMI Harriers Stars Sparkle at Blackpool

From Lancashire Sportshall 2008 Blackpool The 1st Indoor Lancashire Sportshall Meeting for the 2008/2009 season was held on Sunday 2nd November 2008 for Under 11’s, Under 13’s & Under 15’s. Horwich RMI Harriers turned out a fantastic 24 athletes on … Continue reading

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In at Number One.

Mid Lancs X/C League – Burnley Sat 8th Nov The club had a dream start to its inclusion in this years league, with both men and ladies teams taking top spot. Katie Ingram (23.11) started the ball rolling – continuing … 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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London Marathon Entries

I have been sent 4 places for the Flora London Marathon which takes place on Sunday 26th April 2009. If you entered the ballot but were unsuccessful you may be eligible for one of the 4 places. If you are … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets

Derwent Water 10 mile Colin Rigby used his weekend break in the Lakes to take in this very well attended race (452 running) after being invited by Russell Maddams to make up a team. Brendan Bolland completed the team and … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country League.

For all those members who intend racing in the Mid Lancs League, please check out their web site for all the information you require re – location and start times. http://www.midlancs.org.uk/ The first race is this weekend – Saturday 8th … Continue reading

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Through The Villages – Sun 2nd Nov

This 8.5 mile course with its rolling hills can be a little tougher than its eight mile tag, making pace judgment difficult, even so we had three in the first ten with Gareth Booth (48.26) our first counter, very happy … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING!

IDEAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR YOUR HORWICH HARRIER FRIENDS AND FAMILY …………………Order early to avoid the rush!!!!!…………………HORWICH HARRIERS & AC – COFFEE MUGS (2 for £5.00) or £3.00 eachPlus free ‘HORWICH HARRIERS & AC’ car window sticker with every purchase. Available … Continue reading

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