Monthly Archives: December 2008

Fielden Cup Sat 27th Dec.

A cold and frosty but beautiful morning greeted this years runners in this 2.2 mile handicap race for the oldest trophy in the clubs history. 15 runners ran this year’s race and first Horwich runner to finish and claim the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. May your training be continuous, and your PB’s be many, but more importantly enjoy your running.

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Rossendale X/C 20th Dec.08

It was a grim December day and the course was wet and muddy as only Rossendale can be, with maybe only a half mile of firm ground in the whole 5 mile main men’s race and a couple of memorable … Continue reading

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Race Results

Apologies for a lack of results and stories over the past few weeks, I have been otherwise engaged. I was hoping that during this lean spell budding race reporters would blossom! Would be nice to see a summing up report … Continue reading

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HORWICH RMI STAR QUARTET

Amy Phillpotts, Rebekah Atkinson, Laura Bannister and Laura Tunstall, four girls who are members of Horwich RMI in the under 15 cross country team , represented their school (Canon Slade) at the Northern Schools Regional Final . On a very … Continue reading

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Calderdale Relay

As defending titleholders I felt we owed it both to ourselves and to the event to field a complete team! This proved more challenging than ever this year. Unlike cricket a “12th man” is no option – without one there … Continue reading

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Horwich Rotary 2008 Christmas Heptathlon

Plenty of Christmas Smiles at Bolton Arena on Monday 8/12/2008. With 52 superb Competitors from our own club competing! What a fantastic night, packed with fun for all those that took part. All the young athletes ran, jumped and threw … Continue reading

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Gravy Pud 5

I wasn’t sure if I would be attending this race, then somebody on the forum mentioned FREE cake in the pub afterwards and suddenly there was no decision to be made. 113 runners arrived to (eat cake) take part in … Continue reading

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Committee News.

There are still three places available for club members who wants to run the London Marathon, but you will have to be quick and contact Emma Danton @emmakeating@hotmail.com Don’t forget that the Lancashire and the Greater Manchester Cross Country County … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs X/C Blackpool Sat 13th Nov.

Message from the organisers re-parking There is car parking available at a charge in the conveniently placed Model Village car park across the road from the xc area (pay inside the Village) which will include use of their toilets and … Continue reading

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Report for Sportcity 7th December 2008

A small number of Horwich RMI Athletes contested the first Indoor meeting of the season at Sportcity on Sunday. Leading the way was U 20 Charlotte Gaffney who equalled the clubs 60m record and Shaun Palmer who set new figures … Continue reading

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Bolton By Bowland Fell Race – Sunday December 7th 2008

One by one the Horwich faces appeared out of the woodwork (or warmth) on this somewhat icy cold, dodgy underfoot day. The men consisted of Colin Waterworth, Tony Varley, a hung-over Albert Sunter, Ian Hepburn, Paul Boardman, Doug Flemming & … Continue reading

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Northern X/C Entries.

Are You Entered for the Northerns?Here is the list of names of all the people who were organised in September and paid up front for their entry to the Northerns. Are you on the list? Do you want to go … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL RUN THURSDAY 18th DEC 2008

The Hospital Run this year will take place on Thursday 18th December 2008.For anyone unfamiliar with this traditional club training run it takes a route from Horwich Leisure Centre down to the Crown Hotel and along Chorley New Road to … Continue reading

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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 from Keith Makin – Tel No 01204 692233Cash or cheques … Continue reading

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Eleven Horwich RMI Athletes represent Lancashire

North West Regional Under 11’s Sportshall Athletics Final 2008 Sport City 23/11/08 This Final was held at Sportcity, Manchester on 23rd November 2008. 8 Teams from the North West of England i.e. Cheshire, Manchester, Cumbria and Liverpool etc, competed in … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Jimmy Niblett.

Jimmy Niblett passed away on 25th Nov after a long illness, the tribute below was written by Bill Smith and gives just a glimpse into the very full and colourful life that Jimmy had. The craggy features and muscular frame … Continue reading

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Salford Ladies 5 (accurately measured 5.25 miles) 30th Nov. 08

For me, this is one of those nostalgic races that I’ve done over far too many years to reveal. It’s one of the few ladies only races that seems to have survived the years of new rules & regulations – … Continue reading

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