Monthly Archives: March 2009

12 Stage Team as of 31-03-09

1.. Russell Maddams… long.. 11.30 …Start2.. Brendan Bolland… short.. 11.50 …All other times approx3.. David Milliken…. ..long.. 12.004.. Andrew Neary…… short.. 12.205.. Alastair Murray… long…12.306.. Guy Heyes……… ..short.. 12.507.. Gary Priestley……. .long.. 13.008.. Martin Jones…… short.. 13.209 ..Gareth Booth….. ..long…13.3010. … Continue reading

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Tebay Entries

For all those who are contesting the Fell Championship this year, just a timely reminder that entries for Tebay need to be posted tonight urgently – if you want to get in – as its likely that the limit of … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets.

Coniston 14 – 28th March It was a real spread of club runners this weekend with Colin Rigby and Brendan Bolland opting for this undulating, but scenic road race round Coniston Water. Colin found the undulations a little hilly! Hence … Continue reading

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Grizedale 10 trail – 29th march

The first day of spring greeted us all with a beautiful, virtually cloud free, perfect for running spring day. Lovely bright sun, cool temperature and fantastic scenery. It seemed to make all that miserable winter training seem somehow worthwhile. The … Continue reading

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Liverpool Half Marathon – 29th March

Just two Harriers made the trip to Liverpool with Simon Parkinson leading the way in a new PB of 1.21.25, clipping a full three minutes of his old time, and finishing 36th overall from 3,500 runners, well done. Chris Horridge … Continue reading

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Wilmslow Half Marathon ~ 29th March 2009.

Weather conditions were fine, with a cold crisp spring morning for the Wilmslow half Marathon, which this year incorporated the England Half Marathon Championships. Club twosome Guy and Lisa Heyes took part in preparation for the Edinburgh Marathon in May; … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Presentation Evening 08-09 Season.

The above presentation evening is to be held at Bamber Bridge CCM Club on Friday 3rd April from 8pm – its just £4 for seniors. I will be in attendance to represent the club and collect any prizes, medals, trophies … Continue reading

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Nike Jacket Found.

I am holding a waterproof black Nike jacket, medium size, with inbuilt hood, that was left behind at the Haigh Hall relays. It was left drooped over the back of a chair at the back of the presentation hall. Get … Continue reading

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Double Top at Haigh Relays. Sat 21st March

A successful days racing at Haigh Hall saw both the men and ladies teams winning in style. The ladies team was five minutes clear of second team Wigan with Katie Ingram (21.13) Lisa Heyes (23.00) Suzanne Budgett (24.23) and Angela … Continue reading

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Calendar Response.

Come on folks will anyone please take the trouble to join in with a little interest for the calendar photo competition, does apathy reign supreme in the club? Norman

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Weekend Snippets.

Muddy March Hare 6k. Paul Boardman ran well for first 0/45 and ninth overall in a time of 23.59, with young Bethan Faulkner continuing her successful race program, this time getting pretty close to her first senior win, finishing as … Continue reading

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PB’s for Ali & Guy

Trafford 10k Sunday 15th March. The Trafford 10k did not disappoint with its reputation of a PB course, with both Alastair Murray 48th in 33.14 and Guy Heyes 54th in 33.37 proving. Ali was getting the races in before the … Continue reading

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Trimpell 20 Road Race

Three Horwich runners ran the Trimpell 20 in glorious weather, on a flat and although it was described as a scenic course, I couldn’t see over the banking to the river. First Horwicher home Russell Maddams, was 4th in a … Continue reading

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Pike Race Volunteers Urgently Required

“Urgently required volunteers to help with marshalling for the Pike Race Sat 11th April. Unless we get sufficient helpers the race WILL NOT GO AHEAD as Bolton Council will not sanction the road closures. Contact either Colin Jones 07773160675 or … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country Race – Witton Park Blakburn Sat 14th March.

The last of the Mid Lancs cross country races was held at Witton Park Blackburn on a slightly modified course from the usual saucer run, this time it included a mini hill before the saucer, which seemed to hold favour … Continue reading

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Presentation Evening Awards.

Below are the winners of the various club awards for 2008 who will be presented with their trophies at the Mumbai restaurant on Friday 17th April. The meal is subsidised by the club and we would like as many members … Continue reading

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English Fell Championship – Langdale 10th Oct

I would suggest that anyone who is anticipating racing at Langdale get on the reserve list ASAP as the race is now full!!

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Presentation Evening

Horwich RMI Harriers Presentation Evening – 17th April The Presentation Evening will be at Mumbai Indian Restaurant, Chorley New Road, Horwich on Friday 17th April. Meet at 7.00 for 7.30 start, with the Awards presented at 08.30. Tickets are £10.00.

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South East Lancs Presentation Evening

On Friday 13th March 2009 at the RMI club in Horwich, the South East Lancs Cross Country League hold their annual presentation night to reward all the prize winners for the 2008-09 season. At Horwich we have three recipients of … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country League.

Just a reminder that the last race in the series is at Blackburn – Witton Park – on Saturday 14th. Below is the link to the league standings so far, it would be great to see a good turn out … Continue reading

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Haigh Hall Relays

Saturday 21st March 2009 at 2pmTeams of 4 x 3.75 milesAnyone wanting to run in these relays please contact me as soon as possible.I will pre enter about 3 teams and if we require more we can enter more on … Continue reading

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Roddlesworth Roller Sun 8th March.

A pretty miserable day greeted the runners to this local race with cold drizzly conditions, but it did not dampen the spirit of the 282 runners, with Rob Jackson in particular having a super run finishing in second place in … Continue reading

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Inter Counties Cross Country Championship 7th March Nottingham.

Steph Twell running in her first senior race at the Inter Counties collected the first prize of £2000 with a winning margin of twenty four seconds, showing her current dominance of the ladies endurance scene. Katie Ingram was our only … Continue reading

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High Peak Marathon – 6th March -40m/7500ft

On Friday Albert Sunter joined a Rucksack Club vets team comprising of Andy Howie, Rob Pettengell and Ian Charters for the 2009 High Peak Marathon. Not 26.2 miles but a 40 mile 7500 foot bog-trot; the idea is to take … Continue reading

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Half Tour of Pendle 9m/2250ft

The FRA Championship season got off to a flying start at Pendle with seventeen Harriers making an excellent show for the club. Darren Kay (65.44) led the way in 9th place after an uncertain week as to whether he would … Continue reading

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Club Calendar

Last year the ladies section put together a calendar of photos taken from races and it looked excellent, the cover is shown. I thought it would be a good idea to do another calendar for next year this time from … Continue reading

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Weekend Snippets

Alexandra Park 5k – Sunday 1st March Caroline Scholes and Sarah Norgate gave the 5k a twirl for their Sunday run with Caroline taking 3rd lady in 20.15 – and getting a medal!- Sarah finished 6th lady (21.27) which was … Continue reading

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Pike Race Marshall’s Required

“Marshall’s required for manning road closures and other key points at this years Pike race Sat April 11th. Please contact either; Colin Jones: 07773160675 or 690013 Rob Green: 07714451560 or 692895 Any help is always appreciated. Regards Colin

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Standish Hall Trail Race – Sat 28th Feb

A rather deceptively tough 10k trail race which was made all the more difficult if the wrong shoes were worn! The terrain was very mixed with a section of open field quickly followed by a long climb which had to … Continue reading

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Noonstone Fell Race – Sat 28th Feb

A rare relaxing day out in this Central Pennine race – similar to the winter Hill race in distance, climb and terrain at 9 miles / 2300ft. After a series of climbs over the first half of the race around … Continue reading

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Darren Takes Course Record at High Cup Nick. 9m/1500ft

A rare win over Rob Jebb gives a good pointer to Darren Kay’s current form. Second last year to Jim Davies, Darren went specifically to win the race and did so in 61.47 with Jim Davies just behind in 61.56, … Continue reading

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