Monthly Archives: October 2009

Weekend Snippets.

Accrington 10k Sunday 25th Oct. Richard Howarth continued his good form with a fine second place on this undulating 10k course, his time of 34.59 was a minute behind winner Steve Littler of Wesham.Glyn Kay was next in, running well … Continue reading

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Standish 10k Trail Race – Sat 24th Oct.

Just half a dozen Harriers turned out for this by- annual race, with five vets in our line up. Paul Muller (28.09) was our first counter finishing 5th and of course first 0/50. Angela Allen ran well for her 43.38, … Continue reading

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Weekends Snippets.

Half Marathon Palma de Mallorca –Sun 18th Oct. Colin Rigby finished a superb 4th in this well attended half with over 1800 runners. Colin took in one of the extended weekend deals that cater for running groups who like to … Continue reading

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UKA British Relay Championship. Sun 18th Oct.

The results link at the bottom are pretty comprehensive and will give you all the leg times and variations in team placings, I will leave that for you to study and just comment on the teams overall performance. What promised … Continue reading

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AGM – Date Change

Due to circumstances beyond our control – re venue. The AGM will now be held on Wednesday 28th Oct at the Arena at 8pm. Just ask at reception where the meeting room is located. We are sorry if this has … Continue reading

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FRA English Fell Championship 2009

Vets Lead The Way. Suzanne Budgett stole the show in this years championship with Gold in the 0/45 age group and a Bronze in the 0/40, it has been Suzanne’s best ever competitive year with a host of individual race … Continue reading

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Horwich 1st & 2nd in Pier to Pier 10 mile. Sun 11th Oct

Richard Howarth ran a PB of 55.54 when winning the race from clubmate Paul Muller who ran 57.27. Richard is improving with every race and this outright win will boost his confidence even further, well done Richard. Paul Muller continues … Continue reading

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England Athletics 2009 Award Winners "Junior Club of the Year" – Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

YAHOOO!!! Last night our Club received a highly prestigious award from England Athletics at the Hall of Fame Awards in Birmingham in front of many famous Athletes and Coaches. We were awarded “Junior Club of the Year” for 2009 – … Continue reading

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Horwich Juniors @ Mid Lancs

In near perfect conditions our junior team of only 3 found the pace of the U13’s race faster than last weeks Red Rose. The field was 50 boys strong and 35 girls strong in the same race of u15’s. First … Continue reading

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Gin Pit 5. Sunday 11th Oct.

Neil Pendlebury (26.48) and Colin Rigby (26.52) led the way for Horwich – and the race – in this popular local race, and with Rob Jackson in 6th we easily collected first team. Colin also took the first 0/40 and … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs X/C – Kendal Sat 10th Oct.

A baker’s dozen of Horwich senior runners toed the start line on Saturday’s opening Mid Lancs fixture, overlooking the main Skipton to Windermere road at the Westmoreland Showground, a few miles south of Kendal. The weather was perfect and the … Continue reading

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English Schools Fell Champs

On the 27th September at Sedbergh in Cumbria a number of Horwich Juniors represented their schools and pride of place went to Phoebe Howe who won the U/11 Race which consisted of 2miles with 720 foot of ascent, after leading … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country League

The first meeting takes place this Saturday at the showground Kendal. Anyone wanting to share a car can contact Pete Bland 07551404047 or Norman Matthews 01204 468390. To gain team positions we require to field three runners for the women’s … Continue reading

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FRA Relay Sun 18th Oct.

The club has entered four teams in the relay with the senior men’s and ladies teams already selected, the Vets 0/50 team is well supported, but the vets 0/40 team has yet to be finalised. Any 0/40 vet who would … Continue reading

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New Balance English Half Marathon 2009 Victoria Park, Warrington – Sunday 4th October, 2009

Colin Collects First Vet.A quality invited field up front led to some fast times on this new course with Julius Kimeu winning in 65.08 and with the first seven under 68.00 on a course I believe was not fast! So … Continue reading

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WMRA GRAND PRIX 2009, RACE 7 SMARNA GORA, SLOVENIA.

The final race in the WMRA GRAND PRIX series is one in which England enters an under 23 development team of 6 athletes to compete at Smarna Gora, Slovenia. This team was selected from the world trials in Keswick and … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay. Sun 4th Oct.

The weather managed to stay fine for the whole of the race, with just the odd shower up top. The race was run this year in an anti clockwise direction, with one or two tricky descents, that was possibly the … Continue reading

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Red Rose X/C Blackburn Sat 3rd Oct

It was a good turn out in this the first of the Red Rose fixtures, especially with it being re-routed from Bury. Not a big turn out from the club, but a good chance to try out the spikes for … Continue reading

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Brinscall Triathlon Sun 27th September

Ian Hamer had one of his best results for a long time when finishing first vet and third overall in the Brinscall Triathlon. What was particularly satisfying for Ian was his run time of 21.11 – for the 3 mile … Continue reading

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