Monthly Archives: January 2010

WINTER HILL RACE – MARSHALS REQUIRED

I am looking for marshals for the Winter Hill Race on the 14th February, which starts at 10am from Rivington Barn. If anybody is interested will they please contact me on 01204 669570 (evenings and weekends) or anytime on my … Continue reading

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Stanbury Splash Fell Race – 7 miles 1200 feet – 24 January 2010

Two senior Horwich runners crossed the Pennines to take part in their first fell race of the year, a category B medium fell race held in Bronte country. Suzanne Budget had another fine run, the day after competing in the … Continue reading

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Supertees Newsletter January 2010

A Happy New Year to all endurance athletes. Despite all the Ice and Snow we have managed to train even on the dark nights. We even went up the Pike in deep snow on a Saturday afternoon and also we … Continue reading

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Northern Cross Country Championship

Blackburn 23rd January 2010 Afternoon Tea in Blackburn. This headline comes from a course in Blackburn where the large lap included the Saucer and the Teacup! The Saucer is the normal hill at Blackburn but to make he senior course … Continue reading

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Northerns on Saturday 23rd January

The race times are very different to normal. Race Times for the Northern Cross Country Championships on Saturday 23rd January at Blackburn, Witton Park. Under 17 Women 11.10amUnder 17 Men 11.40amUnder 13 Girls 12.05pmUnder 20 Women 12.20pmUnder 15 Boys 12.45pmUnder … Continue reading

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Northerns on Saturday 23rd January

Please note the race times are very different to normal. Race Times for the Northern Cross Country Championships on Saturday 23rd January at Blackburn, Witton Park. Under 17 Women 11.10amUnder 17 Men 11.40amUnder 13 Girls 12.05pmUnder 20 Women 12.20pmUnder 15 … Continue reading

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Track Sessions – ON

At the moment it looks like all outdoor track sessions will go ahead as usual this week. However, i am not a weather man, so i can make no guarantees. Please check back later in the week for further updates.

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Track Sessions – ON

At the moment it looks like all outdoor track sessions will go ahead as usual this week. However, i am not a weather man, so i can make no guarantees. Please check back later in the week for further updates.

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Horwich RMI Harriers "flying" at Blackpool

The Horwich RMI Harriers U13’s boys and girls turned out once again after what seemed ages of not running together. In more respectable temperatures this week and in contrast to last weeks snow bound Witton Park, Blackburn. Phoebe Howe was … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country at Blackpool 16/01/2010

We needed a good turnout for this one and we got one, 13 senior men, some more senior than others ran this flat, muddy, boring course that was actually quite demanding considering how flat and short ( 5 miles ) … Continue reading

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KEYS FOUND

Set of keys found on Winter Hill whilst running from Trig point towards Noon hill, Keys have two key rings on them. One is a Mizuno Key ring and the other is a metal keyring with the Statue of Liberty … Continue reading

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Hill Session, Thursday 14th Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

Once again the Hill Session has been cancelled this week due to the persisting conditions underfoot. Lets hope to see an improvement next week!

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Lancashire Cross Country Championships, 9 January 2010, Witton Park, Blackburn.

Although many other races were postponed due to weather conditions, the Lancashire championships went ahead in sunshine and with mainly soft snow underfoot. Suzanne Budgett had a brilliant run, finishing third and first veteran overall to win bronze and gold … Continue reading

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Bolton Arena Track – CLOSED

I have just spoken to the Bolton Arena who have confirmed that the outside Track is closed all week. Fingers and Toes now crossed for next week!! Mark Dacre Junior Coach Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

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Two Crosses Circuit – POSTPONED

I’ve just got back from the East Lancs LDWA meeting and the decision was to reluctantly postpone the 25th Two Crosses Circuit, due next Sunday. I have an entry list and recognise many Horwich members. The first suitable date (subject … Continue reading

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Track Session: Tuesday 12th January 2010 – CANCELLED

Once again the track at the arena is unavailable due to a covering of snow and ice.

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Mid Lancs XC – Saturday 16th Jan 2010 – CHANGE OF VENUE

Just a reminder that the venue for this weekends Mid Lancs XC has been changed to Lawsons Ground, Blackpool. Please pass this on to anyone you know who is thinking of going. Full details can be found on the league … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC – Saturday 16th Jan 2010 – CHANGE OF VENUE

Just a reminder that the venue for this weekends Mid Lancs XC has been changed to Lawsons Ground, Blackpool. Please pass this on to anyone you know who is thinking of going. Full details can be found on the league … Continue reading

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Outside Track Training CANCELLED Mon 11th Jan – due to weather

Unfortunately, the outside track at the Bolton Arena is still closed due to the bad weather, so NO training outside tonight! Fingers crossed again, for later in the week!

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LAA XC @ Witton Pk in snow

In temperatures of Minus 4’C the beautiful setting of Witton Park attracted the Lancashire Athletic Association Championships. The usual hardy Lancashire association felt the course was safe enough and it didn’t prevent a good field turning out on the day. … Continue reading

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Lancs XC Champs 2010 – ON

Just a quick note that the Lancs XC Champs 2010 will be going ahead tomorrow, Saturday 9th Jan. Please check out the Lancs AA website for full details, and any last minute changes.

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Lancs XC Champs 2010 – ON

Just a quick note that the Lancs XC Champs 2010 will be going ahead tomorrow, Saturday 9th Jan. Please check out the Lancs AA website for full details, and any last minute changes.

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Hill Session, Thursday 7th Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

Due to the adverse weather conditions tonights hill session from Foxholes in Horwich has been cancelled. Sorry for the short notice. I will try to get something up sooner for next week, either way.

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Greater Manchester XC Champs – CANCELLED

I have received notification that the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships, due to be held on Sunday 10th Jan 2010, have been cancelled due to the weather. Please pass this on to anyone who may have been planning to run.

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Greater Manchester XC Champs – CANCELLED

I have received notification that the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships, due to be held on Sunday 10th Jan 2010, have been cancelled due to the weather. Please pass this on to anyone who may have been planning to run.

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Training on Arena Track Thursday 7th Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

Please note all training on the outside track is cancelled for Thursday 7th January 2010. Fingers crossed for Monday 11th January? Mark Dacre Junior Coach Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

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Training on Arena Track Thursday 7th Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

Please note all training on the outside track is cancelled for Thursday 7th January 2010. Fingers crossed for Monday 11th January? Mark Dacre Junior Coach Horwich RMI Harriers & AC

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Training Wed Night 06 Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

In view of the weather conditions we have decided to cancel todays training session between 6.30-8.00pm. Fingers crossed that it has all melted away for next week – resume Wednesday Training on 13th January 2010. Kind regards Mark Dacre Mike … Continue reading

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Training Wed Night 06 Jan 2010 – CANCELLED

In view of the weather conditions we have decided to cancel todays training session between 6.30-8.00pm. Fingers crossed that it has all melted away for next week – resume Wednesday Training on 13th January 2010. Kind regards Mark Dacre Mike … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester XC Championship

Sunday 10th January 2010 If you wish to run in the Greater Manchester XC Championship on Sunday 10th January, and you qualify, (born in Greater Manchester or you have the last 9 months of continuous residence in Greater Maanchester), then … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester XC Championship

Sunday 10th January 2010 If you wish to run in the Greater Manchester XC Championship on Sunday 10th January, and you qualify, (born in Greater Manchester or you have the last 9 months of continuous residence in Greater Maanchester), then … Continue reading

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BOLTON ARENA TRACK UPDATE – Tuesday 5th Jan

As if it wasn’t obvious, there will be no track session at Bolton Arena this evening. The track is completely covered in snow. I’ll try and update regarding future sessions, but if in doubt ring the arena on 01204 488100.

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BOLTON ARENA TRACK UPDATE – Monday 4th Jan

I have received an update from Bolton Arena that the track is usable today. This should allow the junior session tonight to go ahead. Please note that whilst it is very cold, there is no black ice on the track, … Continue reading

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PENNINE BRIDLEWAY RELAY – REMINDER

SUNDAY 31st JANUARY 2010. Just a reminder that this event is quickly approaching and that we are still looking for runners in all three teams entered, but in particular the vets. Each team consists of 10 runners, running in pairs … Continue reading

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BOLTON ARENA TRACK UPDATE – Monday 4th Jan

I have received an update from Bolton Arena that the track is usable today. This should allow the junior session tonight to go ahead. Please note that whilst it is very cold, there is no black ice on the track, … Continue reading

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SEASONAL SUMMARY

Many races have been cancelled over the Christmas period due to the dangerous conditions but a few hardy harriers still made it out in the following races. HOT TODDY – 27th Dec 2009 Richard Howarth came 2nd to NEB athlete … Continue reading

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MEMBERSHIP SUBS OVERDUE

There are still many members who have not submitted their renewals for 2009/10. These have been due now since October. Could members who have not yet renewed please do so asap. If you do not intend to renew this year, … Continue reading

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RMI CALENDAR 2010

Calendars are available now from Pete Bland ( peterbland@btinternet.com / 07551404047 ) at 2 pounds each. Draft can be viewed at the following link. (2.73 MB file)

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NOONSTONE

The first race in the 2010 English fell championship is Noonstone on Sat. 27th Feb. Pre-entry only with a limit of 500 so early entry (i.e. within next couple of days) is advisable. Entry form at link below http://www.todharriers.co.uk/noonstone/noonstone_entryform_2010.pdf Please … Continue reading

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