Monthly Archives: February 2010

STANDISH HALL 10K

Saturday 27th February 2010. Five harriers decided to do this local trail race. 13th Simon Parkinson 40:47 16th Denis Mason 41:53 22nd Doug Fleming 43:08 84th Barry Allman 51:31 100th Mark Collier 53:55 Full results.

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NATIONAL XC

Saturday 27th February 2010. Two senior men competed at this year’s English Cross Country Championships at Roundhay Park in Leeds. The three lap 12k course was particularly muddy in places, in others provided good running and benefited the good climbers … Continue reading

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LOSTOCK 6

Sunday 28th February 2010. A cold but dry morning greeted 329 runners at the Lostock 6M race, the first counter for this years Central Lancs Grand Prix and the RMI Road Championships. Gareth Booth led the way for the men … Continue reading

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ENGLISH FELL CHAMPS 2010 RACE 1 – NOONSTONE 9M / 2300′

Saturday 27th February 2010. All week it didn’t look like conditions were going to be good for the seasons opener, and so it proved. The temperature was barely above freezing, the ground was saturated, and it looked like the clag … Continue reading

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MARSHALS REQUIRED – LOSTOCK 6

As part of our membership of the Central Lancs GP, Horwich RMI Harriers have agreed to help contribute marshals to the races in the series. The Lostock 6, Sunday 28th February, still requires marshals. If you can help please contact … Continue reading

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CHEW VALLEY REMINDER

The second counter in this years club fell champs is the Chew Valley Skyline on Sunday 7th March. This is just a reminder that pre-entry is required by this Saturday, the 27th February.

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2010 HORWICH RMI OVERALL CHAMPS

The 2010 fixtures for the club overall champs are as follows. Fell Sat 3 Apr Rivington Pike Thu 17 Jun Two Lads Sun 4 Jul Skiddaw Sat 7 Aug Borrowdale Road Wed 12 May Haigh Hall 4 Sun 30 May … Continue reading

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Female Greater Manchester Team for Inter County Fell Race in May

Hi all, I am getting a female Greater Manchester team together for the Inter County Fell Running Championships 2010 and would appreciate it of you could circulate the enclosed information to your female members who might be interested in running. … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer

14th February 2010. The annual Blackburn Winter Warmer 10km Race took place over the usual challenging (hilly!) course, starting and finishing in Witton Park. Horwich Harriers had four runners in the event which attracted nearly 300 runners. Leading the way … Continue reading

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20th Great North West Half Marathon, Blackpool.

21st February 2010. Two harriers made the trip to Blackpool which went ahead despite the weather. Very cold and icy conditions meant race marshals had to make a decision. Paul Muller finished first V50 and fifth overall, clocking a time … Continue reading

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Haigh Hall Relays – Saturday 13th March

If anyone is interested in running in this local relay for teams of 4 please get in touch with either myself or Pete Bland. The event is open to mens, ladies or mixed teams so everyone who wants a run … Continue reading

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Derian House Sponsorship Horwich RMI Harriers young athletes raise £ 1,255.00

From Christmas Heptathlon 2009 Today some of our young athletes presented a cheque to Derian House for £1,255.00 which has been raised by them in the Horwich Rotary Xmas Heptathlon that took place in December 2009. This was a fun … Continue reading

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MEMBERSHIP SUBS – VERY OVERDUE

Club membership subs have now been due since October for 2009/10 and there are still 61 senior members unpaid. If you have not renewed but you intend to, please renew asap. The club will soon be paying England Athletics affiliation … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Championship

Leeds, Roundhay Park, Saturday 27th February 2010. Important Information. Athletes must wear club colours Timing is done using ‘timing chips’. Chips and numbers collected from Pete Ramsdale on the day of the race. Chips returned after races. Failure to return … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Championship

Leeds, Roundhay Park, Saturday 27th February 2010. Important Information. Athletes must wear club colours Timing is done using ‘timing chips’. Chips and numbers collected from Pete Ramsdale on the day of the race. Chips returned after races. Failure to return … Continue reading

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WINTER HILL FELL RACE 11m/2750ft – 14th February 2010 – UPDATED : More Photos

A dry and very cold morning greeted 233 runners at this years Winter Hill fell race. Good conditions for the time of year made for fast times with the first four running quicker than the previous record set last year. … Continue reading

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Winter training camp 2 – Spain Girona 1st-18th Feb

Hi everyone, Just a quick update on how things are going in the triathlon world. Training has been going extremely well out here, with more focus on race type skills and linking the 3 disciplines together. We have been doing … Continue reading

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Red Rose Cross Country Presentation Evening

Friday 12th February 2010 at Horwich RMI Club The annual Red Rose Cross Country presentation evening was held in Horwich on Friday 12th Feb and the club was well quite well represented across the age groups. First up to receive … Continue reading

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Red Rose Cross Country Presentation Evening

Friday 12th February 2010 at Horwich RMI Club The annual Red Rose Cross Country presentation evening was held in Horwich on Friday 12th Feb and the club was well quite well represented across the age groups. First up to receive … Continue reading

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South East Lancs XC Leigh 13th February 2010

The final race in the SEL XC season took place at Lilford Park Leigh. With other commitments taking place over this busy weekend runners were making decisions about which of the races to take part in. Mid Lancs XC at … Continue reading

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South East Lancs XC Leigh 13th February 2010

The final race in the SEL XC season took place at Lilford Park Leigh. With other commitments taking place over this busy weekend runners were making decisions about which of the races to take part in. Mid Lancs XC at … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs Cross Country at Hyndburn 13/02/2010

We needed to put out a full team for this fixture to secure promotion for the mens team to the second division of the league for next year, and appears it to have been a job well done. A big … Continue reading

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Parbold Hill Race – 13.02.10

This years Parbold Hill Race, a popular multi-terrain race, saw 9 harriers in attendance behind local winner Nick Leigh. Lisa Heyes was first lady V35 and Tony Heskeh won the V60 classification. 7th S. Edmondson 45:05 31st P. Boardman 49:14 … Continue reading

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WINTER HILL FELL RACE – ROAD CLOSURE

Please note that it will not be possible to travel from Belmont to Rivington due to Church Street being closed for repairs. Allow extra time as you will need to go via Horwich. Tony Varley.

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2010 HORWICH RMI ROAD CHAMPS

The 2010 fixtures for the club road champs are as follows. Sun 28 Feb Lostock 6 Sun 18 Apr Radcliffe 10km Wed 12 May Haigh Hall 4 Sun 30 May Smithills Serpant 5 Wed 14 July Jubilee 5 Wed 04 … Continue reading

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Great Western Half – SPARE PLACE

Great Western 1/2 marathon – Blackpool, Sunday 21st Feb. Martyn Bell has entered this race but will not be doing it. If anyone at Horwich would like to take his place, please get in touch. martyn@pslprint.com07972 296546

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Ladies Northern 6 Stage Relays

The Northern Athletics 12 & 6 Stage Road Relays this year will be held at Wythenshawe Park, Manchester on Sunday 21st March. Any ladies wanting to run, please contact Suzanne Budgett as soon as possible, so she can have an … Continue reading

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Track & Field Athletics Awards

Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Track & Field Athletics Awards Presentation Night held on Friday 12th March 2010 Horwich RMI Club 7pm start Pasty & Peas Supper on arrival. Disco ’till 11.00pm & the amazing RMI Tombola Incorporating “Junior” Fell … Continue reading

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Pennine Bridleway Leg 1 – A Firsthand Report

Leg 1 The leg started really on Saturday night at 10.30pm when a text from my running partner Barry informed me of a road closure from Burnley on the road to the end of leg 1 – where I was … Continue reading

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RADCLIFFE 10 MILE TRAIL RACE

There was a great turn out for Horwich for this years Radcliffe Trail Race run for the first time over a different course around the local trails, pathways and parks. It was a common excuse that this was a good … Continue reading

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HORWICH VICTORY AT PENNINE BRIDLEWAY RELAY – Jan 31st 2010

Horwich were able to muster 3 teams to run in this year Pennine Bridleway Relay, a Fell Relay run in pairs over five legs around the Mary Townley Loop of the Pennine Bridleway. Fears that the relay would not go … Continue reading

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2010 HORWICH RMI FELL CHAMPS

The 2010 fixtures for the club fell champs are as follows. Short: Rivington Pike Two Lads Denis Stitt Memorial Race Medium: Winter Hill Fairfield Horseshoe Skiddaw Long: Chew Valley Skyline Borrowdale Tour of Pendle It’s the usual format, with your … Continue reading

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Alan Thompson

Alan Thompson died suddenly on Friday, 29 January. His funeral will be at Overdale Crematorium, West Chapel, on Wednesday, 10 February at 2.00 pm and at Egerton House afterwards.

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