Monthly Archives: May 2010

Road Roundup (updated)

Sowerby Scorcher Saturday 22nd May 2010 Stuart Edmundson added to his palmarès with victory in this multiterrain race from Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire. Results. Blue Light 5 Mile Sunday 23rd May 2010 Super Vet Paul Muller took the overall … Continue reading

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Inter-Counties Fell Champs

Letty Fell Race, incorporating British Intercounties Championship. Saturday 22nd May 2010. Two harriers were selected for this years intercounties fell champs, with Dionne Allen and Alastair Murray both running for Greater Manchester. One of the hottest days of the year … Continue reading

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Fell Champs : Race 4

Fairfield Horseshoe – AM 9m/3000′. Saturday 15th May 2010. Last weekend was the fourth race in this years club fell championships, and eleven harriers made the trip up to the district for this classic lakeland race. Results 15 Dave Milliken … Continue reading

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Jubilee 2010 : Race 1

19th May 2010. Last Wednesday night saw the start of this years Jubilee race series with a good showing from the host club and local runners. Continuing his excellent post marathon form our first counter, and second overall was Richard … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs League – Hyndburn 22nd May

The sun shone bright for the second T&F fixture of the season at Hyndburn and the Horwich team were out in force with 35 athletes turning out across the U13 to Senior age groups. The field events kicked off the … Continue reading

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Weekend Road Roundup

Not a lot going on this weekend, but just a couple of results worth a mention. Neil Pendlebury made an excellent return to form coming fourth in the Chester Half Marathon, clocking a time of 1:14:00. Full results can be … Continue reading

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Gordon’s GR10

Gordon Stone is celebrating 20 years with the Harriers by getting away for seven weeks! He is undertaking a complete solo traverse of the French Pyrenees footpath, the GR10, this Summer. Starting on June 13th from Hendaye on the Atlantic … Continue reading

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NYAL – 16th May, Witton Park, Blackburn

A total of 38 athletes turn out for the 2nd fixture in this season’s National Young Athletes League. This fixture saw Horwich pitted against the teams from Ribble Valley and Border and coming into the meeting with their 1st win … Continue reading

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Haigh Hall 4 : Race 1

Wednesday 12th May 2010. Harriers were out in force at the first race of this years Haigh Hall 4 mile series, encouraged not doubt by being part of the Central Lancs Grand Prix, Club Road Champs, and a persuasive Chairman. … Continue reading

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Chernobyl 5k Race 2

Tuesday 11th May 2010. Lisa Heyes was back in the winning way in the second race of this midweek 5k series. Starting and finishing at the Welcome Tavern Inn near Preston the course is run along undulating and twisting footpaths, … Continue reading

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W/end Snippets 7-9 May ’10

Christleton 5k, Chester. Friday 7th May 2010. Gareth Booth showed a good return to fitness clocking 16:09 for 17th on this fast course. The winner was Gary Bristow of Trafford AC in 14:45. Blacksticks Blue 10k, nr. Preston. Sunday 9th … Continue reading

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Jubilee Help Needed and Information

This years Jubilee Race series is due to start next wednesday the 19th May and there have been a couple of changes made to the race series this year. Marshal Request The Jubilee Road Races needs the support of the clubs members … Continue reading

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Club Man & Woman Of The Year

Please send your nominations for Club Man & Woman Of The Year to Alastair Murray, to arrive no later than Monday 17th May.

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GM Junior Fell Champs

Saturday 8th May 2010. The Greater Manchester Fell Championships where incorporated into the Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race, Horwich had five runners taking part in the various age groups and all won medals. In the under 12 race Will Townsend … Continue reading

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Horwich Triathlon

Sunday 2nd May 2010. A cool morning greeted almost 200 competitors for the Horwich Triathlon which consists of a 800mts swim in Horwich Pool then its a 42 k Cycle followed by an 11k run which includes running up to … Continue reading

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Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race 8th May

A large field of 118 started this race which was also the Greater Manchester Fell Championships. The weather was cool and dry with good conditions underfoot. Within half a mile of the start six had broken away with Alastair Murray … Continue reading

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Chorley 4.4M Trail Race Series : Race 1

Wednesday 5th May 2010. The local midweek race season kicked off this Wednesday with the first race of the Chorley 4.4 Mile Race Series and the Harriers were very well represented, picking up the Mens team prize. Individually, Richard Howarth … Continue reading

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ENGLISH FELL CHAMPS 2010 RACE 2 – CONISTON 9M / 3500′

Saturday 1st May 2010. The weather stayed pretty good despite some forecasts for the second race of this years English Fell Champs. The route is a tough one, with a typically long lakeland climb for starters, it was hands on … Continue reading

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Coiners Fell Race

The Second English Junior Championship race was held at Coiners Fell in Mytholmroyd. New to the series Esme Critchley entered the U8’s this was her first Fell race and finished 4th girl, a future RMI champion in the making. Next … Continue reading

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Anniversary Wa!

The First of the English Fell Championship races took place @ The Anniversary Waltz in Stair Cumbria. In the U13’s race our team consisted of Phoebe Howe for the girls, Will Townsend, Nathan Townsend and Cameron Critchley. As the race … Continue reading

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Great Hameldon Hill Race

2nd May 2010. Just two Harriers ran this local fell race, with Graham Schofield finishing 4th overall and first V50 in 41:08, and Paul Boardman finishing 26th in 44:58. Full results.

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Wray Caton Fell Race, May day Monday, 6.75m, 1100ft.

Five Harriers competed in a field of 139 finishers in this excellent fell race on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, part of the Wray Scarecrow Festival. Conditions were ideal leading to Borrowdale’s Chris Steele smashing Mark Croasdale’s 3 year … Continue reading

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Katie Misses Outright Win by Five Seconds.

European Duathlon Championships Nancy France 1st May. In a fantastic race Katie Ingram just missed out by a sprint finish at the end of this Elite International race. Having led the first run – the eventual winner Ruth Van der … Continue reading

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Ashurst Beacon Fell Race 5.9 mls 950 ft Ascent

A large field started this race that had been postponed from January with seven Harriers racing. First to finish after an excellent run was Simon Parkinson in fourth, Paul Boardman ran well for 12th and second o/45, Tony Hesketh was … Continue reading

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