Monthly Archives: June 2010

James Blakeley Fell Race

Saturday 19th June 2010 Rob Jackson was our only representative at this short fell race organised by Holmfirth Harriers over 3 miles with 900 feet of climb, but he made it count by taking the overall victory. Results.

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

Horwich Carnival 5k

Sunday 20th June 2010 Five club members were running this annual event around the closed streets in Horwich town centre. Picking up where they left off at the Jubilee, it was Richard Howarth who this time managed to get the … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

British Masters 5k Championship

Sunday 20th June 2010 Congratulations to the Vet 60 team of Mick Crook, Tony Hesketh and Pete Bland who took the bronze team medal in this years British 5k vets championships. Oxford City took the gold in convincing style with … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section, Veterans | Leave a comment

Freckleton Half Marathon

Sunday 20th June 2010 Three horwichians ran this years Freckleton Half with Paul Muller once again leading the way, finishing 4th in a time of 1:16:25. Paul was also the first V50. (and first proper vet) Colin Wood finished 139th … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Great Hill Fell Race

Saturday 19th June 2010 Four club members ran this local fell race from Brinscall, with Ian Hamer being first home in 9th place. Not far behind was Paul Boardman in 10th, and with Gary Chadderton in 14th, we would have … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

Jubilee – Race 2

Wednesday 17th June 2010 There was a surprisingly low turn out for the second race in this years three race series, but the harriers were still well represented. The battle for the win was between Gareth Booth and Richard Howarth, … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Two Lads Fell Race – 5.25M, 900ft

Thursday 17th June 2010 A sunny and very warm evening greeted 74 runners at this years Two Lads Fell Race with 16 Horwich Harriers making the start line. Albert Sunter used his local knowledge to his advantage to finish 3rd … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

HILL SESSION CANCELLED

Thursday 17th June 2010. As is usual at this time of year, tonights hill session will be cancelled. Instead, you are encouraged to do the Two Lads Fell Race, starting from the nearby Bridge Inn at 7.30pm. The Hill Session … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

ENGLISH FELL CHAMPS 2010 RACE 3

ENNERDALE 23M / 7500′ Saturday 12th June 2010 Only the really tough fell runners in the club were up for this one, as six harriers finished one of the hardest races in the calendar. 41 Mick Green 4:21:58 152 Michael … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

Bash Grueller 5k Trail Race

Sunday 13th June 2010 Paul Boardman finished 4th overall it what must have seemed like a very low key race, with only 23 finishers. Results.

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Rochdale 3 Day Event

11th – 13th June 2010 Rob Jackson took the overall victory in this three race series over three days, comprising a road race, a multi terrain race, and a fell race to finish. Rob set his stall out with a … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Bowdon 5k

Thursday 10th June 2010. Gareth Booth’s form continues to improve with a PB run over 5k. Some reports suggest the course may have been marginally short of distance, but not enough to take the shine off an impressive run. Results.

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

3 GOLDS for Horwich Athletes at the Greater Manchester Championships 2010

Horwich RMI Harriers turned out 20 athletes for this annual event. Three GOLD medals were won and 3 athletes were crowned champions of Manchester:- Michael Houghton – Triple Jump Snr Matthew Storey – 100m U20 Natassia Dacre – Javelin U15 … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Track and Field | Leave a comment

Holcombe Two Towers

Wednesday 9th June 2010 This midweek fell race proved popular with club members this year, with a seven strong team of all ages turning out. First home for Horwich with another good performance on the fells was Martyn Bell in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Haigh Hall Trail Race

Wednesday 9th June 2010 A good nights racing saw another 1, 2, 3 for the harriers, with James Kevan once again leading the way. Running over an alternative course for the second race of the Haigh Hall series, James was … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Fell Summary 1

There have been quite a few fell races over the last week or so with some notable performances for the club. Here is a summary of some results. Hutton Roof Saturday 29th May 2010 Two Horwichians took part, with Peter … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

English Junior Fell series at Shuttlingsloe, Cheshire.

The Horwich Juniors took a journey south to Wildboarclough in Cheshire for the 3rd round of the Fell series. Again blessed with magnificent weather our juniors put in more solid performances to cement their standings. The U12’s had Cameron Critchley, … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

Jura Fell Race – Sat May 29th

Jura Fell Race Sat May 29th 2010 (16 miles 7500ft ascent) Five Horwich athletes made the long trip up to Scotland for the annual Jura Fell Race this year. As usual Albert Sunter & Tony Varley took the long cycle … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment

Road Roundup 2

Dunham Massey Park 5k, Altrincham Friday 28th May 2010 Gareth Booth continued his return to form with a 2nd place and sub 16 clocking in the popular 5k race. Results. Lancaster 5k Series (race 1), Lancashire Saturday 29th May 2010 … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon

Saturday 29th May 2010 After the fine weather we had poor conditions for our annual Duathlon with the cycle section being very tricky resulting in two crashes thankfully with no serious injuries. We had 61 starters of which 4 were … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Smithills Serpent 5 mile Trail Race

Sunday 30th May 2010. The Magnificent Seven. For those that do not know this race is run on shredded tyres and sand which makes it all the more interesting and very kind on the legs. The weather was ideal for … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Road Section | Leave a comment

Harrock Hill : Race 1

Wednesday 26th May 2010. HARRIERS 1 2 3. Fourteen harriers turned up for the first in this years fell race series run from the Farmers Arms in Bispham that always proves popular with the club. It must be the prospect … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Section, Frontpage | Leave a comment