Monthly Archives: July 2010

Kentmere Horseshoe 11.9m 3,300′ climb – 25.07.10

We were blessed with a dry day for this event, despite all the previous rainy days we’ve experienced of late. Considering this, the conditions underfoot were very good, although not quite as dry as they have been in previous years, … Continue reading

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Cross Keys Relays – Vets

SAT.SEP 4th. CROSS KEYS ROAD AND FELL RELAY (R). 1.00 p.m. 2x3m road plus 2×2.5m fell from the Cross Keys Inn, Uppermill, Saddleworth (GR SE008062). £10 per team of 4 on day. PM. Over 16. Junior teams (U18) need signed … Continue reading

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This Week’s Hill Session

This week we will be doing the small loop over 2 lads from the water fall, and down the road. In the event of bad conditions (50 / 50 at the moment) we will do the salt bin loop on … Continue reading

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Top of the League for the Track & Field team!

The young athletes ranging (Under 13 to 17 years of age) from Horwich RMI Harriers & AC have produced a magnificent result by finishing top of the league in the Division 1 North West of the National Young Athletics League … Continue reading

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Jubilee : Race 3

Wednesday 21st July 2010 There was a gap in the weather, and the last race of this years three race series was run in near perfect conditions. It was also a counter in the Central Lancs Grand Prix, so there … Continue reading

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This Weeks’s Hill Session

This week we will be staying on road again because of the weather conditions. We will be doing reps on Foxholes to the salt bin. Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday … Continue reading

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English Fell Championships Race 5

English Fell Championships Race 5 Holme Moss  (17 miles 4000 feet) There was a record field of 310 athletes for the second long race of the English championship, but only three Horwich men. There were strong winds and drizzle for … Continue reading

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The 2010 Fielden Cup

The 2010 Fielden Cup 2.2 miles  handicap race – Start from Rivington Bowling Club Wednesday 18th August at 7.30pm Entry Fee  £2.00 A 2.2mile handicap race with the slowest runner setting off first and the fastest runner last.  The aim of … Continue reading

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Haigh Hall 4 Mile Road Race

Wednesday 14th July 2010 Colin Rigby continues his excellent return to form with a second win in a week on the undulating course around Haigh Hall country park. A very close second and clinching the V50 prize in the process … Continue reading

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This Week’s Hill Session

This week we will be doing loops up Foxholes and down Factory Hill then up to the mast. Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. I will try and post what … Continue reading

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Gill Pimblott Memorial 5k

Sunday 11th July 2010 Colin Rigby was back in the winning way with a fantastic victory in this 5k trail race in Tyldesley. Results.

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Wasdale Fell Race

Saturday 10th July 2010 The conditions were once again testing for this ultimate fell racing test over 21 miles and 9000 feet of climb on the Lakeland fells around Wasdale, with some of the heaviest rain of the year, and … Continue reading

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Tockholes Gala Fell Race

Saturday 3rd July 2010 Stuart Edmundson lead home a seven strong Horwich contingent to come second in this local fell race. Tony Hesketh was first place in the v60 category. 2 Stuart Edmundson 40:17 11 Ian Hamer 43:53 17 Gary … Continue reading

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Skiddaw Fell Race

Sunday 4th July 2010 Only three Horwich members made their way to the Lakes for this challenging race, and club fell champs counter. I understand that the course was shortened due to bad weather. 36 Brian Walton 1:13:25 74 Ian … Continue reading

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Blackburn 5k

Sunday 11th July 2010 Cool and blustery conditions met the runners at the Blackburn 5k which started and finished at Witton Park. The race incorporated the North of England championships and the England Athletic championships plus a number of international … Continue reading

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Chorley Harriers 4.4M Trail Race 3

Wednesday 7th July 2010 Richard Howarth took the lead in the series with an impressive second place at this months race. Richard finished in a time of 23:55, with Gareth Booth 5th in a time of 25:23, Steve Nolan 7th … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 5 Mile Trail Race

Saturday 10th July 2010 Rob Jackson clinched victory in the Radcliffe 3 day series in style with the overall win in the final five mile multiterrain race. Well done to Rob. Results.

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Giants Seat Cross Country

Friday 9th July 2010 Whilst some of the club were partaking of beer and curry Rob Jackson was out racing in the second race of the Radcliffe 3 day challenge. (Day 1 : Bull Hill) Rob maintained his good overall … Continue reading

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Bull Hill Fell Race

Thursday 8th July 2010 Rob Jackson came 5th overall and second V40 in the Bull Hill Fell Race, taking in five and a half miles and 1100 foot of the fells around Hawkshaw. Not far behind was Graham Schofield in … Continue reading

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Thirsty Three

Sunday 4th July 2010 Paul Boardman continued his gruelling race schedule with a marvellous 3rd place at this “Thirsty Three” along the canal banks and roads around Wheelton. Results.

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Chorley Park Series Race 4

Friday 2nd July 2010 Richard Howarth continued his recent good form with another victory, this time in the final race of the friday night 5k series around Astley Park. Richard took the win in a time of 16:55, with good … Continue reading

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Caldervale Supper Run

Thursday 1st July 2010 Paul Muller continues to show his class within the vet 50 age group with another category win, and 3rd place overall in the 4 mile midweek road race from near Preston. Results.

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South Lakes Half Marathon

Saturday 26th June 2010 The South Lakes Half from Allithwaite near Grange in Cumbria was attended by by four club members, and Paul Muller was leading the way with a superb performance to finish 3rd overall, and 1st vet 50 … Continue reading

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Chorley Park Series Race 3

Friday 25th June 2010 The race for the vet 45 prize at race three of this local series around Astley Park was between two Horwich runners, with Andy Townsend narrowly edging Paul Boardman to the category win. Results.

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Freckleton Half

Sunday 20th June 2010 Paul Muller once again had a fantastic result when running in the Freckleton Half Marathon finishing 4th overall in a time of 1:16:25, and 5 minutes clear of the next runner in his class. Results.

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T & F Training Cancelled for Wednesday 14th July

Just a quick message to remind everyone that there is no training session this Wednesday. Due to holidays and other commitments there are no coaches available on the 14th so the booking for the track has been cancelled. Just this … Continue reading

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ENGLISH FELL CHAMPS 2010 RACE 4

Saturday 26th June 2010 The fourth race of this years English Fell Champs was also the second in this year British Champs, with the result being a quality field from the four corners of the country. A report on the … Continue reading

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Comptons Cross Fell Race

Saturday 26th June 2010 Only one harrier made there way to Rossendale for this race, with Stuart Edmundson running well and finishing 4th in a time of 60:43. Results.

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Harrock Hill : Race 2

Wednesday 23rd June 2010. Only three harriers ran this months race in the Harrock Hill series. Paul Boardman was first home for the club, finishing in 9th place, with a time of 36:41. Next was the Chairman, Pete Bland, 56th … Continue reading

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WOMENS ONLY TRAINING NIGHT

Starting from Monday 12th July there will be a womens only training night, aimed at beginners. The group will meet at Horwich Leisure Centre for 7.30pm for an hour. For further details please contact Brenda Hesketh.

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Horwich Juniors “UP ONLY” Arnison Crag @ Patterdale. Lake District.

Another superb day welcomed the Junior Fell runners @ Patterdale in the Lake District for the 4th round of the English Fell Championships. First up, Zac Howe running magnificently up the Crag to finish a thoroughly deserved 9th in the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Hill Session

This week we will be doing a figure of 8 loop on top of the Pike. Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. I will try and post what session we … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs T&F Meeting 4

Meeting 4 :  Hyndburn Wilson Playing Fields Woodland Drive Clayton –le- Moors ACCRINGTON BB5 5SD All athletes U13s (year 6 & above) and older are invited to take part in the above competition on Saturday 24TH July 2010. Field events … Continue reading

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