Monthly Archives: September 2010

Berlin Marathon 26th September 2010

Well done to Simon Parkinson for his excellent result at the Berlin Marathon. ‘I finished the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours 51 minutes and 33 seconds. Well under the 3 hours that I wanted to do so am absolutely over … Continue reading

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This Weeks Hill Session

The nights are getting dark so we’ll be back on the roads this week. Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. Alastair Murray 07769 682439 alastair.murray@gmail.com

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Scafell Pike Fell Race

(AS 4.5m/3000′) 25th Sep 2010 Paulo Campos reports….clear blue skies and sunshine greeted all the runners and one horwich harrier (moi!) for this year’s race. The route began at wasdale head with a flatish stretch before eventually leading to a steep climb up lingmell … Continue reading

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Calderdale Way Relay 2010

Club Members, I am about to send in the entry for this years Calderdale Way Relay and need to know how many teams to enter. If you want to run, or think you might want to run please let me … Continue reading

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Swinton 10 Mile Road Race

26th September 2010 Nine Harriers turned out for the Swinton 10M race which has replaced the Swinton half marathon. This was also the 8th counter in the Central Lancs Grand Prix. Martyn Bell and Colin Rigby battled it out at … Continue reading

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Weekend Round up 25th/26th September

Great Langdale Half Marathon – 25th September 2010 Two club runners attended this tough but scenic race in Great Langdale. Paul Muller finished third overall and twenty minutes(!) clear of the next V50. Just a few minutes behind Paul was … Continue reading

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Cross Country Entries Reminder

All entries for 2010/2011 cross country season need to be with Pete Ramsdale by this Friday (1st October). Please get your entries to him asap using the form which can be downloaded from the cross country section on our website. … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Owing to access issues at Kirkstone the Ian Hodgson Mountain relay will now start at 9.30am PROMPT, half an hour earlier than usual and we cannot afford to wait for late teams. We will also be introducing a parking permit … Continue reading

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Blackpool Open Meeting 26th September

Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Track and Field Athletics Open Meeting at Blackpoo 21 young Horwich RMI Harriers Athletes turned out to compete in the final outside Track and Field Athletics Meeting of 2010. On a sunny day, there were … Continue reading

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Three Shires Fell Race

Saturday 18th September 2010 Visibilty was good and the ground was wet for the 25th running of the Three Shires Fell race. Starting and finishing at the Three Shires Inn 12 miles and 4000 feet of climb takes in the … Continue reading

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Boggart Chase 10k

Sunday 19th September 2010 Simon Parkinson completed his preparation for the Berlin Marathon with a bit of a sharpener at the Boggart Chase 10k. Good luck to Simon in Berlin this weekend. Results.

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Garstang Half(ish) Marathon

Sunday 19th September 2010 This years Garstang Half Marathon was reduced to 11.8 miles due to flooding on the course. Three Harriers completed the shortened course, with Russell Maddams leading the way for the team finishing in 3rd place. Paul … Continue reading

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Aonach Mor Uphill Only

Saturday 18th September 2010 The ski slopes of the Nevis range was the venue for this years home countries international, run on an uphill only course. Selected to run for England was Gary Priestley, completing his return from injury. Gary … Continue reading

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Worsley Woods Trail Race

Sunday 12th September 2010 Neil Pendlebury and Colin Rigby warmed up for the Northern 6 Stage relays with good performances against some class opposition. The race was won by Andi Jones of Salford in 24:33, with Neil finishing 4th in … Continue reading

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This Weeks Hill Session

This weeks hill session will be cancelled. Sessions will continues as normal from Thursday 30th September. Alastair Murray 07769682439 alastair.murray@gmail.com

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Parc Bryn Bach Triathlon

19th September 2010 Katie Ingram just missed out on the medals after finishing 4th at the final race in the British Triathlon super series. Former world champion Helen Jenkins took the glory after making the break on the run from … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI AGM 2010

HORWICH RMI 2010 AGM Wednesday 13th October at 8pm At Bolton Arena Nominations are required for the following Committee positions Chairman Vice Chairman General Secretary Membership Secretary Treasurer Press & Publicity Officer Head Seniors Coach Head of Junior Coaching Track … Continue reading

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World Mountain Running Champs 2010

James Kevan competed for Ireland in the World Mountain Running Championships on the 5th September 2010 in Kamnik, Slovenia.    James qualified following the selection race in Djouce in the Wicklow Mountains Ireland in August when he finished 5th overall.   The World Championship … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson – Vets Team

We are still looking for runners to complete the Mens vets team for the Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay on Sunday 3rd October. Anyone interested in running can contact Colin Jones on 07773 160675

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This Weeks Hill Session

Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. Alastair Murray 07769 682439 alastair.murray@gmail.com

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Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay – 3rd October

Race details Date & time: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 at 09:30 Country: England Category: Relay Distance: 25m Climb: 8500ft Venue: Sykeside Camping Park, Brotherswater. Skills & experience: ER, LK, NS Age info: Leg 3 over 16 if partner over 18; … Continue reading

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Cross Country Fixtures 2010/2011

This coming seasons’ cross country fixtures are now out.  Listed below are the fixtures for the Red Rose, Mid-Lancs & South East Lancs leagues.  These are & also listed under our cross country section.  The Club has in previous years … Continue reading

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Downhill Race

Thursday 9th September 2010 It was a beautiful evening to be on Winter Hill for this years running of the Horwich RMI Harriers Downhill Race. A collection of 15 runners gathered by Scotsmans Stump for the start, as runners set … Continue reading

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TOUR of PENDLE Recce

Suzanne & I will be doing a reccy of the 2nd half of the Tour of Pendle this Sunday morning 12th September. If anyone wants to join us, meet us at Barley car park at 9am. We plan to be … Continue reading

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English Fell Champs Race 6

Shelf Moor Sunday 5th September 2010 Four horwichians turned up for the final race in this years English Fell Champs and a chance to run against some of best fellrunners in the country. The race was won by Rob Hope, … Continue reading

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This Weeks Hill Session

REMINDER : There is no Hill Session on Thursday 9th September, so why not come and do the Downhill Race instead. If you cannot run, why not help out? Alastair Murray 07769682439

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Cross Country 2010-2011

All the dates and venues for the forth coming cross country season are now confirmed, so its time to get those diaries out and start to work out which leagues/races are for you this season. PR. Mid Lancs League Red … Continue reading

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This Weeks Hill Session

No decision on what session we are doing this week but we will be going off road whatever the weather to make the most of the last few light evenings. Off-road shoes recommended. Meet as usual at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Birchwood 10k

Sunday 22nd August 2010 Seven club members ran in this competitive and popular 10k, with the men’s team doing really well to finish second to Hallamshire. Paul Muller was, as usual, first V50. 10 Russell Maddams 33:20 11 Neil Pendlebury … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5km

Saturday 28th August 2010 A gem of a race, extremely flat and fast and an opportunity for all harriers to consider this race next month – Saturday saw only three harriers heading up to Lancaster for this penultimate 5km, with … Continue reading

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