Monthly Archives: October 2010

Barrow XC

30th October 2010. Six senior men made the trip to Barrow for the first in the mid lancs cross country series. A wet and muddy course greeted the runners. Alastair Murray was first home in 12th pulling ahead of Gareth … Continue reading

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National 6 Stage

Saturday 16th October 2010 For the first time in a few years the Harriers were able to send a men’s team to represent at the National Six Stage Road Relays at Sutton Park near Birmingham. The team of Gareth Booth, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Hill Session

Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. Please remember to wear some high visibility gear. Alastair Murray 07769 682439 alastair.murray@gmail.com

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Red Rose – Hyndburn Race 1

It was a typical Cross Country day as the ground was boggy and the air very cold to stand around in.  A well organised race day was put on by the host club and Horwich responded with teams of under … Continue reading

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Special Hill Reps Session

On Thursday 21st October the usual hill session had a special theme as athletes came to remember Norman Matthews.  The route of looping Fox Holes up then Factory Hill down plus a final effort to the Mast was one of … Continue reading

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No Track on Wednesday/Thursday

As you may be aware the Track maintenance is currently ongoing & the next job has been lined up for this coming Wednesday & Thursday resulting in temporary Track closure. The work being undertaken involves cutting out parts of the … Continue reading

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Weekend Round up 16th/17th October 2010

Claire Ryder Memorial Watergrove Reservoir Race, Wardle Rob Jackson finished an excellent second place. Results Green Drive Five, Lytham Gary Priestley comfortably won the race after a period of injury. Paul Muller was 5th and 1st Vet 50 and with … Continue reading

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AGM 2010

On Wednesday 13th October we had the 86th Horwich RMI Harriers AGM at the Arena and this note is just to keep you up to date with some of the business that took part at the meeting. Pete Bland, after … Continue reading

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Norman Matthew’s Favourite Hill Session

Thursday 21st October Come and join us. The hill session on Thursday 21st Oct will be what Norman considered to be a proper hill session – several reps up Fox Holes and then once to the mast.  In our own … Continue reading

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Langdale Fell Race

AL 14m/4000′ Paulo Campos reports…Sat 9th October saw me set off for another outing to the Lake District, this time to Great Langdale, for the Langdale horseshoe fell race. Considered one of the classics, this Long ‘A’ race of 14 … Continue reading

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LADIES XC URGENT NOTICE

    So far we only have three ladies who have sent in entries for this years cross country league.  This is disappointing given the amount of female runners we have.  We really need to have the support from as … Continue reading

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Central Lancashire Grand Prix 2010

The final standings of the 2010 season can now be found here Well done to everyone who ran and helped the club win the Overall and Vets titles. There were also a number of individual successes with Colin Rigby winning … Continue reading

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Club Road Championshiops 2010 completed

The final standings for the men are here The final standings for the ladies are here

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This Week’s Hill Session

Meet as usual at the bottom of Foxholes and Factory Hill from 6:30 on Thursday evening. My apologies for not turning up last week. This was due to a family emergency. Alastair Murray 07769 682439 alastair.murray@gmail.com

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Gin Pit 5

Sunday 10/10/10 Horwich RMI Harriers were out in both force and quality at the concluding race in this years Central Lancs Grand Prix. The club required a good turn out to secure the team trophy for the grand prix and … Continue reading

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Northern 6 Stage

Here are a few pictures from last weekends Northern 6 Stage Road Relays where the club had 2 men’s teams competing. The A team of Richard Howarth, Neil Pendlebury, Martyn Bell, Gareth Booth, Alastair Murray and Colin Rigby finished 13th, … Continue reading

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Books and mountaineering gear to sell

I’m moving house and have a load of books and mountaineering gear to sell. If anyone is interested in purchasing any of these please do not hesitate to contact me Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Sunday 3rd October 2010. The club managed to get three teams out for this years Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay, which was in no small part due to the efforts of Suzanne Budgett, Colin Jones, Martyn Bell and Alastair Murray. The … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup

This weekend saw the club competing at Northern athletics 6 stage championships held at Wythenshawe park in Sale on Saturday. Results On Sunday it was the Ian Hodgson Relay where three Horwich teams competed in very wet weather. Results Full … Continue reading

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Club Road Championships tables updated

This Sunday’s race at the Gin Pit 5M is the final race of this years club road championships. The current standings for the men are here The current standings for the ladies are here

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