Monthly Archives: June 2011

John on Top of the World

John Parker of Horwich RMI Harriers finished first in his V70 category to clinch the Gold medal in the English Fell Championship for 2011. His run at the Loughrigg and Silverhowe Fell Race at Ambleside in the Lake District on … Continue reading

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No Track Training on Monday 4th July

No Track Training on Monday 4th July There is NO TRAINING on the track Monday 4th July 2011 as track has been booked by the local primary schools of Horwich and we have been asked to help out judging etc … Continue reading

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Clougha Pike

Clougha Pike 5 mls 1250 ft 18th June Four Harriers travelled to the little village of Quenmore near Lancaster for this tough little fell race.The race which was a English Junior Championship race was won by U/18 Jack Ross of … Continue reading

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British Masters 5k Championships

British Masters 5k Championships in Horwich – Sunday 19th June 2011 Just two harriers ran but both were very successful. Martyn Bell finished 8th overall, taking silver in the Vet 40 classification. John Parker finished 3rd Vet 70, taking the … Continue reading

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Northern 5K Champions

The Horwich Festival 5k – Sunday 19th June 2011 The Horwich RMI Harrier team of Alastair Murray, Gareth Booth and David Jack are the Northern 5K champions after a late decision was made to hold the championships at the Horwich … Continue reading

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Two Lads

Thursday 16th June 2011. Once again fine conditions for the Two Lads Fell Race with only a light shower before the start. Also an excellent result for Horwich with Gary Priestley taking 1st place overall in 31:06 and pushing record … Continue reading

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Rochdale Harriers Three Day Even

The 17th Annual 2011 Rochdale Harriers Three Day Event took place between 10th-12th June at Norden. The event involves three demanding races on consecutive days-10 KM Road Race, 10KM Multi-terrain Race and 10KM (1300ft ascent) knowl Hill Fell Race. Two Horwich Harriers completed … Continue reading

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CANCELLED – Hill Session 16th June

Please note that the Hill Session on Thursday 16th June 2011 has been cancelled, mainly because most people will be doing the Two Lads Fell Race instead. Two Lads Fell Race – 4 pound entry on the night at The … Continue reading

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Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir Race

Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir Race Whitworth, Lancashire - 24th May 2011 Rob Jackson was the only Horwich Harrier taking part in the Margaret Greenwood Cowm Reservoir race, finishing 2nd overall on a windy but sunny evening. Full results can be found on http://www.ukresults.net/2011/greenwood.html

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Weekend Roundup 4th/5th June 2011

Pen Y Ghent 5.5M/1650ft 4th June 2011 Alastair Murray finished 4th in 50.56. Full results here. Hollins Green 5K 4th June 2011 Gareth Booth finished 9th in 16.33. Full results here.

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Duddon Valley 18M/6000ft

Duddon Valley 18M/6000ft 4th June 2011 The Duddon Valley fell race was the third counter in this years English Championships. Five harriers finished the race with Mick Green leading the way in an excellent 37th place, Gary Chadderton finished in … Continue reading

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Hendersons End 6M/800ft

Hendersons End 6M/800ft 2nd June 2011 Eleven harriers ran with Alastair Murray first harrier home in 3rd place. Tony Hesketh was 1st vet 60 and John Parker was the 1st Vet 70. The club was well represented at this race, … Continue reading

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Chorley Harriers 4.4 mile Trail Race

Chorley Harriers 4.4 mile Trail Race 1st June 2011 Four harriers ran with Gareth Booth in 4th position, Glyn Kay in 9th, Paul Boardman in 15th and Carl Balshaw in 38th. Full results here.

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YAL Blackburn 5 June 2011 T&F

Horwich RMI Harriers UK Young Athletes League Blackburn 5th June 2011 Today saw 29 young athletes of Horwich RMI Harriers face their toughest match they have ever faced! They competed against the might of Sale Harriers Manchester & Blackburn Harriers. … Continue reading

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Curry Night

A few of us are meeting for a beer and a curry on Friday 10th June. We will be meeting in the Crown in Horwich at 7 o’clock, and then moving on to Spice Valley. If you’re thinking of coming … Continue reading

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Two Lads Marshals

Two Lads Fell Race – Thursday 16th June, 7:30 pm. We are looking for marshals and helpers for the 2 Lads Fell Race. Please contact Colin Jones – colin@vapor-tek.co.uk / 01204 690013.

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