Monthly Archives: July 2011

Harriers Christmas Do

Harriers Christmas Do 2011 Saturday 3rd December This years Christmas Do is on Saturday 3rd December, at Rivington Barn Group Disco Luxury Buffet £37.50 per head Deposit £10 payable to Brenda Hesketh 668183 ASAP 30 places limit

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Raise money for the club

Raise money for the club The Ironman Tri which is being run on Sunday 31st July, a little over a week away, is offering to give a donation of £20 for each marshal that a club is able to provide … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay

Horwich RMI Harriers Trail & Fell Relay Sunday 23rd Oct Training with Attitude This is to be a mixed team relay training event with prizes for the best teams Mixed Teams of 6 over 4 legs Leg 1 individual runner … Continue reading

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Coope’s Dozen

Coope’s Dozen This is an 18 mile round of twelve local tops that has in the past been completed in 2 hours 35 minutes.  For many years (not 2010) it has been undertaken as a social run on the Saturday … Continue reading

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Radcliffe 3 Day Challenge 14th-16th July

Rob Jackson was the only Horwich Harrier to compete in all three races, but he successfully won the overall 3 Day Title with three super runs. Rob finished 3rd (1st vet) in the Bull Hill Fell Race at Hawkshaw and … Continue reading

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Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Sunday 2nd October 2011, Brotherswater, Lake District. Its that time of year again when we start to put the teams together for the Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay. The club has entered 2 teams, with an option for 2 more if … Continue reading

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Bull Hill Fell Race

5.5mls 1200 ft ascent. 14th July 2011. On a very warm evening a large field ran this popular race at Hawkshaw Rob Jackson finished in third behind Tim Ellis of Egerton and took the first Veteran prize, Albert Sunter had … Continue reading

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Hurst Green Trail Race 5mls

17th July 2011. A large entry of over 180 runners competed in the first running of this race in very muddy conditions it was won by Damian Nichols of Wilmslow R.C who led from gun to tape. Tony Hesketh was … Continue reading

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English Junior Uphill Championships

16th July 2011. Four of our best Juniors ran at Sedbergh last Saturday and all ran well on a very tough course. In the U/18 race, Zac Howe finished 11th as did his brother Joesph in the U/16 Race, in … Continue reading

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Arena Grass Pitch Closed

Arena Grass Pitch Closed Bolton Arena have informed us that there is now maintenance works taking place on the grass pitch and as a result the pitch is now closed until 11th September to allow for re-seeding which took place … Continue reading

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The Senior Presentation evening

The Senior Presentation evening Hey up Folks The Senior Presentation evening will be held at the Spice Valley Indian Restaurant (upstairs room) on Thursday the 21st July, meet at 7.15pm. The cost will be £10.00 per head with the remainder … Continue reading

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Adrian Selby’s brothers charity Iron Man

Adrian Selby Last month a very close friend of mine and long time member of Horwich RMI Harriers Adrian Selby sadly passed away after a long illness. During his 16 years as a member of the Harriers I was team … Continue reading

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Thurs 21st July Hill session

Change of training venue for the 21st July Thursday Hills session Thursday 21st July This will now start from the rough car park on the Left hand side of the road coming out of Belmont towards Rivington just past the Blue … Continue reading

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Senior Presentation of Awards Evening 2010/2011

Senior Presentation of Awards Evening 2010/2011 We are now in a position to host the 2010/2011 Awards Evening and would appreciate a quick email (peterbland@btinternet.com) stating one of the following dates which is best for you Thursday 21st July Friday 22nd … Continue reading

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Sweatshop Chorley Park 4.4 Trail Race

Sweatshop Chorley Park 4.4 Trail Race Wednesday 6th July 2011 Three harriers turned out for the third in this years Chorley Park 4.4 Trail series, with the weather barely holding off and a light but warm drizzle towards the end, … Continue reading

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Tocholes Fell Race 6 miles 2nd July 2011

Due to not being in the Fell handbook a smaller field only 38 runners ran this popular race in very hot conditions. The winner was James Titmuss of Pudsey and Bramley in 40.10. First for Horwich was Tony Hesketh first … Continue reading

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Lindsey picks up a double win at Skiddaw

A superb run by Lindsey Brindle brought her home first female & 16th overall at Skiddaw Fell race.  Her time of 1.26.31? was excellent under extremely hot weather conditions.  Geraldine Walkington & Suzanne Budgett were the other two ladies representing … Continue reading

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Sweatshop Chorley Park 5k Series

Sweatshop Chorley Park 5k Series Friday 29th April Four Harriers turned out for the fourth and final race of the 17th Friday Night Chorley Park 5k series, with bright sunny conditions and a good turnout of 53 runners, the series … Continue reading

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Entry Reminder

It would be great to see more of our ladies (and gents) out at the next English fell race at Whittle Pike. The next round of the English Championships is Whittle Pike on 30th July – entry on the day, … Continue reading

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