Monthly Archives: February 2012

This Weekend’s Racing

If you haven’t already confirmed with Pete Bland (peterbland@btinterne​t.com), can any runners who are planning on running the Mid Lancs at Worden Park this Saturday or the Trotters 5M on Sunday please let Pete know asap. Thanks

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Twitter

You may have noticed that a twitter feed has been added to the front page of the website. The intention is to use twitter to briefly report on race results and pictures, and preview upcoming events. The latest entries on … Continue reading

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Club Overall Champs 2011

Well done to Dave Jackson and Suzanne Budgett for winning the 2011 Club Overall Championships with one remaining fixture. With the four best XC scores from six to count, the ‘race’ for the second and third positions for the men … Continue reading

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Thursday – Prediction Race

Prediction Race Thursday 23rd Feb 2012 @ 6.30pm + Low key prediction race starting at Cooke Street, Horwich. (nr Mill Lane/Church Street junction). The Route will be as follows; Cooke Street-Wallsuches-Georges Lane-Wilderswood-Mast-Two Lads (via wall)-Burnt Edge- Georges Lane-Jolly Crofters-Wallsuches-Foxholes-Cooke Street. … Continue reading

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MR. SPARKLE’S DARK ‘UN

We have received an invitation to a new Darwen Dashers night time fell race to be held on Friday 24th February. Details on the DD website – http://www.dashers.org.uk/

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Tenerife Apartment

We have a luxury appartment in Tenerife Los Claveles in Los Christianos that we wish to rent out for two weeks in August the 3rd. Cost is £500. Sleeps four superb private complex, swimming pool, restaurant etc. Contact Tony or … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester 10k

If anyone wants to marshal the Manchester 10k on 20th May please contact Tony Hesketh. You get a Nike jacket a packed lunch and our club get a donation and usually a couple of club places free.We have marshalled on … Continue reading

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Senior Fell Championships 2012

Senior Fell Championships 2012. This years senior fell championships for both ladies and men will be your best 6 from the follow 11 races, with at least one from each category. (Short, Medium and Long) The points system is as … Continue reading

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Junior Fell Champs 2012

Junior Fell Championship 2012 This year as in previous years we have chosen ten races there is actually eleven with two on the same date Pendle and our own Pike race runners can go to either with points being awarded … Continue reading

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Welsh Castles Relay

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June 2010. Running the length of Wales – 200+ miles over 2 days, 20 stages, starting at Caernarfon Castle on Saturday morning, with an overnight halt at Newtown and finishing on Sunday afternoon at Cardiff … Continue reading

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Barrow In Furness XC

Last Saturday The Fifth round of the Mid Lancs XC races was contested. First up was Nathan Townsend in the U15’s boys. Having a great race after initially leading for some time. Nathan earned himself a great 6th place. The … Continue reading

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Barry Horrobin

It is with sadness that I must report the death of long time member Barry Horrobin. His funeral will take place on Friday 17th February at 2:15 p.m., East Chapel, Overdale Crematorium. Alan Sweatman. 01204 693781

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Parbold Hill

Parbold Hill Race 11th Feb A field of over 500 assembled at the start for the 46th running of this race, with runners being turned away when the entry limit was reached.The cconditions were very icy underfoot with a few … Continue reading

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Normal Matthews Winter Hill Fell Race

Normal Matthews Winter Hill Fell Race 30th Winter Hill Fell Race (Sunday 12th Feb 2012) I would like to thank everyone who helped to make today’s event run smoothly. Without the marshals, time keepers and the Mountain Rescue the race could not … Continue reading

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CANCELLED – Pennine Bridle Relay

I am sorry to say the Pennine Bridleway Relay is cancelled due to bad underfoot weather conditions Thank you all for you commitment to the event Could you please text/phone/facebook/talk/semaphor/twitter/Blackberry messaging to any other team members Thoughts Cheers Steve Pearson

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URGENT : PBR Teams

STOP PRESS : Message from RO. “Much of the race route is currently covered in potentially dangerous hard ice. The race will not go ahead with the route in its present condition ie it will be cancelled if the ice … Continue reading

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