FRA Relays

Sunday 14th October – Church Stretton

http://merciarelays.org.uk/

If you are interested in running at this years FRA relays, please contact either Steve Pearson or Alastair Murray.

We are initially trying to gauge interest to see if we should enter teams.

Championship categories are Open, Women, V40, with a separately recognised V50 category.

Please get in touch asap as the event is filling up.

Steve Pearson – 07732 210013 / pearsonnotlob@hotmail.co.uk

Alastair Murray – 07769682439 / alastair.murray@gmail.com

Turnslack Fell Race

Turnslack Fell Race 8 mls 2000 ft 21st July

Great conditions greeted the runners for this race although the underfoot conditions where very wet in places.Tim Ellis of Calder Valley won easily after following his team mate round the course. First for us was Graham Schofield first o/55 despite one of his shoes coming apart at the sole and upper a quick repair enabled him to finish in 8th overtaking Andy Lloyd on the final descent who finished well in 9th. Mick Kay with a solid run was 16th with Gary Chadderton second o/50and Tony Hesketh first o/60 in 24th and 25th respectively.Suzanne had a good run third lady and first o/45 in 37th and Mark Swindell running a longer distasnce than he normally does in 50th. There were 85 finishers.

Tony Hesketh

Fleming Cup – Juniors

Fleming Cup (Juniors 8 to 16years)

1st August 6.30 from Bolton Arena

This race is over 30 years old and is very much in Horwich RMI Harriers history and used to take place along Chorley New Road until Childrens safety meant us moving it to the Roads near the Bolton Arena we do need a couple of adult Marshalls so if you can help please let Brenda or Tony know on 01204 668183.

Brenda and Tony Hesketh are organising the Flemming Cup which is a Handicap Race of approx 1.5 miles with younger and slower runners going off at intervals. Entry Fee is £1 please give your names to Brenda or Tony with a time for a recent race or races for Handicaps to be worked out. All finishers will receive a medal and there will be prizes for fastest Boy and Girl and first three finishers.
Tony Hesketh

Results Catchup

Here’s a bit of a catchup on some good recent results for club members.

Paul Muller second at Harrock Hill

http://www.ukresults.net/2012/harrock2.html

Tony Hesketh first V60 at Comptons Cross

http://www.ukresults.net/2012/comptons.html

Glyn Kay wins at Amberswood Trail

http://www.ukresults.net/2012/amberswood.html

Maria Lowe wins at Rochdale 10k

http://www.ukresults.net/2012/roch10k.html

Richard Howarth wins at Cuerden

http://www.ukresults.net/2012/badger2.html

Debbie Campbell second at Chorley Trail

http://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2012/chorley3.htm