Monthly Archives: October 2012

Martyn Bell: Training

Training – Martyn Bell Hopefully, the text below will provide you with a little insight into how I approach my training and the principles I have employed. Back in March 2012 I made a promise to myself to focus on … Continue reading

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Alastair Murray: Training w/c 22.10.12

Alastair Murray: Training w/c 22.10.12 Mon. a.m. 6.5 miles. Over Winter Hill and around. Running slow so missed out 2nd climb of 2 lads. Tough morning run. Time 55:35. 1062 FOC. p.m. Strength work. Tue. Day off. Wed. a.m. 6 … Continue reading

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Gareth Booth: Training w/c 22.10.12

Gareth Booth Training w/c 22.10.12 Monday – 22nd Oct 6 miles – including 1,2,3mins hard reps twice with 3mins between each set. Tough as achilles playing up so tried to hold back Tue Lunch 5mile – 35mins Eve – track … Continue reading

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Training Logs

Over the next few weeks we are going to be trialing a new feature on the club website. A few club athletes have volunteered to publish a weekly summary of their training. It is hoped that this will be of … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester Sportshall League

Greater Manchester Sportshall League Well Done to All Our Athletes that Competed in the Greater Manchester Sportshall Event – October 21st 2012 On the 21st October Sportcity Manchester hosted the first of three Greater Manchester County League Sportshall Competitions. This … Continue reading

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Overall Tables

Overall Tables The Overall Club Champs Tables are now up to date. http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/articles/?page_id=3273 Apologies for the delay this year in the updating of all the tables. It appears there was some confusion over who was maintaining them this year. Many … Continue reading

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New Membership Fees

New Membership Fees Following the AGM on 17th October your Club Membership renewal subscriptions are now due. England Athletics are to increase the affiliation fee on 1st April 2013 which the club pays for each competitive member. Until now this … Continue reading

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Withins Skyline

Withins Skyline Three HRMI Harriers ran this rather muddy & boggy fell race, but what fantastic weather graced us. Lindsey Brindle’s first race in months saw her fair quite well finishing pretty well up in the field. Great to see … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs XC change of Venues (not dates)

Mid Lancs XC change of Venues (not dates) The fixtures for the 2012 – 2013 Mid Lancs have changed from those discussed at the Fixture Meeting. There has been one main change – a cross-over between Kendal and Lancaster because … Continue reading

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Race Reports

Please send all race reports and notifications to alastair.murray@gmail.com Ali

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Road Tables

Road Tables are up to date and complete for 2012. http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/road_section/2012_club_road_champs.php Congratulations to Suzanne and Dave, and well done to all who made the top 3.

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RR XC Witton Pk, Blackburn

Plenty of red vests on show today. Four ladies had great runs with Debbie Campbell leading the way followed by Suzanne Budgett, Michelle Devine & Christa Whatmough. Comparably dry underfoot to previous years but still shoes lost during the race. … Continue reading

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Fell Tables

The Fell Tables are now up to date: http://www.horwichrmiharriers.co.uk/articles/?page_id=3280 Two races to go and it’s all in the balance.

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This Weekend

18/10/2012 Coming up this Saturday is the second fixture of the Red Rose XC League at Winton Park. Details http://www.redrosecrosscountry.co.uk/fixtures.htm

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Heaton Park XC

There was a decent turnout of Harriers for the 1st race in this 100th year anniversary of the South East Lancs League. Although we weren’t able to field a Ladies team on this occasion our 2 entrants put in great … Continue reading

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Bronze for Horwich

UKA British Fell & Hill Relay Championship – 14-Oct-2012. Church Stretton. A fantastic performance by the MV40 team saw them take bronze at this years FRA relays on the Long Mynd. Gareth Booth got the team off to a great … Continue reading

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Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Christmas Do

Horwich RMI Harriers & AC Christmas Do Venue – Rivington Barn Date – 22nd December 2012 from 8pm till 12.30am Tickets £38.50 Available from Brenda Hesketh Come and support the club and have a night out in the wonderful surroundings … Continue reading

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Bell & Booth Selected for England Team

The England Athletics Masters Association cross country team selection committee has selected Martyn Bell and Gareth Booth to compete at the 2012 British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in the M40-44 category. The event will be held at Stormont, … Continue reading

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Bell selected for England Team

The England Athletics Masters Association cross country team selection committee has selected Martyn Bell to compete at the 2012 British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in the M40-44 category. The event will be held at Stormont, Belfast on Saturday … Continue reading

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IHMR

A fantastic day in the Lakes was the reward for the eight Horwich Harriers who made up the team for this years running of the Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay. Kicking us off, in a hastily rearranged running order were the … Continue reading

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Swinton 10miles Road Race

 Swinton 10miles Road Race The 3rd annual Swinton 10miles Road Race took place on a cloudy, breezy morning over the undulating course which replaced the original Swinton Half Marathon which was held for 30 years. The race incorporated the latest … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5k

Lancaster 5k (5/5) – Saturday 29th September Fairly good weather conditions greeted runners for the last of the 5k races and Gareth Booth was sitting on Martyn’s heels at 1 mile both passing in 4m 53 secs but just fading … Continue reading

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