Monthly Archives: May 2013

Nathan SMASHES record @ Heaton Park

Nathan SMASHES record @ Heaton Park Junior Male 14, Nathan Townsend smashed yet another Park record this time at Heaton Park, Manchester. On his last Saturday before his 15th Birthday he decided he would attempt to claim the course record. … Continue reading

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Saddleworth Fell Race

Saddleworth Fell Race Sunday 26th May 3m/5km 950ft/300m This race was described by the race organiser in the briefing as a ‘classic’ dating back 50 years or so. Makes the Pike race that little bit more special. Five harriers made … Continue reading

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Bowley Hill Trail Race

Bowley Hill Trail Race – Great Harwood Show, Lancashire Monday 4 June 2013 The Bowley Hill Trail Race is held in conjunction with the Great Harwood Agricultural Show. The race information describes the race as being 5.5 miles and 1000ft … Continue reading

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Lancaster 5k

Lancaster 5k Saturday 25th May Alastair Murray’s campaign for England Masters selection moved 1 stage closer as he delivered this weekend a PB 5k time in what was the 1st of 5 summer 5k races at Salt Ayre track. Three … Continue reading

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Great Manchester Run Place

Great Manchester Run Place Last minute place available for this Sunday’s Great Manchester Run 10k. Due to illness this place will be available FREE on a first come first served basis. Please contact Martyn Bell : martyn.mercuryperformancecoaching@hotmail.co.uk

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Worden Park 10k

Worden Park 10k 19th May A field of over 180 runners gathered in Leyland for this race. Ideal conditions made for good racing. Rob Affleck of Preston won easily. First home with an excellent race for Horwich was Dave Jackson; … Continue reading

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BMAF Road Relays

BMAF Road Relays Sutton Park, Birmingham Saturday 18th May 2013 Well after what seems now along time in the planning the BMAF relays finally arrived and we had 2 teams (M65 and M35) travelling south to Sutton Park, near Birmingham. … Continue reading

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The Cake Race

The Cake Race Saturday 4th May 16km/10m, 518m1700ft Eight harriers travelled to Diggle on the edge of the Peak District to compete in the third race of the Rossendale Area Fell Race Grand Prix. This course, new to all of … Continue reading

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Mid Lancs 27th April Blackpool

Mid Lancs 27th April Blackpool In the first Mid Lancs meeting this season a total of 21 athletes turned out for Horwich, 8 male competitors and 13 females. There were 4 senior men Mike Houghton, Wayne Shingler and Trevor Williams … Continue reading

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NORTHERN LEAGUE 5th May Trafford

NORTHERN LEAGUE 5th May Trafford In the first Northern League meeting the team travelled to Trafford, we had a really strong team with 7 men and 8 women athletes competing. There were 4 U17’s boys, Noah Saunders, Nathan Walker, Nathan … Continue reading

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YDL Lower Age 4th April Carlisle

YDL Lower Age 4th April Carlisle In the first YDL Lower age group meeting the team had to travel up to Sheepmount stadium in Carlisle, 18 athletes, coaches and parents travelled by coach while a further 5 Athletes came by … Continue reading

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YDL Upper Age 28th April Stockport

YDL Upper Age 28th April Stockport In the first YDL Upper age group meeting the team travelled to Stockport, we had 4 boy and 5 girl athletes competing. There were 4 U17’s boys, Noah Saunders, Nathan walker, Nathan Townsend and … Continue reading

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Fell Championships 2013

The 2013 senior fell championships for both ladies and men will be your best 7 from the follow 15 races, with at least one from each category. (Short, Medium and Long) The points system is as follows: 15 points for … Continue reading

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Juniors Street Race

Juniors Street Race 25 Horwich Athletes made the race on the night. A total of 41 runners, most entering the full series has given us the belief that this series could get more popular with local clubs. Results can be … Continue reading

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The Horwich Jubilee 5m Road Race – Wed 15th June

The Horwich Jubilee 5m Road Race – Wed 15th June Central Lancs Grand Prix Horwich RMI Road Championship Horwich Overall Club Championship Another high turnout of runners, 255 finishers, proved what a difference being part of the Central Lancs Grand … Continue reading

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Christleton 5k – Friday 17th May 7.15pm

Christleton 5k – Friday 17th May 7.15pm Due to being a little ambitious in my racing plans (ie: I also have a BMAF race next day) I therefore have a spare entry for anyone wishing to compete in this Fridays … Continue reading

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– UPDATE – BMAF Road Relays

– UPDATE – BMAF Road Relays WANTED urgently 1 Vet 35+ who is fit and healthy and can help support a vets team in this Saturdays BMAF Road Relays ! Please contact ASAP Martyn Bell on 07972 296546 or martyn.mercuryperformancecoaching@hotmail.co.uk

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Belmont Winter Hill

The Belmont Winter Hill Fell Race takes place this Saturday with races for juniors starting at 11.30, although there is the Junior Cowpe Hill race on on the same date we have decided that both races will be counters in … Continue reading

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UPDATE: An Evening with Martin Jones

An Evening with Martin Jones – World Mountain Running Champion / GB International (5k / 10k / XC) Thursday 23rd May 2013 *** UPDATE : Venue & Time *** Jolly Crofters Pub – meet from 7.45pm for an 8.15pm prompt … Continue reading

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