Xmas Do

Xmas Do

12th December 2015

Christmas Do at Rivington Barn 12th December 2015 7.30 until 12.30 Live Band, Disco and a superb Buffet Tickets £40.00 we only have 22 Tickets so a £10 Deposit secures your place.

Deposits to Brenda and Tony Hesketh.

Halloween Party

Halloween Party

Sat 31st October 2015

Halloween Party at Rivington Village Hall 6.30 to 9.30 all Junior Horwich RMI Harriers and Parents Tickets £3.50 Adults ,Juniors £2.00 Games, Disco Fancy Dress and Brendas famous Buffet.

Contact Brenda Hesketh for Tickets.


!!!!! NEW RACE !!!!! Please try to support !!!!!

Murder Mile – 27th August 7.15

Start at the Bottom of the Ramp.
Entry Fee £2.
First three Men/Ladies prizes plus Vets.

Open to all ages Horwich RMI and Guests.
See how slow you can race a MILE uphill.

If you intend doing this race can you let Tony Hesketh know by phone, e-mail or any other means.
Just to make sure we have enough runners to make it a viable race.

Suitable for Juniors.

Radcliffe Three Day Event

Radcliffe Three Day Event

Bull Hill Fell Race 9th July

A large entry of over 230 runners for this popular mid week race saw fast times posted with conditions ideal for racing. Ashley Holt of Rossendale won a close battle with Carl Darcy of Bolton by just three seconds with our first counter being Andy Lloyd in 11th and second vet on the night in 38.57. Our next counters were the consistent Gary Chadderton in 31st with a time of 41.24, Nick Kelly warming up for Wasdale was 50th in 43.34, and John Monks ran well for 67th third O/60 in 45.22. Doug Fleming just got the better of Tony Hesketh second O/65 by three seconds in 80 and 81st. Sandra Kelly was our only lady running and she finished fourth Lady in 47.19 and 91st overall after a great run. Dave Barnes in 140th was our final counter in a time of 53.28.

Giants Seat X.C 5 miles 10th July

Over 60 runners started this very hilly cross country with good conditions underfoot. Tony Hesketh in 19th place with a time of 41.18 was first O/65 after an excellent race. The race-oholic Dave Barnes finished in 45th place in 51.00 with the Challenge race won by Ashley Holt of Rossendale for the second night in succession.

VLA Events Radcliffe 5 mile Trail Race 11th July

The final race in the 3 day Challenge saw 84 runners take to the trails around Radcliffe with Rob Jackson having a great run for second place only 35 seconds behind Swintons Mark Whittingham. This gave him first O/45 in 30.56. Tony Hesketh was 34th in 37.44 and was second O/65 and 17th overall in the Challenge and the same position as last year in a total time of 2.05.36. Dave Barnes was 54th in 41.17 and just held of Pete Henneghan who was first O/70 in 41.36. Dave Barnes finished 37th overall again the same as last year in 2.25.45 out of 55 finishers.

Harrock Hill 2

Harrock Hill.
Race No. 2.
24th June.

A fine evening for this popular Fell Race series attracted over 160 runners of which 6 where from Horwich. We were led home by Andy Lloyd in an excellent 5th place, losing one place in the last field but he had the consolation of being first Vet in 35.05. Close behind in 7th place was Paul Muller, first O/55 in 36.22. This after finishing first vet O/55 at the Freckleton Half Marathon only four days before. Paul Boardman ran well for 26th in 39.58. Our only lady runner was Debbie Campbell who knocked three minutes off last months time to win the Ladies race in 41.20, over one minute ahead of the second lady. Tony Hesketh knocked two minutes off last months time to win the O/65 award in 42.59 finishing in 56th. Our final runner was Ed Swift in 151st recording a time of 62.20.