Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lancashire Walking Club Fixtures 2016

Find below the Club 2016 Fixture list plus notification of Northern Championship events and the annual British Masters 5k at Horwich, which we have dominated in recent years. February 13 Sam Shoebottom 10k at Simister February 20 NARWA 20k at … Continue reading

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SOUP AND ROLL LEAGUE 2016 FIXTURES

It’s great to receive the 2016 Soup and Roll League Fixtures from the indefatigible duo of Trevor and Linda McDermot. Staged in beautiful villages these events are always excellently organised and a warm atmosphere duly created. Indeed at the last … Continue reading

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Maurice Ireland – on joining the ‘daft beggars’

We’ve received the following message from Maurice Ireland, which reveals two touching and humorous stories related to his entry into the ranks of the Lancashire Walking Club. As a past Chairman & President of LWC I join with all who … Continue reading

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Greg Smith’s 50th Anniversary Falls Foul of Frost

Before Xmas Greg Smith announced that on Friday 1st January 2016 he would be celebrating 50 years since his first walking race. It was the Essex Beagles Boys 1⅞ Miles Walk, organised by Phil Everard at Chigwell Row, Essex on … Continue reading

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Fred Pearce and Chris Bolton on the starting line together

Further to our tribute to Fred Pearce on becoming the RWA President here is a lovely personal note from Chris Bolton, number 17 in the above photo, of which more later. Many congratulations to Fred on becoming RWA President, an … Continue reading

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Sixty Years On Fred Pearce becomes National President

Becoming the National Race Walking Association President is an honour Fred Pearce richly deserves. All of us know how much he has contributed over the years through both the good times and the bad to keeping race walking alive both … Continue reading

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Putting our Best Foot Forward : Tom Payne shows the way

Firstly I must apologise that the site has been dormant for well over year. I’ll spare you the excuses, but it’s not entirely down to my dull sloth. Whatever, my New Year resolution is to get things up and walking … Continue reading

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