Monthly Archives: February 2021

REST IN PEACE – MICK ELLIOTT [SARNIA WALKING CLUB] 1937-2001

Sadly the Sarnia stalwart, Mick Elliott has died. Many of the old hands at our club will have raced against Mick in the 1970s. Rob Elliott, his son, an outstanding race walker in his own right, has penned these touching … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 47 and the second Enfield League

STOP PRESS : Times for the FEBRUARY CLUB VIRTUAL 3K to be submitted by midnight, March 3. As he circulates these latestVirtual League results John Constandinou is in an optimistic frame of mind. He comments: The sun is out and … Continue reading

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The President’s Report 2020 – a reminder of my thoughts

My President’s Report was circulated to the membership as an integral part of the 2020 AGM papers. Obviously the AGM could not be held. In this light a few people and Glyka, my adoring dog, have suggested posting it separately … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race  RIP Mary Worth, a member of Steyning AC, who died on 20th January aged 92. She was 78th on the British All-Time list for 20km and a Veteran … Continue reading

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Part Three of Soles, Heels and Toes: Charlie Hatch’s tips and trips to the cobbler plus Tom Payne on the virtues of ‘Hixopad’ heels

Huge thanks to Ron Wallwork for this discovery. Ron’s personal Note: I think this piece is priceless. Its easy to forget that times were still hard for most people and value for money by way of durability, influenced most purchases. … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 45 – Dave Stevens Memorial Race

Thanks to everyone’s endeavours we’ve clawed our way back to the top. Virtual League Racing Series – Race 45 – Dave Stevens Memorial Race MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Lancashire Walking Club (80.57%)2 South West Veterans AC (78.00%)3 Manx Harriers … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 44

A bit short on troops we’ve slipped down the ladder but we’ll be back! Virtual League Racing Series – Race 44¬† MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Manx Harriers (75.05%)2 Birchfield Harriers (73.20%)3 Quickstep Fitness (72.75%)4 Lancashire Walking Club (72.55%)5 Yorkshire … Continue reading

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The January ‘Joe Lambert’ Virtual Club 3 Kilometres

The January ‘Joe Lambert’ Virtual Club 3 kilometres The following obituary gives a feel of Joe’s enormous contribution to the club and to race walking as a whole. He was held in great esteem and regarded with much affection. 71 … Continue reading

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