Monthly Archives: February 2022

John Dowling RIP – Ireland and Sheffield’s Legendary Race Walker

The year was 1963. My first encounter with John came, sponge and drink in hand, at the Halfway House, Chorley, living up to its name on the road from Manchester to Blackpool. ‘Paddy’, as he was affectionately but problematically labelled … Continue reading

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Sam Shoebottom results plus Captain’s honour for Greg

Dave Evans reports: Wet, wet, wet. Another race with no respite and rain throughout. The Lancashire walking club aquanauts are now used to this weather so did what they always do and that’s get stuck in and race. Quite a … Continue reading

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January Virtual 5 Kilometres Handicap: A Result to Make You Smile

That tower of strength, our respected club handicapper, Dave Evans won’t live this down in a long time. He’s pipped Greg Smith by three seconds to win January’s Virtual Handicap! Bravo, Dave! JANUARY VIRTUAL 5 Kilometres HANDICAP The result shows … Continue reading

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