Author Archives: Tony Taylor

Wrapping up the club’s 2017 results

I was really sorry to miss this Saturday’s Dick Maxwell Memorial race. Believe it or not, I was even warming to the Simister ‘Nightmare’ out and back course! My illusions aside, this post seeks to wrap up the results of … Continue reading

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Albert Rigby Shield 10K at Sutton Macclesfield, October 7 and notice of the AGM, November 4

Albert Rigby Shield 10K at Sutton Macclesfield, October 7 Roy Gunnett reports: The race was held over 3 laps of the new ‘out and back’ course and was a trial for this course. The weather was overcast with drizzle and … Continue reading

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Memories of Leicester and Lancashire

More by luck than accident, I was chuffed to find myself in the splendid grounds of Abbey Park for the celebration of Leicester Walking Club’s 90th anniversary, organised in conjunction with the Jim Sharlott 10k Open and BMAF 10k championships … Continue reading

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Adrian Edwards dominates the second Two Hour race at Bury

The 2 hour R. Smith Track Challenge and the Ladies 5k Z. Smith Track Race.  Bury Track on Saturday 9th September 2017. Roy Gunnett reports: The weather conditions were a challenge in themselves. There were bursts of heavy rain and strong … Continue reading

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Adrian Edwards medals yet again in the National 50k

Adrian completed his set of National 50k medals over in the Isle of Man, However Roy Gunnett’s long-standing injury problems meant he couldn’t start the race. Hence we were unable to defend our team title. Conditions were wet and windy … Continue reading

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Guy Goodair’s Manchester-Blackpool Memories completed: 1972-1974

1972 We’d just had our first child so I didn’t enter this year     1 J Eddershaw (Sheffield UH) 8.16.10 2 P Markham (Leicester WC) 8.17.41 3 E Crompton (Leyland) 8.24.16 Team Leyland Motors 24 pts, 38 finished [A … Continue reading

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Guy Goodair’s Manchester-Blackpool Memories continued: 1969-1971

Manchester-Blackpool Memories continued: 1969-1971 1969 George & I were determined not to let Pat Duncan achieve a hat trick of wins this year and so set off at a cracking pace going through 10 miles in 89 mins, Horwich (2h … Continue reading

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