Author Archives: Tony Taylor

VIRTUAL SERIES 2 KILOMETRES – RACE 13

It’s great to see Greg Smith and Chris Harvey join our ranks. MENS 2KM TEAM 1 Sarnia Walking Club (33)2 Scotia Race Walking Club (35)3 Lancashire Walking Club (51)4 Quickstep Fitness (100)– RUSSIA (163)5 Cardiff AC (185)– NEW ZEALAND (188)6 … Continue reading

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LWC Virtual Series – JUNE 5 Kilometres Results

Five Kilometres Scratch [G] indicates Guest, who is not counted in the team race. Bill McFadden M55 Scotia RWC 25:52 Tony Taylor M70 LWC 26:22 Andrew Fraser M50 Scotia RWC 26:42 Ray Robinson M45 Redcar 26:50 [G] Daniel McKerlich U23 … Continue reading

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REVIVING THE NOVICE RACE: ‘HOW FAR CAN YOU WALK IN AN HOUR?’

The unfolding discussion sparked by Chris Bolton’s proposals in his ‘The future of Lancashire Walking Club’ has been thought-provoking. In a couple of week’s time, I’ll endeavour to summarise the main arguments as a contribution to moving matters forward. In … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 12 plus a reminder about the June 5k deadline!

The end of June is approaching fast and with it the deadline for your speedy 5 kilometres clockings in our very own Club Virtual Series. Can Lancashire rise to the gauntlet thrown down by Scotia? I’ll accept submissions up to … Continue reading

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The future of Lancashire Walking Club? Chris Bolton recommends a way forward

I can’t recommend enough that we all spend some time reflecting on this challenging contribution from Chris Bolton. Back in the mid-1960s Chris was a leading light in the transformation of the club’s sense of itself, shifting it from being … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 11

The latest week’s result sees us still locked in mortal combat with Scotia!! MENS 2K TEAM 1 Scotia Race Walking Club (39)2 Lancashire Walking Club (56)– AUSTRALIA (57)3 Sarnia Walking Club (76)4 Quickstep Fitness (109)5 Ilford AC (129)– RUSSIA (165)– … Continue reading

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REMINISCENCES 10: TONY ‘YOU’ll NEVER WALK’ MALONE REFLECTS AND REGRETS

Our Reminiscences Series returns with this welcome, revealing contribution from Tony Malone. I’ve not deleted his many unnecessary apologies to the reader. Hi Tony, herewith as requested is my athletics biography. Hope it isn’t too boring for everybody. I’d always … Continue reading

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NATIONAL VIRTUAL SERIES 2K – WEEK 10

We continue to be the team to beat in the Age-Graded competition. And, as you can see, we are running out of photos, which always enhance the text. All additions to the library of images, old and new, will be … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL LEAGUE SERIES 2K WEEK 9 – THE LANCASHIRE/SCOTIA RIVALRY CONTINUES

John Constandinou and Helen Elleker are pledged to overseeing the continuation of the ‘World’ Virtual Series League, for which we are very grateful. The weekly distance will remain at 2 kilometres. It’s never too late to join in either by … Continue reading

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LWC VIRTUAL SERIES : 3 KILOMETRES RESULTS – SCOTIA TO THE FORE

3 KILOMETRES SCRATCH [G] indicates Guest, who is not counted in the team race. Bill McFadden M55 Scotia RWC 14:32 Tony Taylor LWC M70 15:29.0 Katrina Weldon F55 Scotia RWC 15:53 Stephen Walker M60 LWC 16:25 John Constandinou M45 Birchfield … Continue reading

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