Author Archives: Tony Taylor

 Albert Rigby 10 kilometres, Sutton Macclesfield, 2nd October 2021

Dave Evans provides his prompt and insightful report. Where would be without him? Whilst Greg Smith is responsible for the invaluable excellent photos, of which more to come. October sees either an Indian summer or the first footprints of a … Continue reading

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Andrew Fraser RIP, standard bearer for Scottish Race Walking

We were shocked to hear that Andrew Fraser died very recently. As Dave Evans noted in response to the sad news, Andrew was a regular supporter of our club races until a few years ago, much liked and respected. The … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of the British Empire : A Case Study – the 50 kilometres race walk

I am very pleased to republish Paul F. DeMeester’s coruscating critique of British Athletics’ disgraceful decision to exclude Cameron Corbishley and in particular Dominic King from the GB Olympic team and its craven role in supporting the abolition of the … Continue reading

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Albert Rigby 10km Sutton Macclesfield, October 2nd, 2021

The Albert Rigby Trophy race is to go ahead as normal on Sarurday. October 2nd, starting at 1.30 p.m. from the Sutton Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Refreshments will be provided. As usual it would be really helpful if you could let Dave … Continue reading

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Steve Uttley dominates the Lambert One Hour race at Bury

Dave Evans reports: A decent day to greet the walkers although the absence of a gate opener at the Bury Track half an hour before the off made us wonder if we would lose the event unless we could straddle … Continue reading

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Remembering Vladimir Golubnichy, a true legend

The legendary Vladimir Golubnichy died on Monday, August 16 at the age of 85. There’s an outstanding tribute to his memory by Tim Erickson on the latest Victoria RWC Newsletter. It begins: Born on 2nd June 1936, Golubnichiy medalled at … Continue reading

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LAMBERT TROPHY ONE HOUR TRACK at BURY, SEPTEMBER 4

Our next club race is the Lambert Trophy One Hour event this coming Saturday, September 4 – start 1.30 p.m. More than ever it would be very useful if you could indicate your attendance and in what capacity. The track … Continue reading

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The Reg Goodwin Trophy Result, August 14, Chorley

Thanks as ever to Dave Evans for the revealing report and Greg Smith for the excellent photos, of which there are many more to use in ensuing posts. Much appreciated. The athlete whose name we see on the trophy achieved … Continue reading

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The Goodwin Cup 10 kilometres, August 14, Chorley

The race is to go ahead at 1.30 p.m. with our favourite St Peters club still the venue. However the club has now been emptied of furniture so bring a folding chair perhaps or you will be sitting on the … Continue reading

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LANCASHIRE WALKING CLUB: ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL HONOUR

LANCASHIRE WALKING CLUB – ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL HONOUR ‘HEALTH the FIRST WEALTH’ NATIONAL BOY/YOUTH/JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENTS [qualification placing in top six] BOLTON Warren –  RWA Boys 2 miles 5th/1972 CROW Steve  – 1 Junior International; RWA Youth 3 miles 2nd/1968 … Continue reading

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