Author Archives: Tony Taylor

Lambert Trophy event now at Simister on September 3

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE FIXTURES CALENDAR There are some changes to our fixtures for the remaining part of the year, including the cancellation of the Bury track race this coming Saturday, September 3rd due to resurfacing of the track. The Lambert … Continue reading

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Heroic Adrian triumphs over adversity to join the Centurions

Dave Evans [Centurion 998] sends this revealing and emotional report of a dramatic day. JONATHAN HOBBS MAKES AN IMPRESSIVE WINNING DEBUT The weekend of the 20/21st of August was chosen by the Centurions to host their 100-mile walk and on … Continue reading

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Best Wishes to All for the Hundred from Dave Ainsworth and LIVE info from Sue Clements

Dave, Centurion 540 writes: I extend my best wishes to all involved, for an enjoyable and successful meeting on the occasion of our 100 Miles – which is being held in tribute to Centurion 370 Ken Munro, a giant in … Continue reading

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Cooler in Crete than Chorley – Goodwin Cup 10k

Yesterday afternoon I climbed off my bike tired after the inevitably hilly ride round our way And as cyclists are fond of saying, ‘I didn’t have the legs’. However the last hour witnessed the arrival of bubbling clouds from the … Continue reading

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What about a Lancashire WC team at the 2023 Nijmegen Walks ?!?!

Further to Chris Bolton’s excellent report on his recent Nijmegen experience, he cheekily asks if we could raise a team for next year’s 4 Days event. The dream is inspired by Ron Wallwork unearthing a couple of nostalgic photos from … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the Goodwin Cup, the Middlesborough Hundred and remembering Flo Payn

This coming Saturday, August 13 the Goodwin Cup 10 kilometres will take place in Chorley, changing facilities at St Peter’s Church Hall, Harpers Lane, PR6 0HP – start at 1.00 p.m. As is now customary it would be helpful, if … Continue reading

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Chris Bolton’s 19th Nijmegen – he was only there for the beer!

A couple of years ago I vowed to accompany Chris on his latest Nijmegen exploit but COVID intervened. Little did I know that he sneaked off this year to add to his tally. Wonderfully bonkers, Read on. Chris reports. This … Continue reading

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A close ‘walk’ thing in the Fred Pearce Relay, July 22

Dave Evans reports: The Fred Pearce relays produced the closest finish yet with all 4 teams on the final approach within sight of each other, three closing in within a minute. The handicapper had some last-minute repositioning to contend with … Continue reading

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Pat and Dave Evans take a break by walking 1200 miles in June!

Pat and Dave Evans have been sorely missed in recent weeks. Even as Roy Gunnett held things together admirably, folk have been asking what are our two stalwarts up to? Have they been on a Nordic cruise or have they … Continue reading

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Organising the Fred Pearce Relay, July 23, 2022

It’s that time of year again. In less than a fortnight’s time, we will be staging a centre-piece of our racing calendar, the Fred Pearce Memorial Relay. It’s an event dear to all our hearts. The Fred Pearce Memorial Relay, … Continue reading

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