Category Archives: History

Dave Evans reports on a year tinged with sadness

You will find below our Chairman’s moving and informative report on the year 2018 to 2019. As John Crahan noted at the AGM held last Saturday Dave Evans has been a tower of strength in holding things together since the … Continue reading

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Maurice Ireland – Best wishes for a speedy recovery

It is with much concern we report that Maurice Ireland, a club stalwart and member since 1960, a former Chairman and President, not to mention the organiser of many a splendid Annual Dinner, was struck by an unexpected stroke last … Continue reading

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The Club Archives; The Next Step

At the AGM the Club will be asked to decide about the future of the paper Archive, at present being kept by Ian Vaughan, who has photographed nearly all the documents (over 1300 pages). The Archive comprises: Four Certificates of … Continue reading

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HONOURING THE CLUB’S CENTURIONS and WISHING ADRIAN AND SAILASH ALL THE BEST IN THE ISLE OF MAN, AUGUST 17/18, 2019

Find below a rather rushed tribute to our club’s Centurions ahead of this weekend’s 100 miles race in the Isle of Man, where Adrian Edwards and Sailash Shah are our representatives. The post needs tidying up and where possible further … Continue reading

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Join us and celebrate the Fred Pearce Relay, July 27

FRED PEARCE 3 x 5k RELAY, SATURDAY, JULY 27 at SIMISTER – 1.30 START Life must go on, so says the truism. Indeed over the months since the sad loss of our inspiration, Fred Pearce, club members have come forward … Continue reading

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KEEPING THE RED ROSE FLAG FLYING: RIP FRED PEARCE [1939 – 2019]

Message from the family: Fred Pearce’s funeral will take place on Thursday 2nd May, 1.45pm at the Stockport Crematorium – Rowan Chapel. Everyone is welcome back to our home for food/drinks post the service to celebrate his life, address as … Continue reading

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ALISON TROPHY AND KEN MUNRO TROPHY RESULTS PLUS HOMAGE TO KEITH FRENCH

ALISON TROPHY 15 KILOMETRES, 9th MARCH AT CHORLEY Roy Gunnett reports: The Alison Trophy race was held over the usual hilly course comprising a mile out followed by 3 laps and then a mile home. Following a morning of very … Continue reading

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