Category Archives: History

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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#SAVETHERACEWALKING: Four under the Hour in the Sam Shoebottom 10 kilometres

Before the start of the Sam Shoebottom races, we made the sign in support of the #SAVETHE WALKING protest against the proposed disappearance of both the 20km and 50km from the Olympics and the problematic introduction of electronic shoe technology. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Greetings and an intriguing historical enquiry

Firstly I must convey my best wishes and good health for the New Year to everyone at the club and beyond, who visits this LWC blog from time to time. One way or another get a few miles in on … Continue reading

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