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Dick Maxwell Memorial and Xmas 10km, December 3rd plus 2023 Fixture List

Dave Evans writes to alert us to the fast-approaching Dick Maxwell Memorial and Xmas 10-kilometres race to be held on Saturday, December 3rd at Simister, starting at 1.00 p.m. We will be using our usual 10k course, out and back … Continue reading

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RIP John Webb – one of the great stylists

Now and again I worry that my reminiscences are often rooted in the 60s and 70s but hope that they are still worthy of mention. Thus it falls to me to report the death of John Webb, universally recognised as … Continue reading

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The ‘Adrian Edwards’ AGM

Chaired impeccably by Dave Evans, minutes taken diligently by Tony Bell, our Annual General Meeting was dominated by one figure. Unsurprisingly this was the always unassuming Adrian Edwards, whose courageous feat in becoming a Centurion was hailed by Eric Horwill … Continue reading

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LWC 116th AGM and 5KM, NOVEMBER 5th, 2022

You will find below the invitation to the 116th AGM of our great club, together with the Chairman’s and President’s reports. All other papers pertaining to the AGM have been circulated by Greg Smith, who unfortunately is unable to be … Continue reading

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Albert Rigby 10 km on October 8th plus a century-old reminiscence

Sadly today’s Chorley Six Hour Challenge had to be postponed because of one of the key organisers’ serious illness. We wish her a speedy recovery. As it is our next club event, the Albert Rigby 10 kilometres, will take place … Continue reading

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Rugby League and Race Walking – contact sports of a very different kind

I hope you’ll forgive this indulgent post about my grandson’s burgeoning rugby league career but I rather liked my reference to both rugby league and race walking being contact sports. Back in 1947, I was born into the working class … Continue reading

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Lambert Trophy contested on the road rather than the track

Dave Evans reports and reveals hidden talents as a photographer and caption writer! Having just recovered from the Centurions 100, another 100 raised its head in the form of 10 walkers completing 10k. The original event for this date was … Continue reading

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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.┬áThe 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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