Category Archives: News

The President’s Report 2020 – a reminder of my thoughts

My President’s Report was circulated to the membership as an integral part of the 2020 AGM papers. Obviously the AGM could not be held. In this light a few people and Glyka, my adoring dog, have suggested posting it separately … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 46 – Mary Worth Memorial Race  RIP Mary Worth, a member of Steyning AC, who died on 20th January aged 92. She was 78th on the British All-Time list for 20km and a Veteran … Continue reading

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The Enfield Race Walking League goes Virtual and welcomes entries

A week or so ago Ron Wallwork put out a feeler to the Enfield League race walking community, asking if , given the continued COVID restrictions, there would be support for a Virtual Series over the coming months. The response … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 42 – Bernd Kannenberg Memorial Race

We held on to top spot in the Age-graded 2k team – grateful for the reappearance of Stephen Walker and Guy Goodair. Virtual League Racing Series – Race 42 – Bernd Kannenberg Memorial Race¬†¬† MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Lancashire … Continue reading

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Surviving the pandemic in one piece – Dave and Guy reveal all

Firstly, our indefatigible Chair, Dave Evans writes: Club colleagues, First let me thank everyone who has supported our club Virtual Series and also the World Virtual variation.  I know there are colleagues who have given the virtual walks a bye … Continue reading

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Keeping Occupied in January – a few suggestions

It’s difficult to believe we’re entering the New Year still haunted by a virus but such is the case. With this in mind we’re suggesting that you might consider undertaking any or all of these challenges in the next few … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 39 – Back on top for Christmas!

Thanks to all the team as we regain our top spot in the last race of the year. In the absence of Ian Richards and Bob Care, I make a rare appearance as leader of the Age-graded competition. And there’s … Continue reading

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FOR’ARD TO A GRADELY NEW YEAR!

Thanks to club stalwart, Chris Bolton for this gradely New Year message. Here’s hoping that sooner rather than later we will be savouring Sailash’s quirky humour in the dressing room, relishing racing once more against Dave’s handicapping, all ahead of … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 38 – Paul Nihill MBE Memorial Race

We were down to our bare bones this week with all of us carrying niggles of one kind or another – knees, hips, buttocks, you name it! MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Birchfield Harriers (81.14%)2 Lancashire Walking Club (74.97%)3 Quickstep … Continue reading

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Paul Nihill RIP: One of the Greats of the Golden Era

It is more than fitting to open this tribute to the legendary Paul Nihill with these words from our own inspirational Ron Wallwork. Paul was the last of the Golden Era Greats* to pass on. His titles and list of … Continue reading

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