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Andrew Fraser RIP, standard bearer for Scottish Race Walking

We were shocked to hear that Andrew Fraser died very recently. As Dave Evans noted in response to the sad news, Andrew was a regular supporter of our club races until a few years ago, much liked and respected. The … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of the British Empire : A Case Study – the 50 kilometres race walk

I am very pleased to republish Paul F. DeMeester’s coruscating critique of British Athletics’ disgraceful decision to exclude Cameron Corbishley and in particular Dominic King from the GB Olympic team and its craven role in supporting the abolition of the … Continue reading

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Albert Rigby 10km Sutton Macclesfield, October 2nd, 2021

The Albert Rigby Trophy race is to go ahead as normal on Sarurday. October 2nd, starting at 1.30 p.m. from the Sutton Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Refreshments will be provided. As usual it would be really helpful if you could let Dave … Continue reading

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LAMBERT TROPHY ONE HOUR TRACK at BURY, SEPTEMBER 4

Our next club race is the Lambert Trophy One Hour event this coming Saturday, September 4 – start 1.30 p.m. More than ever it would be very useful if you could indicate your attendance and in what capacity. The track … Continue reading

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The Goodwin Cup 10 kilometres, August 14, Chorley

The race is to go ahead at 1.30 p.m. with our favourite St Peters club still the venue. However the club has now been emptied of furniture so bring a folding chair perhaps or you will be sitting on the … Continue reading

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The Fred Pearce Relay, July 24 – Advance notice of attendance much appreciated

Thankfully the Fred Pearce Memorial Relay is to go ahead on Saturday, July 24 at Simister, 1.30 start. All the facilities of the Lady Wilton Hall will be available. We’re pleased and grateful to report that Christine Pearce will be … Continue reading

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THE MONTH OF JUNE: LWC 3 KM TIME TRIAL

There’s been a good response to our June 3 kilometres time trial. Hence it looks as if the notion is proving useful and motivating. Thanks are due too for the accompanying messages, which add spice and interest in maintaining our … Continue reading

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Almost a return to normal at Sutton, July 3 -1.30 start

Forgive this brief reminder but it’s 42 degrees centigrade on Crete and my head keeps falling on to the keyboard. Scorchin’! The Barnard Trophy is going ahead at Sutton on Saturday, July 3 with access to all the facilities of … Continue reading

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Green Light for Barnard Trophy at Sutton on July 3

All is looking good for the Barnard Trophy 10 kilometres at Sutton on Saturday, July 3rd – start as usual at 1.30 p.m. There is even the possibility that post-race refreshments will be provided. Normal service on the way to … Continue reading

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REMAINING CLUB FIXTURES plus REMINDER OF JUNE 3K TIME TRIAL

I’ll resist ranting about the undemocratic, unethical and utterly erratic policies of the present UK government. At least it looks as if we can continue with the opening up our fixture list. We will confirm the Barnard Trophy event in … Continue reading

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