Category Archives: News

Catching up yet again with results and news

  In catching up we must first send our very best wishes to Fred Pearce, the heart and soul of the club, who is battling against illness. We are all looking forward to seeing him back at the helm in … Continue reading

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Manx Centurions 100 Miles Track Walk, August 18/19

As a way of kicking myself up the posterior and because it’s a smashing piece of writing, which deserves an audience beyond Facebook, here is Trevor McDermot’s report on last weekend’s 100 miles on the Isle of Man. One excuse … Continue reading

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Dave Crompton, Lancashire Walking Club stalwart [1964 – 2018] RIP

  Louise Whaite writes: ‘ It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that Dave died late last week in St Catherine’s Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. The funeral will be held Friday 27th July … Continue reading

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Allen Trophy 7 miles and National 10k results plus notice of the Dick and Zena Smith Track Walks, June 2

ALLEN TROPHY, APRIL 28 Roy Gunnett reports: The normal race distance of 15 miles was replaced with a 7-mile race. A new ‘out and back’ course was used – with the turnaround point at 3.5 miles out. On a bright … Continue reading

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Allison Trophy 15K result and Macclesfield Shield 10 miles Saturday 7th April 2018

  Doing no more than keeping up with results. Hoping you are enjoying Easter despite the cold. Sadly I’m not sure when I’ll be appearing in person.  The latest news on my broken foot has not lifted my spirits, recovery … Continue reading

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The origins of the Northern Winter League – next one on January 28 and RIP Mike Nicholson

The fifth race in this season’s series of Northern Winter League races is to be held on Sunday, January 28 at Drighlington, start 11.00 a.m. Credit is due to the Yorkshire Walking Club for keeping the Winter League tradition alive and … Continue reading

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Start as you mean to go on – put some miles in on New Year’s Day!

Back long ago when I was trying to be a decent race walker [and indeed, even now, as I’m still an obsessive soul] there was something special and significant about putting in a session on the first day of the … Continue reading

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