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XMAS RACE IN YORKSHIRE, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 – wicked prizes!

It’s a real shame this is the day after our Xmas Handicap, but it’s well worth getting up for! Beautiful village, excellent course and a warm welcome assured.

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Bill Jackson Trophy goes to new President, Tony Taylor

Roy Gunnett writes: As per usual the Bill Jackson Trophy 5k race at Simister on November 2nd was a yacht handicap. Ten walkers took part on the out and back course to Heaton Park. Excellent handicapping by Dave Evans ensured … Continue reading

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LANCASHIRE WALKING CLUB FIXTURES 2020

LANCASHIRE WALKING CLUB FIXTURE LIST –  2020 Feb 8 Sam Shoebottom 10K at  Simister Mar 7 Alison Trophy 15K at Chorley April 11 Macclesfield Shield 10 miles at  Sutton May 9 Dave Crompton Memorial 7 miles at Chorley June 8 … Continue reading

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Dave Evans reports on a year tinged with sadness

You will find below our Chairman’s moving and informative report on the year 2018 to 2019. As John Crahan noted at the AGM held last Saturday Dave Evans has been a tower of strength in holding things together since the … Continue reading

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CLUB AGM AND 5K RACE, NOVEMBER 2 – HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE

Greg Smith, our AGM Secretary writes: Dear Lancashire Walking Club members and friends, The Annual General Meeting of Lancashire Walking Club will be held on Saturday 2nd┬áNovember 2019 at Lady Wilton Hall, Simister. As is our custom, it will be … Continue reading

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Maurice Ireland – Best wishes for a speedy recovery

It is with much concern we report that Maurice Ireland, a club stalwart and member since 1960, a former Chairman and President, not to mention the organiser of many a splendid Annual Dinner, was struck by an unexpected stroke last … Continue reading

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Phil McCullagh takes the Albert Rigby Trophy with a strong second half

The Albert Rigby trophy race had to be moved at late notice from Sutton Macclesfield to Simister. Dave Evans reports: Overcast skies with a slight breeze greeted the fourteen strong field of walkers with all but Adrian Edwards setting off … Continue reading

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