Category Archives: News

Pete Ryan – message to the club from Fiona Bishop and notice of the funeral

Greg Smith sent Pete a card on behalf of the club and we have received this touching message from Fiona, his partner and herself an active race walker [Enfield and HaringeyAC]. In addition we include the link to the funeral … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 34 – Ernesto Canto Memorial Race

To our credit we continue to support the series in numbers and remain at the forefront in terms of performances. https://www.worldathletics.org/news/iaaf-news/ernesto-canto-obituary Virtual League Racing Series – Race 34 – Ernesto Canto Memorial Race  MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Lancashire Walking … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 33 – Peter Ryan Memorial Race

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 33 – Peter Ryan Memorial Race  MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Lancashire Walking Club (83.40%)2 Birchfield Harriers (81.41%)3 Manx Harriers (75.56%)4 Quickstep Fitness (70.17%)5 Sarnia Walking Club (70.43%)6 Steyning AC (61.03%) – AUSTRALIA (48.89%) … Continue reading

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Peter Ryan, a gentle giant of our sport, is in our thoughts

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13 REST IN PEACE It saddens me to bring the news that Pete died in his sleep in the small hours of this morning. His presence will be sorely missed by the race walking community at home and … Continue reading

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Virtual Series Weeks 29 and 30 : More than holding our own

Excellent team performances illustrating that we can triumph without yours truly. Great turnout in Week 29. I couldn’t submit a time in week 30 because of dramatic thunderstorms. Pat Evans was key to our success. As ever we would encourage … Continue reading

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THE FLEETHAM CUP TIME TRIALS SERIES – NEXT EVENT, NOVEMBER 7th

We’ve received the following message from our ever resourceful friends, Trevor and Linda McDermot. Hi Friends and Colleagues, Linda and I found ourselves getting too ‘stir-crazy’ and thought of how the current crisis could also provide OPPORTUNITY over the coming … Continue reading

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Continuing our Club Virtual Series into the autumn and winter

Unfortunately we have to abandon our efforts to hold the final two races of 2020 – the AGM 5k and the Xmas 10k. Both would have been held at Simister. However, because of COVID protocols we would not have been … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 27: still in the forefront

Thanks to everyone competing in the Virtual 2k Series for keeping the club in the forefront of those supporting this much needed venture. It looks certain that Helen and John will continue the Series through the autumn and winnter months. … Continue reading

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FRED PEARCE VIRTUAL 5K RELAY: NEVER FORGOTTEN

Firstly I must apologise for the belated appearance of these results. I’ve been knocked off my stride by serious family illness. This said these are difficult times for so many people. Secondly I must thank everyone for joining in with … Continue reading

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Despite a green light the Sutton 10k cancelled, but let’s carry on our Virtual exploits!

How frustrating! Having been given the green light by the RWA to hold the Albert Rigby race we find that the Ex-Servicemen’s club at Sutton is no longer available on October 3rd. Covid -related changes to the interior layout of … Continue reading

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