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#SAVETHERACEWALKING: Four under the Hour in the Sam Shoebottom 10 kilometres

Before the start of the Sam Shoebottom races, we made the sign in support of the #SAVETHE WALKING protest against the proposed disappearance of both the 20km and 50km from the Olympics and the problematic introduction of electronic shoe technology. … Continue reading

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Xmas spirit arrives early at the Dick Maxwell 10k

Dick Maxwell Memorial 10k Race @ Simister 1st December 2018 Roy Gunnett reports: The race was not held over the advertised Nightmare course as this was flooded. Instead, it was held on the 2 lap out and back course to … Continue reading

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The Pre-Xmas Nightmare, December 2

STOP PRESS SOMEBODY’S PRAYER HAS BEEN ANSWERED AS FLOODING MEANS THE RACE WILL NOW BE HELD ON THE USUAL OUT AND BACK PARK COURSE [To the dismay of many,  Roy Gunnett reports that Saturday’s race will take place on the … Continue reading

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Club AGM 5k and Albert Rigby 10k result

Roy Gunnett reports: NEXT RACE: 5k ordinary handicap race followed by the 111th AGM DATE SATURDAY 3rd November 2018 VENUE: LADY WILTON HALL, SIMISTER LANE, SIMISTER, PRESTWICH, MANCHESTER, M25 2RX START: 1.30PM Look forward to seeing as many of you … Continue reading

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Chris Bolton completes his 17th Nijmegen Walks, 60 years after his first!

Apologies to Chris Bolton for the belated appearance of this recognition of his mightily impressive Nijmegen achievement. Chris writes: [In July] I completed the Nijmegen four day walks for the seventeenth time.   This year it went well with no problems. … Continue reading

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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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