Category Archives: News

Wrapping up the club’s 2017 results

I was really sorry to miss this Saturday’s Dick Maxwell Memorial race. Believe it or not, I was even warming to the Simister ‘Nightmare’ out and back course! My illusions aside, this post seeks to wrap up the results of … Continue reading

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Albert Rigby Shield 10K at Sutton Macclesfield, October 7 and notice of the AGM, November 4

Albert Rigby Shield 10K at Sutton Macclesfield, October 7 Roy Gunnett reports: The race was held over 3 laps of the new ‘out and back’ course and was a trial for this course. The weather was overcast with drizzle and … Continue reading

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Memories of Leicester and Lancashire

More by luck than accident, I was chuffed to find myself in the splendid grounds of Abbey Park for the celebration of Leicester Walking Club’s 90th anniversary, organised in conjunction with the Jim Sharlott 10k Open and BMAF 10k championships … Continue reading

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Adrian Edwards medals yet again in the National 50k

Adrian completed his set of National 50k medals over in the Isle of Man, However Roy Gunnett’s long-standing injury problems meant he couldn’t start the race. Hence we were unable to defend our team title. Conditions were wet and windy … Continue reading

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Lambert Trophy One Hour Challenge, July 29, Bury

The Lambert Trophy One hour Challenge race held at Bury’s Athletic Track on 29th July 2017. Roy Gunnett reports: There was an excellent turn out of 20 walkers for this race (15 men and 5 women). It was therefore great … Continue reading

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Barnard Trophy 10k and Northern 10k championship, July 8 and 27

Barnard Trophy 10K @ Macclesfield 8th July 2017 Roy Gunnett reports: The 10K race was held over the usual picturesque and hilly course at Macclesfield (comprising 2 large laps and 1 small lap). It was a very pleasant sunny day … Continue reading

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Bringing the site up-to-date – 5k races at Simister and Horwich, May and June

 Fred Pearce 3 x 5k Relay held on 27th May at Simister. Roy Gunnett reports: It was the 22nd anniversary of this unique and popular event. The race was held on the usual ‘out & back’ course from Lady Wilton … Continue reading

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