Category Archives: Results

THE MONTH OF JUNE: LWC 3 KM TIME TRIAL

There’s been a good response to our June 3 kilometres time trial. Hence it looks as if the notion is proving useful and motivating. Thanks are due too for the accompanying messages, which add spice and interest in maintaining our … Continue reading

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Barnard Trophy 10 Kilometres, Sutton – July 3

Dave Evans reports: Good support today and the threat of inclement conditions did not materialise despite poor weather north and south of the race venue until an hour before the off.  Actual race number 3 of the 20/21 season brought … Continue reading

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THE MONTH OF MAY: LWC 3 KILOMETRES TIME TRIAL

Last month we decide to test out whether having a monthly time trial would be interesting, fun and an incentive to keep including in our differing training regimes a ‘fast’ session. Hence here are the clockings from May. For those … Continue reading

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Heatwave hits the Dick and Zena Smith Trophy Races, June 5!

Dick Smith [39] in the company of the great Harold Whitlock [1], 1936 Olympic 50k gold medallist, at the start of the Liverpool-Manchester race – date uncertain Dick with Jim O’Neill [5] to his right followed by Harry Wheeler [?] … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Final Race 60 of a unifying initiative

Messages from John and Helen, the co-organisers of the Virtual Series, to whom we owe a deep debt of gratitude. John Constandinou The finishing line has been crossed, and the race is finally complete. We have done it. Whether you … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 59

Despite my absence through illness we missed out on keeping our Age-graded top spot by less than 1%. Excellent performances and turnout. All being well I’ll manage to post an effort for the last race of the series – Week … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 58

Down on numbers but we managed to cling on to the top Age-graded spot! Thanks as ever to the team. Just two races to go! And simply because these are wonderful images, another from the Alf Scorer collection. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy 7 Miles – Chorley, May 5, 2021

We are grateful to Dave Evans for this prompt and informative report, not forgetting to thank Greg Smith for the atmospheric images. Dave Crompton Memorial Trophy 7 Miles – Chorley, May 5, 2021 The first “live” race of 2021 for … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 57

With only 3 races left in the Series we continue to be the dominant force in the Age-Graded team event.Thanks as ever to all our participants. Let’s keep it going through to the final challenge in Week 60. Virtual League … Continue reading

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The April ‘Alf Scorer’ Virtual Club 5 Kilometres

In the last few weeks, helped by Dave Evans, I’ve accessed the Alfred Scorer Collection of over 300 photos covering certainly 30 years of race walking from the 1920s. The CD containing the photos had been passed on by Fred … Continue reading

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