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Here’s hoping you can take advantage of this great initiative from Adrian Edwards. He advises: We’re meeting up at 6:30 until about 8 pm,on the indoor track at Sportcity in Manchester (next door to the Etihad stadium) on Friday 28th … Continue reading

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A Sombre New Year Opens with an Uplifting Team Victory

I must first apologise for the lack of an inspiring New Year’s message. A combination of serious family illness and severe issues with our internet connection have meant a topsy-turvy opening to 2020. And as a committed European citizen living … Continue reading

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Find below a rather rushed tribute to our club’s Centurions ahead of this weekend’s 100 miles race in the Isle of Man, where Adrian Edwards and Sailash Shah are our representatives. The post needs tidying up and where possible further … Continue reading

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Adrian Edwards continues his 100 miles preparations in winning the Barnard Trophy

Barnard Trophy 10k race, Sutton Macclesfield – July 6, 2019 Roy Gunnett reports: Ten walkers lined up for the start of the Barnard Trophy 10k race on July 6 at Macclesfield. Thankfully the very hot weather experienced earlier in the … Continue reading

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Lancashire prominent at the BMAF 5k in Horwich

Once again Fred Pearce was uppermost in our thoughts as we arrived for the annual BMAF 5k championships at a cool yet bright Horwich. It didn’t seem right that Fred wasn’t there, welcoming us as he busied himself making sure … 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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Dave Crompton, Lancashire Walking Club stalwart [1964 – 2018] RIP

Louise Whaite writes: ‘ It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that Dave died late last week in St Catherine’s Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. The funeral will be held Friday 27th July at … Continue reading

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Adrian and Irene take the Dick and Zena Smith Trophies

DICK AND ZENA SMITH TROPHY RACES, JUNE 2 at BURY Roy Gunnett reports: The previous distance of 20K for the R. Smith Trophy has now been replaced with this 10K track race. The 5K distance for the Z. Smith Trophy … Continue reading

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Allen Trophy 7 miles and National 10k results plus notice of the Dick and Zena Smith Track Walks, June 2

ALLEN TROPHY, APRIL 28 Roy Gunnett reports: The normal race distance of 15 miles was replaced with a 7-mile race. A new ‘out and back’ course was used – with the turnaround point at 3.5 miles out. On a bright … Continue reading

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Adrian Edwards dominates the second Two Hour race at Bury

The 2 hour R. Smith Track Challenge and the Ladies 5k Z. Smith Track Race.  Bury Track on Saturday 9th September 2017. Roy Gunnett reports: The weather conditions were a challenge in themselves. There were bursts of heavy rain and strong … Continue reading

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