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A Festive Feast of Race Walking at Horwich

Eric Horwill reports: Record entry 50. Record turn out 47. 8 New Championship Best Performances. Excellent support from Horwich Festival of Racing Committee. Good Weather! Thanks to everyone who supported and helped at this most successful promotion. and Trevor McDermot … Continue reading

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Jam Butties – the key to victory!

Imagine, if you will, what seemed to be the set for a new TV series situated in a picturesque North Yorkshire village – technicolour bunting swaying in the breeze above a classic village green; anxious volunteers wrestling with trestle tables … Continue reading

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YORKSHIRE R W C FESTIVAL OF WALKING, MAY 29

This should be a great day. Brass band on the green – my dad, Alf of both the Bedford Church band and Lancashire Walking Club would have been chuffed, spurred on to a PB, I reckon. As consolation for missing … Continue reading

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Vic Murray RIP : An Inspirational Centurion

It was heartening to hear that there was a good turnout for Vic Murray’s funeral with Eric Horwill attending as President of the Centurions. Quiet and unassuming he was a much loved member of the club, always willing to help … Continue reading

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THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS OF THE LANCASHIRE WALKING CLUB [PART ONE]

This account of the opening period in the life of our club appeared in the 1967/68 Year Book, price one shilling! THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS [PART ONE] Shortly after the turn of the century there was a great surge of … Continue reading

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MAKING A START : Raiding your lofts, cellars and craniums!

The idea of  bringing back to life the rich and diverse history of the Lancashire Walking Club founded in 1907 has been around for quite a few years. However to do so has seemed an uphill task. Stalwarts of the … Continue reading

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