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I’m delighted to feature this month Jack Sankey, who in the late 50s and early 60s was a rival to the up and coming Ron Wallwork and a star in my eyes. At the time Leigh Harriers Athletic Club hosted … Continue reading

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The February ‘Reg Goodwin’ Virtual 3 kilometres

This month’s Virtual Club 3 kilometres honours our only Olympic Games medallist, Reg Goodwin. The fascinating material to be found below is taken, with his permission, from John Taylor’s remarkable tour de force, ‘A Pictorial History of Leigh Harriers AC: … Continue reading

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RON’S RECOLLECTIONS ONE – The Journey to the Glory Days

I’ve been remiss in not using immediately a number of recollections from Ron Wallwork, who was the key figure in the transformation of the club’s fortunes in the 1960s and 70s. To set the ball rolling here is a collage … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series 2 kilometres – Race 15 sees Lancashire in the lead

MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM 1 Lancashire Walking Club (84.34%)2 Quickstep Fitness (74.10%)3 Sarnia Walking Club (72.70%)4 Manx Harriers (52.38%)5 Scotia Race Walking Club (51.27%)6 Cardiff AC (43.06%)7 Birchfield Harriers (40.93%) MENS 2KM TEAM  1 Lancashire Walking Club (45)2 Quickstep … Continue reading

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