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Ray Middleton RIP – the race walker’s walker

In remembering the late Ray Middleton, an outstanding competitor and engaging character what better way to begin than with these thoughts from his great friend, Ron Wallwork. Their athletic careers were closely intertwined. Ron writes: Ray Middleton RIP My first … Continue reading

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The Goodwin Cup 10 kilometres, August 14, Chorley

The race is to go ahead at 1.30 p.m. with our favourite St Peters club still the venue. However the club has now been emptied of furniture so bring a folding chair perhaps or you will be sitting on the … Continue reading

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REMINISCENCES 6 – John Crahan observes ‘Le Temps Perdu’

How it all began. Stephen Hawking and “Scoop” Crahan At a Blackpool and Fylde A.C social function,w hich to my disgust was held in a pub. I proclaimed that I had done every track and field event.”What about race walking?”I … Continue reading

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Chorley proves once more a tough test

Goodwin Cup 10 kilometres, Chorley, August 19, 2017 Roy Gunnett reports: The race was held over the usual hilly 2 lap course on a warm overcast day. There was a good turnout of 15 walkers, this included our 2 regular … Continue reading

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