Tag Archives: Paul Nihill

Rest in Peace – Paul Nihill and Bernhard Kannenberg, two of our greatest athletes

Firstly Paul Nihill’s funeral is to take place on Wednesday, January 21 at 1.15 pm. In normal times I have no doubt there would have been an incredible turnout from the race walking community. As it is the ceremony will … Continue reading

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Virtual League Racing Series – Race 38 – Paul Nihill MBE Memorial Race

We were down to our bare bones this week with all of us carrying niggles of one kind or another – knees, hips, buttocks, you name it! MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM1 Birchfield Harriers (81.14%)2 Lancashire Walking Club (74.97%)3 Quickstep … Continue reading

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Paul Nihill RIP: One of the Greats of the Golden Era

It is more than fitting to open this tribute to the legendary Paul Nihill with these words from our own inspirational Ron Wallwork. Paul was the last of the Golden Era Greats* to pass on. His titles and list of … Continue reading

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