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The hills are alive with music at the Sam Shoebottom 10km, Chorley, February 4th

Dave Evans reports: Grey clouds greeted a field of 8 aspirants keen to test their fitness in a live race following two virtual months of solo activity. Thanks to the goodwill and personal intervention of Eric Crompton we were able … Continue reading

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January Virtual 5km and Sam Shoebottom 10km

Many members will have had trouble finding an ice-less road on which to do their January Virtual 5 kilometres. However, Dave Evans tells me the snow is disappearing from the Lakes so all should now be well. Forward your clockings … Continue reading

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Sam Shoebottom results plus Captain’s honour for Greg

Dave Evans reports: Wet, wet, wet. Another race with no respite and rain throughout. The Lancashire walking club aquanauts are now used to this weather so did what they always do and that’s get stuck in and race. Quite a … Continue reading

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Looking Back’ards and For’ards with Sadness and Optimism

There are two elements to this post. The first part looks to the past in remembering one of the great characters of Northern race walking and athletics. Guy Goodair takes up the story. Ken Bingley passed away last Thursday after … Continue reading

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Andrea Lennon, a well-deserved winner of the Sam Shoebottom Trophy

SAM SHOEBOTTOM TROPHY 10k held at SIMISTER, February 8, 2020 – RWA Permit 20013 – 1 Dave Evans reports: The first Lancashire WC event of the year was a tremendous boost to our hopes of starting the year on a … Continue reading

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#SAVETHERACEWALKING: Four under the Hour in the Sam Shoebottom 10 kilometres

Before the start of the Sam Shoebottom races, we made the sign in support of the #SAVETHE WALKING protest against the proposed disappearance of both the 20km and 50km from the Olympics and the problematic introduction of electronic shoe technology. … Continue reading

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Early 2018 Results and Collisions

I must give my apologies for the prolonged silence on our website. It’s been a difficult start to the¬†year on a personal front, culminating this very week with my¬†dramatic collision with our loveable, roguish, rescue racehorse, Leo. As result I’ve … Continue reading

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Belated New Year Catch-Up and Sam Shoebottom Result

I must apologise for the lack of posts on the site over the past few months. Unfortunately a range of personal issues has been overwhelming. This has been especially frustrating as I’ve got some great stuff in the bank, including … Continue reading

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Sam, Sam, where’s sweets, not to mention a bike!

You will find below the results of the Sam Shoebottom 10k held at Simister on February 13, but first a few words about Sam himself, confined sadly simply to what I’ve been told and remember – any other memories and … Continue reading

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Sam Shoebottom 10k, February 13 at Simister

Notice that the next club race is the Sam Shoebottom 10k to be held at Simister on Saturday, February 13, starting at 1.30 p.m. Look out for a post in the next few days, which draws your attention to issues … Continue reading

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