Tag Archives: Tony Taylor

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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Lancashire back on top in the Virtual Series Age-Graded Team competition

Having been knocked off our top perch we’ve bounced back, displaying classic northern phlegm [apologies for the cliches!] to be the leading team in the Virtual Series Age-graded 2 kilometres competition. MENS AGE GRADED TEAM 1 Lancashire Walking Club (33) … Continue reading

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Bill Jackson Trophy goes to new President, Tony Taylor

Roy Gunnett writes: As per usual the Bill Jackson Trophy 5k race at Simister on November 2nd was a yacht handicap. Ten walkers took part on the out and back course to Heaton Park. Excellent handicapping by Dave Evans ensured … Continue reading

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Winter League results and Season’s Greetings

As the year closes I’m posting a couple of Winter League results, where club members have competed. If there any other outstanding results from races outside of our own club fixtures, please send me the appropriate information. 2nd Northern Area … Continue reading

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Remembering Ron’s Record : A Walk down Memory Lane

When Fred Pearce suggested holding a 2 Hour track walk to commemorate Ron Wallwork’s UK and Commonwealth record set in 1971 there were a few raised eyebrows. ¬†Why forty five years on, couldn’t we wait till fifty? Never mind that … Continue reading

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