Accrington Road Runners
Accrington 10K - Sun 25/Oct/15

Click here to download the 2015 entry form (110KB), here to enter online, here to view the course, and to see last year's results click here.

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1. Mon 31/Aug/2015: Ranking by Christian Hill - Pennine 10k.

2. Mon 31/Aug/2015: Ranking by Christian Hill - Winter Warmer 10k.

3. Mon 31/Aug/2015: Ranking by Christian Hill - East Lancashire Hospice 10k.

4. Mon 31/Aug/2015: Ranking by Christian Hill - Clitheroe 10k.

5. Sun 30/Aug/2015: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country.

6. Sun 30/Aug/2015: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country.

7. Sun 30/Aug/2015: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country.

8. Sun 30/Aug/2015: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country.

9. Thu 27/Aug/2015: Photos by Holden Janet - Race The Train 2015.

10. Thu 20/Aug/2015: Photos by Paul Calverley - Race The Train 2015.

11. Wed 19/Aug/2015: News item by Paul Calverley - Pendle & Burnley Grand Prix (14/Aug/15).

12. Wed 19/Aug/2015: Photos by Paul Calverley - PENDLE and BURNLEY GRAND PRIX 2015.

13. Thu 13/Aug/2015: News item by Graham Morris - Handicap Race (08/Aug/15).

14. Mon 03/Aug/2015: Ranking by Les Readfearn - Burnley Parkrun.

15. Sun 02/Aug/2015: News item by Paul Calverley - Lakeland 50 (27/Jul/15).

16. Sun 02/Aug/2015: Photos by Paul Calverley - Lakeland 50 2015.

17. Fri 31/Jul/2015: Member's profile by Chris Walton.

18. Tue 28/Jul/2015: Photos by Paul Calverley - Hendon Brook 2015.

19. Mon 27/Jul/2015: News item by Nancy Bailey - Hendon Brook (26/Jul/15).

20. Sun 26/Jul/2015: Photos by Graham Morris - Lakeland 50 2015.


1. Message posted by Graham Morris on Tue 01/Sep/2015.

Anyone interested in a Sportsman dinner Friday 11th September – Foxfields Hotel, Billington.  

Tickets £20 each including food, the guest speaker is Dr Ron Hill MBE– Great Britain’s best ever marathon runner one of the all-time great athletes.

The event is organised by Clayton le Moors. Anyone interested please contact Graham ASAP.

(message will expire on Tue 08/Sep/2015).

2. Message posted by Thomas Battrick on Mon 31/Aug/2015.

5thSeptember sat morning run The route Start at Wilson's up through GT Harwood to spice lounge or new inns down to York taking the back road to goldacre lane and back to Wilson's and a well earned brew about 10miles Promise Start 8am Prompt

(message will expire on Tue 08/Sep/2015).

3. Message posted by Graham Morris on Sun 30/Aug/2015.

Saturday 19th September - Northern Road Relays. Stanley Park, Blackpool. Anyone interested in representing the club please contact Graham. 4 x Ladies required for a team, 6 x men required for a team.

(message will expire on Wed 16/Sep/2015).

4. Message posted by Michael Leeming on Thu 27/Aug/2015.

As it is the 30th Anniversary of ARR we are hoping to take a group photograph of everyone that turns up for next Tuesday's Summer Run from the Peel Park Pub, Accrington, providing the weather is OK.

Please wear ARR vests if possible for the photograph.

If anyone has a high spec digital camera please bring it along with you.

Reminder:  that in September our Summer Run normally commences at 6.30pm

As always when running off road, please ensure you turn up in the correct footwear.

(message will expire on Wed 02/Sep/2015).

5. Message posted by Stewart Keighley on Mon 27/Jul/2015.







(please inform when purchasing ticket)








(message will expire on Sat 05/Sep/2015).

6. Message posted by Graham Morris on Sun 04/Jan/2015.

Parking Arrangements: Would all Accrington Road Runners please note that for our Tuesday & Thursday training sessions we should only use the lower car park. If this is full please park in the surrounding roads. The higher car park is for Hyndburn Athletics only.

(message will expire on Thu 31/Dec/2015).

7. Message posted by Graham Morris on Thu 27/Sep/2012.

Just a reminder – Wilsons Athletics Track is available to us every Thursday, 5:30pm to 6:30pm. We have a number of runners of all abilities currently using this facility for track sessions. Everyone is welcome! Speedwork doesn’t just make you run faster, it makes you more comfortable at all speeds and increases your fitness. Remember to ‘sign in’ & pay £2 to Hyndburn Athletics in the office next to the changing rooms.


(message will expire on Thu 31/Dec/2015).

8. Message posted by Graham Morris on Wed 02/Mar/2011.

Just a reminder to all our runners regarding the rule on club vests.
When competing in any race or event as an attached member of Accrington Road Runners; it is expected you wear (and display) a club vest.
This is particularly important when representing the club in team events and in our club races.
The club vest helps advertise and promote the club gives us a presence in races. 
Club vest are available from Colette

(message will expire on Thu 31/Dec/2015).
ARR members - Athletics night Sep 2010

Club events

Summer Run. On Tue 01/Sep/2015 which is today.
30th Anniversary Function. On Sat 05/Sep/2015, which is only 4 days away.
Northern Road Relay. On Sat 19/Sep/2015, which is only 18 days away.
Thieveley Pike Fell. On Sat 26/Sep/2015, which is only 25 days away.
Burnley Fire Station 10k. On Sun 04/Oct/2015, which is only 33 days away.
Red Rose Cross Country. On Sat 10/Oct/2015, which is only 39 days away.
British Fell Relays. On Sat 17/Oct/2015, which is only 46 days away.
Red Rose Cross Country. On Sat 07/Nov/2015, which is only 67 days away.
Winter Run & Eat. On Tue 10/Nov/2015, which is only 70 days away.
Preston 10 mile Road Race. On Sun 15/Nov/2015, which is only 75 days away.
Red Rose Cross Country. On Sat 21/Nov/2015, which is only 81 days away.
Presentation Night. On Sat 05/Dec/2015, which is only 95 days away.
Red Rose Cross Country. On Sat 05/Dec/2015, which is only 95 days away.

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Welcome to Accrington Road Runners

Accrington road runners was formed in 1985 and presently train at the Wilson playing field facility in Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington.

The purpose of the site is for runners to keep up to date with the latest at Accrington Road Runners. Whether you are a member or not, we welcome your input to our site.

Furthermore you can contact our President by clicking on the "Contact us" link.

Training night

We meet at 6.20 Wilson's playing field to start running at 6.30 prompt on Tuesday evenings. We have 3 or 4 groups to cater for the different levels of abilities, to ensure that no one is left on their own. Click on the Club profile link to learn more about us.

Directions to Wilson's playing field sports complex

Wilson's playing field is approximately 200 metres up Clayton Hall Drive, which is off the main Whalley road (A680) between Accrington and Great Harwood. Click here to see a map (opens in a new window).

There is also a large car park at the sports complex.


If your would like to join ARR, then please download and complete the application form (66KB).

A Note for members
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If you are a member, please feel free to offer your input to your web site. Keeping the site current relies on your input. If you have photographs, race write ups or want to see your social events represented on the site, please either login and enter the details, email, or approach me with the details (Simon). Any new ideas would be welcome.

Graham digging deep

If you are a member and you have not registered with the web site, then please click on the Register link. Once you have successfully registered, then you will have the ability to add/change/delete your Profile, Announcements, Events, News items/Stories and add pictures to the Gallery section.

You will also be able to request email notification of any new additions, access the minutes of committee meetings and view the list of members who have registered where you will be able to contact some of them via their email address.