Accrington Road Runners
Accrington 10K - Sun 30/Oct/16

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1. Sun 08/Jan/2017: Ranking by Chris Walton - Central Lancshalf Marathon .

2. Tue 03/Jan/2017: Event by Graham Morris - Mens 12 Stage Road Relay.

3. Sun 01/Jan/2017: Member's profile by Michael Leeming.

4. Wed 28/Dec/2016: Member's profile by Glen Goodwin.

5. Wed 28/Dec/2016: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Ribble Valley 10k.

6. Wed 28/Dec/2016: Member's profile by Nancy Bailey.

7. Tue 27/Dec/2016: Ranking by Chris Walton - Ribble Valley.

8. Tue 27/Dec/2016: Event by Graham Morris - East Lancs Hospice 10k.

9. Mon 19/Dec/2016: Member's profile by William Swift.

10. Wed 07/Dec/2016: Member's profile by Chris Walton.

11. Wed 07/Dec/2016: Ranking by Chris Walton - Valencia .

12. Sun 04/Dec/2016: News item by Graham Morris - Award Winners 2016 (29/Nov/16).

13. Fri 25/Nov/2016: Event by Paul Calverley - BURNLEY 10K.

14. Fri 25/Nov/2016: Event by Paul Calverley - WIGAN Half Mara.

15. Thu 24/Nov/2016: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country League.

16. Thu 24/Nov/2016: Event by Paul Calverley - RIBBLE VALLEY 10K.

17. Wed 16/Nov/2016: Member's profile by John Wearne.

18. Fri 11/Nov/2016: News item by Paul Calverley - THROUGH THE VILLAGES (06/Nov/16).

19. Sat 05/Nov/2016: Event by Michele Baker - Winter Run & Eat REMINDER.

20. Tue 01/Nov/2016: Event by Graham Morris - Red Rose Cross Country League.


1. Message posted by Nancy Bailey on Thu 19/Jan/2017.

Hi just an amendment to Tom post about Saturday's (21.1.17) run. Anyone wanting to do 3 miles shorter please meet at the 3 fishes at 7.40am then there will be a car share to Springwood. You will then run back to your car. Hope this all makes sense. If not contact me or Tom.

(message will expire on Thu 26/Jan/2017).

2. Message posted by Michael Hartley on Thu 19/Jan/2017.

From Tuesday 24th till we start running off road myself and Angela will be running an additional group 2.5

Pace will be inbetween group 3 and 2 giving oportunity for group 3 runners to work on their pace to possibly move to group 2 in the spring

If you are intersted please join us on Tuesday

(message will expire on Tue 31/Jan/2017).

3. Message posted by Michael Leeming on Fri 06/Jan/2017.

Polite Winter Training Nights Reminder

Please will all members ensure they wear some form of reflective clothing or accessory, its for your own safety and that of others running in your group. Also will group leaders ensure no one in their group sets off running again until everyone present in the group has safely crossed the roads on the training route. Thank you for your co-operation.

(message will expire on Wed 01/Feb/2017).

4. Message posted by Thomas Battrick on Tue 27/Dec/2016.

A big thanks to you all for the pennies presents cards but more importantly your presence today Unexpected, embarrassing, but what a day and the icing on the cake Under 48minutes xxxxx and cuddles to you all

(message will expire on Mon 30/Jan/2017).

5. 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 Sun 31/Dec/2017).

6. 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 Sun 31/Dec/2017).
ARR members - Athletics night 2016

Club events

WIGAN Half Mara. On Sun 19/Mar/2017, which is only 55 days away.
Ladies 6 Stage Road Relay. On Sat 25/Mar/2017, which is only 61 days away.
Mens 12 Stage Road Relay. On Sat 25/Mar/2017, which is only 61 days away.
Calderdale Way Relay. On Sun 21/May/2017, which is only 117 days away.
BURNLEY 10K. On Sun 04/Jun/2017, which is only 131 days away.
BARROWFORD 5K. On Fri 16/Jun/2017, which is only 143 days away.
Sabden Trail Race. On Wed 21/Jun/2017, which is only 148 days away.
Bradford Millennium Way relay. On Sun 25/Jun/2017, which is only 152 days away.
Athletics Night. On Fri 21/Jul/2017, which is only 178 days away.
Handicap Race. On Tue 08/Aug/2017, which is only 196 days away.
Race the Train. On Sat 19/Aug/2017, which is only 207 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
Simon F

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.

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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.