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1. Thu 21/Jun/2018: News item by Fred Green - Weets Fell Race - Fell Race (3/7) (09/Jun/18).

2. Thu 21/Jun/2018: News item by Fred Green.

3. Tue 19/Jun/2018: News item by Fred Green - Pam McCullagh : Race The Train - Points Race Trail (5/7) (10/Jun/18).

4. Mon 18/Jun/2018: Members profile by Joshua Woodstock.

5. Mon 18/Jun/2018: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - Freckleton.

6. Sun 17/Jun/2018: News item by Fred Green - Burnley Lions 10k - Points Race Road (4/7) (25/May/18).

7. Fri 15/Jun/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Podium 5k.

8. Fri 15/Jun/2018: Photos by Helen Dickson - Isle of Skye half marathon 2018.

9. Fri 08/Jun/2018: News item by Fred Green - Liam Moden: The Mast Race - Points Race Trail (4/7) (27/May/18).

10. Wed 30/May/2018: News item by Fred Green - Hameldon Hill - Fell Race (2/7) (06/May/18).

11. Wed 23/May/2018: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - Hyndburn Parkrun.

12. Sun 20/May/2018: Ranking by Chris Walton - Liverpool Rock And The Roll Half Marathon.

13. Sun 20/May/2018: Ranking by Chris Walton - Liverpool Rock & Roll 5k.

14. Sun 06/May/2018: News item by Fred Green - Brun Valley 10k Trail - Points Race Trail (3/7) (29/Apr/18).

15. Wed 02/May/2018: Photos by Peter Blackledge - Brun Valley 10k Trail.

16. Thu 26/Apr/2018: Ranking by Lee Taylor - Ron Hills 10k.

17. Wed 25/Apr/2018: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - Manchester Marathon.

18. Sun 22/Apr/2018: Members profile by David Savage.

19. Wed 18/Apr/2018: Ranking by Peter Blackledge - Emer Casey (eire ) Charity Race.

20. Mon 16/Apr/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Witton Park Run.


1. Message posted by Damian Fletcher on Wed 20/Jun/2018.

Summer Run - Tuesday July 10th 6.45pm Pendle Inn Barley BB12 9JX– Please note due to the World Cup we have moved the next scheduled Summer Run back a week.

There will be two groups running with Groups 1 and 2 running together and Groups 3 and 4 running together. Both groups will be running off-road so please bring appropriate footwear.

There is Pie meal available after for £5, please let staff know before the run if you wish to stay after for food

Don’t forget there will not be an organised run on from Wilson's on the night

(message will expire on Wed 11/Jul/2018).

2. Message posted by Pamela McCullagh on Mon 18/Jun/2018.

Race the train           Bury              10th June 2018
Points race trail (5/7)

Well what better things to do on one of the hottest days of the year than to go race a steam train for over 10 miles!  14 ARR runners thought they would give it a shot. The train we were racing is called Republic of South Africa, a little extra nugget of totally useless info here,  the train hasnt got long left on the East Lancs line as it is off to a farm Scotland to be used as a tourist attraction!! The race was suppossed to start at 11am, but as it is a Northern Rail service it was late, by 25 minutes!! So eventually, after a rather hot and sweaty delay 500 eager runners finally set off at the train whistle at 11:25.

Josh was on beast mode and was first up the slope out of the car park. The route took us out of Bury centre and onto the Irwell Trail. Its a very pretty, scenic route mainly trail with a few stretches of pavement and a 1km lap of a park thrown in. Lots of support on route. We had a casualty early doors from Rick Grice, he injured his leg so had to drop out, he did hang around on the course to cheer us all on.  My only gripe is the second water station ran out of water by the time us later runners arrived there, a little annoying on a boiling hot day! Thank god for the locals who arrived with hose pipes to refill the water tanks.

Liam, Dave 'Sherpa' Sagar and Pam had taken up the challenge of a double race weekend by doing Weets fell race the day before. At least Dave was more sober on Sunday than he was on the Saturday. Paul Wickham donned his ARR vest after a 2 year hiatus, hes obviously limbering up for Bradford Relays, hoping to keep his club record!!  Josh again produced a stellar run, coming 29th overall.  Maybe its a perfect opportunity to discuss the issue of chip/gun times, it  needs addressing as Joshs chip time was over 5 minutes different from his gun time. If he would have been awarded his chip time he would have been 7th!

Overall 9 of the 14 ARR members beat the train!  Josh, Dave S, Paul, Keith, Michele, Liam, Kaye, Michael and Katherine well done to you all on a tough course with beaming hot sunshine thats a great achievement!!  (Although it was 10 minutes later than scheduled) Another great result from our small team.  

Runner                  Chip time    
Josh Woodstock    1:15:09       Fantastic time,  smashed it!! Should have queried the gun/chip timings. 
Dave Savage         1:26:05       Great run from Dave, very strong. Massive smile to welcome the other ARR back.  
Paul Wickham        1:31            A break from choir practice!   I cant find his official result, sorry
Keith Robinson      1:32:22       Strong run from Keith, on a very hot day. 
Michele Baker        1:35:23       Solid run from our El Pres!!  She hates trail! 
Liam Moden           1:35:34       Tired legs after Weets, still great result from Mr.Omnipresent!  
Kaye Callaghan     1:38:03       Excellent race from Kaye, storming back from injury 
Michael Whewell    1:41:33      Great run from Michael , the first time ive seen him finish without a smile on his face.  
Katherine Gregson 1:44:43      Powered by Taylor Swift! She beat the train! Well done Katherine 
Dave  Sagar           1:50:05     If he ever turned up sober bet he would be elite! (well maybe)
Pamela McCullagh 1:53:04     Tired everywhere after Weets, not really my favourite surface.
Peter Hoyle             2:05:19    Great support from The Hoyles as ever, Janet really enjoyed it.
Janet Hoyle             2:07:37
Rick Grice               DNF         Wishing you a speedy recovery Rick 
The price was £22 (bit steep),  started from Bury ended in Rawtenstall so local, prizes were a tshirt and medal.

Next trail race is Trawden 7 on July 1st!! See you there


(message will expire on Mon 25/Jun/2018).

3. Message posted by Fred Green on Sun 17/Jun/2018.

Message from Liam - Please view in "announcements"

Catherine Derbyshire 23.00 v lee Taylor 31.00. / Debbie Gowans 22.45 v Pam mccullagh 27.30.                  Helen Dickson 31.30.  V Karen Jackson 33.30.    /.  Scott maden 22.00  v Chris Walton 19.15.                 Karen fiegel.  32.45.   V. Rick smith 23.00.         / Adrian.  Melton. 30.15.   V Lynsey birtwistle 22.45.           John macholc 24.30.   V Vanessa oldham 27.30.   /.    Francesca smith 30.30  v Liam moden 23.30.           Graham Morris 19.45.   V Dave mallarby 32.00.     / Dave Hartley.  20.15.     V   Fred green. 23.30.                     Rick  grice.  22.30.    V.  Dave.  Savage.   22.00.       /.   Michelle baker 23.45.      V Andrew fiegel 23.30.         Paul Jackson. 28.30.  V Carole Morris 26.00.     /.   Peter blackledge 32. 30. V Collette mallabourne 33.15.  / Louise Robinson 32.30. V Justin birtwistle 22.45.    / josh Woodstock 20.30 v Janet Hoyle 30.30.    / Damien fletcher. 23.30.   V   Joe hosker.   25.00.                  .......................... just to repeat what we are trying to do with the competition. As a club we are going to try to showcase this competition on Saturday 7 th of July . Please try to make that day . If you can't make that date then please make contact with your opponent and re arrange another Saturday to race . The July 7 date is for hynburn parkrun , this is the preferred park run . If you and your opponent wish to run at another park run that is fine . The handicap ratings still apply wherever you wish to compete . If your tie is not taking place on July 7 th please contact Liam moden at liammoden or text only on 07850604853 . Please try and complete your first round tie by Saturday august 4 th .   This is our first try at this style of competition and the very fact that it is a handicap means in theory everyone has an equal chance of winning . Hopefully , it will be a success. If so , we will make it an annual event . Please try your best to contact your opponent to confirm your tie date . Don't forget to inform Liam moden and your opponent if you are injured and so wish to concede your tie . One last point , don't forget you need to run with a park run bar code . We are using park run results and they are final . Sorry for your handicap mark if you think it is un realistic but I have tried my best to research available park run data         Thanks and enjoy yourselves Liam       PLEASE WEAR CLUB KIT  if poss , especially on July 7 to publicise our club   

(message will expire on Sat 07/Jul/2018).

4. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 17/Jun/2018.

Fantastic effort by our ladies at freckleton half today . No less than four vet categories wins for Janet Nancy Michele and Catherine and ladies team victory for Catherine Michele and Laura . Good turn out from A R R great team spirit and a hugely successful day(message will expire on Sat 30/Jun/2018).

5. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 17/Jun/2018.

Draw in brief parkrun handicap cath d v lee t / d g v pm / hel d v k j /sc m v c w / k f v r s / a m v lb / j mc V v o / fr s v lim/ gm v d m / d h v Fred / r g v d sav / m b v a f / pj v c m / pb v collet/ Lou r v jus b / josh v Janet / damo v joe h(message will expire on Sun 24/Jun/2018).

6. Message posted by Joshua Woodstock on Mon 11/Jun/2018.

I'm entering a team to the It's a Knockout at Enfield cricket club again this year. With enough interest it may be possible to have 2 teams this year as a few people missed out last year.This takes place on the August bank holiday Monday (27th) so we should have decent weather. Everyone had a great time last year and it was a fantastic team bonding afternoon so I hope more people can get involved this time.Let me know at club on Tuesday evenings or message me on Facebook if anyone's interested.(message will expire on Tue 28/Aug/2018).

7. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 26/May/2018.

The idea behind the Saturday 7 July as our target day for the competition is to get as many A R R as possible at hynburn to help promote the club . If unable to run that day other Saturdays are alternatives(message will expire on Thu 02/Aug/2018).

8. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 26/May/2018.

Any member who wants to join the parkrun handicap can speak to me on club nights , comment via Facebook or e mail me direct on liammoden @ uk . Please give it a go you may have fun . Liam(message will expire on Thu 02/Aug/2018).

9. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 26/May/2018.

We are going ahead with the parkrun handicap. We are going to aim for July 7 as the main competition Saturday with all other June / July dates as alternatives(message will expire on Thu 02/Aug/2018).

10. Message posted by Simon Bailey on Fri 25/May/2018.

Hi, I have had to make a few additions to the website, therefore some settings have been reset; most noticeably email notifications. If you wish to re-enable them, you will need to login and go to the "Change details" section of the web page.

(message will expire on Sun 01/Jul/2018).

11. Message posted by Fred Green on Tue 08/May/2018.

Hi all, have kindly agreed to offer all our members 10% off and free delivery on any order!

They are going to provide a monthly discount code, which just needs to be input at the checkout to claim the discount/delivery.

They have asked that we do not share this externally or on social media, and try and keep it to just our members to use!

If you would like the code at any time please give me a message on facebook or contact me at and i will send it across.


(message will expire on Sat 30/Jun/2018).

12. Message posted by Liam Moden on Thu 03/May/2018.

Group 3 notice now may is upon us and we will all be complaining that it is too hot to run . We will be running off road ( fields , paths , tracks ) for the next few months . Please wear footwear to suit thank you(message will expire on Mon 10/Sep/2018).

13. Message posted by Neil Thompson on Mon 12/Feb/2018.

Dear members,For those who are looking to purchase the new style vest, these will be provided on a first PAID, first serve basis.Please can you ensure that any monies are passed directly to Colette or Neil.There is a lead time of approx. 3-4 weeks.They are 15 per vest.(message will expire on Wed 19/Dec/2018).

14. 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 Mon 31/Dec/2018).

15. 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 as a member of Accrington Road Runners in a race or event; 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 Vests are available from Colette

(message will expire on Mon 31/Dec/2018).
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