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1. Sat 14/Mar/2020: News item by Graham Morris - Worsthorne Relay (14/Mar/20).

2. Tue 10/Mar/2020: News item by Fred Green - Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round (07/Mar/20).

3. Mon 02/Mar/2020: News item by Lisa Parker - Ilkley Fell race. (01/Mar/20).

4. Mon 02/Mar/2020: Photos by Lisa Parker - Ilkley Fell race 2020.

5. Sun 01/Mar/2020: News item by Fred Green - Worsthorne trail relays - teams and times! (01/Mar/20).

6. Mon 24/Feb/2020: Ranking by Chris Walton - Blackburn Winter Warmer .

7. Mon 17/Feb/2020: Members profile by Andrew Hollas.

8. Sun 16/Feb/2020: News item by Lisa Parker - Bleasdale Fell race. (15/Feb/20).

9. Mon 10/Feb/2020: News item by Fred Green - 2020 - first three points races (10/Feb/20).

10. Thu 06/Feb/2020: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Blackburn Winter Warmer.

11. Wed 05/Feb/2020: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - Blackburn Winter Warmer.

12. Wed 05/Feb/2020: Members profile by Joshua Woodstock.

13. Thu 30/Jan/2020: News item by Graham Morris - Next few Months (25/Jan/20).

14. Mon 27/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - The Badger 10k (Trail 5/7).

15. Fri 24/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Park Run Hyndburn.

16. Fri 24/Jan/2020: News item by Graham Morris - Handicap Race 2019 (19/Jan/20).

17. Tue 21/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Chipping Show Fell Race (Fell 7/7).

18. Tue 21/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Boulsworth Fell Race (Fell 6/7).

19. Tue 21/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Lee Mill Fell Race (Fell 5/7).

20. Tue 21/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Rob Shepherd's Stirton, (Fell 4/7).

Announcements

1. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 11/Jul/2020.

This Thursday , July 16 th , the Thursday evening fell training group will be running the 2 nd race in the east lancs fell running champs . We will all be running as one group and anyone is welcome to join . We will be starting at 6. 30 pm from BB10 3RD . It's Boulsworth ( but not the Grand Prix route )(message will expire on Sat 18/Jul/2020).

2. Message posted by Liam Moden on Tue 16/Jun/2020.

Treasure hunt info - Question 27 vandals have damaged the info board . All reasonably close answers will be accepted. Question 33 sun dial is at st James church not st Mary's ( sorry school boy error because I went to st Mary's throughout my schooling)(message will expire on Sun 23/Aug/2020).

3. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 06/Jun/2020.

I have devised a "Dave mallaby " style treasure hunt run which involves a run from the Peel Park pub up to Rising bridge and back down to the start via the old railway line . If people e mail their answers and times I will do a table . E mail for the set of questions liammoden@hotmail.co.uk(message will expire on Thu 01/Oct/2020).

4. Message posted by Fred Green on Fri 05/Jun/2020.

To All Members

 

I hope you are keeping well in these most unusual of times, and i hope most importantly that you are managing to keep running (and sane) as much as possible! 

 

We think as a committee that it is important to keep you all informed with the latest goings on in the running community and also to ensure that you know we are keeping up to date with all Government policy. We know that everyone wants to get back to run club activities as soon as it is safe to do so, and we will continue to ensure that that happens as soon as it can! 

 

The latest Government guidelines have led UK Athletics to revise their statement from early May 2020 to state the following:

"You may meet with FIVE other people from outside your household to exercise outdoors, whilst following social distancing guidelines. This means that if you do take part in such an activity YOU MUST remain at least 2 metres apart AT ALL TIMES from those outside your household".

 

Unfortunately the UKA's guidance continues to be that all running club activities remain suspended until further notice. 
Again i must state that we will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates whenever possible going forward.

 

I also want to say a big congratulations and well done for all those taking part in the ARR bingo that was posted on the Facebook page. This led to some very amusing and inspiring videos and photos. A very well done especially to all those who completed the full Bingo card - we will have some prizes ready for when we come back. 

 

For now the only thing left to say is that we hope you and your families continue to stay safe and healthy, and remember to talk to your fellow members to keep in touch, even if you aren't meeting up to run!

 

All the best,

Fred - on behalf of the Accrington Road Runners Committee. 

(message will expire on Mon 31/Aug/2020).

5. Message posted by Liam Moden on Fri 25/Oct/2019.

Kit is now available online at pinosportswear.co.uk . Search my clubs and press the Accrington road runners icon . I have some lady's fit samples on request. RACE VESTS ARE STILL FROM LIAM ON CLUBNIGHTS AND RACES.(message will expire on Sun 01/Nov/2020).

6. Message posted by David Sagar on Mon 06/Aug/2018.

After listening to feedback from various members, can we recommend that anybody with any special diet requirements or allergies that are attending future club events wether Summer Runs or other social events, please contact the venue directly and in advance to arrange their meals please. This will help the venue to cater for your needs.(message will expire on Thu 13/Aug/2020).

7. Message posted by Liam Moden on Thu 05/Jul/2018.

If anyone wants to buy a running vest ( new style ) I will have one size of each in my car at races and club nights . . The sizes are extra small ladies , small, medium , large ladies and small , medium and large men's . Thanks liam £15 each . Buy two get a free bonus item(message will expire on Sat 12/Dec/2020).
ARR members - Athletics night 2016

Club events

Pendle Trail Race (Trail 4/7). On Sun 19/Jul/2020, which is only 6 days away.
Lee Mill Fell Race (Fell 5/7). On Wed 29/Jul/2020, which is only 16 days away.
The Badger 10k (Trail 5/7). On Thu 06/Aug/2020, which is only 24 days away.
Boulsworth Fell Race (Fell 6/7). On Sun 09/Aug/2020, which is only 27 days away.
Handicap Race. On Tue 11/Aug/2020, which is only 29 days away.
Race the Train. On Sat 15/Aug/2020, which is only 33 days away.
Chipping Show Fell Race (Fell 7/7). On Sat 22/Aug/2020, which is only 40 days away.
Padiham Trail Race 10k (Trail 6/7). On Sun 20/Sep/2020, which is only 69 days away.
Rivington Trail Half Marathon (Trail 7/7). On Sat 03/Oct/2020, which is only 82 days away.
Remembrance Windmill 10k. On Sun 08/Nov/2020, which is only 118 days away.
Lee mills relays. On Sun 29/Nov/2020, which is only 139 days away.
Bradford Millennium Way relay. On Sun 13/Jun/2021, which is only 335 days away.

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Race the train

Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011

Every August we have a camping weekend in Wales (tent or caravan). This also includes "racing trains".

We are referring to "Race the Train" event which is a unique race that covers a 14 mile "multi terrain" route alongside the Talyllyn Railway on its journey to Abergynolwyn with runners trying to beat the train. The event regularly attracts over 1000 runners including many from abroad.

The race is classed as one of the top 10 "must do" events in the UK by "Runners World".

Spectators are welcome and can enjoy watching the race by travelling on the train and shouting encouragement as it passes the runners.

There are alternative races 10K or 5 mile race for those that don't fancy the full distance and also children's races. Everyone welcome family (children) and friends.

The event is followed by a fantastic presentation and entertainment in a large marquee in the grounds of the school. Great music, good company.

This was introduced to our club by Peter Blackledge, he has completed in this race since 2001.

With the race being on Saturday you have the choice to travel on the day of the race or stay over on Friday night. You will need to enter the race yourself but we provisionally booked a number of pitches at a campsite. If you would like us to book you a "pitch" please let us know your requirements, number of nights and how many tents etc.

Journey
Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011

There are many routes to Tywyn, but the best is to go through Bala.

Campsite

The campsite is only 200m away from the start of the race. There is a supermarket with 10 minutes' walk of the campsite.

Vaenol Farm Caravan Park

Aberdovey Road

Tywyn

Gwynedd

LL36 9HS

Tel: 01654 710232

Contact - Sian

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Basic timetable
Friday
  • We arrive at the campsite and set up.
  • Go to the pub for tea or get fish and chips.
  • Few drinks around the campfire
Saturday
  • After breakfast a gentle walk along the beach then get ready for the race.
  • 2pm race
  • After race - washed and changed.
  • Depending on weather and times etc. we have a barbeque at the campsite then go to the presentation (prize giving about 8pm).
  • If weather bad - food available at presentation (decide on the day).
Sunday
  • Breakfast, pack-up and go home.
Don't forget
  • Race number, should have received through the post
  • Running kit, off road trainers, towel, toiletries
  • Tent, sleeping bag, pillow, something to sit on (camping chair), torch Cup, crockery, cutlery
  • Breakfast food, Beer or wine, although supermarket within 10 minutes of campsite.
  • Something for barbeque-get on the day
  • No cookers or kettles required
  • Mobile phone charger
  • Umbrella, Water proofs; if we take them we won't need them!!!!!
Event website

http://www.racethetrain.com/

Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011
Name Position Time Year Beat the Train Comment
Martin Wilcock 31 01:32:03 2015 yes 2nd in age group
Martin Wilcock 22 01:33:05 2014 yes
Sarah Ridehalgh 52 1:36:56 2011 yes Lady Winner - course record
Sarah Ridehalgh 52 1:37:55 2010 yes Lady Runner-up
Chris Barnes 54 1:38:21 2010 yes
Graham Morris 55 1:38:21 2010 yes
Sarah Ridehalgh 56 1:39:05 2013 yes Lady Winner
Sarah Ridehalgh 43 1:41:18 2012 yes Lady Runner-up
Chris Halstead 117 01:41:24 2015 yes
Graham Morris 55 01:41:42 2016 yes 1st in age group
Deborah Gowans 94 1:42:09 2013 yes 3rd Ladies race - 1st in age
Graham Morris 102 01:42:25 2014 yes
Paul Calverley 107 1:42:35 2013 yes
Graham Morris 132 01:42:57 2015 yes
Glen Goodwin 154 01:43:53 2015 yes
Chris Walton 134 01:44:29 2014 yes
Glen Goodwin 154 01:45:36 2014 yes
Paul Gallagher 187 01:46:35 2015 yes
Andrew Bush 181 1:47:14 2013 yes
Graham Morris 104 1:48:34 2012
Chris Halstead 158 01:50:43 2016
Deborah Gowans 224 01:51:07 2014
Andrew Bush 172 1:53:19 2012
Andrew Bush 311 01:54:52 2015
David Sagar 291 01:56:03 2014
Michael Bowkley 246 1:58:27 2012
Andrew Bush 323 01:58:27 2014
Andrew Bush 278 01:59:31 2016
Keith Robinson 401 01:59:38 2015
David Sagar 407 02:00:04 2015
Emma Taylor 354 02:00:48 2014
Kaye Callaghan 341 2:00:51 2010 Ladies Team Prize
Samantha Hughes 356 02:01:10 2014
Anthony Ridehalgh 422 2:03:07 2011
Julie Brady 396 2:03:45 2010 Ladies Team Prize
Carole Morris 404 02:04:49 2014
Nancy Bailey 410 02:05:22 2014
Katharine Gregson 502 02:05:49 2015
Andrew Bush 308 02:06:07 2017
Carole Morris 496 2:08:01 2011 Ladies Team Prize
Steven Shackleton 358 02:09:31 2017
Michael Bowkley 610 2:10:00 2013
Michael Bowkley 451 02:10:05 2014
Anthony Ridehalgh 479 2:10:40 2010
Carole Morris 591 02:10:59 2015
James Donohoe 546 2:11:07 2011
Karen O'Kane 483 02:12:23 2014
Kaye Callaghan 563 2:12:24 2011 Ladies Team Prize
Michael Bowkley 478 02:14:27 2016
Carole Morris 678 2:15:52 2013
Michael Bowkley 660 02:16:05 2015
Andrew Figiel 452 02:16:48 2017
Steven Shackleton 503 02:17:11 2016
Andrew Figiel 508 02:17:33 2016
Carole Morris 481 2:19:08 2017
Larry Greenwood 582 2:19:36 2010
Louise Mcauley 586 2:19:53 2010
Carole Morris 587 2:19:54 2010
Stewart Keighley 578 02:20:14 2014
Karen O'kane 718 02:21:14 2015
Peter Blackledge 704 2:23:36 2011
Elisabeth Sharples 615 02:24:31 2014
Carole Morris 605 2:26:54 2012
Peter Blackledge 645 2:26:55 2010
Stewart Keighley 785 2:27:16 2013
James Smithson 623 02:28:43 2016
Paul Jackson 801 02:30:30 2015
Michael Leeming 664 02:31:12 2014
Peter Blackledge 684 02:34:18 2014
Peter Hoyle 672 02:35:09 2016
Stewart Keighley 839 02:36:13 2015
Peter Blackledge 851 02:38:47 2015
Michael Leeming 859 2:39:18 2013
Stewart Keighley 697 2:39:24 2012
Ruth Dawson 827 2:39:29 2011
James Smithson 853 02:39:46 2015
Paul Jackson 711 02:39:57 2016
Stephen Mcmillan 880 2:42:55 2013
James Smithson 701 02:43:18 2017
Stewart Keighley 729 2:44:11 2016
Fiona Glen 742 2:44:54 2016
Peter Hoyle 729 02:48:38 2017
Janet Hoyle 775 2:53:03 2016
Karen Figiel 757 02:56:29 2017
Karen Jackson 906 02:59:19 2015
Karen Jackson 779 03:03:02 2017
Karen Jackson 814 03:07:41 2016
Karen Figiel 815 03:07:41 2016