Accrington Road Runners

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Accrington 10K - Sun 27/Oct/19
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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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Tuesday group runs

Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011

Thank you for your interest in our club.

  • We welcome new members and hope you find the forthcoming information useful.
  • We meet at Wilson's playing field (Woodland Drive, Clayton-le-Moors, BB5 5SD) at 6.20 p.m. for a 6.30 p.m. start.
  • Parking in the lower car park or if full, park on the local streets.
  • We generally have 5 running groups taking between 60 and 80 minutes to complete the session.

As a guide the following groups include runners that complete a standard road 10k (6 miles) race in the following times:

Group10k race time5k race time
Group 1a41 Minutes. (and under)20 Minutes (and under)
Group 1b41 to 45 Minutes21:30 Minutes (and under)
Group 245 to 50 Minutes24:00 Minutes (and under)
Group 350 to 57 Minutes27:00 Minutes (and under)
Group 457 Minutes (and over)

Please run in a group that is a fair reflection of your current fitness. Running in the wrong group will not only spoil your night but the rest of the runners in that group. Being in the wrong group applies to both too fast as well as being too slow.

Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011
Before the run
Please ensure that you:
  • Are physically able to complete the run at the pace and duration as indicated above.
  • Wear suitable clothing and correct footwear. On dark evenings wear some form of light coloured/fluorescent clothing. Winter runs are generally along the roads whereas summer running tends to be a mixture of on and off road.
  • Take adequate amounts of fluids leading up to the run. It is also sensible to carry a running bottle to replace lost fluids.
  • Have a light meal 2 hours before your run.
  • Do not bring dogs or wear MP3 players/headphones etc.
  • Warm up before the run and cool down after it.
  • Carry any required medication and notify your group leader of any injuries or medical conditions.
Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011
During the run
As a club we advocate that all runners:
  • Stay within the group they are running with for the whole run.
  • Maintain a “chain” between the last and first runner throughout the run. You should have visual contact with the runner behind and in front of you at all times. Should you lose visual contact communicate this immediately along the chain to ensure that the whole group re-groups.
  • Shout any oncoming obstacles, obstructions or dangerous situations.
  • For group safety we advocate that runners “Loop back” at regular intervals. Within each group runners abilities will vary and it is therefore vital that the lead runners loop back. We have found the loop back method an effective and fair way to cater for all runners needs in the group. It is not good practice to wait for the back runners to catch up, as when they arrive the lead runners will be fully recovered and head off at a pace too intense. We therefore strongly advocate the loop back method at regular intervals.
  • Abide by the highway and country code where necessary.
  • Please be very vigilant when running along/crossing roads and tracks. It is very easy to become distracted when running in groups. Your safety should be your paramount concern.
  • Please notify the leader should you experience any problems or difficulties during the run.
Mid Lancs Cross Country BLACKPOOL 2011
End of run
It is best practice to cool down after a run. This should entail a gradual decrease in running pace at the end of your run (5 – 10 minutes) and static stretches. If you have any other queries or concerns please speak with one of our Tuesday group leaders.