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1. Wed 07/Mar/2018: Ranking by Craig Clark - Angelsey Half Marathon.

2. Mon 05/Mar/2018: News item by Fred Green - Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round - Fell Race (1/7) (03/Mar/18).

3. Mon 26/Feb/2018: News item by Graham Morris - Standish Hall Trail Race (24/Feb/18).

4. Sun 25/Feb/2018: Ranking by Lee Taylor - Standish Hill 10k Trail.

5. Sat 24/Feb/2018: Members profile by Chris Walton.

6. Sat 24/Feb/2018: Ranking by Chris Walton - Stanley Park.

7. Sat 24/Feb/2018: Members profile by Paul Wickham.

8. Wed 07/Feb/2018: News item by Fred Green - Blackburn Winter Warmer 10k - Points Race Road (2/7) (04/Feb/18).

9. Wed 07/Feb/2018: Photos by Fred Green - WInterwarmer2018.

10. Mon 05/Feb/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Blackburn Winter Warmer.

11. Mon 05/Feb/2018: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - Blackburn Winter Warmer.

12. Mon 05/Feb/2018: Ranking by Lee Taylor - Brr Winter Warmer.

13. Mon 29/Jan/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Hyndburn Park Run.

14. Tue 23/Jan/2018: Members profile by Fred Green.

15. Sun 21/Jan/2018: Ranking by Lee Taylor - Woodland 5k Charity Run.

16. Sun 21/Jan/2018: Ranking by Lee Taylor - Witton Park 5k Charity Run.

17. Wed 17/Jan/2018: News item by Fred Green - East Lancashire Hospice 10k Trail Races (1/7) (14/Jan/18).

18. Wed 17/Jan/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Hyndburn Park Run.

19. Mon 15/Jan/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - Ribble Valley 10k.

20. Mon 15/Jan/2018: Ranking by Glen Goodwin - East Lancs Hospice 10k.


1. Message posted by Damian Fletcher on Thu 22/Mar/2018.

First Summer Run 2018 – Treasure Hunt Special – Tuesday April 24th Holmes Mill, Clitheroe BB7 1EB

It will be our first Summer run for 2018 and we plan to do something a little different.  David Mallaby has kindly organised a Treasure Hunt Run! - there will be prizes!!!  Please arrive for 6.30pm as we will be organising teams for a 6.45pm start.

If you feel you are going to struggle to get there for 6.30pm but would like to take part please let David Mallaby or Damian Fletcher know in advance to help plan the teams.

We have booked tables after the run for food.  If you are interested in staying for food after please arrive early (before 6.30pm) as you will need to order behind the bar.

There will be a mixture of trail, road and off road running so please bring appropriate footwear.

As a reminder there will be no training run from Wilsons that night.

(message will expire on Wed 25/Apr/2018).

2. Message posted by Graham Morris on Wed 21/Mar/2018.

As a running club we need to introduce new things to keep everyone interested and help us improve. 


“The Mile” the iconic distance often neglected by runners, but a great test of speed and stamina. Your mile time can be used to predicate times in all the longer distances.


With this in mind would any of our Group Two runners be interested in arriving earlier this Tuesday to run a mile time trial on the track? We need to start the clock at 6.15 (Must be off the track by 6:25) so don’t be late. Group 3 & 4 don’t feel cheated you can run following weeks


Running a fast mile before the club run shouldn’t be a problem. it is an ideal warm up.


Just to confirm it is an individual time trial not a race. (Although we will all be on the track at the same time)

Please try and support the club.........Anyone up for it………’s only 4 laps,

(message will expire on Wed 28/Mar/2018).

3. Message posted by Michael Leeming on Tue 20/Mar/2018.

Health and Safety Notice for Tuesday OFF ROAD training nights

Starting soon when the 'clocks change' be prepared to run 'off road' routes unless otherwise advised by your Group Leader.

The club recommend you wear Trail Shoes as they are waterproof and designed to provide good tread grip traction in muddy underfoot conditions

Wearing road shoes,when running 'off road,' can potentially be an accident waiting to happen



(message will expire on Sun 27/May/2018).

4. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 17/Mar/2018.

Anyone who wants to do a reccy run of Accrington Ron hill 10 k route is more than welcome to join me on Sunday 1st April at nine o clock am All welcome ( any club or non members ) . All running speeds will be catered for no one will be left behind Meet at the town hall once again all welcome(message will expire on Wed 04/Apr/2018).

5. Message posted by David Sagar on Wed 28/Feb/2018.

Just to let members know, the Burnley Half Marathon was cancelled due to the organisers failing to get the correct health and safety measures in place on time. We have changed the event to the Darwen Half that is on the same day. All points races for all 3 categories have now been selected and most are now available to view on here, this will be updated showing the full list very shortly. If anyone has any questions then please feel free to contact me.(message will expire on Fri 30/Mar/2018).

6. 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).

7. Message posted by Neil Thompson on Sun 04/Feb/2018.

Well done to everyone who took part in the Blackburn Road Runners Winter Warmer.While I have your attention, Iíd just like to clarify a few racing rules...Today was a club points race. This means that it is a Ďraceí against your competitors, not with yourself! With all this in mind, for those who do not know (and there appears to be a few), itís first over the line that claims place. This is known as Gun Time. Chip Times are a great way of judging your own personal records but will not be compared against other runners when formalising results.For those that didnít know that, you may want to reconsider your starting position...The race begins on the start line 👍Results will expire on Wed 11/Apr/2018).

8. Message posted by Liam Moden on Wed 24/Jan/2018.

The mast race (race two in our trail race points events ) has been re scheduled for may 27 th . The race has been re opened so everyone who wants to enter it can now do so . The race does not clash with any other of our club races and will obviously be a wonderfull opertunaty to get a close up view of a t v transmission mast . Being may no doubt the weather will be scorching . A nice simple race 5 k up 5 k down . What' could be more pleasant on an early summers morning(message will expire on Mon 30/Apr/2018).

9. 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).

10. 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).
ARR members - Athletics night 2016

Club events

Burnley Half Marathon (road). On Sun 25/Mar/2018, which is tomorrow.
Brun Valley 10k (Trail). On Sun 29/Apr/2018, which is only 35 days away.
Hameldon Hill fell race. On Sun 06/May/2018, which is only 42 days away.
Burnley lions 10k (Road). On Fri 25/May/2018, which is only 61 days away.
Weets fell race. On Sat 09/Jun/2018, which is only 76 days away.
Race the Train (Bury) Trail. On Sun 10/Jun/2018, which is only 77 days away.
Freckleton Half Marathon (Road). On Mon 18/Jun/2018, which is only 85 days away.
Trawden 7 Trail Race. On Sun 01/Jul/2018, which is only 98 days away.
Townley park 10k road race. On Sun 22/Jul/2018, which is only 119 days away.
Padiham greenway 5k (Road). On Wed 25/Jul/2018, which is only 122 days away.
Worsthorne moor race (Fell). On Sun 05/Aug/2018, which is only 133 days away.
Handicap Race. On Tue 07/Aug/2018, which is only 135 days away.
Boulsworth Fell Race. On Sun 12/Aug/2018, which is only 140 days away.
Yarrow River Splash (Trail). On Sun 16/Sep/2018, which is only 175 days away.
Race you to the Summit. On Fri 26/Oct/2018, which is only 215 days away.
Race you to the Summit. On Fri 26/Oct/2018, which is only 215 days away.
Ribble Valley 10k (Road). On Mon 31/Dec/2018, which is only 282 days away.

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Club Records
Please let me know if you have beaten any of the records listed below, or you wish to add details to a missing section (Simon).
10k: 29.21 Graham Collinge
10m: 49.37 Graham Collinge
1/2 Marathon: 66.08 Graham Collinge
Marathon: John Wieczorek 2.24.14 Disney Marathon
5k: Sarah Ridehalgh 17.51, Pennine Lancashire 5K, 11/Jul/10
10k: Sarah Ridehalgh 37:12, Ribble Valley 10K, Tue 27/Dec/11
10m: Sarah Ridehalgh 60.26, Sale 10m, 01/Aug/10
1/2 Marathon: Sarah Ridehalgh 81.15, Wrexham Village Bakery, Sun 27/Feb/11
Marathon: Sarah Ridehalgh 2.54.19, London, 22/Apr/12
Men veteran
Category V40
5m: Evan Cook 26.38, Peterborough, July 1991
10k: Evan Cook 32.51, Salford, April 1995
10m: Evan Cook 53.48, Oswestry 1995
1/2 Marathon: Evan Cook 72.38, Cromwellian Aug 1991
Marathon: Evan Cook 2.28.38, Toronto Canada May 1995
Category V45
5m: Glen Goodwin 29.27, Green Drive Five, 16/Oct/11
10k: Terry Robinson 33.46, Hindley, 27/Sep/92
10m: Terry Robinson 56.43, Clitheroe 10, 15/Mar/92
1/2 Marathon: Graham Collinge 75.01, Freckleton Half Marathon, 18/Jun/06
Marathon: Terry Robinson 2.43.54, London, 12/Apr/92
Category V50
10k: Terry Robinson 37.27, Fleetwood, 23/Jun/96
10m: Terry Robinson 61.24, Leyland 10, 28/Jul/96
1/2 Marathon: Terry Robinson 81.48, Isle of Arran, 30/Jun/96
Marathon: Paul Calverley 3.00.39, London marathon, 24/Apr/16
Category V55
10k: Terry Robinson 39.33, Kirkham, 02/Sep/01
10m: Terry Robinson 64.48, Leyland 10, 08/Jul/01
1/2 Marathon: Terry Robinson 86.13, Freckleton, 17/Jun/01
Marathon: Paul Gallagher 3.09.36, London marathon, 24/Apr/16
Women veteran
No details (if any member can enlighten me, then I will complete this section. Simon).
Significant others
ARR Athletes Emma Taylor and Graham Morris represented Great Britain at the 2016 Duathlon World Championships in Aviles, Northern Spain. Emma Taylor won the 25-29 female category in 1hr 10mins 18secs and became World Champion in her age category. Graham Morris came 18th in the male 50-54 category in 1hr 10mins 12secs.
Bradford Millenium Relay: Mixed team category titles for 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Mens vet team title 2011.
Pennine Bridleway Relay: Mixed team category title for 2011 (course record).
Ladies 'All England' Half Marathon Championship (Liverpool Half Marathon) 2006 :Sarah Ridehalgh, Nicola Wood and Julia Parker.
Ladies Mid Lancs Cross Country 2010/2011 season champions.
Sarah Ridehalgh has represented Lancashire at Cross Country (2009) and was the 2010 Cross Country Lancashire Champion.
Debbie Gowans has represented Lancashire at Cross Country and Fell running and has been the Lancashire Champion.
Harry Haseley has run 235 10k's, 110 10 milers, 186 half marathons, won 1st vet Ingleborough, 4 Blackburn 40 milers, 1st in 1988 in 4h 54m age 46 and London to Brighton 55 1/2 miles in 8h 6m 19s in 1985 age 43.
Most marathons
Most marathons 129 done by Harry Hassley his best time 2hrs 58mins.
Also 10 marathons in 1985 all sub 3h 10m.