Accrington Road Runners

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Accrington 10K - Sun 27/Oct/19
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1. Mon 27/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - The Badger 10k (Trail 5/7).

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. Mon 20/Jan/2020: Ranking by Joshua Woodstock - East Lancs Hospice 10k.

9. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Remembrance Windmill 10k.

10. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Townley Park 10K.

11. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Darwen Half Marathon.

12. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Rivington Trail Half Marathon (Trail 7/7).

13. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Padiham Trail Race 10k (Trail 6/7).

14. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Pendle Trail Race (Trail 4/7).

15. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall (Trail Race 3/7).

16. Sun 19/Jan/2020: Event item by Fred Green - Run Forrest Run Trail Race (Trail 2/7).

17. Fri 17/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Holcombe Two Towers.

18. Fri 17/Jan/2020: Event item by Graham Morris - Coiners Fell Race.

19. Fri 17/Jan/2020: News item by Fred Green - 2020 POINTS RACES (17/Jan/20).

20. Wed 15/Jan/2020: News item by Graham Morris - Lancashire Cross Country (10/Jan/20).

Announcements

1. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 26/Jan/2020.

Details have been released regarding the worsthorne with hurst wood team relay taking place on Saturday 14 march . ( see club events ) . I will be asking for names on Tuesday nights and other training nights . We hope to have a number of equal, mixed ability ,teams enter . Please try to make yourself available(message will expire on Sun 15/Mar/2020).

2. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 26/Jan/2020.

Sunday 9 th Feb . Marathon training. Starting at hynburn sports centre 9.00 am (17 miles ) / greyhound 9.20 (15 miles ) / gamecock 9.45 am (12 miles) / co op whalley 10.05 ( 10 miles ) petre arms 10.20 am ( 8 miles ) wait at points we will be there(message will expire on Sun 02/Feb/2020).

3. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 26/Jan/2020.

Sunday 2 Feb . Runners who wish to incorporate the winter warmer into marathon training.set off from hynburn sports centre at 9.00 am . Gentle jog to witton park arriving around ten am / race / run back to the sports centre . ( 16 mile total ) all welcome(message will expire on Mon 03/Feb/2020).

4. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sun 26/Jan/2020.

Sunday 2 Feb . Mick bowkley will be leading a 16 mile run from the knowles arms , pleckgate rd Blackburn. Please note 9.30 am start . All welcome(message will expire on Mon 03/Feb/2020).

5. Message posted by Graham Morris on Fri 24/Jan/2020.

Hyndburn – Park Run

We have been asked by parkrun would we be willing to “take over” the 22nd February run. This would include everything from the time keeping to the marshalling of the route. We estimate 20 to 25 of our members would be needed to make sure everything is covered.

Since this event started in 2017, we have had 77 of our members complete almost 1000 runs, more than any other club……………. It is only fair we do our share and give the organisers a day off.

Let’s show our support for parkrun and turn up in large numbers to make it a fantastic run.

If available please contact Paul or Karen Jackson, or any member of the committee.

(message will expire on Fri 21/Feb/2020).

6. Message posted by Graham Morris on Thu 23/Jan/2020.

Our first 2 x Club Road Races have both been "sell out" events with some of our members missing out on a race number. Lostock 6 mile is on 23rd Feb this is also a popular race. Dont leave it too late and enter early, so we dont have any members missing the race. 

(message will expire on Sat 22/Feb/2020).

7. Message posted by Graham Morris on Sat 18/Jan/2020.

All club races for 2020 have been decided and are in the process of being added to the Club events tab on this website. They have also been added to the Club news section on the website  

(message will expire on Fri 31/Jan/2020).

8. Message posted by Liam Moden on Sat 23/Nov/2019.

At the a g m Julia suggested that more emphasis could be directed towards team relay events ( for all ) . One such event that we intend to have several teams in is the hurstwood trail race . This takes place on Saturday 14th march . All members are positively encouraged to get involved. More nearer the time(message will expire on Mon 30/Mar/2020).

9. 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).

10. 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).

11. 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

Blackburn road runners winter warmer. On Sun 02/Feb/2020, which is only 5 days away.
S e lancs x country. On Sat 15/Feb/2020, which is only 18 days away.
Park Run Hyndburn. On Sat 22/Feb/2020, which is only 25 days away.
Lostock 6 mile. On Sun 23/Feb/2020, which is only 26 days away.
Stan Bradshaw Half Tour Pendle. On Sat 07/Mar/2020, which is only 39 days away.
Trail relay. On Sat 14/Mar/2020, which is only 46 days away.
Darwen Half Marathon. On Thu 26/Mar/2020, which is only 58 days away.
Stockton Duathlon. On Sun 26/Apr/2020, which is only 88 days away.
Coiners Fell Race. On Fri 08/May/2020, which is only 100 days away.
Run Forrest Run Trail Race (Trail 2/7). On Wed 13/May/2020, which is only 105 days away.
Fell race relay. On Sun 17/May/2020, which is only 109 days away.
Holcombe Two Towers. On Wed 10/Jun/2020, which is only 133 days away.
Barrowford Grand Prix 5K. On Fri 19/Jun/2020, which is only 142 days away.
Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall (Trail Race 3/7). On Sun 21/Jun/2020, which is only 144 days away.
Trail relay. On Thu 25/Jun/2020, which is only 148 days away.
Rob Shepherd's Stirton, (Fell 4/7). On Wed 01/Jul/2020, which is only 154 days away.
Bradford Millennium Way relay. On Sun 05/Jul/2020, which is only 158 days away.
Townley Park 10K. On Sun 12/Jul/2020, which is only 165 days away.
Pendle Trail Race (Trail 4/7). On Sun 19/Jul/2020, which is only 172 days away.
Lee Mill Fell Race (Fell 5/7). On Wed 29/Jul/2020, which is only 182 days away.
The Badger 10k (Trail 5/7). On Thu 06/Aug/2020, which is only 190 days away.
Boulsworth Fell Race (Fell 6/7). On Sun 09/Aug/2020, which is only 193 days away.
Handicap Race. On Tue 11/Aug/2020, which is only 195 days away.
Race the Train. On Sat 15/Aug/2020, which is only 199 days away.
Chipping Show Fell Race (Fell 7/7). On Sat 22/Aug/2020, which is only 206 days away.
Padiham Trail Race 10k (Trail 6/7). On Sun 20/Sep/2020, which is only 235 days away.
Rivington Trail Half Marathon (Trail 7/7). On Sat 03/Oct/2020, which is only 248 days away.
Remembrance Windmill 10k. On Sun 08/Nov/2020, which is only 285 days away.
Lee mills relays. On Sun 29/Nov/2020, which is only 306 days away.

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Club profile
About us Janet Hoyle

So what brings you here then? You want to take up running, maybe you are already a runner with no affiliation, or you're just being nosey? No problem. Let's give you some details about ARR and what to expect.

Accrington Road Runners has been established for over 20 years and currently has membership in excess of 100 of all abilities. The club meets each Tuesday throughout the year at Wilson's Playing Fields in Clayton-le-Moors near Accrington, Lancashire where changing and shower facilities are available. Training runs begin at 6.30pm and are split into mixed abilities so no-one is left struggling or finds themselves out of their depth.

If it's your first venture into running it is a good idea to get yourself into some sort of shape before coming down so that you can run for about 60 minutes at a modest pace. Don't forget though, no one gets left behind. Winter runs are obviously confined to pounding the streets around Hynburn and routes are varied each time to maintain interest .Summer runs are usually off the road. It could be Whalley Nab or a canal run, etc. the choice is endless.

If your would like to join ARR, then you can either pay online by clicking on this link or you can download and complete the application form (66KB).

Race relays Paul Gallagher

ARR also take part in club events such as the Pennlne Way relay, Calderdale relay and Bradford Millenium relay. We also have our own race competitions throughout the year (see 'Points Races' in our club news section) Through the summer months we have several 'social runs' at various locations in Hyndburn/Ribble valley or other outlying areas. Last year these runs were very popular with 40-50 runners at some.

What to wear

Along with the correct running gear you'll also need a pretty thick skin...leg pulling is not uncommon amongst runners. Mind you, you probably already have a sense of humour to even contemplate all this anyway!

Novice Runners Information Martin Wilcox ascending

Michael Leeming is currently our contact for people who would like to give running a go. If you have logged on to our web site for some inspiration and would like to know how to start running, for whatever reason, either to just 'get fit' or train for a marathon, then we at Accrington Road Runners would love to help you achieve your goal.

So, interested? Then why not email us, or just turn up at Wilson's Playing Fields on Tuesday.

If you would like to read more information about running, then click here to go to a short article called "10 Steps to start you off running", written by one of our members, Colin Battrick.

A letter from one of our members Paul Gallagher

Marathon Training,
Could you please on my behalf say a big THANK YOU to all Accrington Road Runners who have not only helped me complete one marathon but who are now out slogging the streets with me and taking it in turns to help me achieve another marathon. Special thanks to Sue Pickup, Joanne Bramley and Jill McFadden for their support, guidance and most of all friendship, I only hope I can return the favours. I was misguided in the past and joined C-L-M Harriers but the year 2000 became a turning Sarah_and_Martins_wedding point for me when I joined A.R.R. I have never known a club be so friendly and so supportive, so once again thanks! You have given me lots to look forward to, club runs, Thursday runs with the girls, Sunday long runs, races and social evenings (which we don't have enough of) and of course the 'girlie nights out' which take time to recover from! I am proud to be a member of the club and can't imagine life without you all.

M.Hartley.

This page was originally written by Adrian Nicholls.