The next Mid Lancs cross country fixture is on Saturday 30th October at Wilson Playing Fields, Hyndburn.
All information regarding courses, parking and race times is on the Mid Lancs site.. under cross country.
http://www.midlancs.org.uk/ If you ran at Burnley, please bring your number with you. If you did not, then numbers for the pre registered runners will be available from the club tent. Look for the Preston Harriers flag.
Please bring safety pins to affix the number to y
The Mid Lancs cross country fixture at Liverpool on the 27th November is included within the British Athletics cross challenge series and it is always a wonderful occasion with runners competing from all over the country. It will be good to go back! We have to pre enter any runners who wish to compete and this is a separate entry system and different to the already registered Mid Lancs League entries.
Any seniors who wish to run at Liverpool should email Steve Jackson on stev
Sat 16 October 2021, Tebay, Cumbria
Low Borrowbridge, Tebay was the perfect venue for this years British Fell Relay Championship on Sat 16 October. The long walk to the start field from the car park didn’t detract from an excellently organised race by Helm Hill Runners. The event has grown considerably over 30 years, since the 3rd running of the race in 1991, and the first time Preston Harriers had entered teams. On that day we entered 3 teams, with the A team finishing 20th
The big event of the week was of course Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon and Preston’s Rob Affleck wasn’t hanging about as he flew around the course in 2hr:39 to finish 7th vet-50 and 340th overall. Affleck was satisfied with his run after an injury-hit build up which forced him to reduce his training mileage from 80 miles per week to fifty. Even so, his trademark metronomic pace slowed only slightly from start to finish. Next in was Maksud Vallipatel (3hr:26), followed
Burnley Cross Country, Saturday 9th October 2021 After an enforced break of over eighteen months, the Mid Lancs cross country league returned at Towneley Park, Burnley last Saturday and over 500 runners took part in the various age group races. The day was warm but overcast with the forecast early afternoon rain not appearing until the drive home. Conditions underfoot were good with hardly any muddy or boggy areas. Towneley Park is a course that can and usually does cut up qu
Sun 3 Oct 2021, Patterdale, Cumbria Or, Falls, Waterfalls and Rainfall…….
After an enforced break in 2020 due to COVID, the HBMR resumed this year and Preston Harriers had an entry. There were doubts over raising a full team due to unavailability of several of our regular fell runners and was finally made complete by Mark Lee and new Harrier Rhiannon Kamink coming in at very short notice. At a late stage, there was also doubt about the race route, with the possibility of it b
26 Sept 2021, Halifax
Preston Harriers had 2 teams at this years Calderdale Way Relay, normally held in May. The race is 51 miles and involves 6 legs where each leg is run in pairs and runners must stay together. Distances vary from 4.8 miles to 10.6 miles, starting near Halifax with changeovers at Cragg Vale, Todmorden, Blackshawhead, Wainstalls and Shelf. The teams had a distinct cosmopolitan flavour. Alongside the locals from the Preston area, we had runners from Wales, No
Gold medal for Isaac Delaney at SIAB track and field championships Isaac Delaney from Preston Harriers won gold in the shot put at the English Schools competition in July and was therefore selected to compete for England at the schools’ international competition, which took place in Derby on 25 September. The weather on Saturday was sunny and warm, perfect for the throwers from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. Isaac threw well throughout the competition and won the U17
The first Mid Lancs Cross Country fixture of the new season takes place on Saturday 9th October at Towneley Park, Burnley. It will be good to get together and see everyone at a cross country race for the first time since Lancaster on 29th February 2020. Details of the location at Burnley and course maps are on the Mid Lancs site http://www.midlancs.org.uk/
All the club entries have now been made in advance of the fixture and there is no facility for any entries on the day. Of