Sat 29th January 2022, Pontefract
The Northern Championships are at Pontefract Park Racecourse, Park Rd, WF8 4QD.
Coaches have been asked for any entrants and seniors and those not in a squad should send their name, date of birth, to Steven Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 7th January 2022.
1st claim club members only. Please don’t give in your name unless you’re definitely running. If you don’t run, you are likely to be asked to pay the entry fee. Timetable i
Sat 26th February 2022, Parliament Hill
The National Championships are at Parliament Hill, LONDON.
Coaches have been asked for any entrants and seniors and those not in a squad should send their name, date of birth, to Steven Jackson at email@example.com no later than 21st January 2022.
1st claim club members only. Please don’t give in your name unless you’re definitely running. If you don’t run, you are likely to be asked to pay the entry fee. Timetable is (with age gr
Preston Harriers’ flagship road race was relaunched with a new sponsor and a revised course, but the competition was as fierce as ever. Runners were glad to be racing again and the weather conditions were good, if slightly chilly. This year’s race incorporated the Northern, Lancashire and Fire Service championships and runners came from all over the north of England to test themselves on the fast roads around Hutton and Much Hoole. A group of three runners quickly broke away,
Saturday 27th November 2021
The entries have closed for Mid Lancs and the Cross Challenge.
Parking is on the perimeter of Sefton Park and any satnav can be set to L17 3AA, although you may have to be further away.
Please be aware that this event is always busy and, you should allow plenty of time to park, then walk to the club tent area and collect your numbers and ankle timing chips. Please ensure the ankle chip is secure. They will be collected from you in the finishing are
Dunnerdale fell race Saturday 13th November 2021 Black Combe Harriers organise this popular race in the little known fells of south west Cumbria, and it is described as a “classic short race round the tiny but rugged fells between the Lickle and the Duddon valleys”. It packs 550 metres of climbing into its 8 km distance, and this year there was a big entry, with 293 finishers. Runners were treated to a fine, sunny day with temperatures more like Spring than mid-November. The
The Club Championship Presentation Night took place on 12th November. Many congratulations to all who took part. For those winners who were unable to make it and their names are in red, please email Maureen Kirkby on firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for collection.
ECCA Saucony Cross Country Relays, Mansfield, Saturday 6th November 2021 The national cross country relays always attract the best runners from around the country, eager to test themselves on the fast course at Berry Hill Park in Mansfield. Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers were the 2021 winners in a time of 1:02:58 and the Preston Harriers team of Wes Wilkinson, Will Metcalf, Robert Worsey and Paul Jeffries all ran well against top class opposition to finish 95th out of 147 comple
After a year without a championship the Lancashire Athletic Association are staging the 2022 Lancashire Cross Country Championships at Witton Park on Saturday January 8th and they hope to welcome a large gathering of grass roots runners there. The fixture is also the trials for the Lancashire teams (all age groups U13 upwards) to compete at the UK Inter Counties Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough on March 12th 2022.
The second Mid Lancs cross country fixture at Hyndburn saw a return to the muddy conditions that were missing at Burnley for the first fixture, but mud and soft ground are features which the venue at Wilson playing fields has long been associated with. Following several days of rain, the courses after the first few races soon had ankle deep mud and there were several areas of standing water. In the junior races, the u11s were the first to start churning up the courses and Fra
The weather may have been damp, but the racing was red hot at the Green Drive five mile road race at Lytham on Sunday. The race doubled as the Lancashire Championships, and the main contenders were soon battling it out at the head of the field. Preston Harriers’ Dan Bebbington achieved a convincing win in an excellent time of 24:41, with Wesham’s Rob Danson 2nd in 25:00 and Luke Minns from Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC 3rd in 25:11. Former Harrier David Rigby, now in the colo
This is a free Ladies and Mens Running Starter Group. It is a road based session led by a UKA qualified coach and supported by qualified ‘Leaders in Running Fitness’ and is particularly suited to newcomers to running, and intermediate runners. Tuesdays are intervals and hills training, Thursday on the road doing varying distances upto 10 miles with cut off points for shorter distances. Venue at Avenham & Miller Parks. Start Time 6:30pm and meeting on the corner opposite the C