Power of 5k, Lancaster, 21st January 2022 Several members of Preston Harriers took part in the second in this series of 5k races which are hosted by Lancaster & Morecambe AC at the Salt Ayre leisure centre. The course loops around the cycle track and is flat with gentle bends and no sharp turns. Performances across the board reflected the good conditions on the evening and the excellent course. The race was won in a superb time of 14:11 by Jacob Cann from Lancaster University
The 4th fixture of the Mid Lancs cross country season took place at Lawsons Ground in Blackpool and there were two individual race winners from Preston Harriers. Matthew Clark continued in his good run of form to win the Under 15 boys’ race, and Carla Davies won the senior ladies race. Carla ran from the front early on and slowly built a lead over second placed Chloe Leather (Liverpool Pembroke Sefton) winning by twenty-four seconds. The ladies team packed in well too, and to
Northern Indoor Athletics Championships for Seniors/U20’s/U17’s held at Sheffield E.I.S 15th & 16th January 2022 While other Preston Harriers were ‘mudlarking’ in Blackpool in the Mid Lancs Cross Country, a Track and Field contingent was over in Sheffield for these championships. It was an opportunity to put the winter’s training to the test. Scott Sinclair won gold in the U20M triple jump with a PB of 14.71m. Scott was really pleased with this performance despite issues he e
Sat 15 Jan 2022, EIS Sheffield Sharon Wilkinson was running in the Senior Womens 400m heats where she clocked a time of 61.22, finishing 4th. This turned out to be a British Masters W50 Indoor record. The previous record was 61.29 set at the World Masters Indoor Championships at Clermont Ferrand in 2008. Preparations for the European Masters Indoors in Braga, Portugal on the 20th to 27th of February appear to be going in the right direction for Sharon.
Despite the copious amounts of mud and the soggy ground, the Preston Harriers athletes and teams had a wonderful day at the Lancashire Cross Country Championships at Witton Park. Each county athletic association holds its own county championships with the majority all held on the same weekend. At U13, U15, U17 and the seniors, the first six in each race are automatically selected for the prestigious inter-counties championships. At U20, it is the first four and in each event
Sat 8 Jan 2022, Witton Park, Blackburn You can enter on the day. Official club vests must be worn.
This is the latest information from the Lancashire Athletics Assn website –
Pre-entered athletes will collect their race numbers from a tent in front of the Pavilion at Witton Park.
On the day entries will register in the room at the end of the pavilion nearest the track but there will be restricted entry to the room and we will require athletes to wear a face covering whilst in
Sat 15 Jan 2022, Lawson Ground, Blackpool Only pre entered runners can compete, but if you’re not registered you can enter yourself at
You need to be a fully paid up member of Preston Harriers and hold a current competition licence with England Athletics.
For those runners who have registered and not yet run, your number will be handed out at the club tent. We’re urging all seniors who’ve run already, pre-registered (and not yet ru