Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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  • Pub Runs

    The light nights are here and they herald a new list of pub runs.  The first one will be from the Stone Trough at Kelbrook.  The full list can be accessed from the Training Page

  • Club Vests

    If you are wanting a club vest, these are available from the club secretary, Stephen Chew.  The cost is £20 for adults and £16.50 for juniors.  Please do not leave ordering your vest until the last minute, as they sometimes need to be ordered.

  • Web Site Gallery

    If we have more than one picture of a race, they are all stored beneath the main race picture.   To see them all, click on the article to enlarge it.  Then click on the picture and it will open up a gallery.  If there is no right or left arrow, then we only have one picture.

Barlick Fell Runners - Reports

54 Jen Hird 1:09:56
55 Lee Edwards 1:09:57
74 Jean Rawlinson 1:18:20

The Barlick lads had a cracking run finishing 15th overall on their 12 stage debut.  

On the 1st leg Gaz Shaw got the boys off to a solid start.  Leg 2 saw Jimmy Craig drag the team up to 26th overall with a great run.  Chris Singleton on leg 3 had the run of the day pulling back 6 places.  Leg 4 saw Andrew Carson pull another place back.  Leg 5 and Julian Hood lost a place with a solid run putting Barlick in 20th overall.  Lucas Payne had a great run and consolidated 20th place.  Ian Livesey then took centre stage against Ben Fish but lost 2 places in very stiff competition.  Nick Treitl soon grabbed a place back bringing the team back into 21st on the next leg.  Chris Smale also pulled a place back to bring Barlick back into the top 20 on leg 9. Shaun Chew then pulled back another place to 19th.  Tom Corrigan had a storming leg pulling back another 3 places and Steve Chew pulled another back on the last leg leaving the lads in 15th overall and qualifying the team for the national road relays in the process.

Not bad for to say the club has only entered 2 road relays.  Brilliant effort from the whole team.

Craig Child Craig Child Woodentops

25 Dave Halliday 1:06:15 PB
54 Jen Hird 1:17:11
55 Lee Edwards 1:17:12
58 Craig Child 1:18:07

28 Emma BAILEY 23:18
58 Robert WHIPP 27:12
75 Susan HIRD 28:58
97 Gary BAILEY 33:17
105 Graham WADSWORTH 35:48

Richard Treitl turned out for this 10 mile 3100ft race in Southern Snowdonia, finishing 105th in a time of 2:45:02.  There were 112 finshers.

Des Walkden took part in this race. It started and finished at Cartmel Race Course and the course was in a beautiful setting and on what was a glorious day, there were lovely views over Morecambe Bay. The winner was Christopher Holdsworth from Clayton-le-Moors in a time of 1.10:15 and Des finished 35th in 1.28:17.  A total of 185 runners took part.

Michael Alexander finished in 28th place out of 94 finishers and in a time of 4:57.41
He was really pleased with his run as his primary aim was merely to finish and if he could get a sub 5 hour time, then that was the cherry on top. 

Gary Shaw had a cracking run today to finish 4th in this race in a time of around 1hr 57mins.

The precise timing will follow as soon as the reults are published.

Rob Hodgkinson Rob Hodgkinson Woodentops
27 Andrw Driver 2.14.13
70 Rob Hodgkinson 2.27.05
103 Dave Halliday 2.37.20
119 Richard Lowther 2.43.25
133 Rachel Lowther 2.48.07

This race is a bit of serious running.  It starts at Guisborough and passes over the Cleveland Hills, taking in Roseberry Topping and along the crest of the North York Moors before reaching the finish at the Yorkshire Market town of Helmsley, a total of 55 miles.

Barlick member Gary Bradley completed the race in 10 hrs 54 minutes, finishing in 84th position.  His V50 placing is not yet available.

41 Andrew Chew 1:29:59
65 Andy Berry 1.33:29
168 John Boothman 1:44:24
268 Scott Boardman 1:51:43
285 Richard Starkie 1:51:59
373 Emma Bailey 1:53:37 (58th lady)

1119 finishers

8 Lee EDWARDS 20:29
49 Elliott HALLIDAY 24:53
50 David HALLIDAY 24:54
56 James STEAD 25:26
85 Helen STEAD 28:20 New PB
95 Jenna BOOTHMAN 29:18
144 Clover EDWARDS 39:14
145 Susan HIRD 39:59

Mark Nutter Mark Nutter

Mark Nutter, not to be confused with our long time friend and stalwart of fell running from Clayton, is a relatively new member of BFR.  He wore his vest for the first time in this event and he commented on it as follow:

I really enjoyed this morning's little outing and got round the 13.1 miles in 1:57:45 and was really pleased to get under the two hours. I was 2067 overall and 133rd in the over 45's.  I didn't quite realise just how hilly the course would be as it has lots of pretty steep hills, primarily it felt like a down hill trend to Wembley and the half way point but then mainly up hill back to the Saracens ground where miles 11 and 12 were both a bit of a killer. Couldn't help but compare it to the GNR where there are mainly only two long killer drags over the course that last for a couple of miles each. Today was tough, but I think I did prefer it to the GNR!

Matt Lalor finished 3rd, picking up the Lancashire 10 mile bronze medal and also a pb of 54 mins.  Gold went to Dave Rigby of Preston Harriers and silver to James Kevan of Horwich.

Pete Beresford & Ben Hoyle Pete Beresford & Ben Hoyle Woodentops

The race was won by Chris Singleton of Trawden in 4:09:10

58 Tome Beebe 5:21:40
73 John Boothman 5:29:27
179 Pete Beresford & Ben Hoyle 6:25:50
280 James Stead & Bob Jackson 7:51:07

A good turnout of Barlickers at this run with Barlick vests on the race winner and first lady.  There were PBs for both of our junior runners, in fact, the only Barlickers without a PB were first timers.

1 Andrew CHEW 20:21 New PB
5 Rob HODGKINSON 21:14 New PB
6 James FENT 21:28
14 Scott BOARDMAN 22:33
16 Mark LOVESEY 22:58
25 Emma BAILEY 24:06 New PB (First Lady)
39 Aaron SLATER 27:16 New PB! (junior)
47 Robert WHIPP 27:58
66 Jenna BOOTHMAN 31:24 New PB (Junior)
74 Hazel O'HARA 33:37