Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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  • Mid Lancs Cross Country League

    Following the success of the club in this league last year, we will be once more entering teams in this year's competition.  Anyone can run and you do not have to complete in them all.  The dates for the races are: 27 Sept, 15 & 29 Nov, 10 Jan, 14 Feb and 7 Mar.  The entry fees will be paid by the club.  If you would like to run in any of these races, please contact Nick Treitl and he will make sure that you are registered.

  • Northern Road Realys - Saturday 20 September 2014

    This takes place at Birchwood and starts at 2:00 pm.  The men's relay is six 6km legs and the ladies is four 4.5 km legs.  If you are interested in taking part, please email Stephen Chew.  His email address is on the contacts 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

Chris Smedley Chris Smedley Woodentops

Chris Smedley finished in 42nd place in a time of 2:10:23

244 finishers

Well done to new member Charlie Murgatroyd who finished 14th in this race with a time of 17:56.

Ian Livesey was 4th in this race in a time of 1:20:43.

12 Jennifer HIRD 22:35 New PB

3 Ian LIVESEY 17:34
4 Andrew CARSON 18:15 New PB
16 Andrew CHEW 20:25

Lorraine Slater was out in this race and finished 2nd lady behind former GB International Carly Needham.  The details were:

15 Lorraine Slater 18:56 (2nd lady, 1st LV40).

Luke Maude Luke Maude Woodentops

These are the provisional results for this race and are subject to verification:

14 Luke Maude 29:03
24 Lee Edwards 31:10
47 Craig Child 34:56

First Lady Lorraine Slater (far right) First Lady Lorraine Slater (far right) Andems Runners

After finishing second lady at the Golf Ball, this race saw Lorraine Slater take her first ever win in a Barlick vest. The details were:

36 Lorraine Slater 43:12 (1st lady, 1st FV35, 1st FV40)

John Boothman John Boothman

Mo Farah becomes the first British man to win this race since 1985. Although Farah missed going under an hour for the half-marathon for the first time, he was delighted that his time of exactly 60 minutes broke his personal best by 10 seconds.

The Barlickers finished:

67 Julian Hood 1:16:17
1361 John Boothman 1:34:11
25073 Rob Whipp 2:23:17
34156 Abi Park 2:43:51

The race winner was Finlay Wild, with Rob Hope in 2nd place.

15 Nick Treitl 1:46:32
167 Jock Boothman 2:13:52
328 Bob Baistow 2:37:36
356 Des Walkden 2:41:55
359 Rachel Lowther 2:42:23
Looks like Bob Baistow has been doing a bit of serious training on the quiet. 

5 Lee EDWARDS 20:38 New PB
14 Emma BAILEY 22:49
81 Gary BAILEY 31:54 New PB

2 Ian LIVESEY 17:08 New PB
9 Andy BERRY 18:24
75 Sophie BERRY 25:50

5 Chris SMEDLEY 21:25
8 Andrew CHEW 21:51
14 Rob HODGKINSON 22:47
27 Lorna HARGREAVES 25:07
29 Daniel CHEW 26:19

New member Tom Corrigan started his Barlick Fell Running career in fine fashion with a 3rd place finish in 3.03.11.  Tom hasn't been running long and seems to be a natural, so expect more from Tom in the future. Ryan Barker of Halifax Harriers came 1st in this hilly course in a time of 2.54.24.

The races was won by Jonny McKenna of Clayton in a time of 75:26.

James Tingle of Barlick finished in a respectable time of 1:36:01

Mick Plummer Mick Plummer Michael Thistlethwaite

3 Derek WALKDEN 20:16
16 Emma BAILEY 22:46 New PB
17 Jennifer HIRD 23:05 New PB
59 Jenna BOOTHMAN 29:59
67 Gary BAILEY 32:40
72 Lee EDWARDS 35:17

19 Lorna HARGREAVES 24:53