Membership fees

Despite the name, the club participates in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road and welcomes applications from runners of all abilities to join us. If you are not sure if the club is for you, why not come to one of our training sessions or one of our regular pub runs. You will be under no obligation to join, but you will get a feel for the club and a better idea if the club is for you. You can merely turn up to a training session unannounced, but it would be better if you contacted our club secretary first (details on the contacts page) and let him know that you will be coming and he will make sure that whoever is leading the group will look out for you. If you are an absolute beginner to running, you too are most welcome to join us in one of our sessions, but please contact our secretary first and he will make sure that you will have a programme with which you are comfortable. Membership fees for the club are as follows:
  • Seniors
  • For members over the age of 18
  • £10/year
  • For runners of all abilities over the age of 18
  • For runners participating in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road running
  • Regular training and coaching sessions provided
  • Apply
  • Juniors
  • For members under the age of 18
  • FREE
  • For runners of all abilities under the age of 18.
  • Regular (weekly) training sessions led by experienced runners/coaches
  • Advice about how to train properly so juniors can develop as athletes
  • Apply
  • Non-runners
  • For non-running members
  • £5/year
  • For supporters of the club and club members
  • Support the club and all the senior and junior runners
  • Apply
Race Reports Archive
An archive of all the race reports

The turnout for this social run was magnificent. Ten runners went on the beginners run with Shaun Chew, whilst a further twenty five went on the longer more conventional pub run. At the summit of Pin Haw, this group split up, with one group taking a longer route back. It was a large turn out, but there was something for everybody.

When everyone returned to the pub, they were joined by a further three none running members, a total of 38 people on the night.

This race was won by Ian Nixon of Pudsey & Bramley in a time of 25:25, with Ian Holmes of Bingley 2 seconds behind him and Nick Charlesworth of Wharfedale 3rd.

On what was a fast course, Scott Baistow of Barlick was 11th out of a large field of 51 starters.

One of the items on the agenda for this meeting will be the design of the club vests. Any club member who wants any input as to the colour and design of the running vests is welcome to come along and chip in. Terry Lonergan will be there to provide some professional input. The meeting is due to start at 7:30 pm.

Despite an outbreak of man flu and some still not recovered from the New Year celebrations, there was a good turnout of 13 runners, including 2 ladies, for this first social run of the year. Expect a few more next week, when everyone is back to normal.

Barlick fell runners are now starting to crop up in various races. At the front of the field, Carl Bell broke the record holding off Morgan Donnelly to win the race.

73 John Boothman (MV50) 1:12:06

166 Runners

Full results are in the new results section.

The New Year sees the club start to get under way and already, it will be organising three classic fell races in the current year. These are the Pendle Cloughs race, the Weets race and the FRA championship race, Buckden Pike. Details of all these race can be found under the "Races We Organise".

A few Barlickers turned out for this race:

Nick Treitl 37:23
Mark Sandamas 37:27
Andrew Carson 41:06 (PB)
John Boothman 43:04 (PB)
Michael Thistlethwaite 43:33 (PB)
Des Walkden 44:30
Charlotte Treitl 1:06:13 (PB)

Seeing that Andy Holden is at present unattached and therefore has no club web site to champion his running feats, we thought that we would step in. He entered this race as 'Sumo' with the sole object of not coming last.

As things turned out, he finished 113rd out of 144. Not bad for an old 'un.

Two Barlickers turned out on Boxing Day for this race:

40 Andy Berry 31:13
71 Michael Thistlethwaite 34:44

Mick Plummer and Nick Treitl fancied a go in this one. It is the usual mountain marathon format, that is, you have to collect points by visiting various check points which have varying values depending on difficulty in reaching or locating.

They came 122nd out of 169 and by their own admission, they are very much on a learning curve with this type of event. But they enjoyed it and they look forward to taking part in similar events next year.

The race was won by Tom Adams of Ilkley and was closely followed home by Rob Hope of Pudsey & Bramley and Sam Tosh of Rossendale.

Shaun Chew had the honour of being the first person to run for the club and he came home in 15th place in a time of 36:03.

About us

The main aims of the club are to increase the participation of running in Barnoldswick and to keep organised running as accessible as possible.