Hodgson Brothers Mountain Relay

Hodgson Brothers Mountain Relay

Sun 6 October 2019, Patterdale A report by John Griffiths After a year’s absence due to an admin mix-up, Preston Harriers fielded a team in the 33rd running of the HBMR. It is a true fell relay – definitely not one for novices. It includes near vertical climbs and...

Northern Athletics Road Relays

Sun 15 Sept 2019, Manchester Joe Monk led the senior men’s team at the North of England Road Relay Championships, which were held at the Etihad stadium in Manchester and required each runner to complete a leg of 6800 meters. Completing the first leg in fifth position,...
North West Counties Road Relays

North West Counties Road Relays

Sun 8 Sept 2019, Edge Hill, Ormskirk This year the relays were organised by Merseyside region with three other regions, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire in competition. This year several Cumbrian clubs were also included, this all creating better...

Wigan 10K Road Race

Sun 1 Sept 2019, Wigan Elsey Whyman-Davis put in what was arguably the club’s performance of the day, when she blew away the women’s field to cross the finish line in a time of 34:56 almost five minutes ahead of the next woman. The race, which is associated with Wigan...
Witton Park Trail Relays

Witton Park Trail Relays

Thur 28 June 2019, Blackburn The very popular Witton Park relays in Blackburn returned last week after a year`s absence. On a beautiful sunny evening 133 teams of three runners each massed on the field in preparation for their own leg of 3.65k and a 150m climb to the...
Calderdale Way Relay

Calderdale Way Relay

Sun 19 May 2019, Halifax Preston Harriers had three teams competing at the Calderdale Way Relay, which is Britain’s largest club organised off road event. Hosted annually by Halifax Harriers, it was formerly held in December, but moved to its current May position in...