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10 Peaks Challenge Smashed

10 Peaks Challenge Smashed

Sat/Sun 8/9 August 2020 The 10 Peaks Challenge was well and truly smashed by Roy Parkinson over the weekend. He covered the entire distance, 58 miles with 6006 feet of climbing in 21 hours 6 minutes. Setting off from the car park near the Pigeon Tower at the bottom of...

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10 Peaks Challenge Update

10 Peaks Challenge Update

At the halfway stage of the challenge over 50 members have now started the challenge, with 15 having completed all 10 peaks and 35 having done 5 or more and qualifying for the t-shirt shown above. Roy Parkinson (twice), Oli Heaton and Steve Taylor are the only 3...

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10 Peaks Challenge Leader Board

10 Peaks Challenge Leader Board

Leader Board After only the first full weekend of the challenge 37 members have now started the challenge, with 15 having completed 5 peaks or more. Roy Parkinson was the first to complete ’10 in a Day’ and was followed 3 days later by Oli Heaton. Attempts can be made...

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Preston Harriers 10 Peak Challenge

Preston Harriers 10 Peak Challenge

Members are invited to participate in the following challenge during July and August 2020. You must visit, running or walking, the summits of any of the local hills. Each hill is allocated a point score and a Leader Board will be regularly updated. A free technical...

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Harriers donate to Foxton Centre

Harriers donate to Foxton Centre

Philippa Walsh writes, For 2 weeks in June members of Preston Harriers were invited to get their Club kit on and run, walk or cycle to any of 5 locations to drop off their donations. This gave members a purpose to their exercise. At each of the drop off houses a...

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Harriers on the move to help others

All members of Preston Harriers are invited to participate in an initiative to help the Foxton Centre. We would like you to run, walk or cycle ( or go by car if you must) to 1 of our collection points to drop off your donations and we will ensure they are all taken to...

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Bolton 5K Road Race

Bolton 5K Road Race

Sun 15 March, Bolton There was a great turnout from Preston Harriers in what could be their final meeting for a while at the Bolton 5k.  With social lives and events hitting pause for the short term future, 15 Harriers made the journey across to run the new, flat...

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Podium 5K Road Race

Sat 14 March 2020, Barrowford Andy Benson, Jack Dee-Ingham and Tiarnan Crorken lined up in the A race at the popular Podium 5k, with Benson first to cross the line in 10th position in a time of 15:05. Juniors Dee-Ingham (15:13) and Crorken (15:31) weren’t far behind,...

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Ras yr Aran Fell Race

Sat 14 March 2020, Bala, North Wales What was the first British Championship fell race of the season last weekend, Ras yr Aran, is now likely have been one of the last races to be held for some time because of the Coronavirus outbreak. The race from the village of...

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