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Pendle Fell Races

Sat 7 April 2018, Barley A cold, wet and at times, misty day greeted 9 hardy Preston Harriers in the Lancashire AA Junior Fell Championships at Barley, Pendle. This also kicked off the first of 5 races in the 2018 Preston Harriers Junior Fell Championship. New to the...

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Blackpool Inter Club Road Race

Wed 4 April 2018 The first road interclub of the season is always eagerly anticipated, although the weather isn`t always that welcoming. This year, for the usual four-mile course around Stanley Park, the runners had to contend with driving rain, and it was cold too....

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Rivington Pike Fell Race

Sat 31 March 2018, Horwich The annual Rivington Pike Fell Race was staged as usual on Easter Saturday and four Preston Harriers completed the 3.2 mile, 699 foot climb course. First Harrier home in his first ever fell race was Joseph Sharples, who finished in 132nd...

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Calder Vale Country 10 Mile Road Race

Fri 30 March 2018 Nineteen Harriers turned out on Good Friday for the challenging but popular Calder Vale 10 miler, which also offered Harriers their second chance to record a 10 mile counter for the road championship. Conditions were well suited for racing with Karl...

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South Yorkshire Indoor Series

Congratulations to Preston Harriers’ James Ince, who won the South Yorkshire Indoor Series. The Grand Prix is held over 4 fixtures (Nov, Dec, Jan, Mar) at the England Institute of Sport in Sheffield. Each time an athlete completes an event, that performance gains...

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Home Counties International Cross Country

Sat 24 March 2018, Nottingham The SIAB/Home Countries International at Wollaton Park, Nottingham brought the domestic cross-country season to a close and in contrast to the sub-zero conditions of the previous week, the event took place in mild and dry weather. Preston...

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Sweatshop 10 Mile Road Race

Sun 18 March 2018, St. Annes Last weekend saw the final Sweatshop 10 Miler which was attended by 6 Preston Harriers who battled against coastal winds and Arctic temperatures. Rob Affleck put his high mileage marathon training to good use with a metronomic pace...

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British Masters Cross Country Championship

Sat 17 March 2018, Forres This year’s British Masters cross-country championships took place in their most northerly ever location, the picturesque market town of Forres, near Inverness. Whilst more southerly parts were suffering from the “mini beast from the East”,...

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