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Darwen Half Marathon

Sun 7 April 2019, Darwen Rarely has a group of people travelled over to Darwen and had a good time. But this is exactly what happened with the five Harriers who braved 1,350ft of elevation over 13.1 miles at the Darwen Heritage Half Marathon on Sunday (April 7th). It...

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Howgills Fell Race

Sat 6 April 2019, Sedbergh The Howgills Fell Race from Sedbergh is an extremely tough long fell race of 14.3 miles and a colossal 6,791 feet of ascent. In low cloud or mist, it can be a navigational nightmare, as there are few clear tracks. This season`s race was held...

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Pendle Fell Race

Sat 6 April, Barley Preston had a strong contingent of runners competing for the club, in a classic race that saw them climb up to virtually the top of Pendle, before being sent back down to the foot of the fell and ascend up its steep side to the trig point. First...

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Pendle Junior Fell Races

Sat 6 April, Barley The start of the Preston Harriers Junior Fell Championship 2019 on was Pendle Hill. This race also incorporated the Lancashire A.A. Junior and Senior Fell Championship and attracted many runners, young and old, from around the county. The weather...

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Youth Endurance Workshops

England Athletics is to hold free workshops for coaches and others wanting to help and support young endurance athletes in their development. Suitable for athletics coaches, coaching assistants, run leaders, parents or guardians of young athletes, and club volunteers...

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Blackpool Inter Club Road Race

Wed 3 April 2019, Stanley Park, Blackpool A record inter club race field of 455 runners were on the start line for the first race in the 2019 series, including 59 from Preston Harriers. A chilly evening with a rain shower in the first mile welcomed the runners to the...

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World Cross Country Championship

Saturday 30 March 2019, Aarhus, Denmark Preston Harriers rising star, Patrick Dever, was only 4th in the selection race and his name was not top of the list when pre-race predictions were being made, but he peaked when it mattered to lead home the British men with a...

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Power of 5K Road Race

Friday 29 March 2019, Lancaster A team of 8 Harriers made the short trip to Lancaster on Friday night for the March edition of the “power of 5km” race, a popular race which is building momentum, containing a sub 20 minute A-race and an open B-race very similar to the...

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Northern Road Relays

Sunday 24 March 2019, Birkenhead The Northern Road Relays and under 15 and under 17 5k road championships were held at Birkenhead Park on the Wirral on a sunny but very blustery day. The races involved long loops of the park, with one public road intersecting the park...

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