Mid Lancs XC Update
The first Mid Lancs cross country fixture is at Astley Park, Chorley on Sat 1st October.
Wednesday Running Fitness Group
From Wed 5th Oct until the end of March 2016, the start time is 7.20pm for a 7.30pm start, at latest!
Preston Harriers Winter Track - UCLan Arena
We have exclusive use of the track from Tuesday 4th October at the following times:-
Lancaster Castle 10k - Sunday 18th September 2016
Melanie Haworth ran the Lancaster Castle 10k, finishing in 59.00
The Merrick Fell Race - Saturday 17th September 2016
The last in the 2016 series of the British fell running championships took place at Glen Trool in SW Scotland last week. One race is held in each of the four home countries of the UK with different races chosen each year.
English Cross Country Relays, Mansfield, Notts on 5th November
Men's teams of 4 runners
North West Counties road relays, Delamere Forest - Saturday 10th September 2016
The 2016 North West Counties relays combining the Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside championships were held on the undulating trails in Cheshire’s Delamere Forest. On a warm day, Preston Harriers were well represented, winning the Lancashire championship in all but one of the categories entered. The under 13 girls team of Faye Houghton, Scarlett Sutton and Emily Mayson winning the Lancashire title while Grace Brown and Emily Reynolds also ran. The under 13 boys A team of Ethan Warren, Tom Durney and Thomas Barnes took the championship while also being the fastest team out of the four counties. Ben Withers also ran and all four were among the fastest five times run by Lancashire runners.
Cross Country Training
Cross Country Training for Seniors, for the 16/17 xc season starts Sat 17th September at 10am prompt behind the Avenham Park café. Please wear appropriate footwear; trail or fell shoes or xc spikes. First Mid Lancs League fixture is at Astley Park, Chorley on Sat 1st October.
Vernon Vets Trophy 2016 Update
After 6 of 8 races completed there remain the final two cross country fixtures. The Mid Lancs League dates have now been confirmed, so the races will be at Chorley on Oct 1 and Cuerden Valley Park on Oct 29.
Helvellyn Triathlon - Sunday 4th September 2016
Four intrepid Harriers ventured up to Glenridding in the Lake District on Sunday, to compete in what is known as one of the toughest triathlons in the world.
The Helvellyn Triathlon starts with a 1 mile swim in Ullswater, followed by a 38 mile cycle loop which returns via the infamous ‘Struggle’ to the 1,489 feet summit of the Kirkstone Pass, followed by a formidable 9 mile run to the 3,118 feet summit of Helvellyn, which includes a scramble up the rocky ridge of Swirral Edge for good measure! The route heads back down to the spectator packed village to finish next to the lake.
Last Updated (Saturday, 10 September 2016 07:22)