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In the news this week The feature race of the week was the Wesham Interclub on a warm and humid Monday night. Unfortunately this race was ruined by some prankster removing a direction arrow and turning another round thereby sending the runners down a muddy farm track and 1km short.…

Weekly Roundup 4th July 2016

Stand back everyone, anything less than a marathon just doesn’t cut it this week! Debbie Porter, feeling less than well, but having trained hard, decided to start the 55Km Ultimate Lakeland Trail to see how far she could get. In wet and windy conditions she battled up Kirkstone Pass and…

Weekly Roundup 20 June 2016

The oldest half marathon in the country is the Freckleton race now in its 51st year. Red Rose were well represented in the race with 17 runners and equally well supported by non running members around the course. Unusually for Freckleton, there was rain throughout the race which may have…

Weekly Roundup 30 May 2016

The weeks and months of training for marathons and half marathons came to fruition this weekend. In Edinburgh, runners were pleased that last year’s conditions didn’t prevail again. It was still a little warm but it didn’t stop Tony Thorley achieving an impressive new PB of 3hours 40min. Paula Plowman…