Cross Country Presentation

The Wesham  Road Road Runners Cross Country Presentation will be held at the cricket club after the run on Monday 26th March at around 8.20pm.

Jason will be putting on chips and sandwiches so it’s well worth attending.

Alex’s Newspaper Report.

Steven Gore and Paul Gregory on the ascent in the Roddlesworth Roller


The Mother’s Day 10k in Lancaster was 24 hours early, taking place on Saturday, but it did at least give runners the chance of a race and a celebration in the same weekend. David Taylor was the first Wesham finisher in a very good 7th place with a time of 37:42. Helen Lawrenson was 4th woman and 2nd W45 in 34th place overall with 43:28 just losing out to former team-mate Nicola Unsworth who had an excellent run. Emma Lund finished 10th woman and 55th overall in 47:05. It was fresh and damp but the earlier rain was clearing away, with the course starting alongside the River Lune and then heading out to Morecambe and back. Continue reading

Alex’s Newspaper Report.

John Collier gives it everything in the Mid Lancs in Ulverston

The Mid Lancs Cross Country League season drew to a close at the new venue at Glaxo in Ulverston under the shadow of the Hoad at the end of a week of extreme weather. There was no snow or ice anywhere in the Lakes Peninsular region and apart from a stiff cold easterly wind it was a bright afternoon with sunshine and a real hint of spring. Continue reading

Alex’s Newspaper Report.

Gemma Owen running well again

There was more athletics action as Wesham members took to the road as the cold weather started to bite. Lee Barlow ran the Lostock 6 Mile race on the outskirts of Horwich on Sunday morning and he clocked 35:50 for 13th place and 2nd Over-40. Sion Denye made a strong return to racing with 36:24 for 16th place overall, 5th Over-40. Helen Lawrenson was 6th woman and 1st W45 in 41:22, 67th overall. Martin Bates was 129th and 9th M60 in 45:57; Maureen Danson was 223rd and 12th Over-45 in 51:17; Tanya Barlow finished 234th and 13th Over-45 in 51:45 and W45 James Robert Danson 246th with 52:30. Continue reading

Membership Renewal

Our new online membership registration is now open and renewals for 2018 are now due. UKA registrations expire at the end of March. All members must renew their membership in order to continue to run for the club. WRR membership is now easier and simpler than ever before. If you are joining us for the first time or just renewing your membership, the online form could not be easier. First and second claim memberships available online now. £25 first claim or £11 second claim. Get £2 off most road races and run for us at the Inter-club series.

To Renew/ Register please click the image below.

Alex’s Newspaper Report.

Glorious spring conditions in Rylands Park for Steve Swarbrick in the Mid Lancs cross country




Rob Danson flew the Wesham colours in the Armagh International 5k in Northern Ireland on Thursday evening. Only open to athletes who can run under 16 minutes for the 5k Rob ran a new personal best time of 14:39 to finish 48th amongst the highest class of field with runners primarily from Ireland but also from England and Scotland. Continue reading