The next race in the Summer Handicap series is Monday 4th June. Register at the cricket club at 6.45 to set off at 7.00. Normally the handicap is held on the 2nd Monday of the month, however this month it has been brought forward so it doesn’t fall in the same week as the Preston Interclub.
For starting times and course map visit the handicap page.
David Taylor ran in the first Horwich Jubilee 5 race of this year’s series, finishing 8th in 29:40 for the undulating 5 mile lap. Andrew Harling was 20th in 32:52. Helen Lawrenson was 1st W45 and 3rd woman in 34:41, finishing 28th overall. Rob Wallace was 47th in 37:25, just ahead of Martin Bates who finished 4th M60 and 48th overall in 37:30. Kay Twist came in 5th W45 and 19th woman with a time of 40:58, 64th overall. Vicky Gore finished 3rd W40 and 21st woman in 43:03 for 69th place with Steven Gore the same time in 70th. Kerry Eccles was 4th W55 and 28th woman in 45:35. The Wesham men’s and women’s teams both placed 3rd in a good evening out for the club. Continue reading
Glorious sunshine for the start of the Race 2 Remember
There was a lot of action this week with races all over the region and Wesham members were out and about. Steven Gore ran the Haigh Hall Night Race 5-mile on Wednesday evening, finishing the hilly course from the hall in 30th place with 27:48. Elliot Costello came in 114th in 31:15 and Ryan Azzopardi 123rd in 32:57. VickyGore was 8th W40 and 53rd woman in 37:36, 180th overall in this popular event. Debbie Myerscough finished 14th W40 and 90th woman in 46:17, 233rd overall.
The next fixture in the Inter club Series is at Lytham on Thursday 4th May at 7.30pm.
Wesham had a great start to the season at Blackpool, but we need to keep the momentum going.
A map of the course is available here. Past results and current standings can be found on our Inter-club page. The buffet is at Fylde Rugby Club after the race.
The results of the first Summer Handicap race held on Monday 9th April are now available on our Handicap Race Page.
The opening Interclub fixture of the 2018 season is at Stanley Park, Blackpool, on Wednesday 4th April at 7pm. Full details about the series can be found on our interclub page. You must wear a vest or race tshirt in order to run at any interclub event. You can buy these from our club shop. To represent Wesham Road Runners you must be a member. Both first and second claim memberships are available online.
Congratulations to our couch 2 5k runners who completed Lytham parkrun this morning. Results are online on the parkrun website.
Would be great to welcome you all as new members.
Join online using the link on the right.
The Trail Race Championship has been updated online following the Warrington Trail 5 Mile. The next race is the Rivington 10 Trail Challenge on 8th April.
The last Sweatshop 10 was held on Sunday. This was David Waywell’s last race as a race director. Results can be found at online and race photos are avalible here on our website Dave has organised races for over 30 years, including many years as Race Director of the Wesham 10k.
Monday 12th March is our last Handicap Race on the winter route. If you are wishing to qualify for the Trophy Race in September this is your last chance on the winter route. Please refer here for full details.
Registration will be at the Club from 6.40 pm, with the start being as soon as possible after 7.00 pm, on Preston Street.