Wesham Road Runners parkrun volunteer takeover is this Saturday. Check the volunteer roster on the parkrun website. If you have volunteered please be at the café for 8.30.
The first race of the new handicap series will take place on Monday 9 October on our 2 lap, 4 mile, winter course.
The race will be organised by Diane Blagden and Ryan Azzopardi, as always registration will be at the Club from approx 6.40 pm with the race starting as soon after 7.00 pm as possible; once all the runners have gathered at the starting point on Preston Street.
Due to the cancellation of the Race To Remember, Scorton, the Witton parkrun has been added to the championship on Sat 11th November. There are only 2 fixtures left in the championship. Trail race Championship.
It was a big week for Wesham and the local clubs with the final of the Inter Club Grand Prix on Wednesday evening and the Lancashire Road Relays in Blackpool’s Stanley Park on Saturday.
Red Rose hosted the final Inter Club race of the year as usual in Worden Park in Leyland. Rob Danson was straightaway the leader for Wesham with already a big lead after 400m and he won the 4-mile 3-lap course in 22:50 with a 1min 39sec advantage. James Mulvany was 8th in 25:55 with Lee Barlow making a big finish with 26:16 for 13th place. David Taylor came in 21st in 26:47 with Steve Myerscough and Garry Barnett together in 26th and 27th with 27:12 and 27:13. Mark Belfield finished 36th in 27:43; Paul Gregory 43rd with 28:02; Arran Galvin 56th in 28:53; and Carl Groome bringing in Stuart Topping as the pair finished 62nd and 63rd in 29:04 and 29:05. A gallant effort but the Wesham men secured 2nd team and 2nd for the series, a good result.
Last Inter-club fixture of the season is on Wednesday 6th September at Worden Park at 7.00 Let’s finish the season in style. See Interclub results here.
Well done to John Collier 1st Place M60 in the Inter Club Fell Series 2017. The club came 4th overall in the team event. Check the full results here, Inter-club fell results.