Rochdale 10km

  • By Paul Stephens
  • 06 Jul, 2016
The club road race championships reached the half way point last night (5th) at the Rochdale 10km, as 14 of our members took to the undulating hills of Rochdale. Six of of runners made it inside the top 20, with Adam and Billy the highest finishers in second and third respectively. 

The results + current standings in the road race champs are now online. 

The next race is the Sale Sizzler on July 28th. 

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By Paul Stephens 15 Nov, 2017
How to book tickets coming soon. 
By Paul Stephens 31 Oct, 2017
The club's AGM took place on 30 October 2017 at our HQ at the Bluebell Hotel.

Election of Officers
President - Stan Curran
General Secretary - Paul Birkett
Treasurer - Matt Dickinson
Membership Secretary - Hilary Towell
Welfare Officer - Ruth Bardsley
Assistant Welfare Officer - Dave Hudson
Team Manager (Men) - Sean Cordell
AssistantTeam Manager (Mens) -Phil West
Team Manager (Ladies) - Becki Robinson
Assistant Team Manager (Ladies) - Stan Curran
Vets Secretary (Mens and Ladies) - Gary Thomason
Road Secretary - Paul Stephens
XC Secretary - Pete Budd
Club Captain (Mens) - Joe Bailey
Club Captain (Ladies) - Hayley Kuter
Coaching Coordinator - Paul Birkett
Club Kit - Roe Bowness
Auditor - John Dawson
Historian - Roy Proffit
Web Administrator - Paul Stephens
Social Secretary - Tommy Temple
Junior Team Manager - Duncan Mason
Junior Team Secretary - Jackie Mason

Simon Bruton stepped down as Treasurer after a number of years in the role and was thanked for his contribution to the club.
By Paul Stephens 08 Sep, 2017
By Paul Stephens 26 Jul, 2017
MACCL - October 14th @ Heaton Park
XC Relays - October 21st @ Meadowhead School, Sheffield
Vets XC Relays - October 28th @ Long Eaton
MACCL - November 11th @  Boggart Hole Clough
MACCL - December 2nd @ University Playing Fields
Counties - January 6th @ Heaton Park (GM)
MACCL - January 13th @ Woodbank Park
Northern XC Champs - January 27th @ Harewood House, Leeds
MACCL - February 10th @ Wythenshawe Park
National XC Champs - February 24th @ Parliament Hill, London
By Paul Stephens 05 Jul, 2017
The club champs reached the 5th round at the Rochdale 10km on Tuesday (4th) with 24 of our runners taking part. Leading from the start was Joe Bailey who won the event overall in just over 33 mins. The first lady across the line was Hayley Kuter in 37:23. The results are up now and photos will follow.

The next race in the club champs is the Sale Sizzer on July 20th. 
By Paul Stephens 12 Feb, 2017
A strong performance from all our our ladies in Stockport meant they walked away with the team prize on the day as well as the overall series women's title and a promotion to division 1. 

Ruth Jones also continued her fine XC form with a strong third place which secured her own individual series XC title to go alongside the team prize. 
By Paul Stephens 08 Jan, 2017
Both of our men's teams retained their county XC titles on Saturday (7th) which took place in  Woodbank Park and Witton Park.

Our senior lades team of Becki Robinson, Sarah Carroll and Ambi Swindells came away with an impressive silver medal and Carl Hardman front ran throughout and won the men's race by 2 seconds. 

Over in Lancashire, we finished with 4 runners in the top 10 and a determined finish from John Lloyd meant that we won Gold by 2 points. 

Our junior runs also continued their fine form and won a number of medals across the age categories with the highlight being Sam Hopkins winning the U13 boys race. 

Across the age categories we won 3x Gold, 3x Silver and 1x Bronze. 
 
By Paul Stephens 05 Dec, 2016
Entries are now open for the Salford 10km which is taking place on 14 April 2017. Entries can be made here
By Paul Stephens 20 Nov, 2016
The golden year continued this weekend as our Men's vet35 team took gold at the British Masters Cross Country Relays in Long Eaton. The team featured Stuart Robinson, Chris Tully, Richard Brook, Glyn Billington and Billy McCartney (pictured with Vets Manager Garry Thomason) finished 40 seconds clear of Leicester followed by Rotherham a further 9 seconds back. With three other top10 finishes in the other categories it was a good afternoon on the country for our Vets teams. 

Saturday also saw a 1-2 finish at the SELCC XC race in Heaton Park. Joe Bailey pulled away over the final lap from Will Beauchamp (picture below). Sarah Carroll also ran a good race to finish in 14th in the Women's race.

The winning continued on sunday as Gary Priestley finished 1st at the RunTatton half marathon. Bruno Lima came 3rd in the 10km. 
By Paul Stephens 13 Nov, 2016
Stuart continued his fine 2016 form and finished 12th at the IAU 50km World Championships in Doha on Friday (11th). Stuart's time of 3:13 ensured that the Men's team walked away with the Silver medal at the event.  
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