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Website Maintenance

There there will an extended delay in updates and news as the site is currently undergoing maintenance and an upgrade. Please see the Preston Harriers Facebook page in the meantime for news and updates.

Last Updated (Thursday, 23 July 2015 21:14)


2015 T&F Club Championships

Club Champs entry forms now available, download here

Last Updated (Thursday, 23 July 2015 21:05)


Marshalling Request!

Can you be there ? ? ?
The race starts at 2.00pm from the show field.
If you can help please let me know.
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We need you
* in the field
* on the fell
* on 2 road crossings.



Windermere Triathlon - Sunday 5th July 2015

2015 Harriers and friends at Windermere Tri 5.7.15It was the Windermere Triathlon on Sunday with a strong Harriers entry, underlining the growing interest in triathlon within the club. Kevin Hunt led the Harriers charge home with a very impressive 2:39:09 for the tough but scenic event which combines a  1500m swim, 43k Bike and 10k run.  Next to finish, under a minute behind, was the ever impressive  Nichola Jackson in 2:39:53 with Stephen Needham (2:56:19) William Johnstone (2:59:52) Steve Townhill (3:00:57) Chris Wales (3:09:02) and Michael Brennand ( 3:17:01) all rising to the lakeland challenge.

Last Updated (Sunday, 12 July 2015 08:34)


Lostock Hall Carnival 5k road race - Saturday 4th July 2015

Saturday 4th July saw a new race on the Harriers calendar with the inaugural running of the Lostock Hall Carnival 5k. The course was billed as fast and flat and as it was held on closed roads just before the carnival procession, there was a large crowd to cheer the runners on. David Rigby promised to put in a fast time to mark the race’s debut and duly delivered, winning in 15:24 with fellow Harriers Andy Benson ( 16:23) and Jason Parker (16:47) rounding out the top three. David Cairns (18:42) David Watson ( 18:54) Stephen Bonsu ( 19:19) Russell Codd (19:32) and Lewis Darwen (20:39) also performed strongly for the men’s team.  Helen Boyer continued a strong run of recent performances, being first Harrier lady home with a new PB of 26:56 with Adela Nuttall ( 27:59) and Sue Wickham (30:52) completing the Proud Harriers team.


Heptonstall Fell Race - Saturday 4th July 2015

The Heptonstall fell race is part of a traditional village festival. The route from the hilltop village plunges deep into a neighbouring valley before a climb up and the route covers a varied mix of terrain over its 9.5k. Sam Swindells was a good 29th in 61.40 and Ambi Tipping 8th lady overall in 73.00.


Penny Lane 10k – Sunday 28th June 2015

2015 Harriers after the Penny Lane 10kA good turnout of Harriers made the trip to Liverpool to return to what, in a short time, has become a favourite race. The event is almost a complete out and back course on Otterspool Promenade alongside the River Mersey waterfront. However, a strong headwind coming straight down the River for the return to the Police Club on Riversdale Road saw runners having to work so hard that their pace was almost impossible to maintain.
However, there was a PB in great style for Helen Boyer in 55.27 and there were some other fine efforts too. Relative newcomer Andrew Benson finished 5th in 35.13. Packing in not far behind were Richard Smith (20th – 37.44), Sam Swindells (23rd – 38.29) and Neil McDonald (38th – 39.48)
First lady home for Harriers was Nichola Jackson (3rd lady in 39.57) and pushing hard were Andy Grimshaw (40.22), Russell Codd (41.19), and Andy Acklam (41.59.) Alan Appleby was delighted to finish 1st vet 65 in 42.53, and he was matched almost all the way by Stephen Bonsu (42.53.) Completing the turn-out were Michael Brennand (46.59), Steven Jackson (50.28), Karlyn Forrest (54.15), Mel Haworth (58.45), Adela Nuttall (59.22), Sue Wickham (62.41), Kari Edwards (68.08)

Last Updated (Sunday, 05 July 2015 07:13)


Witton Park Trail Relays – Thursday 25th June 2015

2015 Harriers Ladies Team at Witton Park - Ambi Tipping, Jenny  Parker and Charlotte RawcliffeThe Blackburn Harriers-hosted Witton Park trail relays saw some competitive running on a still and dry evening. The race is of three legs, each of 3.65k run over a hilly and undulating course, with scope for some fast descents. Handovers took place in front of an appreciative crowd and the Preston Harriers ladies team finished third ladies team on the night. Ambi Tipping led off, with Jenny Parker on leg 2. Charlotte Rawcliffe ran a great third leg despite a heavy cold and held the team’s placing.

Last Updated (Sunday, 05 July 2015 07:12)


Trail Running Sessions

Tuesday Evenings – Summer - Start Time 6:45pm
Distance – upto around 6 miles depending on weather/terrain etc
Session for all abilities and nobody will get left behind or lost. Routes will be low level, not fell runs.
Be warned it may be muddy. So you may want to bring a change of shoes or extra clothes to drive home or for the (optional) call at the pub.

7 White Coppice
14 Longridge Fell Quarry CP
21 Abbey Village
28 Fell Foot, Chipping
4 Nick of Pendle
11 White Coppice
18 Brinscall Baths
25 Hurst Green
1 Abbey Village
8 Fell Foot, Chipping
15 Tockholes

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Interclub Update...

The next interclub is hosted by Thornton Cleveleys on Tuesday 30th June at 7.30pm prompt from Anchorsholme Prom. Parking at Queen's Promenade (free!) - please run!

Last Updated (Monday, 29 June 2015 18:52)



Preston Harriers race, The Lostock Hall Carnival 5k is on Saturday 4th July at 12:45pm (not too early!) We need marshalls, anybody happy to spare a bit of time after parkrun or otherwise would be greatly appreciated, please email Neil McDonald This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you can help.

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200 Club Winners

1st - Rob Gillies

2nd - Angela Bradshaw

3rd - John Rawcliffe