Roundups 2016

2016 - What a Year!

So what did we do this year? Well…You have raced 2K, 5K, 10K, 4 milers, 5 milers, 7 milers, 10 milers, half marathons, 20 milers and full marathons.
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'Tis the season to be jolly

There’s definitely a lot of Christmas spirit in the air. It’s been a week of challenge and festive fancy dress. Quite a few club members are ta
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The boys are back!

A quiet week for the ladies with just a couple of die-hard racers. This week we are mostly mad about the boys. Five Clayton men took to the hilly roads aro
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Glorious Mud

It’s that time of year again and early December means only one thing; cross country at the notoriously and gloriously muddy Marl Pits. This fixture b
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A hazy shade of winter

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey. You went for a run on a winter’s day! It’s been pretty chilly this week and getting colder. It&#
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Baby it's cold outside

Winter has come and it’s been a bit parky over the weekend. There were near Arctic conditions on Pendle for the Tour, and it was a bit nippy for runn
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Mud's up!

From stately homes to legs in a state, on road, trail, fell and the country, you’ve kept it going this week and heading toward… well that big e
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Winter is coming

The summer is well and truly behind us and the temperatures are beginning to plummet. There was even the first flurries of snow on the top of Pendle this w
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No tricks, just treats!

As we draw near the scary and spooky shenanigans associated with Halloween, one thing is clear; this has been a week of treats with no tricks in sight. You
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A quiet week

It’s been a fairly quiet week. With autumn well and truly upon us, the nights are beginning to draw in and the temperatures are dropping so there
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It's orange to the fore as the Autumn colours race in.

This week the Autumn action comes a variety of sources, from Lakeland mountains, Scottish Hills, the flatlands of Manchester and West Lancashire, and some
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Searching high and low

Even on a quiet week there is still plenty of action to report. Our junior runners are busy taking part in triathlons, representing their schools in cross
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Mud, Mountains and Marathons

Summer has gone and autumn is here once again and with it the start of the cross country season. You’ve been out in force at Astley Park in Chorley w
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Run on for a long time

Yes dear readers, it’s an action packed roundup once again! We’ve had Fell championships, road championships, marathons, half marathons, 10k a
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Pushing the limits

After a quiet week it’s been a full on weekend for Clayton-le-Moors Harriers. A resounding win for Danny Collinge at the Bury 10K, BOFRA racing succe
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In it to win it!

This week has been another action-packed one. There was the Great North Run where Mo Farah decided to enter along with nine of our club members (I bet he&#
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An epic week

There maybe a change in the air, the dark nights will soon be drawing in and the frenetic activity of summer is coming to an end. Well not for Clayton-le-M
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Mountains, Milestones and Man Flu!

What a week it’s been! At first glance it seemed like it was going to be a quiet one but nothing could be further from the truth. There have been eff
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Golf Balls, Mini Triathlons and 3 Peaks

Summer is beginning to come to a close and we will soon be turning our attention to long sleeves, long tights and dusting off the cross country spikes. But
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Going for gold

It may well have been super Saturday and Sunday at the Olympics but it was also a pretty awesome weekend for Clayton-le-Moor Harriers. Success galore for j
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We're all going on a runner holiday

Even the holidays are an opportunity to grab your running gear and get out there! As we move into late summer, we see the end in sight for summer series ra
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Racing into the holiday season

Schools out at last and the summer holidays have started in earnest, but there doesn’t appear to be much downtime amongst the Clayton clan, younger o
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Runaroundup!

This week you have been mostly keeping it local and lapping round. There’s been fell running around the reservoirs and monster bracken at Widdop,
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Climb Every Mountain

It’s been a week of mountains, uphills and downhills, trails and running festivals with a sprinkle of road running to make it a perfect mix! There’s a
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Barriers, Pikes, Lenches and Championships

Well no one is having any time off at the moment.  You have been thumping the tarmac in a range of 5K, 10K and half marathon distances with plenty of PBs
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Ultra races, ultra shoes, ultra turnouts

Wow! You have been out in huge numbers at the Witton Park Summer Trail Relays and the Trawden 7 Trail Race. We’ve had fastest legs, outright wins and
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Hit the trails

This week you have been kicking up the dust in huge numbers on the trails around Sabden, venturing further afield to events in Swansea, Donnington and the
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It's a proper Summer Sizzler!

As we approach the Summer Solstice and the country wrestles with whether it should be in or out, as per usual the Clayton athletes have very definitely bee
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Upwards and onwards

It’s been yet another action packed week for Clayton-le-Moors Harriers with road races, fell races, uphill races, half marathons, marathons, enduranc
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In the summertime

When the weather is hot you can reach right out and you will find Clayton-le-Moors Harriers racing all over the place. This week you have been hot footing
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Things are hotting up for Summer

It’s been an absolute bumper week of Clayton activity, with many of you taking advantage of the improving temperatures and weather over the Bank Holi
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The darling runs of May

At first glance this looked like a bit of a quiet week, but on closer inspection you have been out and about all over the place. Racing  in the BOFRA cham
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Everything is awesome...

…everything is cool when you’re part of a team! It’s been a week of making your presence felt in variety of events. You have been repr
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This club is on fire!

In case it escaped your notice, one of the local football teams has done rather well this season and it looks like some of that success is catching. We
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May the fourth be with you

It’s a tad early but who could resist when there are so many stellar performances to report on this week! There’s been great results at the cla
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Roadrunner, roadrunner...

… going faster miles an hour! With the most famous road race in the world dominating the back pages this weekend, it’s no surprise that this ha
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Go steep, go long, go orange

There might have been unseasonal snow this weekend, but that wasn’t enough to stop our hardy Clayton runners getting out and about to dust off their
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Uptown Top Ranking

A proud week for our club with team and individual awards galore at the Mid Lancs Cross Country presentation evening. PBs have been smashed and UK rankin
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Leaping Forward

The clocks have changed, the lighter nights are here and midweek races are back. Still at the mercy of the weather at times, our hardy Harriers have been r
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A Champion Weekend

Easter is here and you have been out on the hunt for championships, wins, great finishes and PBs all over the place. The Lancashire Fell Championships was
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Springing into action!

Spring is definitely in the air, I can hardly keep up with what you have all been up to this weekend with some great results on the fells, trail and roads
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March Hare-iers

As we head into March, it’s been a bumper weekend for our Harriers who have been out and about in large numbers all over the country this weekend, on
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Has Spring Sprung?

It may well be the start of meteorological spring but the weather has been a little confused and behind the times lately. On a somewhat snowy weekend at t
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Hitting the Mark

Another action packed roundup for you this week! A win at the Bolton Abbey Trail Half Marathon for Richard Stevenson, great placings for Chris Holdsworth a
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It's Character Building

Even with the most testing and extreme weather conditions you hardy Harriers have been out racing with gusto. There have been night time forays around the
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Up for a challenge

What an epic week it’s been! Whether you have been joining in with marathon challenges, tackling your first fell race or running much further than y
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Hot Toddies, Winter Warmers and Bog Trogging

Well the weather was wet and wild yet again but no problem for our hardy members. You have been out competing in the muddy parks, boggy moors, and up the k
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Chills and thrills

On yet another cold and stormy weekend you have all been out and about as ever. There was a good turnout of members at the Northern Cross Country Champion
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Triumphant torchlight and trails

Wow! Two wins in a week for Danny Collinge at the Torchlight 5K and also at the East Lancs Hospice 10K – he’s on fire at the moment. Large turn
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Snow holding us back!

Brrr…it’s been a chilly weekend with sub-zero temperatures and plenty of snow. Winter, it seems, is finally here. Not a problem for us –
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A Winning Start

What a great way to kick off 2016! Medals galore at the Lancashire Cross Country Championships from U11s to Vet runners. A great turnout of Clayton-le-Moo
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Despite widespread flooding and race cancellations all over the Christmas period, plenty of Clayton-le-Moors Harriers still managed to get
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