Membership fees

Despite the name, the club participates in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road and welcomes applications from runners of all abilities to join us. If you are not sure if the club is for you, why not come to one of our training sessions or one of our regular pub runs. You will be under no obligation to join, but you will get a feel for the club and a better idea if the club is for you. You can merely turn up to a training session unannounced, but it would be better if you contacted our club secretary first (details on the contacts page) and let him know that you will be coming and he will make sure that whoever is leading the group will look out for you. If you are an absolute beginner to running, you too are most welcome to join us in one of our sessions, but please contact our secretary first and he will make sure that you will have a programme with which you are comfortable. Membership fees for the club are as follows:
  • Seniors
  • For members over the age of 18
  • £10/year
  • For runners of all abilities over the age of 18
  • For runners participating in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road running
  • Regular training and coaching sessions provided
  • Apply
  • Juniors
  • For members under the age of 18
  • FREE
  • For runners of all abilities under the age of 18.
  • Regular (weekly) training sessions led by experienced runners/coaches
  • Advice about how to train properly so juniors can develop as athletes
  • Apply
  • Non-runners
  • For non-running members
  • £5/year
  • For supporters of the club and club members
  • Support the club and all the senior and junior runners
  • Apply
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Race Reports Archive
An archive of all the race reports

Lee Parrington is one of our runners based in Carnforth and he made the shortish trip to Birkrigg in the South Lakes, for this Kendal Winter League Race. These races are similar to those organised by BOFRA in the summer and are often straightforward out and back races.  This one was straight to the trig  and back.  Former British Champ Tom Addison led the field home in 19.59. Lee had a good solid run finishing 9th in a time of 22.36.

This is a 6K run, a 16K Mountain Bike and then another 6K run.  Three Barlickers took part.

Pos Name Run 1 Bike Run 2 Finish
13 David Poole 29:07 1:20:22 30:45 1:51:06
15 Andy Berry 25:56 1:23:42 28:34 1:52:15
66 Tim Pigott 33:30 1:54:22 39:31 2:33:43

Matt Lalor was our sole representative in this race and won it by just under a minute.  The race is a partially marked, part navigation event.

576 Michael Alexander 1:10:55
DNF Marc Hartley

2 James TINGLE 18:35 
5 Ian COCK 19:37
42 James MACDONALD 23:21
140 Harley TREITL 28:25
222 Joanne MAURIZI 31:56 New PB

3 Lee EDWARDS 18:41 New PB
11 Michael ALEXANDER 20:59 New PB 
17 Lorraine SLATER 21:27
19 John BOOTHMAN 21:38 
31 Emma BAILEY 22:28
50 Aaron SLATER 24:15
53 Rachel LOWTHER 24:33
71 Jenna BOOTHMAN 26:20
72 Laura CRIAG 26:20
112 Sharon NEWBOLD 29:25
116 Susan HIRD 29:56
128 Graham WADSWORTH 31:31
129 Lucille PICKLES 31:33 New PB
145 Chloe BOOTHMAN 33:53 New PB
146 Angela BOOTHMAN 33:57
148 Joanne SADOWSKY 34:05
163 Sara ALEXANDER 38:15

Chris Singleton last year stepped up to the Ultra distances and did so with distinction winning 2 races, the first being his 1st ever ultra outing at Howarth Hobble. As well as competing on the road where he set the club record for the marathon and cross country, picking up his first Lancashire vest, he has added an England vest to his collection. He has been called up to run in the Anglo Celtic Plate, which is a race run over either 50k or 100k. It's a great achievement and well deserved for his hard work and dedication to his sport. It's even more impressive when you realise he has 3 young children, as well as having a very good athlete for a wife in Christina Singleton who runs for Trawden AC.

Good runs today from Daniel Balshaw to finish in 5th position and to lead the Barlickers home and from Hannah Newbold to finish 1st U18 girl. She was also 1st Under 23 woman.  Full Barlick positions are:

5  Daniel Balshaw 36:30
11 Andy Berry 37:40
17 Andrew Chew 38:28
35 Andrew Driver 41:07
40 Des Walkden 42:28
59 John Boothman 44:29
78 Mark Lovesey 45:45
107 Richard Starkie 47:36
132 Hannah Newbold 49:04 (1st FU18)
186 Peter Willkinson 52:54

424 finishers

Sam Wadsworth was our only representative in this race and he reported on it as follows:

In a bid to find a race this weekend, I ventured to Skelmersdale for the Ashurst Beacon Fell Race.  It's an out and back race which starts at the top of the main hill, drops down into a valley, climbs up the other side before looping back and finishing with a long climb (just where you need it the least). The race starts on  a steep road descent and Southport's Ben Johnson, looking like a  Lancashire version of Tom Adams, set off at a blistering pace making it seem like the result was a foregone conclusion.  Halfway down the hill, the race switches onto tracks and other than some very muddy fields remained on these throughout.  Fearing that I'd failed to leave enough in the tank for the climb at the end, I was worried about loosing positions towards the end as I could hear someone chasing me most of the way round.  Luckily I managed to hold off the runner, who also struggled with the final climb and finished in 6th.   Ben Johnson took first place, through on speaking to him afterwards, his win was not quite as comfortable or assured as it may have initially appeared, having lost the lead part of the way round.

The race was very well organised and marshalled with the results printed off before some people had managed to get served at the bar, (the bar service was a little slow tho).  Really stiff legs caused by the steep road decent  makes it difficult to recommend an ideal shoe but Mudclaws are definitely not the way forward should anyone chose to do this race next year.

8 Nicolas KENDALL 20:12
12 Ben HOYLE 20:46 New PB
16 John BOOTHMAN 21:19 
78 Heather DRIVER 25:10
114 Laura CRAIG 26:54
147 Jenna BOOTHMAN 28:22
171 Harry CARPENDALE 29:34
187 Graham WADSWORTH 30:37 New PB 
232 Lily PICKLES 33:38 
234 Annabelle HOYLE 33:57 
268 Gaynor MASON 37:38
298 Abigail WHIPP 41:50 

24 Emma BAILEY 22:16
52 Lee EDWARDS 24:25
140 Lucille PICKLES 32:14
141 Clover EDWARDS 32:14
142 Susan HIRD 32:17
146 Joanne MAURIZI 32:36 New PB

This was the 50th Park Run for Clover Edwards - a pretty good achievement for a 9 year old.

Because of the weather, this year the race was run over The Stoop course.

The winner was Tom Adams in 31:14.  Sam Wadsworth, on his first solo run out for quite some time finished just outside the top ten and Andy Berry also had a good run, despite his cracking run in the cross country yesterday, finished just outside the top twenty.

11 Sam Wadsworth 36:19
23 Andy Berry 37:40
91 John Boothman 43:25

U8 Girls

6 Chloe Boothman 3:28

U12 Girls

11 Jenna Boothman 16:32

 

It was good to see some of our new youngsters out in these races.  For many, this was their first taste of racing and they can only get better.  Great performance from Eliot Phillps to finish in 9th place and lead the U11 boys team home.

It was a great performance too from our ladies.  New Barlicker Kelly Whiteside was leading them round with Jen Hird not far behind and Lorraine Slater not far behind those leading two.  However, showing some of that great Slater determination, Lorraine fought her way in front of the other two to lead them home and those three finished as a real team pack in consecutive positions, finishing third team out of all the divisions, but first in Division Three, ensuring promotion next season. 

We had out a bit of a depleted men's team, but those who turned out did the business, finishing first team in Division Two and thus ensuring  promotion  next year to division one.The B team also did well, and are now leading Division Four.  The vets team are currently second in Division Four.

Senior Men

6 Marc Hartley 37:53
7 Chris Singleton 38:12
12 Andy Berry 39:15
49 Andrew Chew 43:07
53 Charlie Murgatroyd 43:22
69 Chris Smale 44:37
71 Lee Edwards 44:57
81 Derek Walkden 45:20
83 Gary Bradley 45:29
84 Pete Beresford 45:30
105 Andrew Carson 47:04
138 Scott McCredie 50:32
189 Richard Starkie 55:55
206 Richard Treitl 1:05:23

Senior Women

15 Lorraine Slater 28:04
16 Kelly Whiteseide 28:07
17 Jen Hird 28:11
20 Leanne Dinsdale 29:04
26 Paula Cullen 31:03
31 Hannah Newbold 31:47
42 Emma Bailey 32:45

U13 Girls

31 Tegan Judson 13:38

U13 Boys

37 Aaron Slater  15:03

U11 Girls

37 Jenna Boothman 10:57
54 Ellie Honeyman 12:17
58 Eva Lunney 12:12
59 Clover Edwards 13:23

U11 Boys

9 Eliot Phillips 9:00
17 Harley Treitl 9:13
34 Connor Fitzpatrick 10:12
43 Arran Byme 11:15
46 Harry Carpendale 11:3
47 Logan McCredie

1 Matthew LALOR 16:50
7 Ian COCK 20:06

13 John BOOTHMAN 21:31
26 Mark LOVESEY 23:02
29 Craig CHILD 23:10 New PB
49 Danny BUTTERWORTH 24:28 New PB
68 Laura CRAIG 26:51
84 Karen NAYLOR  28:26 New PB
85 James STEAD 28:27
98 Susan HIRD 30:09
103 Graham WADSWORTH 30:42
104 Sharon NEWBOLD 30:46
143 Gaynor MASON 37:14
144 Lorraine BROADHURST 37:22
150 Abigail WHIPP 40:23

There has been an overwhelming demand for our Junior training evenings to the point where we cannot cope with any more children.   Please therefore DO NOT send your child to training unless their name appears on this list.

The evening has been split into four groups which will be led by the following people:

  1. Nick Treitl
  2. Sarah Tipler
  3. Andy Berry
  4. Stephen Chew

If your child is not on the above list and you feel that they should be, please contact Nick Treitl or Stephen Chew to discuss it further.

John Boothman (who else?) was out racing today and he had a pretty decent run, finishing 112th in 43:50.  Another Barlick vest was spotted at the race, but at this stage, not sure who is was.  Further details follow.

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