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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The weather did ease slightly for this race, which is a nice run that is part road and park paths.  This was not a day for a PB, but our sole representative was happy enough with his run.

51 John Boothman 42:32

292 finishers.

The team prize was won by Trawden.

A boggy day out for everyone who took part in this race.  The winner was Sam Watson of Wharfedale.

6 Jimmy Craig

2 Andy BERRY 20:57
4 Derek WALKDEN 22:56 New PB
5 John BOOTHMAN 23:51
29 Richard STARKIE 27:20 New PB
52 Lucy BERESFORD 31:40
57 James STEAD 32:32

18 James FENT 21:38 New PB
141 Charlotte PERRY 34:13

This was a new venue for this league and was more cross country than fell.

6 Jimmy Craig 25:33

The race was won by Tom Adams of Ilkley Harriers in 43:50.  First lady was Helen Glover of Keighley & Craven who finished 33rd overall in 52:46.

Out representing Barlick today were new members Julian Hood, living fell running legend, Jean Rawlinson and Gary Parkinson.

The Barlickers were led home by Julian Hood who finished in 12th place, followed by Sam Wadsworth in 24th place.

Times and positions of all Barlickers were as follows:

12 Julian Hood 49:28
24 Sam Wadsworth 51:59
130 Andrew Driver 60:43
155 John Boothman 62:25
175 Scott Baistow 64:19
362 Gary Parkinson 78:45
374 Jean Rawlinson 80:13
397 Richard Treitl 85:09

1 Nick TREITL 19:51
2 Rob WEIR Time not known.
5 Andy BERRY 20:54
8 Dan TAYLOR 22:18
12 Derek WALKDEN 23:13
14 John BOOTHMAN 23:52
16 James FENT 25:37
31 Richard STARKIE 27:37

134 Graham WADSWORTH 37:26
139 Patricia WADSWORTH 38:29

John Boothman was our only representative in this race, but he was rewarded with a chip time of 42:00 which is new PB.

102 John Boothman 42:00

453 finishers.

A bit of a disappointing turn out for this race in that there were nearly as many supporters as runners.. Luckily, we had just enough to make a team.  As you would expect, the conditions were muddy and the going was tough, but everyone knuckled down and put on a good show and everyone looked to be going well.

Nick Treitl, running in spikes, admits that he might have gone off a bit too fast and on the first lap he was in 13th place overall and he lost an odd place or two in what seemed like never ending laps of the course, but he still finished in a very creditable 16th position..  The Barlick finishing order and times were:

16 Nick Treitl 32:46
42 Rob Weir 35:23
54 Dan Taylor 36:47
90 Des Walkden 39:09
114 James Fent 42:01
129 Scott Baistow 43:20

Barlick were 10th team out of all four divisions and thanks to the tremendous effort put in by every one who took part, scored the maximum ten points from this event.  Barlick are leading the table, with 31 points from four races, but we can be beaten by other teams if they accrue enough points in the last two races.  It is therefore all to play for. 

Full League Table

5 John BOOTHMAN 23:29
56 Angela BOOTHMAN 37:10

Jack Wright of Ambleside won this race in 29:27,  ahead of Mark McGoldrick of Wharfedale.

8  James Craig 31:46

196 finishers.

44 Jenna BOOTHMAN (Junior) 41:15

27 Nick Treitl 35:57
50 Rob Weir 38:48

123 finishers

15 Des WALKDEN 21:11

1 Lucas PAYNE 19:53
8 John BOOTHMAN 24:22
17 Richard STARKIE 27:42 New PB
24 Mark Browne 28:48

About us

The main aims of the club are to increase the participation of running in Barnoldswick and to keep organised running as accessible as possible.