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
Race Reports Archive
An archive of all the race reports

It seems like the  Barlick Fell Runners name is cropping up everywhere and this time it is in a swimming event.  Mark Sandamas cannot run at the moment, but he can swim and he entered this event as a Barlicker.  Did pretty well too - 34th out of 148.  Full results and times are in the results section

Andrew Carson had a good run out yesterday in the Kelbrook race, but this did not impact on his performance today, in fact it was quite the reverse, as he finished 10th out of 1,142 finishers, setting himself a pb with a time of 38:56, this being the first time that he has recorded a sub 40 minute time. 

The race was won by Tim Ellis of Calder Valley in a time of 21:22.  He was followed home by Vet 40 Martyn Bell of Horwich and 3rd man home was Under 20 James Hall of Wharfedale.  Of the Barlickers, Lloyd Davies had a particularly good run and is now on the tail of some of his older contemporaries.  There was a good turnout of Barlickers who finished as follows:

6 Shaun Chew 22:48
13 Nick Treitl 23:43
16 Dan Taylor 24:01
21 Rob Weir 24:11
24 Lloyd Davies 24:46
27 Andy Berry 25:00
28 Andrew Carson 25:02
33 Luke Wallwork 25:43
54 Michael Thistlethwaite 28:40
62 Glenn Whittaker 29:22
65 Dave Halliday 29:24
78 James Fent 30:30
85 Mark Browne 30:56
88 Michael Alexander 32:18
90 Rachel Lowther 32:28
92 Richard Treitl 33:09

 

Rob Jebb won this race ahead of Mark Addison.  Richard Treitl finished in 215th place with a time of 1:22:29.  There were 256 finishers.

Three Barlick vests were on display for this race and all three appeared to be going well.  They finished as follows:

13 Dan Taylor 38:54
26 Andrew Carson 40:08
40 Derek Walkden 42:25

Full Results

Des Walkden achieved a new pb of 20:45, which he is quite pleased about, having run in the Burnley Lions 10K the previous evening.

The final results are now out and it turns out that Barlick Fell Runners finished in 13th place, ahead of many of the established clubs. 

Well done to all concerned, especially to Gary Bradley who stepped in at the very last minute to cover an illness.

14 Des Walkden 20.52

26 Chris Smedley 32:59

Those of us in our advancing years can remember when the present Cumbria was Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire.  Each one hosted at least one of the Lakes highest peaks.  This race visits each of the old counties and makes its way to the top of their respective peaks, Sca Fell Pike, Helvellyn and Coniston Old Man.  This involves a race distance of 37 miles and an ascent of over 10,000 ft.  Andy Hirst loves the Lake District and this sort of race. You have to run it in pairs and he normally teams up with Pete Jackson.  This year, Pete was injured and he therefore joined up Simon Franklin who had also lost his partner through injury.  Below is a link to Andy's account of the day.  For anyone who knows the Lake District, Andy's graphic descriptions take you round those fells and valleys and as you read through it, you realise the magnitude of the challenge that this race represents.

There is also a link to Simon's account who has written his it from the stand point of someone for whom this was his first experience of this race.

Andy's Report

Simon's Account

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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.