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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This is a seven and a half mile race over road, bridleway and footpaths with deceptive undulation and offering some fine view over Calderdale & Kirklees. Craig Shearer took part in what became a two horse race, with Craig being pipped at the post by Dom Carter of York Postal Harriers, but a good performance from Craig nevertheless.

2 Craig Shearer 46:17

165 finishers.

27 Jimmy Craig 3:32:47
35 Julian Hood 3:38:40
258 John Mason 4:35:10
285 Laura Craig 4:39:29
374 Hannah Newbold 4:55:35
515 Jacqueline Collins 5:28:12


25 Lucy Brown 22:03 PB
67 Anthony Brown 25:16

72 Raymond Banks 23:53
216 Stephen Jackson 28:10

Just one Barlicker this week at this race, but Lucy Brown put in a great performance to finish 2nd woman, 1st W40 and set herself a course PB into the bargain.

2 Lucy Brown 21:55 (1st W40)

We had three teams in these Relays, a family team, a mixed vet team and completely mixed age team.

The Craig team came 2nd family team and Jimmy Craig set the fastest lap time of the night.

Jimmy Craig 9:54, Hannha Newbold 13:24, Laura Craig 12:31.  Total 35:49

We also had the first mixed vets team.

Emma Pease 15:34, Andrew Smith 12:55, David Pease 11:44 Total 40:13

Finally, we had a mixed team including an ex Barlicker

Oscar Clayton13:08, Zach Beresford 14:02, Lucy Brown 13:08 Total 41:40

This will from from The Alma Inn.  Be there for a 7:00 pm start.

93 Sarah Allen 2:07:17
95 Michaela McKenzie 2:07:38

John Boothman completed his second marathon in a week and Raymond Banks put in a great performance in the V70-74 category.

This is John's account of his day.

It was very cold pre race but thankfully dry.  The cool temperature was a bonus once we got running. The pace was perfect and I was really enjoying the support along the route. As I rounded the corner to go over Tower Bridge, the crowd was massive and very loud.  Right in the middle of the bridge, with no warning, I felt a painful twang in my right calf and was immediately in pain and limping badly. I stopped and took some pain killers and applied some ibuprofen gel then set off at a very steady hop. The pain subsided once the meds took effect but I limped the rest of the way to the finish. Another amazing experience and great to have family support along the route although I think they worked harder than me battling the crowds. Then straight back to change and off to see ABBA Vantage which was amazing, then out for a meal. A full on day with family and friends.  What could be better? 

16869 John Boothman 3:50:23
25970 Raymond Banks 4:16:19


1 Jimmy Craig 16:24 PB
24 Hannah Newbold 22:28
45 Anthony Brown 24:31
50 Dave Halliday 24:43
105 Stephen Jackson 28:11

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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.