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

Another good turn out from the Barlickers and a third place for Jacqueline Collins.

4 Jonathan Cleaver 30:40
6 Ian Beresford 31:02
13 Andrew Collins 31:58
14 Stephen Shorrock 32:01
16 Alex Mason 32:06
32 Carl Pawson 34:11
33 Scott McCredie 34:13
46 James Austin 35:37
63 Shane Muller 36:40
66 Jacqueline Collins 36:50 (3rd lady, 2nd F35)
79 Andrew Smith 37:54
86 David Pease 38:06
87 Anthony Brown 38:08
120 Lucy Brown 40:37
125 Heather Driver 41:04
142 Hayley S Whitehead 42:33
143 Danny Butterworth 42:34
157 Tony Duffy 43:24
175 Emma Pease 44:13
178 Katie Towers 44:22
192 Helen Harrison 45:41
235 Diane Macdonald 49:49

The race was won by Sam Watson of Wharfedale, with Nick Treitl not far behind him in 2nd place.  Jack Villiers had a good run to finish in the top twenty and secure 2nd MU18, whilst Susan Hird was 2nd WV60

2 Nick Treitl 33:10
18 Jack Villiers 38:34 (2nd MU18)
84 Glenn Whittaker 45:31
172 Susan Hird 60:24 (2nd W60)

As the name suggests, this run takes place in the Howgills and as a result, there is some serious climbing involved in it in addition to the marathon distance.  It was therefore a great run by Ian Cox to come home in 7th place.

7 Ian Cocks 4:14:04

What an amazing run by Ian Livesey this weekend.  This race is 38 miles long with ascent of 1,100 ft and runs along the Six Dales Way.    The record for the event was 5 Hours and 44 minutes.  Ian felt a bit intimidated at the start, as he found himself standing next to the British 100K women's champion, but the Barlick spirit won through and not only did he win the race, but he also smashed the record, finishing in a time of 5 hours, 7 minutes.  

This is a really good fell race and not only that, it is local too.  The only one Barlicker to take part this year was Gary Bradley and he had a creditable performance finishing in 37th place out of 107.

37 Gary Bradley 2:54:09.

2 Alex Mason 18:08 New PB

19 Emma Bailey 20:18 New PB

21 Connor Fitzpatrick 23:56 New PB
30 George Fitzpatrick 24:55 New PB

48 Nick Treitl 1:01:15
99 Andy Berry 1:08:19
158 Emma Taylor 1:16:23 (36th lady)
183 Victoria Peel 1:20:41 (51st lady)
246 Richard Treitl 1:57:03

It was a lovely morning for this race which takes in Pikedaw, Malham Tarn, Goredale Scar & Janet's Foss.  It great run by Tim Chadwick saw him come home in 2nd place.

2 Tim Chadwick 1:37:20


On an evening where the conditions were almost perfect, a record number of 256 runners turned up for this popular race, which follows the lanes and tracks from Earby to the summit of Pinhaw and back.  There were some notable performances all round.  The race winner was Ben Fish.  Not only did he win, but he won with a comfortable gap over the second place runner Jonathan Cleaver.  At the finish he looked strong and could probably have recorded an even faster time, if he had been under pressure.  Third finisher was the talented young runner from Keighley & Craven, Eric Beaumont. He was the first of four under 18 men in the top twenty and this bodes well for the future of the sport. 

The ladies' race was dominated by Barlick.  First home was W35 Jacqueline Collins, but quite amazingly the second home was the talented young runner Lucille Pickles who was shepherded into the funnel by the third Barlick lady, Rachel Villiers.

Fell running is not all about winning and for many, it is a personal challenge.  In that respect, it was great to see old friends who always seem to have been a part of the fell running scene, in this race,  such as Karen Goss of Clayton, who romped home to take the W70 prize.

The men's team prize went to Barlick Fell Runners, made up of Jonathan Cleaver, Jack Villiers and David Poole.

The ladies's team prize also went to Barlick of Jacqueline Collins, Lucille Pickles and Rachel Villiers.

It was cold, wet and windy for this 2nd race in the Hollingworth series.

8 Alex Mason : 17.56 (2nd U23)
28 Emma Bailey : 20:39 PB (3rd lady, 1stW40)
53 Cloey Mason : 23:42 2nd W45

116 Runners

69 Lucy Brown 1:05:03 (7th lady)

Tim Chadwick, Zak Kaye and Ian Livesey (Livers) took the trip to the lakes for this race, which is just under 8 miles and ascent of around 3500ft, taking in Coniston Old Man.  It was a cracking day for a fell race, and clear skies ensured everyone had great views at the top, which were well earned after the lung busting first climb to check point one.

The race always attracts a quality field, yet this did not stop Ian Holmes, the grand old man of fell running, from coming 2nd. This year, the race was part of the Lakes Grand Prix, so increased runners meant that Tim went from 34th last last year to 54th, despite the fact that he was four mins quicker than in 2018. He was just four seconds off his target, 

Livers had a casual run out, saying that he was only running to accompany Zak. He came home in at 117th position, having departed ways with Zak a few miles in.

As for Zak, he never mentioned to his companions that he had taken part in the Three Peaks Race last week and not only that, he raced in the mid-week Lothersdale race. Given all of that, he finished in very respectable place of 174.

54 Tim Chadwick 1:30:04
117 Ian Livesey 1:40:07
174 Zac Kaye 1:47:36

312 finishers.

A good turnout of Barlickers in this race, led home by Jonathan Cleaver in third place.  This, together with Stephen Shorrocks (7th) and Andy Berry (12th) was enough to earn the team prize for the Barlick men.  A good run too for Alex Mason who finished 14th overall and 1st junior male.

3 Jonathan Cleaver 39:41
7 Stephen Shorrock 41:05 (3rd MV40)
12 Andy Berry 41:51
14 Alex Mason 42:40 (1st MJ)
29 Christopher Smale 44:43 (2nd M55)
31 Steven Roberts 44:55
43 James Austin 46:11
56 Shane Muller 47:30
73 Andrew Smith 49:18
75 John Boothman 49:37
80 Anthony Brown 50:32
114 Heather Driver 54:11
127 Danny Butterworth 56:17
144 Hannah Watson 57:50
150 Karen Lemon 58:32
184 Nicola Muller 1:03:05
209 Susan Hird 1:07:45 (3rd F60)
223 Richard Treitl 1:10:49

It was good to see so many Barlick vests out in this local race with Andy Collins starting to regain some of his old form and lead everyone home.  His wife also had a good run to finish 2nd lady.  Zac Kaye, John Boothman and Andrew Smith put in surprisingly good performances to say that they had taken part in the Three Peaks race at the weekend.

8 Andrew Collins 25:12
10 Tim Chadwick 26:00
11 Alex Mason 26:01 (M16)
12 Stuart Heaviside 26:18
16 Ben Whitehead 27:09
31 Jacqueline Collins 29:57 (2nd lady, 1st F35)
32 Shane Muller 29:59
33 Zac Kaye 30:09
43 John Boothman 31:11
45 Anthony Brown 31:23
47 David Pease 31:54
49 David Halliday 31:58
54 Glenn Whittaker 32:30
74 Cloey Mason 35:49
75 Emma Pease 35:50
76 Andrew Smith 35:52
97 Megan Warwick 41:41
106 Richard Treitl :43:47
110 Kristian Clayton 51:35

4 Lucas Payne 19:32

11 Emma Bailey 21:12
138 Abigail Park 30:27

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