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

Sorry, but due to the Covid 19 outbreak, this event has been cancelled.


This race was first run in 1981 and the course was designed by Peter Jebb, who together with his wife Anne, organised the Buckden Fell Race for 20 years. Peter was asked to organise a race by the Buckden Gala committee after winning the Fellsman Hike in 1981. In 1987, Peter altered the route to make the race more interesting and tougher. The course has remained the same ever since and this was the course on which the records were set.

Records: 1988 Colin Donnelly 30:51 / 1993 Carol Greenwood 36:32

This is a category A race and if warranted by the weather conditions, you will be required to carry full body cover. The decision will be made by the race organiser on the day and will be final. If you have no kit, you will not be allowed to race, so please come prepared.

Parking in Buckden is very restricted.  There will be a special car park for fell runners and their supporters, so please do not obstruct the lanes in and around the village, but use the specially designated car park, for which there will be a small charge.  This will be on the road to Hubberholme.  The charge will be £3.00 and will go towards enhancing the income from the gala.

The race starts at 2:30 pm

Buckden Pike Race Details

Entry Form

Race Map

Roll of Honour

The Story of Buckden Pike Memorial Cross


2011 2001 1991 1981
2012 2002 1992 1982
2013 2003 1993 1983
2014 2004 1994 1984
2015 2005 1995 1985
2016 2006 1996 1986
2017 2007 1997 1987
2018 2008 1998 1988
2019 2009 1999 1989
  2010 2000 1990

Club Vests

These are available from Pete Bland Sports and can only be bought online.  The club no longer keeps a stock of vests.  They cost £22.50 and £20 for a junior vest.  The links are as follows:




Other Branded Club Kit




These are some of the items of kit branded with the club colours and logo which are available to purchase by club members and supporters.  They include, training jersey, training top core, casual hoody, training rain jacket, training pants, training bag and backpack. These quality Puma products can be ordered online from:

Puma Teamwear

Barlick had three teams in these relays.  Two conventional teams and what was supposed to be a family team, but it was registered as a mixed team.  The details are:

A Team Pos    Time
Andy Berry 17 11:24
Michael Keegan     21 11:16
Rob Weir 21






B Team Pos    Time
Simon Kelly 33 11:51
Andrew Carson      22 11:16
Scott Baistow 25 12:01


Mixed Team         Pos    Time
Sam Wadsworth 13 10:34
Fiona Brotherton 75 19:52
Sam Wadsworth 61 10:26

In 1999, on the old course, Sam Wadsworth won the egg stage in 3:26, only 4 seconds outside the record. Inspired by memories of former glories, he started at a furious pace, hoping that once more, he might do well in this part of the race. Going up the hill, he was second behind Tom Adams of Ilkley, but from there on, his advancing years and lack of training gradually took their toll. The mad dash at the start took too much out of him and his overall race time was down. However, further down the field, Fiona Brotherton continues to improve with each race.

49 Sam Wadsworth 18:43
308 Fiona Brotherton 34:31

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 16:22

About Us

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The club was formed in December 2012 as a fell running club, but now also competes successfully in all running disciplines - Road, Cross Country, Fell and Trail. There is a strong spirit of inclusiveness and friendship within the club.

The club welcomes new members. You do not have to be a top runner to join the club. The existing membership covers a whole range of abilities, from those who like to compete at the top level, those who merely like to enjoy the experience of running, to those who are completely new to the sport.

So, whatever your level, you will always find a place in the club, whether it is going out with others of similar ability or joining one of our many training sessions, if you want to push your running to a higher level. And you will always find members in the club who will be happy to pass on their knowledge or offer you advice.

In addition, the club now has a large junior section which encourages participation in the sport by youngsters. You will find details of our junior activities in the Junior Web Site.

If you are interested in the joining the club, you will find an application form on our Membership Page.



Another week - another triathlon. This week four members had a go. They finisheded as follows: 

10 Chris Smedley 1:16:18 
11 Mark Sandamas 1:16:25 
76 Sam Berry 1:33:52 
92 Des Walkden 1:37:14

Three Barlickers went down to London for this event: 

Ian Livesey 3:15:47 
John Boothman 3:28:45 
Martin Carson 4:15:04

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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.