News Archive 2014

English (Warrington) Half Marathon - Recce Runs

In the build-up to the English Half Marathon which is on 21st September we are going to have 2 club recce runs of the course.
Recce #1 Sat 30th August, 10:00am (after the Warrington Parkrun)
Recce #2 Sun 7th September, 9:00am

Meet in Victoria Park car park. The runs will be done in pace groups (similar to our Tuesday club runs). You can choose whether to run the full course or use a cut-off. See two suggestions below which when combined reduce the route to about 8.5miles.

June 2014 - Warrington 10K Race

This race is our club's main source of income. We need club member's support by marshalling on the night and helping in the preparation.

WRR Weekend Away - 13th to 15th June 2014

The WRR trip to Wales is set and fully booked-up now. Gill may be operating a waiting list in case of any drop outs, see her at training or contact her on facebook for more details.

April WRR Night Out - Fri 9th May 2014

Meet from 7:30pm at Red Lion Pub, Stockton Heath for a few drinks, all welcome. Let everyone else know you're going on facebook.

WRR Summer Handicap & Arley Mile Dates

We have now set dates for these races. Both races are free, club members only, events and form part of the club championship race series. There are club trophies up for grabs for the men & women winners at each race.

Membership Subs

Thankyou for all those who have paid their sub for 2014. There are a few of you who have not paid yet, can we have your payment ASAP please. This year subscription rate remains unchanged at;

For further details contact Martin Catterall
Also see membership form link below;

Club Presentation Evening, March 2014

Presentation Evening Champions

The clubs annual presentation evening was held at the London Bridge Inn. This was a chance to celebrate the previous year of running and present the winners of various club trphoies. Also handed out where awards for standards achieved over the previous year and various bits of kit as part of the clubs incentive scheme.

Pete and Tarja - Club Champions


Club Champion (Female): Tarja Barnes
Club Champion (Male): Pete Ackerley
Club Champion (Female Vet 35): Sarah Lewis
Club Champion (Male Vet 40): Jim Dawson
Club Champion (Female Vet 45): Gill Collen
Club Champion (Male Vet 50): Ian Edge
Age Graded Champion: Pete Ackerley
Most Improved: Mark Malloy
Club Member of the Year: Gill Collen
Best Newcomer: Steve Thompaon
Summer Handicap (Ladies): Tracy Entwistle
Summer Handicap (Men): Roger Knight
Winter Handicap (Ladies): Shelley Walsh
Winter Handicap (Men): Keith Brown
Carol Birchenough Mile Trophy: Tracy Entwistle
Steve Pass Mile Trophy: Steve Thompson

And the following club standards where achieved over the past year

Gold Standard

Silver Standard

Bronze Standard

Copper Standard

WRR Annual General Meeting

Wed 12th March 2014 8:00pm, Bell House Club, Grappenhall.

The format of the evening will be a summary statement from the committee on club activities and financial position during the last 12 months. Election of club chairman and official committee posts. This is also your opportunity to raise any issues for consideration by your club. If you would like any issues including on the agenda then please email Martin Catterall at

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