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Inter-Counties Champs 2018 Prestwold Hall Loughborough

It was Leigh Harrier Olivia Stones day on Saturday when she became the star of the Greater Manchester and Leigh Harriers cross country team at the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall Loughborough. The last of the five UKA Cross Challenge races attracted over fifty counties from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales to […]

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Would you like to be a coach or volunteer………?

06.Feb.2018Improvements to the Athletics Coach Qualification for 2018 British Athletics, in partnership with the Home Country Athletics Federations, has completed a review of the Coach Qualifications Pathway. As a result, and following pilot courses run last year, an improved Athletics Coach Award is being launched. Importantly, the new Athletics Coach qualification will retain the competencies […]

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Club Road Race Championship Events 2018

The races below are the Leigh Harriers Road Race Championship events, open to senior and junior male and female athletes.  Points will be awarded for each race – 9 to count out of 10. 18th Feb Central Lancs 5k Leverhulme Park Bolton 4th Mar Trotter 5 Mile Smithills Coaching House 18th Mar Wigan Half-Marathon Wigan […]

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GMXC Championships Heaton Park Jan 2018

Leigh Harriers won both Gold and Silver at the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park on Saturday. In ideal conditions for cross country running Keely Hodgkinson won individual gold in the U17 ladies 5000 mts two lap race, leading from the gun she headed the Leigh team to county silver medals recording a […]

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Andy Burnham – Honarary Member

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, was given honorary membership of Leigh Harriers & AC at their annual Christmas Handicap races, held traditionally on the Sunday before Christmas which this year happened to be Christmas Eve; the award was made to recognise Andy’s involvement in the original idea of the Sports Village and in […]

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