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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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Leigh’s Senior Ladies Strike Gold in Relays

Leigh Harriers Senior Ladies road relay team won the teams second Northern medal of the year, winning the Northern 4 stage road relay title at Sports City on Saturday bettering the bronze medals the team won at Blackpool in the six stage relays in March. The Northern four stage relays took place at Sports City […]

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Inaugural Leigh Community 10k

The first ever Leigh Community 10k took place today 13th August 2017 and was a great success with 600 entries and nearly 550 finishers.  The the men’s race was won by Leigh Harrier  Dave Smith and  the women’s race was won by fellow Leigh Harrier Louisa Thompson. For full results: Running Results Service by Time2Run […]

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UK Women’s League Divisions 1/2

The UK Women’s League – Divisions 1 and 2 – will be here at Leigh Harriers, Sunday 16th July 2017.  The Iron Man Competition will also be starting with the swim at Pennington Flash Country Park, finishing in the centre of Bolton. The road closure on Atherleigh Way for the Iron Man Event on Sunday […]

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British T&F Champs Birmingham July 2017

Leigh Harriers break two club records at the British Track and Field Championships at Birmingham; Abigail Howarth running in the senior ladies 1500 mts heats on Saturday ran a personal best time of 4:26.07 sec in 11th place breaking the senior ladies club record.  On Sunday Laura Riches running in the senior ladies 3000 mts […]

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