Burnden Road Runners founded in 1985 - friendly running club that that welcomes runners of all abilities based in Smithills. road running - fell running - cross country - track & field


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April 15, 2021 1131

Mark Lysycia

Words from our Chairman Paul Christie. It is with great sadness and sorrow that today we heard the news of Mark Lysycia's passing away. Any runner who has ran a local race in our area, has had their photograph taken by Mark. Fact.And he took some fantastic…
April 08, 2021 134

Ironman UK - Volunteers required

This year Ironman UK is back in Bolton, the home of England's only full distance IRONMAN. You can get involved by volunteering, Burnden Road Runners have for the past few years looked after the lap band station and will this year providing a team of…
Apr 06, 2021 409

Burnden Virtual April 10k

Good Luck and don't forget you can submit as many runs and walks as you like, get earning…
Mar 08, 2021 226

Training sessions return

We are starting training again, firstly on a Wednesday evening at Leverhulme Park, the…
Mar 03, 2021 938

The March Hare Hill Return

March 2021 - BRR Virtual Championship The March Hare - Hill Return (2.68km, 78m elevation…
Feb 24, 2021 246

Trotters 5 date announced

We are pleased to announce our Summer date for the Trotters 5, usually taking place in…

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Oct 24, 2020

Training Returned!

Great to see everyone back for our 1st Club Session under COVID secure environment this morning (Moss Bank Park). The grass area held up well but light trail shoes are definitely the of choice when…
Sep 20, 2020

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Race reports


Could it be a hatrick for Dunleavy and Wall?

Friday 16th April 2021 They did it again this week! For the second week on the trot Andy Dunleavy (7,080 metres) and Tony Wall (6,550) were 1st and 2nd in the M60 category. I won’t jinx anything by referring to a hat-trick!! Our other male runner this week…

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