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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October 24, 2020 38

Andy Dunleavy leads way in Weekly Challenge

Just 8 runners turned out last weekend, a 5 – 3 split in favour of the guys, for the EA 30 Challenge; our lowest total yet. Leading the charge for the men was Andy Dunleavy who finished 1st in his category by covering 7,510 metres. Mark Cannon ran 7,129 metres…
October 20, 2020 22

South East Lancs Cross Country Cancelled

Update from Paul Duke that the South East Lancs Cross Country has cancelled the Cross Country Season for 2020-2021 due to Covid, they join the recently announced Red Rose and Manchester League which has also been cancelled. The organiser Marilyn Guest has…
October 19, 2020 57

Training Returns this Saturday

Training returns to Burnden this weekend with a new day and time of 9am Saturday morning. Burnden runners will finally be able to attend a training session this weekend. Burnden lead coaches Andy and Jane along with all the run leaders have been working hard…

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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 report #300

Saturday 15th August 2020 LOWTHER TRAIL HALF MARATHON For the first time since the lock-down started in March some Burnden runners were able to compete in a non-virtual race at last weekend’s Lowther Trail Half Marathon. Don’t get me wrong, the virtual races…

race report #299

Tuesday 30th July 2020 BRITISH MASTERS VIRTUAL 5k RELAYS Although road racing, as we know it, hasn’t been taking place this last few month’s that doesn’t mean that there hasn’t been any competitions to enter! The British Master’s Virtual 5K Relays were held…

race report #298

Tuesday 17th March 2020 BOLTON 5k Burnden supplied almost a quarter of the field at this Bolton 5k with 51 members finishing the new runner friendly route in and around Leverhulme park. The race which was the second in this years Central Lancs Grand prix…

race report #297

Tuesday 10th March 2020 RODDLESWORTH ROLLER Burnden got their Central Lancashire Grand Prix season under way at the Roddlesworth roller 9k race based in Abbey Village. The club were led home in a very close contest by Jonathan Sangster (37:31) and Paul Duke…