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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September 20, 2020 40

Cheshire Half Marathon

Cheshire Half Marathon with Andy Dunleavy and Steven Bate Social distancing and no shaking hands, Elbows at the ready. Few years from now this picture will pop up on facebook and we will all remember the horrible times of Covid but then smile when we've come…
September 17, 2020 38

Join the Weekly 30 Challenge this weekend

Hi Everyone, I've finally managed to get results together for last weekends 30 minute challenge. The category positions have been changing during the week but they seem to have settled down now. As you can see for yourselves we had 15 members take part and…
Sep 14, 2020 71

Return to Training

Due to the enhanced lock-down measures in Bolton we have decided to, reluctantly, put on…
Sep 14, 2020 83

Weekly Challenge Results

Weekly 30 Challenge results and back on again this weekend. Well done everyone who took…


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…