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


November 26, 2020 8

Ladies Win for Anne Ferguson and more PB's

We had 15 Burnden runners out this week equalling our highest turnout, which was on the first week that we took part. Carolyn Barker, Nia Bell, Don Taylor and Ged Turner all made their debut runs at the weekend, taking the total number of Burnden participants…
November 20, 2020 93

Debuts, Category wins and PB's in last weekends EA Challenge

10 Burnden runners this week including, 2 debutants, 2 PB’s, 2 second placed category finishers and 1 category winner. Tony Wall was 1st in his M60 category, Anne Ferguson (W60) and Paul Christie (M65) were 2nd in their categories, Trevor Eagle and Colm…
November 12, 2020 127

Colm O'Brien makes his Weekly EA Challenge debut

Colm O’Brien became the 12th man and the 24th Burnden member to take part in the England Athletics Weekly 30 Challenge, covering a total of 6,140 metres in his half hour run. Rachel Prior was our only runner to secure a PB this week, increasing her previous…
Nov 03, 2020 147

Training Cancelled

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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…