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17:22, 15 JAN 2018
PICTURES: Record numbers take part in Great Harwood 10K
More than 600 lycra-clad runners put their best foot forward in aid of East Lancashire Hospice
PICTURES: Record turnout at Great Harwood hospice charity run
Sunday's main 10k race attracted 476 runners, with 40 entering junior races
PICTURES: Hundreds brave torrential rain for Great Hameldon Hill Race
A record number of youngsters also took part in a series of races at Peel Park School
PICTURES: Hundreds join Great Harwood charity run for hospice
Sunday's main 10k race attracted 456 runners, with dozens entering junior races
GALLERY: Hundreds take part in Ron Hill Accrington 10k
Olympic legend Ron also took part in the race through the streets for charity
Record numbers take part in 10k
Parents, children and running clubs from across the region gathered in the town for the annual event in aid of East Lancashire Hospice with youngsters also joining in a 1K fun run.
Accrington 10k has best turn-out for six years
Clayton's Jonny McCann comes third in Sunday's race with Blackburn's Ben Fish the winner
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Organisers said they had their ‘best entry’ numbers in six years with 337 runners taking part on the day.
Athlete Ian doubles up for Team GB
Ian Greenwood is due to compete for Great Britain in the 50 to 54 age range team at the ETU World Triathlon Competition, in Kitzbuhel, Austria, next week.
Thousands join in Accrington Ron Hill 10k
More than 1,000 people packed into Accrington to celebrate the first every Ron Hill 10km race.
Charity race in honour of Olympic legend Ron Hill
The Ron Hill Accrington 10k will honour the distance runner.
No Half measures as Anthony Gotts eyes Commonwealth glory in Glasgow
Gotts enjoyed a pleasant surprise on Sunday as he discovered his preparations for next year’s Commonwealth Games are ahead of schedule with his performance in the Lisbon Half Marathon.
Brave wheelchair athlete’s charity effort
Anthony Gotts, 29, pictured of Clayton-le-Moors Harriers, was tipped on to his side after being sandwiched with a car and the kerb in Haslingden last April
Uphill toil for runners in Hameldon Hill race
The start line of the Great Hameldon Hill Fell Race saw 175 runners setting off – slightly fewer than last year.
Accrington legend Ron Hill can't stop running
As the Observer celebrates its 125th anniversary, Martha Kelner talks to one of Accrington’s most famous sons, Ron Hill ...
Inspiring Anthony is back on track for glory
A group of Clayton-le-Moors Harriers runners have helped to boost the Paralympic dream of wheelchair athlete Anthony Gotts.
Accrington 10k keeps on running
More than 300 runners took to the streets of Accrington on Sunday morning to take part in the 25th 10k road race.
Fell running legend is found dead in peat bog
Bill Smith, 75, a member of Clayton-le-Moors Harriers, had been walking across Saddle Fell near Chipping in the Trough of Bowland when he fell and became trapped in a peat bog.
Accrington and Rossendale College
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Top show by Sarah at London Marathon
Accrington Road Runner Sarah Ridehalgh put on a stunning show to finish 28th overall lady in Sunday’s London Marathon.
Essex runner almost breaks Accy 10k record
Essex runner Stephen Hepples took on the Accrington 10k and came within 50 seconds of beating the course record which has stood since 1993.
All welcome at hill race
This year’s Great Hameldon Hill Race will be held on Sunday 2 May starting at 12 noon on the Peel Park School field.
30th running of Hill race
THE Great Hameldon Hill Race celebrates its 30th anniversary this year - and every runner taking part will be given a special memento commemorating this milestone in the history of the race.
London 2012 Olympics
Ron happy to be back in Accy
ACCRINGTON running legend Ron Hill celebrated a huge achievement in clocking up 150,000 miles at Stanley on Saturday.