Hades Hill Mullti Terrain 5 Mile Race
A field of just over 120 runners assembled in Whitworth for this popular race with conditions ideal for racing , The race was won by J Tighe after a superb descent first for Horwich was Graham Schofield 13th first O/55 in a time of 36.49 Tony Hesketh was next in 46th in 42.08 and was first O/65 finally Eddie Swift finished in 72.28 despite being ill.
YMCA 5 mile Trail Race.
With superb weather this race attracted 60 runners on a flat but scenic route Mark Russell of Salford won in 29.00, Paul Boardman had a great run for 7th in a fast 32.23 next home for us was Tony Hesketh 1st O/60 in 22nd recording 35.28, David Barnes in 33rd was next in 39.18 and the Horwich contingent was completed by Peter Scott 48th in 42.26. This is an excellent local race and very well organised.