PBGP Junior Award Winners 2019

A huge well-done to all the Junior Award Winners of 2019!

U7 Boy
1st Emmett Edwards, Barlick Fell Runners

U7 Girl
1st Eleanor Reeder, Trawden AC
2nd Grace Williams, Burnley AC
3rd Juliet Mousley, Unattached

1st Harry Roberts, Barlick Fell Runners
2nd Harry Driver, Barlick Fell Runners
3rd Noah Russell , Trawden AC

1st Alice Carr, Burnley AC
2nd Ava Lomas, Trawden AC
3rd Betsy Pickles, Barlick Fell Runners

1st Harry Jordan, Trawden AC
2nd Theo Robinson, Blackburn Harriers
3rd Joel Fitzpatrick , Trawden AC

1st Isabelle Perry, Trawden AC
2nd Lottie Grace Smith, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
3rd Agatha Taylor, Trawden AC

1st Harry Smith, Trawden AC
2nd Ben Stratton, Trawden AC
3rd William McCash, Trawden AC

1st Lucille Pickles, Barlick Fell Runners
2nd Eleanor Edwards, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
3rd Ruby Fort , Trawden AC

1st William Walker, Trawden AC
2nd William Woodruff, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
3rd Robbie Smedley, Clayton Le Moors Harriers

1st Helana White, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
2nd Joss Waiting, Trawden AC
3rd Abigail Stratton, Trawden AC

1st Jack Villiers, Barlick Fell Runners
2nd Lennon Jackson, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
3rd William Nicholls, Clayton Le Moors Harriers

1st Sophie Ashworth, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
2nd Bet.hany Wheatcroft, Clayton Le Moors Harriers
3rd Tanith-Jade Ellis, Clayton Le Moors Harriers

The annual PBGP Junior Party & Awards Presentation will take place on Saturday 17th August 2019.  Full details can be found here.

PBGP Senior Award Winners 2019

A huge congratulations to all the Senior award winners in 2019!

Male Overall:
1st Ben Fish, Blackburn Harriers
2nd Jon Cleaver, Barlick Fell Runners
3rd Christopher Davies, Blackburn Harriers
4th John Horrocks, Blackburn Harriers
5th Alex Mason, Barlick Fell Runners
6th Nicholas Hennessey, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Female Overall
1st Victoria Mousley, Blackburn Harriers
2nd Jacqueline Collins, Barlick Fell Runners
3rd Catherine Derbyshire, Accrington Road Runners
4th Sarah Ridehalgh, Accrington Road Runners
5th Lindsay Davies, Blackburn Harriers
6th Joanne Perry, Trawden AC

Female Vet35
1st Victoria Mousley, Blackburn Harriers
2nd Jacqueline Collins, Barlick Fell Runners
3rd Heather Driver, Barlick Fell Runners

Male Vet40
1st Christopher Davies, Blackburn Harriers
2nd Marc Barrett, Rossendale Harriers
3rd Barrie Charnley, Barlick Fell Runners

Female Vet40
1st Catherine Derbyshire, Accrington Road Runners
2nd Sarah Ridehalgh, Accrington Road Runners
3rd Joanne Perry, Trawden AC

Male Vet45
1st Maurice O’Brien, Holcombe Harriers
2nd Jason Pier, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers
3rd Andrew Webster, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Female Vet45
1st Lindsay Davies, Blackburn Harriers
2nd Dawn Tibbs, Trawden AC
3rd Janice Davies, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Male Vet50
1st Glen Goodwin, Accrington Road Runners
2nd Steven Roberts, Barlick Fell Runners
3rd Sean Constantine, Holcombe Harriers

Female Vet50
1st Carole Fryer, Calder Valley FellRunners
2nd Caroline Fleming, Trawden AC
3rd Sissel Lundberg-Bury, Rossendale Harriers

Male Vet55
1st Alan Lundberg-Bury, Rossendale Harriers
2nd Joe Curran, Accrington Road Runners
3rd Ronnie Turner, Rossendale Harriers

Female Vet55
1st Julie Townson, Trawden AC
2nd Karen Goldswain, Rossendale Harriers
3rd Julia Rushton, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Male Vet60
1st Thornton Taylor, Rossendale Harriers
2nd John Roche, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers
3rd Stephen Ainsworth, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Female Vet60
1st Irene Roche, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers
2nd Eileen Wadsworth, Rossendale Harriers
3rd Julia Taylor, Clayton Le Moors

Male Vet65
1st Stephen Biscomb, Clayton Le Moors
2nd Ian Smith, Bolton United Harriers
3rd John Carman, Trawden AC

Female Vet65
1st Jean Rawlinson, Barlick Fell Runners
2nd Sue Passmore, Trawden AC

Male Vet70
1st Ken Taylor, Rossendale Harriers
2nd Adrian Melton, Accrington Road Runners
3rd Neil Hargreaves, Unattached

Female Vet70
1st Karin Goss, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers
2nd Christine Leathley, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Male Vet75
1st David Scott, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Female Junior
1st Isabel Hartley, Trawden AC
2nd Natalie Giles, Ossy Joggers

Male Junior
1st Alex Mason, Barlick Fell Runners
2nd Nicholas Hennessey, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers
3rd Alfie White, Clayton-le-Moors Harriers


The annual PBGP Senior Awards Presentation & Social Night will take place on Friday 16th August 2019.  Full details can be found here.

Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix Annual Presentation Evening 2019

To celebrate the 2019 event we have the annual Awards Presentation & Social Night.

16th August 2019 at 7pm – 11.30pm at Burnley FC 1882 Lounge

Meet and greet at 7pm
Presentation 7.30pm approx
Hot buffet supper and disco

Tickets (including food) at the subsidised cost of £6 on the door but please confirm attendance in advance to help with the planning and organisation:

Simply respond to the Facebook event and choose your food option here:

Alternatively speak to John Roche or contact us.

Please Note, there is also a separate Junior Presentation Day – details here :

Standings – Junior Grand Prix 2019 – Round 9

Here are the final Junior standings after Round 9, Boulsworth Fell Races:

PBGP 2019 – Girls Standings Final Round 9

PBGP 2019 – Boys Standings Final Round 9

Compiled and thanks to Jason Pier

Congratulations to our Winners!

Junior Party & Awards Presentation is this coming Saturday and an opportunity for the Juniors to collect trophies or have fun with their fellow runners!

All details here :

Standings – Senior Grand Prix 2019 – Round 14

Here are the final Senior standings after Round 14, Boulsworth Fell Race:

PBGP 2019 – Mens Standings Final Round 14

PBGP 2019 – Womens Standings Final Round 14

Congratulations to our Winners!

Compiled and many thanks to Barry Brock

Presentation Night is this coming Friday and an opportunity to collect trophies or have a beer with your fellow runners!

Boulsworth Fell Races 2019 Results

Results from today’s Boulsworth Fell Races 2019, courtesy of Trawden AC:

Seniors :

Junior Race 1 – U7-U9s :
Junior Race 2 – U11-U13s :
Junior Race 3 – U15-U17s :

If you have any queries, please get in touch.

Photo David Belshaw

Race Report : WWHR – The Hometown Show

Like a touring rock band, the swaggering, swearing louts of Worsthorne With Hurstwood Runners had to face a sobering Grand Prix reality on Sunday: The Hometown Show.

Despite the impressive number of runners standing on the brink of a debut grand slam, Worsthorne Moor was where it all began for our little club. We know every nook and cranny of the race route and regularly enjoy a good club run up there.

Not that this insider knowledge softens the blow of the climbs though. They never get easier, we just get quicker. Or so JR says. That rocky ascent after Gorple Road is a killer in most weathers and if there’s a cruel wind blowing from the hills then you’ve had it.

A bit of breeze would have been welcome on Sunday though as temperatures in the parish reached boiling point (OK… 20 degrees). The only plus point pre-race was the fact that our pals Clayton Harriers were organising proceedings and we didn’t have to lift a finger.

Pacing is key on the Worsthorne 7 and the runners who were quick out of the traps would soon be caught in a climb’s time. Another tip, useless, I know, until next season, is to hug the grassy bits of the climbs where possible. In trail shoes those stretches are preferable to the uneven rockiness of the main path. But enough about geology.
Come the finish we learnt that, in a club first, one of our runners had won a prize.

Victoria Ridge, a smart young lady from the wrong side of the Pennines scooped second in the V35 category and a bottle of wine for her troubles. Sitting pretty in 11th, Vicky is knocking on the door of the top ten going into Sunday’s grand finale.

V for Victoria, indeed.

We are so proud of her, not least for condoning the wayward choice of running shorts sported by her husband Matt, one of our fastest male runners. With his trim physique and excellent running style Matt looks every inch the superstar athlete until you get to the waist. Swimming shorts, army shorts, you name it, he’s worn it.

So after a few pints on Sunday, Matt decided to designate Boulsworth funky shorts day. If you feel inclined, wear your loudest shorts with pride… or edge away from the Weirdos from Worsthorne.

I’m signing off now to Google a fetching luminous man-kini.

See you Sunday… it’s been emotional.

– Worsthorne With Hurstwood Runners