Women’s Uphill Lock Down Challenge

Women’s Uphill Lock Down Challenge

Blackburn Harriers ‘women fly high on hilly adventures’. After the very successful distance challenge completed by the Women’s Endurance athletes recently – organised by Rachael Gavin –  which saw twenty two of them cover 134.14 miles,...
Blackburn Harriers Men’s Lock Down 5k Individual Relay Event

Blackburn Harriers Men’s Lock Down 5k Individual Relay Event

In this period of lock down whilst we all try to keep safe, athletes are keeping their training going so that they can come back in decent shape when the renewal of formal training and competition comes back into play. Focus on objectives is a difficult thing to...
Blackburn Harriers Sprint Group – Lock Down Endurance Challenge

Blackburn Harriers Sprint Group – Lock Down Endurance Challenge

Blackburn Harriers Spinters put together a novel way of doing some Endurance work by organising a Challenge for members of the squad, who were asked to run individual legs of 2k, 3k or 4k. The idea was to combine the times accumulated by each Team and see which one of...
Blackburn Harriers Women’s Relay Event runs over 200k

Blackburn Harriers Women’s Relay Event runs over 200k

The lockdown that is affecting all athletes and indeed all those involved in sport generally, has led to some very innovative ways of maintaining what we love to do best, training to compete against our peers in our event. It’s not easy to maintain focus and...
A Tribute to Ken Adcroft

A Tribute to Ken Adcroft

Blackburn Harriers & AC sadly announce the passing of Ken Adcroft on the 3rd April. Ken joined the Harriers as a fourteen year old in the early 1950s.  George Kirby writing in the local paper in the 1970s described Ken as ‘a young lad living in Clitheroe who...