Report 02/06/2016

Running Week That Was…..

Lytham Parkrun

A very warm Saturday morning saw Lisa Young achieve a new Lytham Parkrun PB! An outstanding 34.32 for Lisa! Well Done! Karen Smith had a brilliant run and finished in a superb 33.47!

Dave Young gets closer to his PB every week! A brilliant time of 24.39! Awesome!

Blackpool 10 mile Road Race

Gary Parkinson had a storming run in the heat! To totally superb time of 1.24.54! Great Running Gaz!

Hutton Roof Fell Race

The TCRC 8 had a storming run at the Hutton Roof Fell Race on Saturday!

Roy Tomlinson led the way for team TCRC with a totally outstanding time of 1.10.01! A 7th category place and 90th overall! Well done Roy! Ben Brennan is coming back into some excellent form and this showed with a superb time of 1.19.05! The machine that is Lesley Gray! Les had a stunning run and was rewarded with a brilliant time of 1.24.18! Phil Hayes and Michelle Tomlinson fought it out right to the line! Outstanding performances by both and brilliant times of 1.41.02 and 1.41.03! Steve Burgess, again in fine form, ran an outstanding time of 1.41.31! Karl Lucas and Michael Gray ran brilliantly and supported each other around the very difficult course! Awesome times of 1.48.49/1.48.50! Well done Lads!

Outlaw Triathlon!

Captain Dave Barras, in his first ever half iron man distance (1.2 mile open water swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run) showed just how awesome he is! This time last year, Dave was not a confident swimmer! Over 12 months he has worked hard and raced his first open water swim last weekend at Keswick! His achievement on Sunday is just amazing! We are very proud of all the work you have put in and that you got a brilliant result! Well done on a 6.06.38 time! Go Dave!

Fishwick 5 mile

Steve Burgess continues to excel on the off road races! A Fantastic time of 48.09 saw Steve cross the line in 41st Place! Well done! Michael Gray had a storming run and a 55th place finish in 54.45! Superb!

Mike Hall ran a great race and a 3rd V45 place in a time of 37.12 and 8th position overall! Well done!

Well done team TCRC

TCRC are Moving

Following the results of the club vote last Tuesday, TCRC will now move to its new location at Pool Foot Training Ground. Tuesday Club runs will now start at Pool Foot at 7pm from the 7th June!

Please remember, if you wish to sit in the bar afterwards you must have showered, or changed into different clothing!

Dave Young is currently looking at different options for the Club Handicap.  The next Club Handicap is the championship trophy, so will be using the current course.

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Lytham Interclub

Next Thursday (09/06/2016) is the 3rd Interclub of the series! Over the last 3 weeks our most amazing newbies have been training to achieve the 5 mile target! They not only achieved it, but totally smashed it! Club vests/tops have been purchased and Lytham will be a sea of red! We would really like to go in mass to Lytham and show just what an amazing club we are! So, get that vest ready… Lytham, we are coming!

Your club captains will be sending out further details early next week and making sure that you are all registered!

You must be a club member and be EA registered to run.

Members Update


An invite to all members will be sent out in the coming weeks, along with any documentation that we need to bring to your attention, prior to the meeting.  This is your club and we want to hear what you would like to see the club achieve over the next 12 months.

To allow us to look at this, a questionnaire will be sent to all members in the coming weeks.  It is an ideal opportunity to have your say and put forward any views, requests or observations.

Club Chairman – If you would like to put yourself forward for this role can you please contact Bev Foster.

Club Championship

A full list of the Club Championships for both road and trail, are on the website.

For all future races, links are provided. You must register as Thornton Cleveleys Running Club for all club championship events!

Please make sure you check the club championship table and let Roy Tomlinson know if you have any questions! Please DO NOT leave it till the end of the championship to report any issues!

Club Handicap

The next club handicap is Tuesday the 28th June and will be the Handicap trophy race. To be eligible, you must have run at least 2 handicaps between January and May. More details will be sent out via email nearer the time.

If you are unable to run and are able to marshal, can you please let us know, we will be requiring more marshalls than usual for this month’s race.


If you are not getting any notifications by email, please let me know. We will be sending lots of important information out over the coming weeks, we don’t want you to miss out!


Please try and park on the road on a Tuesday/Thursday evening, or car share if possible!

Racing Results

If you race, tell me about it! We cannot celebrate your success if you don’t tell anyone! Send your results and pictures to me! These do not have to just be club races! All results will be celebrated!

Weekend Training Runs

If you are running on a weekend, why not post it on Facebook? This weekend again saw lots of groups running varying distances. Running with Friends! Well done to all those racing, training or just enjoying the outdoors this weekend!