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Motorists are advised of 10k road race closures

Motorists are advised that several roads in and near Clitheroe will close on Tuesday, December 27th, for the 2016 Ribble Valley 10k Road Race.

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Pictured from left to right are Gemma Wilkinson, of CF Northwest, Steven Johnson, mother Samantha Dickinson with cystic fibrosis sufferer Amelia and father Symon Dickinson.

A grand night out for cystic fibrosis runners

Whalley-based running club RUNNING4CF, whose members pound the highways and byways of Whalley on their Monday night runs raising money for cystic fibrosis, handed over a £1,000 cheque to CF Northwest on Monday.

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Gold medal winning paralympic swimmer Steph Slater, from Longridge

Steph’s tears of joy at winning gold

BIG INTERVIEW: Craig Salmon talks to Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Steph Slater

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Super Saturday: Rio 2016 day eight highlights

Watch our round-up from day eight at Rio 2016.

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Cross country champs from St Mary's RC School, Mellor (s)

Cross country champs sweep the board

These fast paced pupils from St Mary’s RC Primary School in Mellor left their rivals standing when they entered a cross country competition.

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NHS worker Sarah Ridehalgh from Wilpshire will represent Team GB at
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Sarah set to represent GB in world championships

A Ribble Valley NHS worker has qualified to compete for Team GB in the World Duathlon Championships in Spain.

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Garstang Annual 10K Run at Garstang Community Academy.

500 runners take part in Garstang 10k

More than 500 runners took part in the 25th annual Garstang 10k.

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Parkruns are a great way of keeping fit

16 reasons why Parkruns are great fun

It’s a phenomenon which only started 11 years ago, but Parkruns are now a hit pretty much everywhere.

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Nathan Forshaw with Charlotte Gardner and  Connie Cornthwaite.

Longridge heroes of Great North Run

The Great North Run attracted more than 57,000 runners and amongst the throng pounding the streets of Newcastle and Gateshead could be found at least three contigencies from our area; also raising funds for worthy causes.

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Chris Goddard on his way in. Picture: Woodentops

Club runners out in force for final fixture

The club were out in an official and competitor capacity for the final Mid Lancs X-Country fixture held at Ryelands Park in Lancaster.

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Lily Hutchings

Lily takes fifth in Lancs cross country

St Cecilia’s year seven pupil Lily Hutchings was selected to represent the Preston schools select in the Lancashire Cross Country Championships which was held at Witton Park, in Blackburn.

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Champion performance: Millie Forrest, 18, won gold for the shotput and silver for discus

Athlete Millie is a gold medal hero

A teenage athlete has turned golden girl with her success the World Junior Games.

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Runners bag the prizes

Garstang jet setter Julie Graham travelled to Liechtenstein to take on a challenging marathon route finishing in 59th place.

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Making tracks from Barrow to Marrakech

Members of Garstang Running Club have got the new year off to a great start, competing in races as far afield as Barrow and Marrakech.

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Olympian guest

The guest speaker for Preston’s Sports Awards has been confirmed as Olympian, Jason Gardener MBE.

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Santas on run as club enjoys festive races

Garstang Running Club members have been out in force over the festive period with some racing, socialising and others enjoying fancy dress.

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Great conditions and times at Guys race

Last weekend saw the annual Guys 10 mile road race organised by Garstang Running Club and sponsored by Guys Thatched Hamlet.

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Festive fun run

The annual Christmas Festive Fun Run will take place on Friday, December 27.

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Garstang Running Club

Garstang Running Club’s Richard Jones travelled to Worksop for the annual Worksop Half Marathon.

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