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The Harrier : May 20th 2024

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The Newsletter of

Skelmersdale Boundary Harriers

skelmersdale runners with dennis adelsberg after running 5km in rememberance of the Hillsborough 97
Dennis Adelsberg flanked by fellow harriers & 'Speedo' Mick Cullen

Dennis Leads the Club in Rememberance Run

At the exemplar age of 94, Boundary President Dennis Adelsberg, stood proudly on the startline of this years 'Runfor the 97' 5k surrounded by his family, friends, club members and honorary Harrier in Blue, Speedo Mick, who accompanied Dennis around the full 5km course throughout Stanley Park and past both merseyside stadiums basked in glorious sunshine

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Jim Dyson

Member of the Month : April 2024


Whilst relatively new to the club, Jim has been an example of what embodies a Harrier, getting involved with everything. But its his motivation that has shone brightest this month, his motivation to overcome adversity whilst supporting other runners to push themselves is a skillset that can never be underestimated within a club

Notable mentions:

Neil Goulding

The She-Ultra Ladies


The Club Tote : Monthly Prize Draw

Pick a number (from 1-106), pay £2

raffle chart numbered from 1 to 100

number will be drawn at each monthly committee meeting with the prize awarded being half the total sold numbers. The remainder will go into the club funds to enhance such things as big social events, pay for qualifications or help those in need

*any unclaimed number that wins, the prize pot will be rolled over to the following month


New policy on Dogs at Club functions

Following an indepth review of club functions and events a policy has been drafted on where dogs can be welcomed into areas of the club. This policy will run with immediate effect and will be reviewed over the coming months to ensure its efficient in its existence and practicality which maintaining a safe and welcome environment for everyone. Click the image from our recent walk and talk to view the full policy

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Boundary Harriers Heading for France with Fundraising ParkRun

The harriers will be aiming to cover 500miles in 24hours, running from parkrun (Tawd Valley) at 9am Saturday 22nd June to parkrun (Skelmersdale Juniors) 9am Sunday 23rd using Tawd Valleys course as a continual run relay.

Funds are being raised for the clubs nominated charities of the year; Bowel Cancer UK, The Brain Charity & Prostate Cancer.

Want to join the run, sign up for a 1hour block by clicking the poster and adding your name to the spreadsheet


Other News:

  • Subs can now be paid online, check here for details

  • Club Birthday Run from Tawd Pub at 10am, 10miles on Bank Holiday Monday

  • First Park Run Pacer week at Tawd Valley, click here to join in

  • Latest Couch to 5km program under way with two groups running, more info

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