Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

The fell running manager is Graham Brown - Contact_Details

Tour De Taxal - Wed Night Fell Event

Next Wednesday (5th July), Phil Cheek invites you to partake in the "Tour de Taxal". This is an Orienteering  event (easy) with an additional mental challenge (also easy). Solo or pairs. Bring a pen or pencil, map supplied. Start between 6 & 7 pm to suit yourself & to allow any footie fans to get away in time to watch Portugal v Brazil!!!! There may even be a prize...

Venue:   Pym Chair car park

Important - Fell Race Rules

It's great to see a number of the regular "roadies" out on the hills, but after an embarrassing incident at Boar's Head last week, can all club runners please be aware of some of the rules associated with fell races. The most important being that if you retire, you must report to the organisers that you are doing so. Failure to do so may result in searches being instigated as all registered runners must be accounted for.

The other rule that people may fall foul of is carrying safety kit - this is compulsory on category A medium and long races, and at the organiser's discretion at others. Bottom line is always be prepared by having waterproof top and bottoms, compass, whistle and map handy.

Full rules can be found on the FRA website - safety rules and rules for competition .

Mike Nelson - Bob Graham Round

Mike Nelson
Mike Nelson on the steps of the Moot Hall
Mike Nelson became the latest member of Macclesfield Harriers to join the "Bob Graham Club". He completed his round on Saturday afternoon in a time of 21 hours and 53 minutes. He still looked remarkably fresh in the pub at 10pm!

Photos in gallery and more details to follow... 

Forest Five - 19th July

Macclesfield Harriers invite you to take part in the FOREST FIVE CHARITY RUN on the picturesque tracks of Macclesfield forest. 7.30pm Wednesday July 19th 2006. 

  • Entries on the night only
  • Parking and Registration from 6.00pm at Macclesfield Forest Visitors Centre, Trentabank, nr. Langley (SJ 961712)
  • Under no circumstances must cars be parked anywhere near the Leathers Smithy Pub. Race parking is 600 metres beyond.
  • Entry is by donation to the Ronald MacDonald House at Alder Hey which supports families of critically ill children
  • Sorry, no prizes, we want as much as possible to go to our charity
  • The route is ~5.5 miles mostly on good quality forest tracks but there are some stepped boardwalks to negotiate
  • At one point there is a route choice; either stay on the dry firm track or to take a slightly shorter line across slippery grass (this might govern your selection of shoes)
  • Arrive in good time; the start is 10 minutes walk from registration. Drinks and food may be purchased before, during and after the event from ‘Nice Nosh’, the mobile caterer at the Visitors Centre.

Details as Word Document

Boar's Head Fell Race - 14th June

Andy Lamont continues his good run of results... 

Macc results: 


15 TIM TAYLOR V40 50.49
17 TIM STOCK V40 51.21
20 BARRY BLYTH V50 51.44
23 WARREN MASON V40 52.19
30 JULIAN BROWN V40 53.17
35 MARK McDERMOTT V40 54.08
37 EWAN DOUGLAS V40 54.17
41 PAUL FINN V40 54.48
57 ANDREW GRAY V40 56.42
73 CRAIG HARWOOD V40 59.05
90 PHIL CHEEK V50 63.09
137 JUSTIN GUTMAN V50 74.44