Category Archives: parkrun

Blister Sisters raise over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK

Sunday 16th June saw a team of 62 people take part in the Race for Life at Aintree Racecourse. The team of friends, relatives and family were called the “Blister Sisters” and have so far raised over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK.   The team was set up by Laura Moss, who was diagnosed with Duodenal Cancer in October 2018 and is currently receiving chemotherapy.  Laura wanted

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Ormskirk set for a fun festive 5k dash

This year will see Ormskirk hold the first annual Ormskirk 5k Santa Dash and Family Fun Run. The event is to be held at Ormskirk’s Coronation Park on 25th November. Entries for the Santa Dash are £5 each and the whole family can enter the separate Family Fun Run for a single entry of £5. Registration commences at 12pm on

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Ormskirk 10k a runaway success

The people of Ormskirk cheered, clapped and encouraged the three hundred plus runners taking part in the 10k race on Sunday 23rd September. The race started at Ormskirk Cricket Club and the runners made their way out of the cricket ground and along Altys Lane, onto Catherine’s Lane, then Poppy Lane before heading down Scarth Hill to run another loop

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24/7 challenge accepted in West Lancs for Cancer Research

What lasts 7 days…involves 25 hours of high intensity exercise and is attracting a growing number of West Lancashire gym goers, whose aim is not only raise their heart rate… but also to raise as much money as possible to help the fight against Cancer? The ‘24/7 challenge’! Labelled as ‘exhausting’ and slightly ‘insane’ by participants in its previous editions,

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