Welcome to Lostock A.C.
The friendly running club

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About us
More than just a running club

This small but friendly club was first established in the early 1980s. It continues to go from strength to strength. Within the club, there is something for everyone, whether you run for pleasure, enjoy the social interactions, race competitively or want to try cycling and swimming.

Come and see what we are all about on Wednesday nights at 6:50pm for a 7:00pm start from the Horwich Leisure Centre foyer.

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Our Committee

Committee member Jon Tuson
Ordinary member
Committee member James Jackson
Cross Country Captain
Committee member Paul Lacey
Road Captain
Committee member Heather Soden
Membership Secretary
Committee member Kate Rotheram
Social Secretary
Committee member John Smith
Life President
Committee member Sheila Garewal
Ordinary Committee Member
Committee member Mark Shuttleworth
Men's Fell Captain
Committee member Josie Greenhalgh
Ladies Fell Captain
Committee member Jo McManus
Road Captain
Committee member Gareth Pratt
Road Captain
Committee member Rachel Stevens
Welfare Officer
Committee member Christine Smith
Ordinary Committee Member

Upcoming events

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We meet every Wednesday

We meet every Wednesday in the foyer of Horwich Leisure Centre at 6.50pm for a 7.00pm start. We usually start off with a few announcements before splitting off into groups, it's all very informal and friendly.

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Latest club news

Parkrun Results 12 May 2024

Parkrun Results: Haigh Woodland Parkrun Chris Baker 23:55 Rachel Stevens 28:14 (2nd in age category) Karen Taylor 30:58 Matt Withers 31:54 Bolton Parkrun Sheila Garewal 31:47 (2nd in her age category)

Sunday 12th May 2024
Fairfield Horseshoe

Race report by Tony: Saturday saw the Ambleside AC organised Fairfield Horseshoe fell race take place from the beautiful Rydal Hall in the Lake District. 5 intrepid ‘geen vests’ made the trip north for the latest round of the club fell champs. Advertised as 9 miles and 3000 feet of climb the race took place ... Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunday 12th May 2024
Fur Nations Cannock

Report by Jon: Race Weekend Report – Fur Nations, Cannock Chase. Fur Nations is an international Canicross event pitting England, Scotland and Wales against each other. Each nation hosts a long bank holiday weekend of racing. Each weekend has the same format, with a 5k on Saturday, another 5k on Sunday and a 10k on ... Fur Nations Cannock

Tuesday 7th May 2024

Lostock A.C. in numbers

120 Members
544 Miles ran this week
50940 Elevation gain achieved this weeK

What our members love about Lostock A.C.

Greg Kilshaw
Joining Lostock AC has been one of the best things that's ever happened to me. I decided to give it a try mainly to loose weight and meet new people. It's really helped with my weight, mental health and output on life. I've been in the club over a year now. Everyone makes you feel so welcome and I love being part of the Lostock family. My running has definitely improved, especially seeing all the medals I've won. It is not just running, Lostock offers other activities too such as cycling, bootcamp and skiing. All I've had a go at which has just been brilliant. Lostock is my second family . I have entered the Machester marathon next year and an ultra. All this for someone who couldn't run . Everyone has made me feel very welcome in the club, I now consider myself to be a runner and would recommend anyone to give Lostock a try.
Rachel Stevens
I joined Lostock AC to help improve my running and to motivate me to run more often. The club has surpassed my expectations. I am not from Bolton originally and did not have many friends in the area. I now feel part of an extended family. I have been encouraged and supported to run half marathons, marathons and an Ultra. I would never believe this was possible 3 years ago.
Rachel Hancock
I’m proud to be a member of Lostock AC, it’s an inclusive club with lovely people, there’s plenty of sporting activities to get involved in and the social get togethers are always welcoming and fun.

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