The popular Good Friday Calder Vale 10 mile race provided a pre Easter test for 159 runners, Red Rose were lead home by Shane Cliffe in 74.15 showing he is still on target for his massive 10 in 10 attempt in May. Doug Bryden had a great run following Shane in 74.54. Andy Binstead managed 8 minute miles to finish in 80.20. Margaret Lupton ran well for an 83.16 finish with another good run from Debbie Porter in 86.10. Carol Douglass took the F65 prize in 88.08. Young Lucy Lodge stepped up to the 10 mile distance with a good time of 89.30. George Fletcher on familiar ground ran 98.53.

Cuerden Valley Parkrun had 100 runners with five Red Rose PB’s achieved. Joe Donoghue 20.06, Dave Hooton 23.11, Martin Simpson 29.11, Alice Lodge 30.07 and Janet Saynor 35.50.  Richard Maughan ran a PB at Preston in 21.00.