THIS picture shows a group of athletes running down Railway Road in Leigh during Leigh Harriers’ 10 Mile Road Race in 1984.

Mick Neary (number 375), Mick Lynch (number 378), Stephen Howcroft (number 290), all of Leigh, and Dave Lewis, of Rossendale Harriers (number 279), are captured in the action.

Do you know anyone who used to be involved in the running club’s events and have any old pictures that you would like to send us?

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Alternatively, do you have any other type of old photographs that you would like to share with us that you think would fit well on this page?

If you do, please email your picture to with your name, what the image shows and what year it was taken.

We will consider using pictures taken in Leigh, Atherton, Tyldesley, Hindley and surrounding areas from a different era.

To view pictures from the Wigan and Leigh Archives and Local Studies collection which features photographs visit