Nine at the Swinton 10

Swinton 10 mile Road Race Report – TODMORDEN HARRIERS Todmorden Harriers club was well represented at the Swinton 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday 28th September. The cool weather suited runners and the conditions were set for a competitive race. An in form Richard Butterwick was the first Todmorden senior male home in 1.06.14, finishing in 59th place. Richard is …

Paul BranniganNine at the Swinton 10

Yorskhire Veterans XC Champs

Todmorden harrier Paul Brannigan won his second Yorkshire silver medal of 2014 with second place in the Yorkshire Vets cross country championships. Brannigan, competing in the age 50-54 category, achieved this despite getting lost on the second lap. He realised his mistake when he found himself joining the back markers and then gave chase to catch the leading group. He …

Paul BranniganYorskhire Veterans XC Champs

Toughs of the Trail at Stainland

Stainland Trail Race – 21 Sep 2014 Todmorden Harriers athletes headed to the Stainland Trail Race on Sunday for the penultimate counter in their club trail championships. Craig Stansfield claimed the 1st aged 45-49 male prize with a fine 8th place. Darren Tweed got his 3rd qualifier in to move above Stansfield at the top of the men’s trail championship …

Paul BranniganToughs of the Trail at Stainland

Pullan a Fast One At The Yorkshireman

The annual running of the Yorkshireman Off Road Marathon and Half Marathon took place on Sunday 14th September. The overcast sky and slight chill in the air, coupled with relatively dry conditions underfoot, made for good conditions for the 400 or so runners who set off for either the marathon or half marathon event from outside The Fleece on Haworth’s …

Paul BranniganPullan a Fast One At The Yorkshireman

Finishing Off The English At Hodder Valley

Todmorden Harriers ladies made up 1 in 8 of the field for the final English Fell Championship race at Hodder Valley near the Forest of Bowland. Lucy Burnett led the team home to a take fifth place in the team competition. Tod’s second and third counters. Mel Blackhurst and Kath Brierley, also took 4th place in their age categories with …

Paul BranniganFinishing Off The English At Hodder Valley