Tod Harriers Triumph at Tandle Hill

Tandle Hill Trail Race in Middleton was the setting for the final race in Todmorden Harriers Trail Championships. The Trail Championship has a special twist in that you can only win if you’ve not won a championship before. This year it is Darren Tweed who will be crowned Trail Champion. Darren has won the admiration of his clubmates for the …

Paul BranniganTod Harriers Triumph at Tandle Hill

British Hill and Fell Relay

Todmorden Harriers took part in the British Hill and Fell Relay at the weekend. Craig Stansfield handing over in 53rd for the men on leg 1. Jon Wright and Nick Barber set the 15th quickest time on leg 2 with Paul Hobbs, Ben Crowther and Dwane Dixon picking up places to finish in 39th place at the end of the …

Paul BranniganBritish Hill and Fell Relay

British Bronze for Brannigan

Todmorden’s Paul Brannigan cemented a successful year at national level by taking bronze, to go with his earlier championship gold, in the age 50-54 category at the British Masters Half Marathon Championships in Salisbury. Early on in the race Brannigan accepted he was feeling below par and settled into a 4-way battle for bronze with athletes from Sheffield, Dorset and …

Paul BranniganBritish Bronze for Brannigan

Withins Skyline – The Old Guard and the Young Guns

The weather was unusually sunny for the 23rd annual Withins Skyline race, which took place on Sunday morning. Tradition usually has the runners setting off in a mixture of clag, wind, sleet and cold rather than warm sunshine. Eight seniors from Todmorden Harriers took to the hills around Penistone. First home was Dave Collins, who finished in 32nd position in …

Paul BranniganWithins Skyline – The Old Guard and the Young Guns

PB 4 MB

Mel Blackhurst achieved a marathon personal best at the York Marathon. A superb achievement, Blackhurst knocked over 10 minutes off her previous best time to run 3 hours 22 minutes. Could be a cracking first year as a V50 next year. Lucy Hobbs, former Tod Harriers Road Champion raced at the Wirral Half Marathon in a time of 1 hour …

Paul BranniganPB 4 MB