Eccup 10, Southport Half and Heptonstall Fell Race

Report by Paul Hobbs Eccup 10 mile Four Todmorden Harriers headed over to Adel in Leeds to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Eccup 10 mile road in the best way possible, by running the race, which is in this year’s Harriers’ Grand Prix. This year, the race boasted a slightly revised course, including fewer hills to satisfy the PB …

Paul BranniganEccup 10, Southport Half and Heptonstall Fell Race

A Waltz in the Lakes and up Mont Blanc

Reports by John Allan Whaley Waltz The Todmorden Harriers club championship continued on Saturday with the 5.8 mile Whaley Waltz fell race. Organised by Goyt Valley Striders in the Peak District, the race is a short blast from Whaley Bridge, up to Windgather Rocks and back again but not without a cooling plunge into the River Goyt before entering the …

Paul BranniganA Waltz in the Lakes and up Mont Blanc

Bride of the Midsummer Madman’s Freckles

Reports by Paul Hobbs. Bridestone Fell Race Last Tuesday the Todmorden’s successful staging of Bridestone Fell Race. A race in its relative infancy with a cracking route over some of Todmorden’s best terrain, it’s a race that will no doubt be around for years to come. This year’s race was won by Calder Valley’s, Todmorden-based Alex Whittem. New Todmorden recruit …

Paul BranniganBride of the Midsummer Madman’s Freckles

The Calderdale Way Ultra

The Calderdale Way Ultra took place on Saturday 6th of June starting and finishing at Todmorden Cricket Club. The route traverses most of Calderdale twisting and turning around the moors for 51.5 miles. Tod Harriers were represented by the duo of Issy Pollard and Jane Booth. The two ladies are doing the run as part of a 100 mile charity …

Paul BranniganThe Calderdale Way Ultra

A Whole Lotta Half

Wharfedale Half Marathon – Report by Jo Daniels Paul Cotton and Mel Blackhurst represented Todmorden at the Wharfedale Half Marathon. They both enjoyed the event, which although billed as a half marathon trail race but is more akin to a category BL fell race. It features 2000 feet of climb in 3 long ascents, two of which are very runnable. …

Paul BranniganA Whole Lotta Half