British Fell and Hill Relay Championships

Report by Jo Daniels The British Fell and Hill Relay Championships arrived at Pendle on Saturday, with over 140 teams from across the country taking part. Todmorden Harriers had three teams on the start line in Barley. The Men’s Vets team of Craig Stansfield, Jon Wright, Nick Barber, Ben Crowther, Dwane Dixon and Andrew Wrench had a fantastic day’s running …

Paul BranniganBritish Fell and Hill Relay Championships

XC Campaign Starts, Withins and more…

Report by Paul Hobbs   Red Rose Cross Country After a busy season of racing on the fells and roads, Autumn brings in the eagerly awaited cross country season.  When fell running takes a breather for the Winter, cross country ramps up, presenting fell and road runners with a muddy (if a little flatter alternative).  Cross country is a fast …

Paul BranniganXC Campaign Starts, Withins and more…

Chester Marathon, Ian Hodgson & Saddleworth

Report by Dan Taylor Chester Marathon 2 Tod Harriers took the trip to Chester  for the Marathon on Sunday. The conditions were dry and not too hot. First home for Todmorden was their Fell and Ultra Specialist Craig Stansfield in his first ever road marathon. Craig gave his all and managed to beat his 3 hours target by finishing in …

Paul BranniganChester Marathon, Ian Hodgson & Saddleworth

Burnley 10k & a Beefy Good Shepherd

Report by Jo Daniels Burnley Leisure 10k There were three Todmorden Harriers in evidence at the Burnley Leisure Padiham 10k event on Sunday. The multi-terrain course included a loop around allotments, a stretch along the Greenway and a canal side section as well as parts along country lanes and trails. The first Todmorden Harrier home was Richard Butterwick. He claimed …

Paul BranniganBurnley 10k & a Beefy Good Shepherd

Yorkshireman, Ben Nevis & Garstang Half

Report by Jo Daniels Yorkshireman Off Road Marathon and Half Marathon Eight Todmorden Harriers competed in KCAC Yorkshireman Off Road marathon and half marathon last weekend, with four competing in each event. The event is well known for its mix of terrain that seems perfectly runnable, but combines with distance to create a real challenge for runners. First home for …

Paul BranniganYorkshireman, Ben Nevis & Garstang Half