Hobbling Harriers & Missed in the Mist

Report by Paul Hobbs Hobbling Harriers! As the sun shone and the temperatures awoke from their Winter slumber, a significant posse of Harriers revelled in superb conditions at the Haworth Hobble on Saturday. The Hobble is quite an accomplishment, taking in 32 miles of South Pennine tracks, trails and footpaths with a total of 4400 feet of ascent. The Hobble …

Paul BranniganHobbling Harriers & Missed in the Mist

Northern Masters Title for Brannigan

Northern Masters 10 Mile Road Championship Todmorden Harrier’s Paul Brannigan was their sole runner at the Sweatshop 10 mile road race in Bispham. The race incorporated the Northern Masters championships, the Lancashire championships and the Fire Service championships, which lead to a very long presentation post-race. Brannigan continued an inexplicable recent series of below-par performances running his slowest time in …

Paul BranniganNorthern Masters Title for Brannigan

Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round

Report by Jo Daniels Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round After a late surge of wintery weather, the forecast was favourable and the Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round went ahead under the direction of new race organiser Colin Woolford. Three hardy Harriers took to the snow strewn hills for the event, which attracted a field of over two hundred runners keen to pit …

Paul BranniganStan Bradshaw Pendle Round

Mini Mountain Marathon & Hudd 10K

Report by Jo Daniels Todmorden Mini Mountain Marathon The annual Todmorden Harriers’ Mini Mountain Marathon score event took place on Sunday morning. The three hour event, organised by Darren Graham and Ben Crowther, started at the Cat I’th Well pub in Wainstalls and challenged the navigation skills of competitors as they sought to find the control points hidden around the …

Paul BranniganMini Mountain Marathon & Hudd 10K

Flower Scar & more

Report by Darren Graham Todmorden Harriers organised the local Flower Scar Fell Race last Sunday. This is a classic race with over 2000ft of climbing within 7.3 miles. Last year it was part of the English Championship series which shows the quality of this race. This year we had a new race organizer in Darren Tweed who stepped into John …

Paul BranniganFlower Scar & more