Merrick Hill Race

The Merrick Hill Race, 17 September, 2016 Report by Rob Tyson Girvan Athletic club hosted The Merrick Hill Race on Saturday the 17th September. Members of Todmorden Harriers journeyed up to the South of Scotland to compete hoping to do well in this final instalment of the British Hill Racing Championship. A good amount of anticipation hung in the air. …

Matt FlanaganMerrick Hill Race

Utterley Butterley

Utterley Butterley Fell Race, 18 September 2016 Report by Rob Tyson Eighty eight runners competed in the Utterley Butterley Fell Race, hosted by Saddleworth Runners on Sunday 18th September. Runners had to complete 8km (5 miles) in sweltering heat taking in the mixed terrain of tracks, footpaths and moorland, running past five different reservoirs climbing 260m (853 feet) overall. The …

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Jim Smith 5K Trail

Jim Smith Brownhouse Reservoir 5k Trail, 13 September 2016 Report by Rob Tyson Andems Runners, assisted by Rochdale Harriers & GALs hosted the Jim Smith Brownhouse Reservoir 5k Trail on Tuesday 13th. At 6.30pm an army of Tod Harriers gathered to show their appreciation and respect for one of their members. Jim Smith, a legend in the Fell Running community …

Matt FlanaganJim Smith 5K Trail

Yorkshireman Half

Yorkshireman Off Road Half Marathon, 11 September 2016 Report by Jo Daniels Photos by woodentops.co.uk The weather was glorious for those setting out on the Yorkshireman Off Road Half Marathon and Full Marathon on Sunday morning. The course takes runners from Haworth village on a circular tour of the local moorlands. Both courses run alongside each other taking runners over …

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Castle Carr Fell Race

Castle Carr Fell Race, 4 September 2016 Report by Darren Graham Painting by Kate Lycett The inaugural Castle Carr Fell race, organised By Calder Valley Fell Runners was part of the Tod Harriers Grand Prix championships on Sunday. It was well supported with 11 Toddies setting out on a tough, 15 mile course with 4000ft of ascent, taking in the …

Matt FlanaganCastle Carr Fell Race