Wrexham Village Bakery Half Marathon

Wrexham Village Bakery Half Marathon, Sun 19 Feb 2017 Race Report by Paul Alexander Paul Alexander passed over the Welsh border as a lone Toddie to take part in this half marathon on Sunday, hoping his recent knee injury wasn’t going to hinder performance too much. This very fast and flat course takes on a 5.5 then a 7.6mi loop …

Matt FlanaganWrexham Village Bakery Half Marathon

Flower Scar

Flower Scar Fell Race, 18 Feb 2017 Race Report by Paul Alexander Saturday saw the running of the Flower Scar Fell Race organised by Todmorden Harriers. A challenging and varied route setting off from Centre Vale Park covers 8.3 miles including over 2,100ft of climbing. The Harriers fielded 11 of the 176 participants. Though calm and mild conditions greeted runners …

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Mickleden Straddle

Mickleden Straddle Fell Race, Sunday 5 Feb Race Report by Darren Graham On Sunday, The Tod Harriers Grand Prix saw its 3rd race of the year over at Langsett, near Sheffield. Denby Dale AC hosted the Mickleden Straddle Fell Race. 14.3 miles and 2431ft of ascent over the northern Peak District moors and down into Howden Reservoir and back. Conditions …

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The Trog

Wadsworth Trog, Saturday 4 Feb Race report by Darren Graham On Saturday, Calder Valley hosted the notorious classic long fell race. The Wadsworth Trog. From Old Town cricket club, its 19 miles and over 3500ft of climbing, over the local moors. Runners are usually treated to delights of knee deep bogs, mud, more bogs and more mud. Usually, the weather …

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Hoofstones Fell Race

Hoofstones Fell Race, Sat 28th January 2017 Race report by Paul Alexander Organised by Tod Harrier Dan Taylor, this race takes you to parts of Todmorden rarely visited. After a stiff climb up Knotts Cliff the route crosses the top road near the old Sportsmans Pub, and then onto Stansfield Moor. Here there is a choice of route, either direct …

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