Stoodley Pike

Stoodley Pike Fell Race, 4 July 2017 Report by Jo Daniels Ian Stansfield Hangs Up His Studs After 50 Years of Racing The rain stopped and the clouds cleared leaving perfect weather for the Stoodley Pike Fell Race on Tuesday 4th July. The race drew 119 runners from across the region all eager for the treat of a run to …

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Wasdale

Wasdale Horseshoe, 8 July 2017 Report by Lucy Hobbs Ten intrepid Todmorden Harriers travelled up to the Lakes District to conquer what is known as the toughest race in the British fell running calendar. The Wasdale Horseshoe fell race was selected this year as one of the long category races in the English Championships. Facing 21 miles and nearly 9000t …

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Heptonstall Festival Fell Race

Saturday 1st July, 2017 Report by Paul Alexander The popular annual Heptonstall fell race took place at the weekend. The 5.9 mile route with 1627ft of climb saw 89 runners race over a mixed terrain including cobbles, grassy fields, muddy slopes, open moorland plus more. The winner, Chris Holdsworth from Clayton Le-Moors Harriers finished in 47.03. Rachel Pilling of Pudsey …

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Halifax Half

Halifax Half Marathon Peter Kerridge and Joanna Fullman took part in the Halifax Half Marathon on Sunday. Peter came an excellent joint 6th on this challenging hilly course with a time of 1:40:29 and Joanna came 12th lady in 2:11:07. Winning times were by Jamie Brannan of Stadium Runners in 1h 27m 9, and Stephanie Karolewski, unattached, in 1h 49m …

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Phil wins in the Lakes

Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon, 1-2 July 2017 Report by Paul Alexander Phil Hodgson put in a great display to win the Pillar course in the Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon at the weekend. This is a two day solo course based on a veteran handicap. The event was held in the Ennerdale/Loweswater area. Mandy Goth was also in action and was …

Matt FlanaganPhil wins in the Lakes