Stretton Hills

STRETTON HILLS English Champs Fell Race, 17 Mar By Rebecca Patrick The English Championship began on Sunday with the Stretton Hills fell race, also in the Todmorden Harriers Fell Championship. Just short of 6 miles , but with over 2000 feet of climbing, this is a tough race, worthy of this year’s championship. Guaranteed a big crowd puller, the weather …

Matt FlanaganStretton Hills

Hot Toddy

Red Hot Toddy, 10 Mar By Paul Alexander The clubs own race, the Red Hot Toddy 10k lived up to its fantastic reputation on Sunday as the 182 runners took on the tough course that features a few laps of Centre Vale Park before being faced with a challenging 1.5 mile climb up to Sourhall Road. Runners are then rewarded …

Matt FlanaganHot Toddy

Dentdale 7.9m

Dentdale 7.9m and 14m road races, 9 Mar By Paul Alexander The Dentdale 7.9m road race taking place in the Yorkshire Dales was the feature of the Tod Harriers road championships this weekend. This scenic and hilly course follows a figure of eight format winding up hill and down dale around the Dentdale area with the 189 runners being treated …

Matt FlanaganDentdale 7.9m

Rhyader Round

RHYADER ROUND THE LAKES, 3 Mar by Darren Graham A group Of Toddies travelled down to Mid Wales on Saturday to take part in the Rhyader Round the lakes 30k road race. Starting in the village of Rhyader, the route takes runners around the Elan valley Reservoirs. A demanding route with nearly 1800ft of climbing, runners are also exposed to …

Matt FlanaganRhyader Round

Stan Bradshaw

STAN BRADSHAW PENDLE ROUND, 3 Mar By Lucy Hobbs Last Saturday, six Tod Harriers competed in the Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round. There was a record turnout of 252 runners who ran the ten mile tour, up and around Pendle Hill and involving 1936 feet of climb. Conditions were great, in comparison to last year’s snow, and Lindsey Brindle of Horwich …

Matt FlanaganStan Bradshaw

Ilkley Moor

Ilkley Moor Fell Race, 24 Feb By Kate Mansell Running over Ilkley moor Bar t’at this weekend could have resulted in serious sun burn due to the unseasonable warm, sunny weather. Saying that, no runners were complaining with the weather. A short fell race of just over 8k with 400 metres of climbing, sending runners over steep, slippery rocky climbs …

Matt FlanaganIlkley Moor