Turner Landscape

Turner Landscape Fell Race, 11 Aug Report by Jo Daniels The popular and picturesque 10.6m Turner Landscape fell race begins and ends at Turner Hall Farm near Seathwaite in the Lake District. The 3000 ft of ascent did not put off a dozen runners from Todmorden, who made the journey to the Lakeland fells. This year the race was included …

Matt FlanaganTurner Landscape

Boulsworth

Boulsworth Fell Race, 12 Aug Report by Jo Daniels A quartet of Todmorden Harriers formed part of the 199 strong field for the popular Boulsworth Fell race. The event was resurrected in 2010 after a few years’ absence. The race coincides with the popular Trawden Agricultural Show and has a grandstand start in the heart of the main show ground. …

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Snowden

Snowden Mountain Race, 22 July Report by Lucy Hobbs The 43rd Jewson International Snowdon Race, Ras Yr Wyddfa, took place on Saturday. Over six hundred top athletes, from more than ten countries, braved gloomy conditions to compete in one of Europe’s toughest and most prestigious endurance challenges. The ten mile race sets off from Llanberis and climbs 3,300 feet to …

Matt FlanaganSnowden

Holme Moss

Holme Moss Fell Race, 21 July Report by Darren Graham Holme Moss Fell Race was held over near Holmfirth on Sunday. This AL category fell race is a beast of a race with some wicked climbs and fast running in between. The route is 18 miles of moors over Saddleworth with over 4000ft of climbing. This year, runners were basking …

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Toddies on Tour to the Isle of Man

Sea to Summit Fell Race, 14th July Report by Jo Daniels The fourth race in the English Fell Running Championships took place last weekend on the Isle of Man. The Kate Burge Sea-to-Summit race is a mostly uphill 14km race with 1200 metres of ascent; the race commemorates a local athlete and former GB triathlete who was tragically killed whilst …

Matt FlanaganToddies on Tour to the Isle of Man

Harriers Hold Their Own at Huddersfield

Greenhead Park 5k, 12th July Report by Jo Daniels Greenhead Park was the setting for the second of the Cannonball 5k race series, held on each Thursday in July. The course is designed to remain wholly within the park, with fewer twists and turns than the regular weekend park run, making for fast times. Richard Butterwick was the first Todmorden …

Matt FlanaganHarriers Hold Their Own at Huddersfield