Gin Pit 5

Gin Pit 5 Trail Race, 14 Oct Report by Lucy Hobbs Gin Pit 5 Trail is the last counter in the Todmorden Harriers Trail Championship. A good turnout of 181 runners (which included 13 Toddies) tackled this fairly flat 5 mile trail course in damp conditions. The race started from the Miners Welfare Club, Gin Pit Village, Tyldesley and is …

Matt FlanaganGin Pit 5

Red Rose XC Race 1

Cross Country, Leigh, 13 Oct Report by Lucy Hobbs Last Saturday saw the start of the 2018 cross-country season for Tod Harriers with the first of the Red Rose XC series at Leigh. It is a notoriously fast and flat course and Saturday’s conditions were windy and uncomfortably humid. In the women’s race, which is a tough 5k-lap course, 153 …

Matt FlanaganRed Rose XC Race 1

Littleborough 10k

Littleborough 10k road race, 30 Sep Report by Darren Graham Also on Sunday, the popular Littleborough 10k road race was held with a new and improved route from previous years. 343 runners started at 10am and did 2 laps of the scenic lake. 5 Toddies took part with Robin Tuddenham managing to hold off in-form Richard Butterwick to take 11th …

Matt FlanaganLittleborough 10k

Groovy Kinder Love

Groovy Kinder Love Fell Race, 30 Sep Report by Darren Graham Sunday saw the inaugural Groovy Kinder Love fell race over in Hayfield, High Peak. This new category AL fell race, organised by Pennine Running Club, took runners over wild moors and onto Kinder Scout. A point to point race with plenty of heather bashing made runners choose the best …

Matt FlanaganGroovy Kinder Love

Worster 2nd at Thieveley

Thieveley Pike Fell Race, 29 Sep Report by Darren Graham The local popular Thieveley Pike Fell race took place on Saturday over in Cliviger. Starting on the field next to the Ram Inn, the 4.3 mile route follows the Mary Towneley Loop towards Scout Farm and then climbs towards the summit of Thieveley Pike and then downhill back to the …

Matt FlanaganWorster 2nd at Thieveley

Utterly Butterley Fell Race

Utterly Butterley Fell Race, 23 Sep Report by Paul Alexander Just in case the first 2 of Richard Butterwick’s weekend races weren’t enough, he took on the Utterly Butterley fell race which was his 2nd race of the day. This 5 mile race with 850ft of climb sets off from Marsden Cricket club and follows a route over the moors …

Matt FlanaganUtterly Butterley Fell Race