Foe Edge

Foe Edge Fell Race, 30 May Report by Paul Alexander The Harriers GP continued on Wednesday 30th May with the Foe Edge fell race near Waterfoot. This short sharp 6.6km blast features 300m of climb and attracted 92 runners with a great Toddie turnout of 20. Rebecca Patrick stole the show for the club with a sterling effort to finish …

Matt FlanaganFoe Edge

Wharfedale Trail

Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon, 2nd June Report by Paul Alexander Melanie Blackhurst and Richard Butterwick competed in the Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon on Saturday 2nd June. Melanie finished in 1:57.31 for 95th overall whilst Richard completed the course in 2:03.26 for 128th overall. The race winners were Duncan Coombs of Cambridge and Coleridge AC in 1:26.27 and Caroline Turner (unattached) …

Matt FlanaganWharfedale Trail

Duddon Valley

Duddon Valley Fell Race, 2nd June Report by Paul Alexander The Duddon Valley fell race in South Lakes put some of the club’s hardy fell runners to the test on 2nd June in deep fog. This 18 mile classic challenges participants through a gruelling 6000ft of climb. Graeme Brown had a superb run for a top ten finish for 9th …

Matt FlanaganDuddon Valley

Grand Prix hits Blackpool

Blackpool Promenade 10 miler, 26th May Report by Lucy Hobbs 5 Todmorden Harriers crossed the border into Lancashire to take part in the Blackpool 10 Miler, a counter for Tod’s Grand Prix race series. In warm conditions and with a gentle breeze Richard Butterwick was 9th and 1st V45 and came in just 15 seconds outside a personal best, Darren …

Matt FlanaganGrand Prix hits Blackpool

Isle of Jura

Isle of Jura Fell Race, 26th May Report by Lucy Hobbs Eleven Todmorden Harriers took part in the legendary Jura Fell race. This is one of the toughest races in the calendar comprising 28km with 2370m of climbing and crossing 7 mountains including the Paps of Jura. The winner was Ted Ferguson in under 3.5 hours, first lady was Jasmin …

Matt FlanaganIsle of Jura

10k PB for Matt

Burnley Lions 10k, 25th May This race is a challenging and hilly 2-lap course that takes runners out over rural lanes above Colne. Matt Flanagan was the only Todmorden runner, and was rewarded with a PB of 38.28, finishing in 20th place and 2nd V45. The race winners were Clayton’s Danny Collinge in 34.17, and Barlick’s Jacqueline Collins in 41.34

Matt Flanagan10k PB for Matt