Penmaenmawr Fell Race

On Saturday three Todmorden Harriers and three Calder Valley runners visited North Wales to run the Penmaenmawr Fell Race over the Cerrig Gwynion hills. 161 runners tackled the course which is fast and runnable apart from the initial steep climb and a boggy traverse mid-section. Calder Valley’s John Emberton was 2nd Vet55 in 34th place, Phil Scarf was next Calder …

Matt FlanaganPenmaenmawr Fell Race

Full Tour of Pendle

As part of Todmorden Harriers Grand Prix last Saturday’s Full Tour of Pendle Fell Race saw a strong Todmorden Harriers turnout. This winter classic weaves its way back and forth over Pendle Hill, starting in Barley and heading up to the Trig before striding across Pendle and Mearley Moor towards the Nick of Pendle. A steep climb takes runners up …

Matt FlanaganFull Tour of Pendle

Through The Villages

The road Grand Prix continued on Sunday with the Through the Villages race. Starting and finishing at the Dressers Arms, Wheelton, the 8.5 mile route follows roads through Wheelton, Brinscall, Abbey Village and Withnell, and accumulating nearly 900 feet of climbing. Richard Butterwick was the first Toddy back in a time of 55.47 to give him 21st place overall. Pauline …

Matt FlanaganThrough The Villages

British & English Championship Presentation Awards

The English and British Championship Awards took place up in Grange over Sands on Saturday night and Tod’s Ladies Vet 40 team had the honour of prizes this year. In the British Champs, they finished in 2nd place and in the English Champs, they finished 3rd. The Women’s Open team finished in 5th position in both the British and English …

Matt FlanaganBritish & English Championship Presentation Awards

Short Circuit Ultra

The last fixture of the Ultra Grand Prix was held on Saturday. Punk Panther’s Short Circuit Ultra is a 33 mile circular route on trails around Otley with overall climbing of over 4000 feet. Andrew Worster and Kim Asworth were the only Toddies amongst the crowd. Andrew finished 3rd place with a time of 4 hours 45 mins, just 3 …

Matt FlanaganShort Circuit Ultra

Shepherds Skyline

Todmorden Harriers hosted the popular Shepherds Skyline on Saturday. Held from the Shepherds Rest Pub, Lumbutts, 192 runners braved the conditions for the 10k route up to Stoodley Pike and back (via a nasty second climb back up to the Stoop from London Road). There was lots of Toddies helping as well as running on the day and Dom Leckie …

Matt FlanaganShepherds Skyline