Final Grand Prix Race

Tour of Pendle fell race, 17 Nov Report by Paul Alexander Todmorden Harriers fell and grand prix championships drew to a close with a beast of a final race in the form of the Tour of Pendle on Saturday 17th November. This tough South West Pennines event features over 4800ft of elevation over the 16.8 mile distance. The stand out …

Matt FlanaganFinal Grand Prix Race

Half Trog

Wadsworth Half Trog fell race, 18 Nov Report by Paul Alexander Five Todmorden Harriers took on the Half Trog on Sunday in glorious sunny Autumnal conditions. A local classic that sets off from the Hare & Hounds pub in Old Town and takes in all the best terrain of the full Trog, without the full distance. With plenty of varied …

Matt FlanaganHalf Trog

Pauline wins at Lytham

Lytham Windmill 10k, Remembrance Sunday Road Race Report by Lucy Hobbs On Sunday 11th November seven Todmorden Harriers took part in this final race in the Harriers Road Grand Prix. This speedy flat out and back course on the coastal front at Lytham, starting and finishing on Lytham Green by the windmill. A two-minute silence was observed before the race …

Matt FlanaganPauline wins at Lytham

Shepherds Skyline

Shepherds Skyline Fell Race, 10 Nov Report by Luch Hobbs The ever-popular Shepherds Skyline Race took place on Saturday. Runners were greeted with good conditions; pretty dry on the course and a cooling breeze on the tops. Tod Harriers runners made up almost 10% of the field, which was slightly down on usual numbers due to a clash with the …

Matt FlanaganShepherds Skyline

Medals all round

British Fell Championship Awards After a quick turn around from the Cross Country, a handful of Tod Harriers headed to Ilkley for the Fell Runners Association Annual Presentation held in Ilkley, organised by Pudsey and Bramley. Todmorden Harriers were present to collect British Team Championship Awards. This year’s competition involved a run into the claggy unknown of The Mourne Mountains …

Matt FlanaganMedals all round

Red Rose Cross Country – race 2

Red Rose Cross Country, 10 Nov Report by Lucy Hobbs Last Saturday saw the second running of the Red Rose Cross Country League at Bolton. Fifteen Tod Harriers took part. Pauline May was first woman back in the 5K race in 22:35, followed by Rebecca Patrick and Kerry Edwards to complete the Vets ladies team who came in second place. …

Matt FlanaganRed Rose Cross Country – race 2