Blackshaw Head Fete Fell Race

As part of the club’s Grand Prix, the Todmorden Harriers were out in force on Saturday for the Blackshaw Head Fete Fell Race, to take on local rivals Calder Valley Fell Runners. Both Clubs had the fast and furious 5.5m fell race as a fixture in their club competitions, so it was game on. The race was won in fine …

Matt FlanaganBlackshaw Head Fete Fell Race

Castle Carr Fell Race

Sunday saw the fourth running of the Castle Carr Fell Race A.K.A pack as much climb as you can into 15 miles. The route starts in Old Town and heads straight out onto the moor and into the beautiful Castle Carr Estate. Following a stiff climb up to the other side of the valley it swings back on itself to …

Matt FlanaganCastle Carr Fell Race

Swiss OMM

Mandy Goth teamed up with her partner Phil Hodgson in Lenzerheide, Switzerland to take part in the Swiss OMM this past weekend. Despite the multitude of weather conditions, they made light work of the long score event. 7 hours on Day 1 followed by a further 6 hrs on Day 2 they came out with 6th overall out of 50 …

Matt FlanaganSwiss OMM

Peak District 33 Ultra

Over in the Peak District, Todmorden’s Julie Graham took on the new Peak District 33 Ultra on Saturday. Starting in Castleton, the route heads in a southerly clockwise direction through Bradwell, Baslow, Millers Dale and Peak Forest, visiting famous spots like Froggatt and Baslow Edges; Monsal Head and Millers Dale. With a mixture of terrain underfoot and an elevation profile …

Matt FlanaganPeak District 33 Ultra

Ochill 2000’s Scottish Long Classics Series

Tod harriers Dan Taylor headed to Stirling for the latest round of the Scottish Long Classics series, the Ochil 2000`s. The race provides a different challenge to most races as it is ran point to point. After a coach out to the Eastern side of the Ochil Hills the route traverses 10 hills of 2000 ft or more, over a …

Matt FlanaganOchill 2000’s Scottish Long Classics Series

Golf Ball Fell Race

Last Wednesday twelve Todmorden Harriers raced in the Golf Ball fell race organised by Rossendale Harriers from the Glory Pub in Rawtenstall. This is a fast 5mile race with 900 feet of ascent and named after the Golf Ball radio transmitter on the final descent. This popular race attracted 220 runners and was won by Nick Leigh from Horwich in …

Matt FlanaganGolf Ball Fell Race