Race The Train

The 36th edition of the ‘Race The Train’ race was held on Saturday 17th in Tywyn, Wales. With a festival feel to the town and with the sun shining, nearly 1500 runners took part in the 4 races available for all the family. Choices of races were 3.5 miles; 5.5 miles; 10K and the famous 14 mile race following the …

Matt FlanaganRace The Train

Pendle 3 Peaks

Starting in Barley, the Pendle 3 Peaks race takes runners on a rollercoaster route around Pendle Hill. Packing in over 2800 feet in just over 9 miles, conditions on Saturday were wet underfoot with a strong headwind, particularly on the run to the final trig at Big End.  Chris Holdworth of Ribble Valley Harriers cruised to victory in the men’s …

Matt FlanaganPendle 3 Peaks

Worster is the Boss of Holme Moss

Report by Jo Daniels Holme Moss Fell Race is not for the faint-hearted. It is a challenging 25km race that takes in 1285 metres of climb. Starting and finishing at the Cartworth Moor Cricket Club, runners are taken on some grueling ascents and descents around the local moorlands. Andrew Worster put in a superb performance on the day to take …

Matt FlanaganWorster is the Boss of Holme Moss

Cowm 5k (Grand Prix)

The Tod Harriers Grand Prix was back on with another visit to one of Andy O’Sullivan’s 5k races around Cown Res near Whitworth. 2 laps of the reservoir along flat tracks always produces a fast time from everyone. With Andy’s recent illness, a strong turn out from Tod Harriers amongst the 276 runners was always going to happen. 27 Toddies …

Matt FlanaganCowm 5k (Grand Prix)

Aldermans Ascent

Todmorden Harriers made their presence know over in Saddleworth on Thursday for the Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race. This fundraising race, held by local Rugby League club Saddleworth Rangers, is a tough 5 mile run with over 1000ft of climbing. The route does a lap of the playing fields before ascending to the Pots and Pans monument. Runners get into their …

Matt FlanaganAldermans Ascent

Wasdale Fell Race

Report by Darren Graham They really don’t come much tougher than the Wasdale Fell Race. A test to even the toughest fellrunner, this brutal race takes runners around the skyline of Wasdale on a 21 mile route, packed with over 9000ft of climbing. Whin Rigg, Pillar, Great Gable and Scafell Pike ar just some of the summits visited before a …

Matt FlanaganWasdale Fell Race