Race to the Summit Fell Race

88 runners braved the weather on Saturday morning to take part in the 53rd ‘Race You To The Summit’ run. The race started off many years ago as a bet between friends to see if anyone could run to the White House Pub, near Blackstone Edge and back within half an hour. Now in its 53rd year and a few …

Matt FlanaganRace to the Summit Fell Race

British Fell Relays

Staged in front of the impressive Derwent Dam in the Peak District, Saturday 19th saw 4 Todmorden Harriers teams compete in the British Fell Relays around Derwent Reservoir, organised this year by Dark Peak Fell Runners. The relay comprises 4 legs – the first was a solo leg of 7.65 kilometres with 360 metres of climb. Leg 2 saw pairs …

Matt FlanaganBritish Fell Relays

Langdale Half Marathon

At the last long road race of the Todmorden Harriers road Grand Prix, a trio of Toddies made their way to beautiful Langdale in the heart of the Lake District. The stunning course takes in the Great Langdale and Little Langdale valleys with 360 degree views of the surrounding fells. One of the toughest half marathons in the UK, it …

Matt FlanaganLangdale Half Marathon

Worster takes Third at the Withins Skyline

There was standing water aplenty after a week of heavy rain for the annual Withins Skyline fell face on Sunday. Todmorden Harriers featured the event in their Grand Prix – this brought a dozen seniors to the mud of Penistone Hill. Starting from the quarry bottom on Penistone, the route heads out along the track to Drop Farm. The path …

Matt FlanaganWorster takes Third at the Withins Skyline

Ilam Fell Race

Last Sunday a posse of Todmorden Harriers took part in the Ilam fell race, the last in the English championships this year and also featuring in the Todmorden Club Championship. The short race is 4.5 miles, but with 1,400 foot of ascent packed in. It starts on a ridiculously steep slope straight up Bunster Hill before descending into the Dovedale …

Matt FlanaganIlam Fell Race

Pauline Takes Second at Stainland

The Stainland Trail race featured in the Todmorden Harriers Grand Prix this year. It is challenging 10km multi-terrain race through the stunning West Yorkshire countryside. Starting and finishing at the Stainland Recreation Ground, the race runs through Fall Spring Wood, Milner Wood, Beestonley Wood, Whittle Wood, Firth House Wood, Crow Wood and beautiful rural roads and trails around Stainland Dean. …

Matt FlanaganPauline Takes Second at Stainland