OMM Win for Mandy

OMM 2 day score event Report by Darren Graham Now in it’s 51st year, the Original Mountain Marathon usually needs no introduction. A two day event and always held on the last weekend in October to guarantee ‘testing’ weather conditions, the OMM test runners ability to navigate their chosen course as a team of two, as well as to carry …

Matt FlanaganOMM Win for Mandy

Bronte Way

Bronte Way Fell Race, 28 Oct Report by Darren Graham 175 runners set off from Wycoller Information centre to take on the popular Bronte Way on Sunday. A linear route, this race goes from Wycoller and heads over the moors and Pennistone Hill to finish in Haworth town Centre, testing each runner over the 12k route which also incuded over …

Matt FlanaganBronte Way

Jailbreak 10k

Lancaster Jailbreak 10k, 28 Oct Report by Darren Graham A fast, flat route with a mixture of terrain and a punishing last quarter of a mile up to the castle finish, had 232 runners taking part over in Lancaster on Sunday morning. Tod Harrier Peter Kerridge recorded a great time of 40.52 giving him an overall 12th position and second …

Matt FlanaganJailbreak 10k

Race you to the Summit

Race you to the Summit fell race, 27 Oct Report by Darren Graham On Saturday, The Summit Pub, Littleborough was host to the 52nd Race You to the Summit fell race. A short, steep race which leads runners over the moor to the White House pub, near Blackstone Edge, touch the wall of the pub, turn around and run back …

Matt FlanaganRace you to the Summit

FRA Relays

Fell Runners Association (FRA) British Fell and Hill Relay Championship, 20 Oct Report by Paul Alexander Whilst the Calder Valley enjoyed autumnal sunshine last Saturday, up in the Lake District 245 teams from 145 fell clubs gathered in challenging conditions to compete in the annual FRA Relays. This 4-leg relay attracts a highly competitive field from across the country, and …

Matt FlanaganFRA Relays

Ultra Grand Prix – Final Race

Round Rotherham Ultra Trail Race, 20 Oct Report by Paul Alexander Saturday saw the final race in the Todmorden Ultra Grand Prix. The Round Rotherham Trail race is a 50 mile circular route with over 3500ft of climbing. First ran in December 1983, it is now in its 35th year and is a well established race. The route follows trails …

Matt FlanaganUltra Grand Prix – Final Race