Holme Moss

Holme Moss Fell Race, 21 July Report by Darren Graham Holme Moss Fell Race was held over near Holmfirth on Sunday. This AL category fell race is a beast of a race with some wicked climbs and fast running in between. The route is 18 miles of moors over Saddleworth with over 4000ft of climbing. This year, runners were basking …

Matt FlanaganHolme Moss

Toddies on Tour to the Isle of Man

Sea to Summit Fell Race, 14th July Report by Jo Daniels The fourth race in the English Fell Running Championships took place last weekend on the Isle of Man. The Kate Burge Sea-to-Summit race is a mostly uphill 14km race with 1200 metres of ascent; the race commemorates a local athlete and former GB triathlete who was tragically killed whilst …

Matt FlanaganToddies on Tour to the Isle of Man

Harriers Hold Their Own at Huddersfield

Greenhead Park 5k, 12th July Report by Jo Daniels Greenhead Park was the setting for the second of the Cannonball 5k race series, held on each Thursday in July. The course is designed to remain wholly within the park, with fewer twists and turns than the regular weekend park run, making for fast times. Richard Butterwick was the first Todmorden …

Matt FlanaganHarriers Hold Their Own at Huddersfield

Hilly Half

Hendon Brook Half Marathon, 8 July Report by Darren Graham On Sunday, the Grand Prix continued with the road champs section over at Marsden Park in Nelson. The Hendon Brook race is a hilly 13.5 mile route taking over 2100ft of climbing, so a test for any runner. 6 Toddies were among the 186 runners who took the race on …

Matt FlanaganHilly Half

Annie Wins Heptonstall

Heptonstall Festival Fell Race, 7 July Report by Rebecca Patrick Last Saturday ten Todmorden Harriers took part in the local Heptonstall Festival Fell Race. The race starts in Heptonstall and plunges down to the Craggs and then up to High Brown Knowl and back again, a total of 5.9 miles involving 1627 feet of climb. Conditions were hot and the …

Matt FlanaganAnnie Wins Heptonstall

Alderman’s Ascent

Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race, 5 July Report by Darren Graham The 3rd Alderman’s Ascent took place on Thursday evening. The race looked in doubt due to the recent moorland fires but they were far enough away for the race to continue. &3 runners took on the 8k race with over 400 meters of climbing. The heat was tough enough for …

Matt FlanaganAlderman’s Ascent