Andy McFie completes the Bob Graham

Andy McFie (pictured second from right) of Todmorden Harriers took on the mighty Bob Graham Challenge at the weekend. The midnight departure from The Moot Hall in Keswick was the start of an impressive 23 hours and 25 minutes of running that saw him cover the 42 peaks of the challenge in some incredibly challenging conditions. Wind, rain and clag …

Matt FlanaganAndy McFie completes the Bob Graham

Todmorden Trio take prizes at Pendle

Pendle Half Marathon, 15 July 2017 Report by Jo Daniels Todmorden Harriers were well represented at the Pendle Half Marathon, part of the Pendle Running Festival at the weekend. There were fine performances aplenty with Mel Blackhurst taking the glory of first lady overall in a fantastic time of 1.44.23 – Mel finished in 17th place overall. Other first place …

Matt FlanaganTodmorden Trio take prizes at Pendle

Aldermans Ascent Take 2

6 July 2017 Report by Darren Graham Over in Saddleworth last Thursday, the 2nd running of Aldermans Ascent took part. The weather gods were kinder this year compared to last year’s wet weather, although it was a tad too warm for the runners. 63 runners took on the 8.5k route with over 400 metres of climb. Stuart Wolstenholme, pictured, returning …

Matt FlanaganAldermans Ascent Take 2

Stoodley Pike

Stoodley Pike Fell Race, 4 July 2017 Report by Jo Daniels Ian Stansfield Hangs Up His Studs After 50 Years of Racing The rain stopped and the clouds cleared leaving perfect weather for the Stoodley Pike Fell Race on Tuesday 4th July. The race drew 119 runners from across the region all eager for the treat of a run to …

Matt FlanaganStoodley Pike

Wasdale

Wasdale Horseshoe, 8 July 2017 Report by Lucy Hobbs Ten intrepid Todmorden Harriers travelled up to the Lakes District to conquer what is known as the toughest race in the British fell running calendar. The Wasdale Horseshoe fell race was selected this year as one of the long category races in the English Championships. Facing 21 miles and nearly 9000t …

Matt FlanaganWasdale