Ground Dug For Red Rose Success

The 1st of 4 Red Rose Cross Country League races took place at Leigh on Saturday and Todmorden Harriers men laid a solid foundation for success with 3rd place in the veterans table and 7th overall team. The early pace was set by Tod’s Nick Barber and Jackson Cowie with Nick remaining strong throughout and succeeding as 1st team counter. …

Paul BranniganGround Dug For Red Rose Success

Barber Shepherds Toddies Home Despite Diversion

Billed as “a pleasant, but tough, end of season fell race over woodland paths, moors and rough fell”, the ever popular Good Shepherd event attracted a strong field of just over 100 runners on Saturday. Runners were treated to good weather for the 15 mile course which takes in varied and challenging terrain in the Mytholmroyd area. Todmorden Harriers were …

Paul BranniganBarber Shepherds Toddies Home Despite Diversion

Thieveley Pike Fell Race

Thieveley Pike Fell Race was held on Saturday 27th September, one of several races attracting interest from Todmorden Harreirs. Three Harriers were in action in the short sharp AS category race. The competitive field of over 100 runners set off from the field beside the Ram Inn, Cliviger. The race follows the Mary Towneley Loop to Scout Farm where a …

Paul BranniganThieveley Pike Fell Race

Nine at the Swinton 10

Swinton 10 mile Road Race Report – TODMORDEN HARRIERS Todmorden Harriers club was well represented at the Swinton 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday 28th September. The cool weather suited runners and the conditions were set for a competitive race. An in form Richard Butterwick was the first Todmorden senior male home in 1.06.14, finishing in 59th place. Richard is …

Paul BranniganNine at the Swinton 10

Yorskhire Veterans XC Champs

Todmorden harrier Paul Brannigan won his second Yorkshire silver medal of 2014 with second place in the Yorkshire Vets cross country championships. Brannigan, competing in the age 50-54 category, achieved this despite getting lost on the second lap. He realised his mistake when he found himself joining the back markers and then gave chase to catch the leading group. He …

Paul BranniganYorskhire Veterans XC Champs

Toughs of the Trail at Stainland

Stainland Trail Race – 21 Sep 2014 Todmorden Harriers athletes headed to the Stainland Trail Race on Sunday for the penultimate counter in their club trail championships. Craig Stansfield claimed the 1st aged 45-49 male prize with a fine 8th place. Darren Tweed got his 3rd qualifier in to move above Stansfield at the top of the men’s trail championship …

Paul BranniganToughs of the Trail at Stainland