Brannigan 2nd in Northern 5k Champs

The Northern 5K road championships attracted a high quality field of 492 runners at Wythenshawe Park in Manchester. The race was won by Gareth Raven, a sub 2:20 marathon runner, in 14 minutes and 47 seconds. Todmorden’s Paul Brannigan and Salford’s Derek Crewe battled it out for the Northern Vet 50 crown. At the British 5K championships Brannigan had prevailed, …

Paul BranniganBrannigan 2nd in Northern 5k Champs

Harper Sets PB in Tod Park 5K Series

TOD PARK 5K SERIES RACE 4 – 7th AUGUST 2014 The final race of the Tod Park Summer 5K series took place on Thursday evening. The race was won by Tom Collinge from Todmorden Harrier Paul Brannigan in second. Both athletes had started cautiously behind the leading pack before making their move to the front on the penultimate lap. Brannigan …

Paul BranniganHarper Sets PB in Tod Park 5K Series

Jamie Flies Up Crow Hill

CROW HILL FELL RACE 5 AUGUST 2014 Crow Hill Fell Race in Mytholmroyd is organised by Todmorden Harriers Ali Mills and Emma Ossenton to raise money to help find a cancer cure. 23 Todmorden Harriers raced with many others marshalling on the course. Young Jamie Wrench was well clear of the other Toddies finishing 5th overall in 33.26. Lucy Burnett …

Paul BranniganJamie Flies Up Crow Hill

Chip butties and more..

14 Tod Harriers made the trip to Millbrook near Stalybridge last Wednesday for the Millbrook Monster 10k Trail Race. The scenic route took runners up and around the local reservoirs, finishing with a climb of 100 steps through the woods and a further half mile downhill to the finish. Local Marathon man Andi Jones turned up and ran away with …

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Temperatures Rise at Turnslack

Saturday saw the annual Turnslack Fell Race, organised by local fell running legend Kev Shand, which saw Tod’s Richard Butterwick take the 1st V40 prize. The conditions were very hot and the ground was dry underfoot. Runners were slowed by undergrowth that was much denser than usual. 62 runners set off up the hill from Calderbrook Church in the baking …

Paul BranniganTemperatures Rise at Turnslack

Lakeland 50

Up in the Lake District Tod Harriers were taking on the immense challenge that is the Lakeland 50. Over mountain after mountain for 50 miles this is not for the faint hearted. The conditions on the day were very hot with many seasoned competitors dropping out along the route. Steve Pullan of Todmorden made steady progress all day, picking up …

Paul BranniganLakeland 50