Kentmere Horseshoe English Champs

Beautiful weather greeted 13 Todmorden Harriers who entered Kentmere Horseshoe, the 4th English Fell Championship race of 2014. The first couple of miles of this 12 mile race climb to Buck Crag followed by fast undulating terrain until the 1 mile descent back into Kentmere when the heavens opened providing a welcome cooling shower for the athletes. Melanie Blackhurst took …

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Windmill Half Marathon

The Todmorden Harriers Road Championship moved to Lytham St Annes for the Windmill Half Marathon. There were windy conditions on the 2 lap course, which slowed some of the competitors. The race was won by Andrew Davies in a very fast time of 1hr 8 mins almost ten minutes ahead of the next runner (Andrew is running in the upcoming …

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Stoodley Pike Fell Race

Tuesday 8th saw the latest running of the famous Stoodley Pike Fell Race. The organisation of this year’s  race was taken over by Joe Daniels, ably assisted by the Todmorden Harriers Crew. Conditions were hot if a little wet on top due to recent rainfall. The race climbs from the Top Brink Pub up to the Pike then a quick …

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Tour De France – Toddies photos

It’s not so often you get the chance to walk/cycle on closed roads – hence the totally original idea of doing an “Abbey Road” pic on Market Street. Fun! Here’s a few pics taken halfway up Cragg Road waiting for the peleton to arrive. There were other groups of Toddies higher up and lower down the hill – all enjoying …

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Paul Brannigan is British Multi-Terrain Champion!

Todmorden Harriers’ Paul Brannigan became British Multi Terrain champion in the age 50-54 (V50) category at Bewl Water in East Sussex on Sunday. Brannigan placed 6th overall in a field of 624 runners. The 15 mile race consists of a lap of Bewl Reservoir with a hill section on the road between 12 and 14 miles. It was this section …

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Heptonstall Grand Départ Fell Race

Paul Hobbs was first Tod Harrier home at the Heptonstall Grand Depart Fell Race finishing 7th in 54.27. Race description from the official website : “The Heptonstall Grand Départ fell race follows the familiar route of the Heptonstall Festival race in previous years… Starting in the hilltop village of Heptonstall, the route plunges deep into a neighbouring valley before finding …

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