Harriers Head North

Great North Run, 10 Sep 2017 Report by Jo Daniels Five Toddies headed up to the North East on Sunday to run in the Great North Run. The undulating course from Newcastle to South Shields accommodated 57,000 runners this year. First back from Tod Harriers was Paul Alexander (pictures with Sally Gunnell!) in 1.27.04 for 508th place overall. He was …

Matt FlanaganHarriers Head North

Annie 3rd at Castle Carr

Castle Carr Fell Race, 3 Sep 2017 Report by Darren Graham The English Championship fell competition swept into Hebden on Sunday with the Castle Carr fell race run by Calder Valley. 210 runners turned up on the day to compete against the best in the country in the gruelling 14 mile race with 3773ft of climb. The route takes the …

Matt FlanaganAnnie 3rd at Castle Carr

A local race for local people

Blackshaw Head Fell Race, 2 Sep 2017 Report by Darren Graham Blackshaw Head held its annual fell race during its fete on Saturday. 81 runners took on the 5.5 miles with 900ft of climbing around the local moors. With the weather Gods in much better mood than last year’s down pour the race makes a great addition to the fete. …

Matt FlanaganA local race for local people

Annie 2nd at Norland Moor

Norland Moor Trail Race, 27 Aug 2017 Tod Harriers’ FU23 star Annie Roberts had a storming run at the Norland Moor Trail Race on Saturday, finishing 2nd lady in 57:19, and 19th place overall. For the senior men Matt Flanagan won the V45 age category (7th overall in 53:00), and David Leslie took the V65 honours in 66.56. Race conditions …

Matt FlanaganAnnie 2nd at Norland Moor

Burnsall Fell

Burnsall Sports Fell Race, 19 Aug 2017 Report by Paul Alexander The Burnsall Classic Fell Race, which forms part of the Burnsall Feast Sports Day, dates back to circa 1870 when a group of villagers allegedly discussed the idea in the local pub leading one local, as the story goes, to test the course by moonlight by running naked to …

Matt FlanaganBurnsall Fell