Widdop Fell Race – Report by Jo Daniels
Eleven Todmorden Harriers made the trip to the Widdop Fell race on Wednesday 15th July. The weather held, with late evening sunshine making for great running condition, with the course much drier than usual. There were good performances from Todmorden runners. Rebecca Patrick, who ran very well the day after Stoodley Pike race to secure 2nd in the women’s event (39th overall) in 1.05.31. Jane Leonard was 1st LV55 in 1.13.52 (8th lady and 76th overall). Rebecca Patrick and Jane Leonard were joined by Kirsty Patten in taking 2nd place in the ladies’ team event.
There were strong finishes from the men too, with John Allan securing 17th place in 1.00.03 and Robert Tyson taking 26th in 1.02.56.
17th John Allan M 1.00.03
26th Robert Tyson M 1.02.56
39th (2nd lady) Rebecca Patrick FV45 1.05.31
63rd Robert Halstead MV55 1.11.01
66th Ben Holmes M 1.11.50
76th (8th lady) Jane Leonard FV55 1.13.52
87th (10th lady) Kirsty Patten F 1.20.10
90th (11th lady) Chris Preston FV50 1.21.23
106th (18th lady) Clare Harris FV55 1.27.53
113th (24th lady) Rachel Whitaker FV40 1.41.16
Dave Collins – retired injured