London Whole and Blackburn Half

Report by Darren Graham It was a weekend of road running for Todmorden Harriers as the London Marathon was undertaken by 6 of our runners amongst the other 40,000 runners who took part, including 1 in space! Paul Scarisbrick recorded the fastest Toddy time of under 3 hours (2:58:59) with close to a fantastic even split. Hard training paid off …

Paul BranniganLondon Whole and Blackburn Half

Toddies in Brownian Motion

It was a week of plenty of races after the British champs in Ireland, last weekend. No major turnout to any race but plenty going on………. Back over at Cowm Res, the annual Joe salt 5k was held on Wednesday night. James Riley (21.18), Gemma Lord (28.05) and Ian Stansfield (43.34) attended this popular trail race. Lucy Hobbs took part …

Paul BranniganToddies in Brownian Motion

Vets Conquer Britain in Ireland

A superb Mourne for the Veteran Harriers This year’s first counter in the British Fell Championships was held on Saturday in the stunning Mourne mountains, Northern Ireland. It was with glad hearts that the 16 Tod Harriers who travelled to Northern Ireland were greeted with fine, clear weather. The last time this location was used for a championship race, runners …

Paul BranniganVets Conquer Britain in Ireland

Toddies’ Greater Manchester Marathon

Our finishers at the Manchester Marathon. And this one is actually a marathon! 247 Graeme Brown 2.56.58 748 Paul Alexander 3.11.08 2464 Kate Mansell 3.39.54 7393 Jilly Davidson 4.46.30 Paul Alexander two minutes quicker than last year’s race but sadly no PB (6mins adrift!).

Paul BranniganToddies’ Greater Manchester Marathon

Road Champs Continue at Caldervale

Guy Whitmore continued his 100% record in the Todmorden Harriers Grand Prix and keeping him as the only runner to complete the 7 races so far at the Caldervale 10 on Good Friday, despite mayhem on the M6, which left a lot of runners unable to make the start, Guy and his wife Mel and Kevin Coughlin, managed to get …

Paul BranniganRoad Champs Continue at Caldervale

Hobbling Harriers & Missed in the Mist

Report by Paul Hobbs Hobbling Harriers! As the sun shone and the temperatures awoke from their Winter slumber, a significant posse of Harriers revelled in superb conditions at the Haworth Hobble on Saturday. The Hobble is quite an accomplishment, taking in 32 miles of South Pennine tracks, trails and footpaths with a total of 4400 feet of ascent. The Hobble …

Paul BranniganHobbling Harriers & Missed in the Mist