Utterly Butterley Fell Race

Utterly Butterley Fell Race, 23 Sep Report by Paul Alexander Just in case the first 2 of Richard Butterwick’s weekend races weren’t enough, he took on the Utterly Butterley fell race which was his 2nd race of the day. This 5 mile race with 850ft of climb sets off from Marsden Cricket club and follows a route over the moors …

Matt FlanaganUtterly Butterley Fell Race

Lost Shepherds Fell Race

Lost Shepherds Fell Race, 22 Sep Report by Paul Alexander On Saturday 22nd September the Lost Shepherd Fell race took place with 53 runners starting out from Mytholmroyd to take on the 14.9mi course with 2690ft of elevation. Todmorden made a clean sweep with Andrew Worster taking the overall race win and being the only competitor under the 2 hour …

Matt FlanaganLost Shepherds Fell Race

Top 10 for Duncan at Stainland

Stainland Trail 10k, 16 Sep Report by Lucy Hobbs Duncan Cannon took on the Stainland 10k coming in at 46:36 and in 6th position. The winner was Nathan Edmondson for Ilkley in 41:07 and first female Lucy Collins from Stainland Lions in 47:57

Matt FlanaganTop 10 for Duncan at Stainland

Cautley Horseshoe

Cautley Horseshoe Fell Race, 15 Sep Report by Lucy Hobbs Last Saturday 10 Todmorden Harriers competed in the last of the English Championship Races, Cautley Horseshoe, in the Howgills. The race was short, just over four miles, but involved a gruelling hands on Knees climb of 2650 feet up to Yarlside and over Cautley Spout with an equally steep descent …

Matt FlanaganCautley Horseshoe

Castle Carr Silver & Bronze

Castle Carr Fell Race, 2 Sept Report by Darren Graham Sunday saw the 3rd running of this tough, hilly fell race. With 15 miles and just short of 4000ft of climbing, this is a tough race which featured in last year’s English Championships. This year saw 35 runners start from the Hare and Hounds pub, Old Town, where the route …

Matt FlanaganCastle Carr Silver & Bronze

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis Fell Race, 1 Sept Report by Darren Graham Further afield, up in Scotland, the British Championship resumed with the Ben Nevis Fell Race. Races don’t come much harder than this race! Straight up and down Britain’s highest peak. A total of 4419ft of ascent within 9 miles attracts the top runners in the country. 488 runners took part …

Matt FlanaganBen Nevis