3 Shires Fell Race

177 runners set off at The 3 Shires fell race and were soon in the thick mist almost immediately on starting the climb up Wetherlam. The clag was thick over Swirl How and the runners only dropped out of it coming down to 3 Shires stone. The race continues over Pike of Blisco and Lingmoor before dropping back down to …

Matt Flanagan3 Shires Fell Race

Equinox 24

4 Toddies took on the Equinox 24 running festival over the weekend. Set in the grounds of Belvior castle in Leicestershire, runners have to do as many 10k loops as possible within 24 hours. The event has a festival atmosphere with camping for all over the weekend with live bands, food stall and beer tents, all on site. The last …

Matt FlanaganEquinox 24

LOST SHEPHERD FELL RACE

65 runners lined up on the starting line on Saturday morning taking part in the 15 mile fell race that made them climb up to Stoodley Pike…twice. The route started with a climb out of Mytholmroyd straight up Daisey Bank, over to Erringden Moor and up to the first visit of Stoodley Pike. Back down to Withins Clough Res, then …

Matt FlanaganLOST SHEPHERD FELL RACE

YORKSHIREMAN OFF ROAD MARATHON

Annie Hassel led the pack for the 28th edition of the Yorkshire Off road marathon on Sunday. Runners are treated to the moors around Haworth and total climbing of over 3400ft. The popular event held from Haworth had over 500 runners on the starting list and Annie finished 3rd lady and 19th overall with a time of 4:14:54. Jo Daniels …

Matt FlanaganYORKSHIREMAN OFF ROAD MARATHON

1st Place for Janine McGregor at Skipton Trail Half Marathon

The Skipton Trail Half Marathon took place on Saturday, taking runners over 13 miles over off road trails and undulating terrain. Janine McGregor of Todmorden Harriers continued her fine form this year as she took 1st place in the women’s race in an impressive time of 1:50:20, taking 16th place in the overall standings. The overall race winner was Chris …

Matt Flanagan1st Place for Janine McGregor at Skipton Trail Half Marathon

Beater Clough Fell Race

Tuesday 17th was the inaugural running of the beater clough fell race on the hills above Portsmouth, on the Yorkshire / Lancashire Border. At 6 miles in distance with over 2000ft of climbing over some classic rough South Pennine terrain, the route is set to become an instant classic. 11 Tod Harriers toed the line, which was instantly steep right …

Matt FlanaganBeater Clough Fell Race