Tour of Pendle

Plenty of Toddies returned to Barley to take on the Tour of Pendle on Saturday. Nearly 500 runners had pre-entered to battle the 17 miles over Pendle Hill with nearly 5000ft of climbing. The weather was kind this year with clear views and not too wet underfoot, although a mud fest is always guaranteed. Doni Clarke was the first Harrier …

Matt FlanaganTour of Pendle


Who is the fastest? Runners or cyclists? Well, Bingley Harriers like to find out each year by hosting the Harriers V Cyclists race. An 8.3k/5.3 miles off road event test the runners and cyclists with 288mts/945ft of ascent thrown in as well. 3 Toddies from a field of 167 took the running challenge. Dave Collins ran the course in 51.49; …


Wooler Half Trail

Lisa Miles was the sole Toddy at the Wooler Trail half marathon over in the Northumberland National Park. 262 runners started and Lisa finished in 48th place and winner of the Vet 50 age category in a time of 2.25.04

Matt FlanaganWooler Half Trail

Wadsworth Half Trog

This weekend was the Wadsworth Half Trog which is organised by local club Calder Valley Fell Runners. The race is a local classic taking in all the best terrain of the infamous ‘Full Trog’ without the full distance. It provides varied tough terrain with plenty of mud! There were 9 Todmorden Harriers taking part and some very notable performances. Melanie …

Matt FlanaganWadsworth Half Trog

Red Rose Cross Country

Saturday 13th saw Centre Vale Park host the latest round of the Red Rose Cross Country. The event was managed superbly by Tod Harriers Dan Taylor, along with a great team of marshals. The weather was great, with a lovely sunny autumn day greeting the 500 runners and their supporters. The course covers the main field then goes round the …

Matt FlanaganRed Rose Cross Country

WYWL-Race 1-Baildon

The West Yorkshire Winter League is a team event over eight races during November to February of each year. There are currently 16 member clubs within the League including Todmorden. Races tend to be more hilly trail races than laps of a muddy field and Sunday saw the first race over a very windy Baildon Moor! Andy Worster almost made …

Matt FlanaganWYWL-Race 1-Baildon