Pendle Cloughs Fell Race – Sat 11th May 2024

Saturday brought the 3rd qualifier in this year’s English Fell Running Championships and was the first of the AL races, a tough outing summiting Pendle Hill twice between visits to various outlying cloughs over a distance of 22.5km and 1250m. It was also in the club Grand Prix and on a hot sunny day brought 21 club members to the …

Helen TippingPendle Cloughs Fell Race – Sat 11th May 2024

Orchan Rocks Fell Race, 2024

Orchan Rocks organised by Todmorden’s Dan Taylor was an evening of records and firsts! It was the first evening fell race of the year with the first warm evening sun of the year and first 2024 fell race with hardly any mud. Well certainly in the Tod GP anyway! Records were broken, largest number of entries for one of Dan’s …

Helen TippingOrchan Rocks Fell Race, 2024

Brun Valley 10K Trail Race

The second trail race of the 2024 GP saw a return to Thompson Park in Burnley for the Brun Valley 10K Trail with 22 Toddies taking part. The route is a mix of twists and turns, laps and crossing of earlier parts, and there was concern in the Tod ranks when the organisers emailed out with instructions to follow white, …

Helen TippingBrun Valley 10K Trail Race

Caldervale 10 Mile Road Race

Good Friday saw 15 Tod Harriers tackling the deceptively tough Caldervale 10 mile road race.  The race fools you into thinking it’s easy with a fast 2-mile downhill start.  Then starts a 5-mile continuous climb where pacing is important not to go too fast.  At mile 7 it’s back to downhill and short-lived relief, only to be faced with another …

Helen TippingCaldervale 10 Mile Road Race

Boulsworth Bog Fell Race

Boulsworth Bog fell race running for the first time since 2018 attracted a good turnout of 18 Tod Harriers, setting off from the very picturesque hamlet of Wycoller.  The race started on good tracks with a steady ascent on the almost 400 metre climb to Boulsworth trig point.  At the 5K mark the ascent steepened and the bogs guarding the …

Helen TippingBoulsworth Bog Fell Race

Flower Scar Fell Race – English Championship Counter

Todmorden Harriers proudly hosted the first English Fell Racing Championship counter of 2024 with Flower Scar on Saturday 16th March. A wet week (year!) ensured the mud was thick and the bogs were deep. But the Fell Running Gods switched the rain off for the morning of the race and out came the sun to make the occasion very enjoyable …

Helen TippingFlower Scar Fell Race – English Championship Counter