Nine at the Swinton 10

Swinton 10 mile Road Race Report – TODMORDEN HARRIERS
Todmorden Harriers club was well represented at the Swinton 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday 28th September. The cool weather suited runners and the conditions were set for a competitive race. An in form Richard Butterwick was the first Todmorden senior male home in 1.06.14, finishing in 59th place. Richard is enjoying a good run of form having won the inaugural Stairway to Heaven Trail Race at Holmbridge, near Holmfirth, earlier in the month – this having already completed a park run on the same morning. Second senior male for Todmorden was Michael Harper in 1.10.21, achieving 91st position overall. First lady home for the Harriers was Mel Blackhurst, who completed the course in 1.1055 in 99th position overall. Mel is also enjoying a strong run of form, taking 4th place in her age category with team mates Kath Brierley and Jane Leonard in the recent English Championships race at Hodder Valley. Second lady for Todmorden was Moyra Parfitt in 1.32.41, achieving 240th place overall.
The full results for Todmorden Harriers were as follows:

59 Richard Butterwick 01:06:14
91 Michael Harper 01:10:21
99 Melanie Blackhurst 01:10:55
116 Andrew Bibby 01:12:46
121 Andrew Glyde 01:13:03
123 Guy Whitmore 01:13:10
172 Kevin Coughlan 01:19:57
240 Moyra Parfitt 01:32:41
257 Myra Wells 01:46:19

Paul BranniganNine at the Swinton 10