Huddersfield 10k

The second race in the club’s Road Championships saw 14 Harriers test themselves over the hilly roads of Huddersfield. A popular race with nearly 600 runners, the course follows a long ascent before a roller-coaster middle section and the relief of a final mile downhill for those with the legs. Darren Shackleton continued his fine form on the road, finishing …

Matt FlanaganHuddersfield 10k

WYWL-Race 5

Andy Worster sealed his place as Champion of this year’s West Yorkshire Winter League with a comfortable win over the 5.7-mile Stainland course on Sunday, leaving him with a perfect record of four victories from four outings in the series and being the first Tod Harrier to lift the trophy. Mud and water were very much in evidence round the …

Matt FlanaganWYWL-Race 5

Midgely Moor

Navigation and Route Choice is the name of the game at Midgley Moor. With a mostly unflagged course covering 5 miles and 400m elevation (approx.), runners are at liberty to find their own routes between 6 checkpoints dotted around the moor. In true fell running fashion this can make or break a race, something that was seen in abundance in …

Matt FlanaganMidgely Moor

Mr Sparkle’s Dark ‘Un

11 Toddies were in action at the Mr Sparkles Dark ‘Un on Friday night. A 5 mile dash around the Darwen Moors in the dark, its become a firm favourite for the Harriers after appearing in 2019’s championship fixtures. Andrew Worster ‘dazzled’ as he took 1st place in an impressive 32:31 and led the men to pick up the men’s …

Matt FlanaganMr Sparkle’s Dark ‘Un

St Anne’s 10 Mile Road Race

The third race in the club championship and first in the road calendar saw 17 Todmorden Harriers take part in St Anne’s 10 mile road race. The race along the coast of St Anne’s takes runners down the promenade before looping around Fairhaven lake. With conditions described as ‘bracing’, there was an excellent turnout for Todmorden who wanted to test …

Matt FlanaganSt Anne’s 10 Mile Road Race

Hoofstones Fell Race

The local race, organised by Todmorden Harriers very own Dan Taylor, takes competitors from The Staff of Life pub up to Hoofstones Heights, the highest point in Todmorden, and back again. The conditions on the day were testing, with mist, or ‘clag’ as its more commonly known within fell running circles, covering the valley, making navigation difficult. There was a …

Matt FlanaganHoofstones Fell Race