Mandy Makes Light Work of The Joss Naylor Challenge

The Joss Naylor Challenge is a fell running, ultra-distance traverse of the lake district, spanning 48 miles and taking in 30 summits. The route was first completed by fell running legend Joss Naylor in 1990 at the age of 54, and set out as a challenge specifically for ages 50 and over, with time limits set for different age groups. …

Matt FlanaganMandy Makes Light Work of The Joss Naylor Challenge

Barrowford 5k

The 10th race in the Pendle & Burnley Grand Prix saw athletes take part of the Barrowford 5k road race. The race route is renowned for being flat and very fast, lots of people enter with the hope of achieving their personal best (PB) for 5k. Such is the popularity, the event is split in to 5 races depending on …

Matt FlanaganBarrowford 5k

Beacons 50

The Beacons 50 is a self-navigational 50k trail running tour of the Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains and begins on the bank of the Usk River in the market town of Crickhowell. The area is renowned for its beautiful scenery, unforgiving terrain, and challenging weather conditions. The only participant for Todmorden Harriers was Charles Colburn who completed the …

Matt FlanaganBeacons 50

Parkrun Returns!

Saturday 24th July saw the highly anticipated return of Parkrun UK and after 70 weeks away lots of Toddies took the opportunity to run at our home event in Centre Vale Park. The usual fantastic Parkrun atmosphere returned too, almost as if Parkrun hadn’t been away at by all! The first Tod vest to cross the line was on the …

Matt FlanaganParkrun Returns!

Turnslack Fell Race – Saturday 24 July

Annie Hassell added this local classic to her growing list of victories in her first attempt, coming up the church steps over three minutes ahead of her closest challenger. For an 8-mile race, Turnslack has to be one of the toughest around and it didn’t disappoint this time; the course may have been drier than usual but the bracken on …

Matt FlanaganTurnslack Fell Race – Saturday 24 July

Pinhaw Moor Trail Race – Friday 23 July

The seventh race of the Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix saw cooler temperatures for this Friday evening race. The 5-mile route is a steady 700ft climb up from Earby to the trig of Pinhaw, and then asks how much runners got in the tank for the return along the same track. Darren Shackleton continued his impressive form this year coming …

Matt FlanaganPinhaw Moor Trail Race – Friday 23 July