The Stoop

The Stoop Fell Race, 16 Dec
Report by Paul Alexander

The Stoop fell race took place on Sunday 16th December and saw 208 runners take on the 4.9 mile course with 700ft of elevation climb. Jack Wood of Ilkley Harriers blasted around this great little course in a time of 30.27 winning by a narrow 6 second margin from 2nd place Sam Tosh of Rossendale Harriers. Ribble Valley’s Nichola Jackson was the first woman home. Todmorden Harriers turned up with a dozen runners who all had a great run to put the finishing touches to their 2018 racing calendar. Andrew Worster was the first home to finish in a great position of 8th in 33.17. Claire Duffield also performed well being the first Toddie lady to finish, crossing the line in 44.06 and 4th v40.
Full Toddie results:
8 Andrew Worster 33.17; 32 Dom Leckie 38.10; 67 Howard Darwin 41.51; 86 Claire Duffield 44.06; 87 Ricky Parrish 44.16; 124 Robin Gray 48.08; 147 Kim Ashworth 51:37; 156 Simon Anderton 53.31; 157 Theresa Casey 53.51; 178 Sue Roberts 58.34; 188 Jane Leonard 1:01.40; 192 Louise Abdy 1:03.04; 193 Chris Preston 1:04.16.

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