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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Cragg Vale Fell Race

Todmorden Harriers made the short trip to Cragg Vale on Wednesday for the Cragg Vale Fell Race.

 The 4 mile race started from Cragg Church and featured 800 feet of ascent. After a narrow woodland path, the runners climbed up to Bell House Moor. The climbing continued up Dicks Lane before the runners turned and descended via Sunderland Pasture and Swan Bank.

John Lloyd led the way for the Harriers with 7th place. Alistair Rhodes-Dawson was 10th and Paul Hobbs 11th.

Hatty Nylan finished 3rd lady, with Lisa Parsons 6th lady and Chris Preston 9th lady.

Todmorden Results: 7 John Lloyd 29:44; 10 Alastair Rhodes-Dawson 30:35; 11 Paul Hobbs 30:47; 24 Shaun Pickard 32:54; 28 Peter Bowles 33:31; 29 Paul Brannigan 33:45; 30 Marcel Ellison 33:47; 43 Jack Crummett 35:40; 58 Angus Barclay 37:48; 59 (lady 3) Hatty Nylan 37:50; 65 Phil Cook 38:45; 71 (lady 6) Lisa Parsons 39:25; 81 (lady 9) Chris Preston 42:30; 84 (lady 10) Elise Milnes 42:58; 90 Graham Milnes 44:52; 91 (lady 11) Melanie Robertson 45:38.

Cragg Vale Results...

Cragg Vale Fell Race 2011 Photos...

The Stoodley Pike Fell Race takes place on Tuesday 5th July at 7:30pm. Entry on the night is £3.50 at race HQ in the Top Brink Inn and is open to runners aged 14 and above, with proceeds donated to a local charity.

The 3.5 mile race starts with a stiff climb up the Calderdale Way past Lea Dam and follows the flat ridge along to the Stoodley Pike monument. A steep descent down to London Road takes the runners back to the finish field via Broad Carr.

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