Auld Lang Syne Fell Race – Saturday 31st December 2016

The 23rd Auld Lang Syne fell race from Penistone Country Park above Haworth saw 433 runners, many in fancy dress, complete the course of 9.6k and 300 metres of climbing. There was a strong headwind on the outward stretch and conditions underfoot were very soggy,...

Ribble Valley 10k road race – Tuesday 27th December 2016

After the cancellation of the 2015 event due to flooding on the course, race organisers and runners alike were hoping for a fine day for this year’s race, and they were rewarded with a cool and misty morning with little wind – perfect racing conditions. First Preston...
The Stoop Fell Race – Sunday 18th December 2016

The Stoop Fell Race – Sunday 18th December 2016

Nichola Jackson won the ladies Stoop fell race over the windswept Bronte moors from Penistone Country Park for the second successive year. She finished strongly, in 28th place overall with a time of 37.48 for the 5 mile and 800 feet of climb course. George Arnold set...

Hurst Green Turkey Trot – Saturday 17th December 2016

23 Preston Harriers, or an assortment of Santas, elves, reindeers, turkeys, penguins and even a smurf, were on parade for the Hurst Green Turkey Trot. Most were in fancy dress for the 5 mile trail race with only the odd traditional blue, white and red Harriers vest on...