Barbondale Fell Race

Sun 10 Feb 2019, Barbon, near Kirby Lonsdale The fifth race in the Kendal Winter League 2019 took place in the steep sided Barbondale valley. The 3.2km course was uphill from the start, with the out and back route being very tricky on the steep descent. The weather...

Kendal Winter League Race, Scout Scar

Sun 6 Jan 2019, near Kendal The first event in the Kendal Winter League took place over Scout Scar, just outside Kendal. It was won by Jack Wright of Ambleside in 27:39. Seven members of Preston Harriers went up there for the race, some of whom had taken part in the...
Auld Lang Syne Fell Race

Auld Lang Syne Fell Race

Mon 31 Dec 2018, Haworth One of final events of the fell running year was the Auld Lang Syne race from a windy Penistone Park above Haworth. The race has a reputation for being fast, as long as there’s no ice or snow. For the unwary, there are some tough short...
The Stoop Fell Race

The Stoop Fell Race

Sun 16 Dec 2018, Haworth The sight of over 200 runners with Santa hats bobbing as they head across Haworth Moor is quite a sight and it`s repeated annually at the Stoop fell race from Penistone country park. The Stoop is a short and fast fell race, with early...
British Fell Relay Championship

British Fell Relay Championship

Sat 20 Oct 2018, Grasmere Low cloud and fine rain greeted the Preston Harriers runners for the 2018 British Fell and Hill Relay Championship at Grasmere. Leg 3 pairings of Roger Taylor and Mick McLoughlin in the A team, and Pete Carter and Jim Doherty in the B team...
Withins Skyline Fell Race

Withins Skyline Fell Race

Sun 7 Oct 2018, Haworth The conditions for the 27th running of the Withins Skyline fell race were very good. There was a fresh westerly wind and as a result, many runners added an extra layer, but there was plenty of sunshine and excellent visibility. The race, from...