Saturday 23rd February 2019
Organised by the lovely folks at ‘It’s Grim Up North Running’. Starting in the Yorkshire village of Slaithwaite, this is an out and back along the Huddersfield canal. Runners could choose from distances of 5k ,10k, half marathon, 20 miles and marathon. Finishers enjoyed homemade cakes, a bespoke medal and a Yorkshire goody bag. Victoria Brides was the only Harrier running this year. She completed the Half Marathon in 2:24:02.
Sunday 24th February 2019
Ilkley Moor Fell Race
Over 250 runners enjoyed this year’s Ilkley Moor Fell Race. Ilkley Harriers organise the race each year in February. Though only 5 miles it has a demanding course across rough terrain with steep climbs and ascents. Barney Plummer was first Harrier home in 47:04. He was followed by: Tim Knighton 56:45, Phil McGeever 61.11, Ruth Hodgson 66:18, Serena Blackburn 67.10 and James Mangeolles 76:37.
Main image credit: Barney Plummer at Ilkley Moor Fell Race – photo by Woodentops