Sunday 5th May 2019
Up the Odda 10K
An inspiring off road run with amazing views and challenging terrain between the Aire and Wharfe Valleys. Two Harriers took part this year. Caroline Asquith finished in 1:04:10 and Victoria Brides in 1:04:27. 169 finished.
Up the Odda 5K Duo
An alternative event where runners pair up to race the Up the Odda Duo, running 5k each in a relay. Mercedes Martin-Nevado raced as part of a duo completing the course in 48:25 (with Paul Smith 2nd Mixed Team).
*Main image credit: Mercedes Martin-Nevado at Up the Odda by Woodentops
Roche Abbey Trail Running Festival
Organised by the ‘It’s Grim Up North’ running team. A choice of trail races in the beautiful surroundings of Roche Abbey in Maltby, South Yorkshire. Hilary Wharam completed her 77th marathon in 06:47:47. That 100 marathons target is getting close now!
This is a 10.3-mile multi-terrain race taking in woodland, canal towpaths, tracks, trails, cobbled streets and the beautiful bluebell woods in the heart of Yorkshire. With its ups and downs, as well as the unique river crossing, runners are guaranteed to finish with a splash in this race of true Yorkshire grit. Only two Harriers took part this year. Jessica Jones finished in 1:38:15 and Merry Hill in 1:57:41.