Fell Running

Middleton Harriers have an annual Club Fell Championship and also take part in the Run The Moors Fell Grand Prix. Both Series are open to any Middleton Harrier to take part in and there is no charge other than race fees.

You must complete 4 of the 7 Fell Races for the Run The Moors Grand Prix and the Middleton Harriers Fell Championship.

The list of Races can be found by clicking on the Fell Championship Races 2021 in the left hand pane or by clicking here.

Please remember that Fell running can be dangerous and most fell races will request that you take full kit or some kit each race will specify at the start of the race. Full kit includes waterproof top with attached hood (taped seams), waterproof bottoms (taped seams), hat, gloves, whistle, compass and emergency food. You will need to check when you enter the race.

 

The Run the Moors GP Results will be published shortly and can be found Here.

Cake Race Report

Harriers relaxed after the 2021 Cake Rac L-R John Hall, Martha Urwin, Louise Butterworth, Karen Hallett, Tony Walsh, Craig Sutherland, Cathie Murphy,  Janine Jordan. Photo Shirley Hall
Harriers relaxed after the 2021 Cake Rac L-R John Hall, Martha Urwin, Louise Butterworth, Karen Hallett, Tony Walsh, Craig Sutherland, Cathie Murphy, Janine Jordan. Photo Shirley Hall

The Fell Championship got underway on Saturday with The Cake Race, hosted by Saddleworth Runners.  10 Harriers took part and some excellent results were achieved. Jordan Burke was first home in a time of 1:13:42 coming 8th overall and 2nd MV40. Martha Urwin was 2nd Harrier home coming 80th overall, 12th Lady, and 2nd W45. Other good runs were achieved by Tony Walsh 4th M55, John Hall 3rd M70.

The full Cake Race results can be found here:

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Photos Paul Taylor (S/Worth), Shirley Hall

Photos by Dean Diggle


Thursday Night Training Venues

Harriers Recce Eddie's Revenge May 2021
Harriers Recce Eddie's Revenge May 2021

Our fell runners have a  training session with runners from other local clubs every Thursday evening. The group caters for all abilities. They tend to meet up at different locations, therefore to attend these groups you need to check the Thursday training schedules here.

Members will need a headtorch (in winter) & should always ensure you bring a hat, gloves, waterproof and extra layers, you never know what the weather may be like on the fells.

Time: 6:45pm meet for a 7:00pm start. Training Night Schedule

Please let Michelle know if you are attending or if you were attending then decide not to come on: 07753 122326.


Essential Kit & Championship Information

Many races, including the Calderdale Relay insist on full kit (as shown.)
Many races, including the Calderdale Relay insist on full kit (as shown.)
  • To count in the Grand Prix Championship, you must complete 4 Grand Prix races. The Grand Prix is a small mini league against others in local clubs.
  • You Must Wear your club vest
  • Have paid your subscription
  • If you want to look up more information click on this:  Fell Runner
  • Please don't forget : Most fell races will request that you take full kit or some kit each race will specify at the start of the race. Full kit includes waterproof top with attached hood (taped seams), waterproof bottoms (taped seams), hat, gloves, whistle, compass and emergency food. You will need to check when you enter the race.
  • Run The Moors Grand Prix Result Table: RTM Grand Prix (felljunior.org.uk)

Results Links