A good turnout of Harriers hits the road

TODMORDEN Harriers Road Championship was back on the agenda on Friday evening with the Burnley Lions Colne 10k.

A sizeable turnout from the club was led in by John Lloyd in sixth place and Robin Tuddenham in ninth.

Martin Stork and Paul Brannigan ran a close race around the two lap course with Martin finishing just five seconds ahead in 15th place.

Maria Prescott ran a strong race to take fifth lady overall and Sarah Glyde was seventh lady.

With Mel Siddall finishing 11th lady, they narrowly won the ladies team prize from Trawden.

Todmorden Results: 6 John Lloyd 36.34; 9 Robin Tuddenham 37.10; 15 Martin Stork 38.56; 16 Paul Brannigan 39.01; 40 Darren Graham 41.14; 47 Kevin Booth 41.46; 74 Andrew Bibby 44.09; 77 Lee McCluskey 44.23; 97 Maria Prescott 46.20; 103 Sarah Glyde 47.12; 105 Richard O’Sullivan 47.18; 107 Richard Blakeley 47.24; 117 Kevin Coughlan 48.19; 119 Mel Siddall 48.35; 134 Helen Hodgkinson 50.42; 138 Peter Ehrhardt 51.46; 140 Nigel Hanson 52.06.

At the Cader Idris Fell Race in Wales, Paul Hobbs finished 32rd in 1:45:28 and Richard Butterwick was 92nd in 2:01:36.

The 10.5-mile course started and finished in Dolgellau, climbing the windy peak of Cader Idris at just under 3,000 feet.