Harriers in big Haworth field

Todmorden Harriers members were among 270 runners at Penistone Country Park for The Stoop Fell Race near Haworth.

The route followed an out and back course to the Stoop Stone with all runners being issued with a Santa Hat for the five mile race.

John Lloyd was the first Harrier home in 10th place, followed by Peter Bowles in 43rd and Dave Collins in 78th.

Simon Galloway and Andrew Bibby battled to the end for 92nd and 93rd places with just a few seconds between them at the line.

Joe Daniels led in another trio of Todmorden runners in quick succession, with Mark Whitaker and Phil Cook close behind.

Jane Leonard was the first Todmorden lady in 197th, followed by Chris Preston in 253rd position.

Todmorden Harriers results:10 John Lloyd 35:43; 43 Peter Bowles 39:39; 78 Dave Collins 42:34; 92 Simon Galloway 43:46; 93 Andrew Bibby 43:53; 132 Joe Daniels 46:38; 137 Mark Whitaker 47:01; 138 Phil Cook 47:07; 197 Jane Leonard 51:28; 225 Sue Roberts 56:26; 253 Christine Preston 64.55.