Harriers’ Jura test

Three Todmorden Harriers were on the Isle of Jura for the annual fell race that is ranked among the toughest on the calendar.

The 28km route passes over seven mountain summits, including the Paps of Jura.

Phil Hodgson was the first Harrier to finish in 4 hours and 59 minutes, with Dan Taylor just seven minutes further back on his first attempt at the challenge.

Richard Leonard finished in 5 hours and 58 minutes.

John Lloyd was eighth in a time of 23:57 at the Saddleworth Fell Race at Greenfield, with James Riley posting a time of 29:32 for 45th position over the steep 3 mile course.

At the Great Manchester Run 10k, Michael Harper recorded a new personal best time of 39:50 for 365th place out of 40,000 runners.