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Fell Section

Snowdon International Mountain Race

Katie WalshawHolmfirth Harriers leading female endurance athlete Katie Walshaw gained her first international vest on 23rd July when she represented England in the Snowdon International Mountain Race. The demanding course which starts in Llanberis is 10 miles in length and includes a 3,300 ft climb to the summit of Snowdon.


The in-form Pippa Maddams of England led all the way coming home in 80mins 53secs. The Scottish duo of Catriona Buchanan 82mins 14secs and Christina Rankin 82mins 45secs finished 2nd and 3rd and led Scotland to team victory. Katie ran well to be England’s second scorer finishing in 7th place in 86mins 57secs contributing to England’s 2nd place in the team race.








About Us

Tom Brunt Fell Secretary

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Phil Hobbs

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Welcome to the fell running section. If you have an aversion to tarmac and the prospect of scrambling up steep-sided hills and careering down the other side on paths mainly populated by nimble-footed sheep, come rain, shine or snow sounds like fun, then fell running is for you. Holmfirth Harriers has a long and glorious history of running on the fells. Recent individual achievements include three consecutive wins in the Old County Tops for Tom Brunt and a silver medal in the Yorkshire championships for Helen Berry. On the team front we have had a series of solid performances in the FRA relays and the Ian Hodgson. In the 2009 Calderdale Way Relay the women were 4th and the men equalled their best ever performance with a magnificent 3rd place.



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