Shepherds Skyline

Shepherds Skyline Fell Race Todmorden 7th Nov 6 mls

Despite the poor weather making conditions underfoot treacherous over 200 runners competed in this popular race on the moors above Todmorden in Yorkshire. England International Ben Mounsey easily won in a very fast time 41.20. Horwich RMIs first counter was Graham Schofield in 54th place in 54.57 closely followed four places by Gary Chadderton in 55.26. In the O/65 category Tony Hesketh was third in 63.39 with John Monks 5th in the O/60 just 14 seconds behind after he had his shoe fall apart. The final finisher for Horwich was Lawrence Pinnell in 192nd place.

Shepherds Skyline Junior Race

A tough two lap course greeted the Junior fell Runners form Horwich with just two making the trip over the Pennines to race. In the U/10 Race Ellie Green ran well for 5th place in 11.41. In the next race for the U/12 Freya Whittle had a super race leading all the way and winning it and also breaking the course record in 8.10. This was the second time she has won this race and a hat trick is on the cards for next year.