Pendle Cloughs – The 3rd of the 6 English Championship races. Fin Grant was 2nd (and 1st MU23) and now heads the championship table but has Ben Rothery lurking down in 6th place having only run in 2 of the 3 races to date. Other outstanding performances include Anna Watkinson-Powell’s 6th place in the women’s race, Liz Batt 1st W55, Jane Crowson 1st W60, John Hunt 2nd M55, Joe Blackett 3rd M60 and Keith Holmes 3rd M70. Liz Batt and Jane Crowson head the championship tables in their respective age categories. In the English Championship the team standings are:

Men’s open 2nd, 2 points behind Keswick.

M40 5th, 2 points behind Todmorden in 3rd.

M50 2nd, well behind runaway leaders Calder Valley.

M60 1st and beginning to look uncatchable!

Women’s open 3rd, 1 point behind 2nd placed Keswick.

W40 2nd, a point ahead or 3rd placed Todmorden.

W50 2nd despite not having sufficient counters at Lad’s Leap.


Past races

Round the Parish race 1, DPFR race – Still open as a TT.

Fairfield – Jenny Caddick 1st W50. Results 

Cressbrook Crawl –

Upcoming races

Monday 13th May – Trunce 3

Thursday 16th May – Parks Life, Belper.

Friday 17th May – Hayfield May Queen

Saturday 18th May – Mark Boulton Memorial

Sunday 19th May – Lantern Pike Dash, Youlgrave and Shutlingsloe. Andy Barnett doubled up and ran both Youlgrave and Shutlingsloe last year.

Tuesday 21st May – Totley Moor, from the Cricket Inn. Pre-entry only.

Wednesday 22nd May – Gun Run, Macc Harrier race near the Roaches.

Monday 27th May – Bamford Sheepdog Trials.

Tuesday 28th May – Hallam Chase.

Saturday 1st June – Crookstone Crashout. Classic Dark Peak fare.

Saturday 1st June – Duddon, the first of the Lakeland Classics.

Sunday 2nd June – Passing Clouds, a tour of the Roaches area and a good outing.



Sunday 12th May, 2024





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