James wins Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix

James Craig and Sarah Tipler with sponsor Paul Hesketh
James Craig and Sarah Tipler with sponsor Paul Hesketh

Sunday saw the Boulsworth Fell Race - the final race of the 2013 Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix - as part of the annual Trawden agricultural show.

Hosted and organised by Trawden AC, and sponsored by Paul Hesketh of P.H. Electrical services, the 7.5 mile race was raced in changeable weather by 129 runners.

James Craig of Wharfedale Harriers won in a time of 51 minutes and one second, to finish as the overall winner of this year’s Grand Prix series.

In the ladies category Sarah Tipler of Wharfedale was first over the line in 57 minutes 10 seconds, with Keighley and Craven’s Amy Green second - but overall ladies’ champion.