At the Stoop Fell race, runners were in festive mood wearing Santa hats for this tough race in wintry conditions. Barry Wheeler performed well, in a time of 40.13. John Shepherd followed, having lost his shoe mid race, just edging out John Rogerson in a final sprint with times of 42.47 and 42.48.  Experienced Stuart Cann enjoyed his first venture on the fells, finishing just under 45 minutes.

Alison John-Haslam was the first Red Rose lady home with a determined run finishing in 45.36, over three minutes ahead of her nearest team mate Paula Plowman, to secure 2nd place in the Fell Championship.

Times: Barry Wheeler 40.13 John Shepherd 42.47 John Rogerson 42.48 Stuart Cann 44.56 Alison John-Haslam 45.36 ,Dave Tolson 48.43,Paula Plowman 48.48,Glenda Dobie 49.18.

At the Hurst Green Turkey Trail race over a five mile course, runners met with harsh winter weather. John Hyde finished strongly in 40.08 whilst Viv Sherry 47.19, Emma Cowie Shaw 50.50 ran well in the tough conditions.