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Stoodley Pike Tag

BL – 15 miles (24.14km) / 2000ft (609.6m) 27th September 2014, 10:30am We were treated to warm autumnal sunshine for the drive over to the dark side for the Good Shepherd race from Mytholmroyd in Calderdale. After several races, with what some might say a higher profile in more ways than one, it was a relief to get back to this type of low key fell race. No early rise. No M6. No problems parking or queuing for safety pins. Just proper Pennine moorland racing. Three Rossendale runners took their place at the start just off Cragg Road, which was part of Le Tour back in the summer. The BL category race is part flagged and part navigation. I hadn’t done the route previously but still felt pretty confident of finding my way over the relatively familiar ground. After looking at the ever-useful http://www.racemaps.org.uk/ site I noticed that the route has 4 main climbs. So...