Congleton Harriers running club

On Saturday, a team from Congleton Harriers competed in the British Fell Relay Championships. The event attracted more than 200 different clubs and 1,500 competitors (writes Nick Budd).
It took place in the Derwent Valley in the Dark Peaks, home of the Derwent and Howden reservoirs. The two dams created are truly striking and played a major part in WWII. The topology of the area and their structure made them an ideal training ground for the famous dambuster raid on the Ruhr valley with the specially modified Lancaster bombers of 617 squadron roaring across the water at a speed 240mph and a dangerously low height of 60ft.

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