GRAIHAGH Turner won gold in the under 17 girls’ category at the British Inter Counties fell running championships.

The 15-year-old from Penistone was representing Yorkshire in the event hosted by Rossendale Harriers.

She won despite a nasty fall during which she sustained some scratches.

Graihagh – who helped her county to silver in the team competition – is now due to represent England at the World Mountain Running Championships in Spain next week. She said: “I am ecstatic with the win and I am now looking forward to running for England.”

Penistone Footpath Runner Loida Lopez, in the span of 18 months, has gone from being in a wheelchair to completing the Penistone ParkRun in 24-18 and placing first in the women’s over50 age category.

Loida had an operation on her foot which involved inserting two screws and a large staple on her big toe.

Penistone’s Rachel Liptrot completed the Stanza Stones 50-miler in 16-44.

Many of Penistone’s junior runners took part in the Jack and Paul’s tenth anniversary fun run.

Flynn Rogers was the overall winner and Heidi Morley placed first in the girls under 11 age category.

Penistone’s Molly Swallow and Emma Jordon helped raise £400 for a cancer charity by taking part in the Race for Life Pretty Muddy 5k.

Kimberworth Striders held their Kimmy Kanter off-road race – the third race of the KMR series.

Barnsley AC’s prize winners were Chris McNicholas (first over60 man), Gail Colville (third woman) and Christina Laking (first over35 woman).

Kingstone Runners’ Shaun Dimelow was first over50 man.

First back for Penistone was Rob Davies in 29-35, while first woman back was Jill Scrivens in 40-25.

Kelvin Bowskill picked up first place in the men’s over70 age category in a time of 33-36.

Penistone’s Robert Lees was fourth at the Loxley Lash in 19-13. Kingstone Runner Dave Allemby was second over65 man with a time of 25-34.

At the Woodhall Spa 10k, Penistone’s Dawn Broom was first over60 woman in 44-27 and Rob Davies was second over60 man in 42-39. John Broom was the third Penistone runner in 42-18.

Barnsley AC’s Zoe and Lee Mitchell ran the St Albans Half Marathon in times of 2-07-59 and 2-08-00 respectively.