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Carnethy 5

We’d first heard about the Carnethy 5 after seeing a post about it on a friend’s Facebook page. However, I initially dismissed it as I didn’t think I’d be capable of completing it. Five peaks with 2,500ft of ascent over … Continue reading

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Lakeland Trails Derwentwater 15k

In hindsight, a gruelling run up Grisedale Pike and the surrounding fells was probably not the best preparation for the Lakeland Trails run on the Saturday! Nevertheless, I was excited about this run as the route is challenging and the … Continue reading

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The Karrimor Great Trail Challenge 2014

Initially, when I looked on the Monday, the weather forecast told me that Sunday, the day of the Great Trail Challenge, would be cool with rain. On Wednesday, the other half said that it was going to be warm and … Continue reading

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Latrigg Fell Race 2014

On Wednesday, 14th May (Tristan’s birthday!), we headed down to Keswick for the classic Latrigg fell race organised by Keswick AC. This is one of the longest running fell races in the calendar and has what is thought to be … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Carlisle City Urban Trail Race 2014

Wednesday the 21st May 2014 saw the running of the inaugural Carlisle City Urban Trail Race organised by Sport in Action. There were two distances to choose from; a long course of 8 miles and a shorter course of 5 … Continue reading

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Our Feet in the Clouds….Again

Arranging to take a day off while all the girls were at school/preschool meant only one thing. Another day where myself and Tristan could head to the hills once more. The problem with fellrunning is that it’s so addictive! You’re … Continue reading

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Head To The Hills!

After plotting a route which would bag me 3 new Wainwright’s, I arranged to meet Ali, Sam and Dave on Sunday, 16th March at Powter How Wood for the start of this run. This route incorporated Barf, Lord’s Seat and … Continue reading

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