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Carnethy 5 hills race.2017
Another year heading up to Penicuik in dismal weather.  I had the pleasure of the company of Geoff Davis in the car for company this year.  The Pentlands were white in the distance as we headed onto the A720. Penicuik had slushy patches of snow on the paths...

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Heaton fell champs 2016 provisional
Name Roman wall Eildon three
hills Saltwell
harriers Beacon hill Powburn show Falstone Bellingham Ingram Thropton total phil green 52 52 52 47 52 255 danny
routledge 49 48 97 alan langford 48 49 49 44 44 234 les bellis 47 48 48 42 52 49 52 45 383 rach...

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Langdale Horseshoe Fell race 2016
I wondered if we could raise a team from Heaton Harriers for the Langdale. And lo it came to pass... David Brigham, Chris Thain , Matt Hetherington, Peter Wood, and Myself all on the startline. The route is taken from my 2013 blog entry... "The route follow...

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Simonside Fell Race 2016
This year saw a record number of  competitors , with 108 runners starting and finishing. The race was well supported with marshals and this made the organisation  easier and the stress levels significantly lower! The race couldnt go on without the kindness ...

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Bellingham Show Fell race 2016
The Bellingham show race is a classic short fell race, starting in the main ring with a lap of approx 440 yards before crossing the road and heading out onto the fell proper. I reported on this race in 2014 here The course has only got worse since 2014 due ...

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Windy Gyle Fell race 2016
  104 runners competed this year's WGFR in excellent
conditions. Andrew Robertshaw of Otley led from the first climb  and his lead would have been greater apart from a few route choices. Just
over the hour but will be no doubt back to try to get into the se...

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Roman wall show fell race 2016
The opening race of the Heaton Hills series and ten of us made a misty journey to Steel Rigg and the Roman wall show, As previously mentioned its out on the vallum path and back on the northside. The views of the wall and crag lough on the return leg are sp...

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Blencathra Fell race
Wednesday night in the lakes...Blencathra Fell race at 7, well why not. I set off from the Campsite in Keswick at 5.45 , plenty time to drive  10 miles...or so i thought. This was without the bastards digging the A66 up at Scales. I drove 5 miles at 15 mile...

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Keswick mountain festival 25k trail race.
So how far is 25k...its a bloody long way when you don't actually mentally click its nearly 16 miles. The forecast was properly shite to start then meant to improve. So lo it came to pass...the monsoon did arrive before the start. Cold and unpleasant but wi...

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The 50th Fairfield Horseshoe FR...English Championships
Blue Sky...warm enough for vests and one of the finest fell races you could want. Some great company and some great mates. I last ran this in 2012 in similar lovely weather (when we had to run through a massive puddle of slurry during the first half mile). ...
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