Bob Graham Round Blog 3

Well Rohan Keaton reckons that life is a rollercoaster and it certainly feels like that at the minute. The past few months have been a combination of having some decent races and runs  but at the same time fighting off ailments left right and centre.
 
I ran 1-17 the brass monkey but to be honest

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Member Profile – Janis Oliver

I was watching TV in 2014 and it happened to be GNR day. I felt totally inspired watching the runners.
 
I couldn’t even run for the bus and had been overweight all my adult life but had recently lost 5.5 stone a year previously. I’d put some wright back on so decided there and then

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Member Profile – Davey Candlish

I ran my first half marathon when I was 12 years old.

 
It was in the early days of the Great North Run and they didn’t have health and safety back then, never mind a junior run.
 
My Dad (who ran with the now defunct Gateshead Congas back in the day) just dropped me on the

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Fell Series 2017

We have our own internal Fell Race Series the format of which is the same as last year. Men to complete 4 races – short, medium & long plus another.
 
Best position to count. Women to do 4 races – two short and two medium. The long races don’t count in the womens series. However,

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Bob Graham Round Blog 2

So it’s finally 2017 and the countdown has begun, 24 weeks until the big day. Xmas and up to new year went pretty well, I was able to get up to the Cheviots, Roman Wall & Pennines as well as a few hilly runs round Beamish – around 120 miles & 20,000ft of ascent

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Headforts and Headaches race report

What better to start the year than a 3 mile fell race! When I looked at the route the day before I was slightly surprised that the race was just the uphill and you had to jog or walk the 3 miles back to the start whether you liked it or not!
 
Fear not, the

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Bob Graham Round Blog

Next year (2017) on 23rd June I will be 42.
 
Nothing particularly significant about that you may think, until a number of other factors are taken into consideration:
 

In June 1932 a Keswick guest-house owner named Bob Graham broke the Lakeland fell record by traversing 42 fells within a 24 hour period.
He was 42 when he

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