Category Archives: Fell Running

Brough Law Fell Race

 

This Sunday (25th March) see’s the first race in this years Fell Race Series at Brough Law. It is a great race and a good introduction to Fell Running.

To participate in the series men are to complete 4 races – short, medium & long plus another.
 

Best position to count. Women to do 4 races

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Haworth Hobble aka the Wuthering Hike


 
Naz – “Phil, what shall we do in March?”

Me – “Well I’ve got to get a long one in sometime, it’s in my ‘marathon plan’ for Manchester. What do you reckon?” “I know, let’s do the Hobble, it’s a 32 miler in Bronte country. I did it back in the day and

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Keiths Joss Naylor Report

Whilst supporting an aspiring Bob Graham member he asked me, ‘if you were feeling fit, how long do you think you would take to complete a Bob Graham Round now?’ I mulled over the question for a brief moment, conscious that I didn’t want to lessen our pace as we headed towards High Raise. The

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White Rose Ultra Race Report

After supporting Phil James and Naz on their 60 mile White rose ultra last year I decided I wanted to do one. So after chatting with a few people who have done ultra marathons I decided to join some of my fellow hoops and signed up for the 30 mile White rose ultra.
 
Team Saltwell

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Galloway dark skies race report.

So as a bit of background… this one I didn’t train for and I entered 3 days before the race. I had absolutely no goals, no idea what it would be like. I had limited knowledge of night running and really didn’t know what I was entering. The day I entered the forecast for race

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Bob Graham Round Report

Well all good things must come to an end and my Bob Graham journey came to an end when I climbed the stairs and touched the door of the Moot Hall in Keswick at 7:19pm Saturday 24th June.
 

It was the culmination of 7 months of training and around 5 years of planning, procrastinating, talking

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Scafell Pike race report

I entered this race on a whim. I was aware of how challenging it was likely to be as a running CV was required for entry to check you were capable of it. This was my third marathon. My first was Windermere, a hilly road race and my second was the St. Oswald’s ultra, a

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Saltwell Fell Race Results 2017

POSITION NAME CLUB AGE CAT TIME 1 LEE BENNETT NFR M45 45.52 2 PAUL LOWE DARLINGTON HARRIERS M SEN 46.07 3 ANDY GREEN TYNEDALE HARRIERS M50 46.25 4 CHRIS THAIN HEATON M SEN 46.50 5 CHRISTOPHER HENDERSON U/A M SEN 47.07 6 JAMES OSBORN DFR M SEN 47.10 7 DAVID BEST BLACKHILL BOUNDERS M40 47.14 8 PAUL BRONGER DERWENT VALLEY RUNNING CLUB M SEN 47.18 9 JAMES McELRUE BLACKHILL BOUNDERS M SEN 47.34 10 IAIN ARMSTRONG SALTWELL HARRIERS M SEN 47.40 11 PAUL HODGSON DFR M SEN 47.53 12 GEORGE COOPER DFR M SEN 48.22 13 ANDY BLACKETT DFR M SEN 51.49 14 JONATHAN HEANEY NORTH SHIELDS POLY M40 54.11 15 JONA AAL U/A M SEN 54.51 16 SCOTT WATSON ELVET STRIDERS M50 54.59 17 IAN McAUSLAN HEATON HARRIERS M SEN 55.05 18 IAN SUMLER-HUTCHINSON CROOK AC M50 55.08 19 STEPHEN COLLINS BLACKHILL BOUNDERS M SEN 55.30 20 JACK LEE ELVET STRIDERS M

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Bob Graham Round Blog 8

This is my final blog post before my round on Friday.
 
In my first blog I outlined the 4 main concerns I had so now seems like a good time to revisit them:
 

Conditions on the day

Still a concern, but during my training I’ve ran in gale force winds, torrential rain and horizontal snow/sleet, mist, knee

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Saltwell Harriers Fell Race 2017

This will take place at 7:30 on Tuesday 4th July 2017.
 
The race is 5.6 miles with 984ft of ascent. £5 entry on the night
 
See http://fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=5000 for details on FRA website