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Race Report: The Fellsman 2016 – Brutal but Nice!

As usual I’ll start my race report with a quick summary of the race and then get into the detail. For anyone not familiar with The Fellsman, it is a 61 mile point to point self navigation race across the fells of The Yorkshire Dales taking in the peaks ofย  Ingleborough, Whernside (two of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks), Gragareth,…

My Photo Diary of The Fellsman 2016

On Saturday I took part in the 2016 Fellsman, a 61 mile ultra marathon across the Yorkshire Dales taking in over 11,000 ft of ascent. It was a brutal but enjoyable event, with some of the toughest terrain I have ever run across. My full race report will follow in due course but in brief I was extremely pleased to…

Pre-race Thoughts Ahead of The Fellsman 2016

Well we’re into race week for my second race of the 2016 season, the iconic Fellsman race in North Yorkshire. For those that haven’t heard of this race before, it’s a UK classic and involves 62 odd miles and over 11,000ft of ascent across the hills and fells of North Yorkshire. The race began as a walking challenge nearly 55…

Bring on the mountains!

So with the pleasant distraction of the ashmei ambassador day now in the past and while we await the decision of Stuart and the team, I find myself looking forward to what the rest of 2016 has to offer. After an awesome result at the Peddars Way Ultra at the end of January, I took February easy, running for the…