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Lakeland 50 recce part 1

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clock17th May 2019

Last Saturday turned out to be a glorious day in weather, fell and trail running, and company as I did my first ever recce of any Lakeland 50 legs. Running mate, GB Sticks (Mark Morgan-Hillam), offered to lead me on recces of legs 2 & 3. Most of the route for this entire event I […]   Keep reading »

Returning to Staveley 18k Lakeland Trails

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clock6th May 2019

All part of the build towards Lakeland 50, this run was to get miles in the legs in the Lakes. Build up had been a little erratic due to another chest infection which had meant 2 weeks without running in 8-21 April. At that time I’d started doing some 16-17k runs locally at conversation pace […]   Keep reading »

Staveley ‘Sting in the Tail’

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clock10th May 2015

Saturday represented another exciting return to #trailrunning, with the Lakeland Trails Staveley 17km. It’s a stunning and challenging course, set in the Kentmere valley. The infamous ‘Sting in the Tail’ that is Reston Scar, at around 15.5km, is a killer. But Read with the confidence gained from completing Hawkshead, I was really looking forward to this. The […]   Keep reading »


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