Category Archives: #BG20

#BG20 – My challenge to run the Bob Graham Round in under 20 hours. A diary of the ups and downs of training to run the Bob Graham Round.

To those that know, the Bob Graham Round needs little introduction. To those that don’t, it involves running / walking a total distance of around 66 miles, over 42 peaks and some 27,000ft all within 24 hours. It’s not a race, there are no prizes.

The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – Job Done (18hrs 28 minutes)

Date of Completion: 13th June 2015 See my actual route*, as tracked live on the day at: http://maps.opentracking.co.uk/bg2015.cfm?n=11 To those that know, the Bob Graham Round needs little introduction. To those that don’t, it involves running / walking a total distance of around … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – June

June 8th ~12th: Weekly Stats (5 days) 24km / 3517ft T-20 Hours Friday. It’s 630am and I don’t feel much like sleeping. Better to be up and eating! My left heel is feeling a little tender after yesterday’s excursion. So … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – May

May 25th ~ 31st May: Weekly Stats: 75km /15,029ft Last week of ‘normal’ training before I start tapering. That said, I won’t be doing as much this week and will ease it down a bit. Saturday. Duddon Long Fell Race. … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – April

27th ~ 3rd (May): Weekly Stats: 74km / 15,695ft I’m knackered and my left leg won’t stop aching so I am going to take a few days off. The past 3 weeks have been fairly relentless, not running every day … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – March

30th ~ 5th (April): Weekly Stats: 40km / 9,711ft This week was a rest week. So I opted to do practically nothing during the working week. But on Saturday I found myself heading out with Mike Vogler, who is currently … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – February

February started as January had ended very cold and snowy. Snow lay to low quite low levels and initially lay, in lee areas, in very deep drifts. But high winds quickly began stripping much of this snow and with low … Continue reading

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The Bob Graham Round #BG20 – January

Early January lived up to its reputation as a stormy time of year and Atlantic gales rolled in to batter the Lake District. Running was hard, picking routes to avoid the worst of 70 mph winds,fighting the onset of blizzards … Continue reading

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