Tag Archives: Fell running in the Lake District

Last days of ‘winter’

A glorious weekend in the Lake District as the last few days of the meteorological winter draw to a close. Today Steph, Seren and I went for a leisurely run around the Kentmere Horseshoe. Compared to the centralĀ tops of Helvellyn … Continue reading

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Night running

Another cold, clear night. Another late evening foray onto the Kentmere Fells.

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‘Hodgson’ Skyline

Saturday dawned bright. The forecast was essentially good again, albeit perhaps a little cloudier with the odd snow shower or two. By recent standards a thoroughly decent day. So today we have ran around the skyline of Patterdale, following much … Continue reading

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A winter’s evening

Friday has seen an idyllic evenings run over Helvellyn today. Apart from a little cloud which was clinging to the tops the weather was incredibly benign with virtually no wind. Compared to the far eastern fells, the central fells around … Continue reading

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Finally…..

At long, long last; a dry, clear and sunny day has given way to a clear, cool, starry evening. Wednesday has seen me head out on my first proper night run of the entire winter. A short-ish outing from Kentmere … Continue reading

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Drench, Dry, Repeat.

Another day, another dousing. Monday heraldedĀ the new working week but there is little new weather. My running kit had just about dried out from my ventures on Saturday and it was time to immerse myself once more. Its been another … Continue reading

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3 Passes Variation

Saturday started like so many days this past Autumn and Winter. It was raining and cloud was clinging to the lowest fells. The forecast was for heavy rain, initially falling as snow above 600 metres. And again the forecast wasn’t … Continue reading

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