Tag Archives: Lake District

Night running

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

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Running slow

Tuesday has given a┬áchance to nip out for a routine training run before nightfall. Its been gradually cooling down again today in the Lakes. The transient snowfall from the weekend has all but gone following yesterday’s stormy and mild weather … Continue reading

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Roller coaster Conditions

Saturday dawned stormy. Conditions were forecast to be relatively severe on the fells. A fresh dusting of snow lay down to 300 metres in the Langdale valley. Scrambling to the rocky peak of Harrison Stickle was trickier than normal. The … Continue reading

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Icy Floes

Wow. I cannot believe it’s been nearly a month since I last ran on the fells. In fact it’s been nearly a month since I last ran full-stop, back-to back trips to the US, Norway and most recently Germany keeping … Continue reading

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A new year around Grisedale

The start of a new fell running year. And the first decent day in weeks and weeks. Saturated, soggy ground replaced by frozen, firm ground and on the high fells, snow. It was a frosty start as we left Glenridding … Continue reading

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Dash for Blisco

Awoke to the sound of more rain this morning. I wasn’t in a hurry to get up, the darkness had morphed into a familiar gloom that could hardly be described as daylight. But with a brief 3 hour weather window … Continue reading

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Staying low

There may be a possible, albeit temporary softening to the incessant mild and stormy weather we’ve been experiencing lately on the way. But not just yet. Even then its possible that it may just be replaced by slightly cooler and … Continue reading

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