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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 central 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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Drench, Dry, Repeat.

Another day, another dousing. Monday heralded 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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Running slow

Tuesday has given a chance 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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