Cumbria Archive


Wasdale, 12 July. 34km / 2,743m (or 21m / 9,000’ old money) “Are you alright?” a passing runner asked me. “Yeah fine. Just tired. Juusst tiirreedd”. I sat down. I needed a rest. I got up, ran a few paces. Sat down. [repeat two ...Read More

Duddon Valley Fell Race

31st May 2014 – 18 miles/6000ft I had attempted this twice before both times finishing a broken man. I have particular fond memories of the 2011 championship year when I thought I was fairly fit but blew up big style going up to Swirl ...Read More