Monthly Archives: October 2012

Another pair of running shoes?

I own 9 pairs of running shoes. I had to search the house in order to count them all but there are 4 on the shoe shelf, 2 drying in the kitchen, 2 by the front door and today’s pair … Continue reading

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Another pair of running shoes?

I own 9 pairs of running shoes.  I had to search the house in order to count them all but there are 4 on the shoe shelf, 2 drying in the kitchen, 2 by the front door and today’s pair … Continue reading

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Fog on the Hills

Some days, running in the Peak District requires map and compass skills. Some mornings I draw back the curtains to reveal cobalt blue skies. Today was one of the former.  After a hard race yesterday I had planned a steady … Continue reading

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Fell Running: Fog on the Hills

Some days, running in the Peak District requires map and compass skills. Some mornings I draw back the curtains to reveal cobalt blue skies. Today was one of the former.  After a hard race yesterday I had planned a steady … Continue reading

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Fell Running through Autumn Colours

The damp, grey blanket that has hung limply over the area for most of the week has finally gone and once again fell running in the Peak District is a pleasure. The anticyclonic gloom replaced now by brighter but noticeably colder … Continue reading

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Fell Running through Autumn Colours

The damp, grey blanket that has hung limply over the area for most of the week has finally gone and once again fell running in the Peak District is a pleasure.  The anticyclonic gloom replaced now by brighter but noticeably … Continue reading

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Dark Peak Fell Runners Navigation Course

Navigation for Fell Runners A small group of Dark Peak Fell Runners met at the Woodhead Mountain Rescue barn for an intensive day learning navigation skills.  It was a lovely autumn morning, the weather bright and sunny – nice for … Continue reading

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Dark Peak Navigation Course

A small group of Dark Peak Fell Runners met at the Woodhead Mountain Rescue barn for an intensive day learning navigation skills.  It was a lovely autumn morning, the weather bright and sunny – nice for running but making navigation … Continue reading

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Autumn Run above the Derwent Valley

Peak District Running A stunning autumn day, calm with blue skies – perfect for fell running in the Peak District. Uphill running above Ladybower reservoir The car park at Fairholmes in the Derwent Valley is already busy with weekend visitors. … Continue reading

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Autumn Fell Run above the Derwent Valley

Peak District Running A stunning autumn day, calm with blue skies – perfect for fell running in the Peak District. Uphill running above Ladybower reservoir The car park at Fairholmes in the Derwent Valley is already busy with weekend visitors. … Continue reading

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