Monthly Archives: February 2013

Winter Morning on Higger Tor

I love fell running on mornings when the air is crisp, cold and clear. Sunrise Running When last night’s forecast promised such conditions I decided to get up early and head out into the Peak District.  By 7.30 I was … Continue reading

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Fell Running – Winter Morning

I love fell running on mornings when the air is crisp, cold and clear. When last night’s forecast promised such conditions I decided to get up early and head out into the Peak District.  By 7.30 I was enjoying a … Continue reading

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Fell Running – The Peak District

The Peak District offers superb year-round running. Crisp, spring morning sunlight, breath condensing as I run on White Edge hoping to spot the deer.  Long, blue sky summer days when I venture deep into the heart of the Dark Peak, … Continue reading

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Fell Running in the Peak District

The Peak District offers superb year-round running. Crisp, spring morning sunlight, breath condensing as I run on White Edge hoping to spot the deer.  Long, blue sky summer days when I venture deep into the heart of the Dark Peak, … Continue reading

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Navigationally Challenged

The only pre-requisite for attending the Navigation Training course was to successfully find the venue. So things didn’t start well when my phone rang:… “Dave, can you tell us where to go? our Sat Nav’s taken us the wrong way!” … Continue reading

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Navigationally Challenged

The only pre-requisite for attending the Navigation Training course was to successfully find the venue. So things didn’t start well when my phone rang:… “Dave, can you tell us where to go? our Sat Nav’s taken us the wrong way!” … Continue reading

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Thought for Food

What is the best thing for a runner to eat during a long run? Good question, and one to which there is no best answer.  However there are certain things that work for me and I’m happy to share my … Continue reading

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Thought for Food

What is the best thing for a runner to eat during a long run? Good question, and one to which there is no best answer.  However there are certain things that work for me and I’m happy to share my … Continue reading

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Running on Ice

Icy conditions have made fell running training a little difficult recently. Although deep snow is difficult to run through it is actually great for training.  You have to work harder as the snow provides resistance to your forwards movement, you … Continue reading

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Running on Ice

Icy conditions have made fell running training a little difficult recently. Although deep snow is difficult to run through it is actually great for training.  You have to work harder as the snow provides resistance to your forwards movement, you … Continue reading

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