Tag Archives: Fell Running Guide

Navigating when it’s Grim

Teaching navigation skills in bad weather is a good thing… …and the last week has been particularly “grim”.  Cold, windy days with the Peak District hills hidden away under a heavy blanket of low cloud.  Normally, running in these conditions … 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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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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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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Fell Running, Short Hills

Running in the Peak District involves hills! ..and thankfully I like running up them. From the longer climbs up Lose Hill and Win Hill, the zig-zags of Ringing Rodger and the heather bound flanks of Kinder’s northern edge to the … Continue reading

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Snow Blows

Fell running in the Peak District isn’t always about blue skies & sunshine. Today the wind howled, snow blew horizontally and the world was reduced to cold shades of grey. cold shades of grey This was no day to be … Continue reading

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Dig Deep

Here’s a little taste of what you can expect to see on this year’s Dig Deep races! Whether you choose the full 60 miles Ultra Tour of the Peak District or just the 10k – we can’t guarantee sunshine (or … Continue reading

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What’s in the bag?

Winter conditions can be fantastic for fell running in the Peak District. But with cold winds and snow & ice on the hills, the remote fells can be inhospitable places, surely not the best place to run?  However with a … Continue reading

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View from the hill

A wintry scene – Win Hill in the Peak District during a run with Fell Running Guide

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