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Snowline Snowspikes Review

I love fell and trail running in winter. Cloudless, blue sky days with lying snow make running a joy.  But what about when the snow gets compacted and icy or melts and then refreezes over night; aren’t these conditions dangerous … Continue reading

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The Joy of Winter Running

“In his autumn before the winter comes man’s last mad surge of youth” What on Earth am I talking about? It’s mid November, the sky is monotone, the landscape leached of colour as if nature is restricted to a drab … Continue reading

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Spring, Sun and Snow

Fell Running in the Peak District has been difficult of late. But this weekend Spring showed her long awaited face and warmth returned.  Blue skies, sunshine and a respite from the nagging, bone chilling easterly wind that we have endured … Continue reading

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Keep the snow out of your shoes

Inov-8 Debris Sock Review I recently won a pair of Inov-8 Debris Socks.  Designed to keep grit and stones from getting into your shoes I promptly put them to the back of the drawer thinking they’d come in handy next … Continue reading

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Winter Lingers

A year ago I sat in the sun on Grindslow Knoll, marshalling on the Edale Skyline fell race. This year I had planned on doing the race and was looking forwards to a gruelling 20 odd miles of running, however … Continue reading

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Fell Runners Association Navigation Course

The Fell Runners Association holds two navigation courses every year. The Spring course from Kettlewell YHA in the Yorkshire Dales is sometimes held in warm sunshine… but not this year – winter returned! The aim of the course is to … 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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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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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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View from the hill

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

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