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I’m Running Up That (Win) Hill

One of my favourite runs in the Peak District is the trail run from Ladybower Reservoir to the top of Win Hill. It rises 280 metres in just over 3km on good terrain.  It is never too steep to force … 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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Nicely Icy

Snow; fallen and frozen, air; calm, cold, crisp, sky; blue & high cloud. Fantastic conditions for a run on the higher ground of the Peak District. Stunning winter conditions The Hope valley was wreathed in its customary cloak, the cold … Continue reading

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I Spy Blue Sky

The deluge that affected most of the country this week made running in the Peak District an unpleasant experience. However the worst seems to be over, for now anyway, and I looked out this morning to see blue sky and … Continue reading

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You Win, You Lose, You Win Again

The Peak District, despite it’s name, doesn’t have the high mountains of the Lakes, Wales or Scotland and so doesn’t give the opportunity to run constantly uphill for much more than 300 metres (1000ft).  But if you know where to … Continue reading

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