Month: August 2012

Steve Smedley and Samantha McGrady take on the Satmap 10 Peaks

Steve Smedley and Samantha McGrady (both finishing together within the 24 hour time limit, Sam being the 7th woman home) write about their experience on the day, give a few hints and tips for future 10 Peakers, and generally enthuse more »

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10 Peaks 2012 Race Report

The Satmap 10 Peaks is designed to test the hardiest competitors. Many who entered found that it was the toughest challenge they had ever done. It’s not just the 73km, or even the 5600m of ascent which catches people out, more »

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2012 race report by the winner, Mark Bottomley

Back in January I was searching for a long foot race to do in the summer, to fill the gap between the adventure races I had planned. I wanted a serious challenge that would involve hills and navigation, so when more »

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