Category: Race Report

10 Peaks – The Return by Simon Franklin

It had been 3 years since I ran the 10 Peaks Long race for the first time. A 24 hour challenge taking in the 10 highest mountains in the Lakes, it was the biggest thing I’d done up to that more »

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Clif Bar 10 Peaks Long Course by Karen Nash

A bit of a mouthful but a great race. Race no.7 in the Runfurther series was a race within a race as the Lakes 10 has short, long and extreme versions. Luckily we only had to do the long – more »

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The Semples on Tour

Callum and Dad’s 10 Peak Challenge (Please note who had top billing) Once upon a time not so very long ago my eldest son Callum wanted to be just like his Dad… sadly that time has passed and now all more »

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Grom and the 10 Peaks – Part 3

An emotional farewell from Jessy. “You can do this thing!” were the words, accompanied with some tears and a nice big hug. I leave Torquay for Keswick, driving in my green diesel VW polo. Although its a bit  messier, much more »

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Clif Bar 10 Peaks The Lakes Race Report

A light breeze, clear visibility and 20 degrees was the forecast enticing the 260 entrants to leave work on Friday evening and travel to Keswick, ready for the early morning start of the Clif Bar 10 Peaks race in the more »

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