Category: The Lakes 2010

Honister Slate Mine supports the 10 Peaks

A huge thank you to all the staff at Honister Slate Mine who played host to the event on Saturday. Not only did they allow us to use their mine as a venue for a check point but they also more »

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The Bog – What is the Solution?

The Bog forms the route from CP1 (south of Thirlmere reservoir) up to High Raise. Leading up to the 2010 event ground water levels were near an all time low but those who dared to enter The Bog found that more »

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10 Peaks and 4 Cheesecakes

An alarm went off, are my eyes actually open? It’s too dark to determine that, an abrupt awakening revealed it was 3am and time to get up and get ready for the 10 Peaks Challenge, the inaugural Charity event around more »

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Grom and the 10 Peaks Challenge

Saturday 31st July 2010 was no ordinary day. 52 very abnormal people gathered at 3:45am in a car park at the foot of Hellvellyn in the Lake district to embark on the inaugural 10 peaks Challenge. This challenge is a more »

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Running a Really Long Way to the Pub

Took Gromit & Gormless on a little jog over the 10 highest Peaks in the Lake District covering a distance of 45 miles with 18000′ ascent on Saturday 31st July starting at 04:00 going up Helvellyn. Now this would be more »

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2010 10 Peaks Challenge Race Report

On Saturday July 31st 2010, 52 people gathered at the foot of Helvellyn to attempt to climb the 10 highest peaks in the Lake District in 24 hours. Competitors including armed forces, adventure racers, triathletes, ultra distance and elite marathon more »

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