Category: The Lakes 2013

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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Richard Lendon – The Lakes Race Report

“So how far was it, Rich?” Around 43 miles….. “How long did it take you?” 14 hours and 42 minutes…… “That’s very slow for you. Where did you finish?” 7th “Out of 6?” Very funny. Out of 150 starters. “Wow! more »

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Clif Bar 10 Peaks – Short Course by Tony Holland

My lungs are heaving and my legs are still aching from the brutal awaking they had 20minutes earlier. I glance down at my watch. Its 5.20am. Half way up the first peak of the day, Helvellyn. I am trying hard more »

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Clif Bar 10 Peaks, The Lakes, 2013

The weekend of 29th June saw the return of the 10 Peaks event in the Lake District, now with a new headline sponsor, Clif Bar. There was another key addition to this year’s event, the introduction of the “short” course, more »

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