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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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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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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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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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10 Peaks 2011 Race Report

Saturday July 2nd was a very long day for all 102 people who made it to the start line of the 2nd 10 Peaks Challenge. At 3.20am two coaches picked up competitors from Keswick for the 20 minute ride to more »

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