Tag: 10 Peaks

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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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 – 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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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 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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Jonathan Hobbs and Andy Eve video diary – 10 Peaks 2011

It really was fantastic, epic. There were a lot of highs but it was also brutal, with some considerable lows!! As the website said, “Too hard, too far!” J. Hobbs & A. Eve [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kcwWKvR_nM[/youtube]

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Raynet support the 10 Peaks Challenge

A big thank you to Raynet who have kindly agreed to arrange all the communication for the event. The team will be enabling all the check points to communicate with the base in Keswick and each other. Raynet, The Radio 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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