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Four seasons in one day

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 28, 2014 at 01:56.

 Fell running

fell running lake district langdale winter running

Last Saturday I went for a run around half of the Langdale Horseshoe race route, where I was greeted by all manner of weather. The initial plan had been to do the full race route, but the weather dictated otherwise.

An extended Coledale Horseshoe run

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 13, 2013 at 02:40.

 Fell running

coledale fell running lake district nuttals

An account of a run I did around an extended version of the Coledale Horseshoe

Arnside Knott fell race

Posted by Sam Harrison on November 19, 2013 at 07:15.

 Fell running

arnside fell race

I struggled to sixth place in the punishingly fast Arnside Knott fell race, my second race back after injury.

The snow is here! Exploring the Munros of Loch Lomond

Posted by Sam Harrison on November 15, 2013 at 06:11.

 Fell running

ardlui fell running loch lomond snow winter running

The first proper snow of the season arrived just in time for the Hiking Club's first Scotland trip of the term.

Great Whernside fell race

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 30, 2013 at 05:59.

 Fell running

fell race fell running great whernside kettlewell yorkshire dales

My first fell race back after a long time off injured was the classic Great Whernside race from Kettlewell, an intense 4-mile up-and-down race. 

Back to the fell running: Two days in Wasdale

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 12, 2013 at 04:14.

 Fell running

fell running lake district wasdale

The Club's "Big Weekend Out" this year was to Wasdale, where we just about managed to squeeze onto the Wasdale Head campsite.

Ras y Moelwyn

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 24, 2012 at 01:50.

 Fell running

fell race moelwyns snowdonia

25th anniversary of the Ras y Moelwyn

Fell running on the Glyders and Carnedds

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 14, 2012 at 06:22.

 Fell running

carneddau carnedds fell running glyders snowdonia y gribin

A variation on the Ogwen Horseshoe, encompassing some of the best bits of the Glyders and the Carnedds