Blog posts

Bryce Canyon 50k

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 15, 2016 at 12:10.

 Fell running

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A report from the Bryce Canyon 50k race in Utah. First of a few posts about our big trip to America this summer.

Jubilee Plunge 2015

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 6, 2016 at 21:27.

 Fell running

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A 2-mile downhill-only race from the summit of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Hills to the Golden Lion in Llangynhafal.

British Fell Relays 2015

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 25, 2015 at 08:51.

 Fell running

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The British Fell Relays took place this year in the little village of Barley, at the foot of Pendle Hill.

Glen Coe Skyline

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 2, 2015 at 22:22.

 Fell running

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An account of the inaugural Glen Coe Skyline, probably the best and definitely the hardest race I've ever done.

Patterdale to Honister via Pinnacle Ridge

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 7, 2015 at 10:50.

 Fell running

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Glencoe Skyline training: A run from Patterdale to Honister via the grade 3 scramble of Pinnalce Ridge.

Running the Welsh 3000s

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 10, 2015 at 11:28.

 Fell running

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An account of last weekend's run over all the peaks higher than 3000 ft in Wales.

Time for some serious training

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 27, 2015 at 11:59.

 Fell running

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The best way of motivating myself to meet goals and targets? Tell others that I'm going to, then I can't let them down! Hence this post...

Wintry run on Helvellyn & Fairfield

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 19, 2015 at 12:27.

 Fell running

fairfield fell running helvellyn lake district scrambling snow striding edge winter running

A wintry run over Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Fairfield, and a bit of advice on gear choices for winter fell running in general.

Jubilee Plunge race

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 1, 2015 at 18:42.

 Fell running

clwydian clwyds fell race jubilee plunge moel famau

A downhill only race from the summit of Moel Famau down to the Golden Lion Inn in Llangynhafal.

Really Wild Boar race

Posted by Sam Harrison on November 11, 2014 at 11:41.

 Fell running

bog fell race howgills wild boar fell yorkshire dales

A cracking low-key fell race in the Howgills with spot-prizes a-plenty!