Bollihope Carrs 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021

BM / 11km / 380m

Nigel Heppell

Photo courtesy of Mark Bevan of DFR I’ve just discovered a magazine/revue called ‘RUNdown’ on the Elvet Striders website.According to the December 2021 issue, at the same time as loads of Striders ran in loops around the XC course at Sedgefield, I could be found competing in the Bollihope Carrs Fell Race! This is a … Continue reading Bollihope Carrs 2021

Blyth Sands Race 2021

Blyth Beach, Sunday, December 5, 2021

5 miles

Ian Butler

Five intrepid Striders made their way to Blyth on Sunday for the 61st Blyth Sands Race. Always run on the first Sunday in December, this historic race uses its own unique handicap system. The older and wiser age groups going off first, followed by the younger whippersnappers released at varying intervals chasing down the early … Continue reading Blyth Sands Race 2021

Hamsterley Forest parkrun Nov 2021

Hamsterley Forest, Saturday, November 13, 2021

5k

Malcolm Sygrove

A lovely run and a cautionary tale Two new parkruns have begun in County Durham in recent weeks. I have yet to visit Chopwell Woods, but thought I’d take a trip over to Hamsterley to try this one out. A dry and still morning promised an enjoyable excursion, and I arrived looking forward to a … Continue reading Hamsterley Forest parkrun Nov 2021

British Fell and Hill Relay Championships 2021

Tebay, Saturday, October 16, 2021

Nick Latham

Waiting in the pen to start leg 2 If you’ve ever driven down the M6, you may have passed through a section of high fells just south of Tebay village. If you were blessed with good weather, you might have been able to see the tops of them. If you’re wired the same way as … Continue reading British Fell and Hill Relay Championships 2021