All posts by Malcolm Sygrove

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

Langdale Horseshoe 2021

Dungeon Ghyll, Saturday, October 9, 2021

12.5 miles, 4600ft, AL

Nina Mason

As one of the ‘classic’ Lakes fell races I have wanted to run this for a few years, Langdale is also one of my favourite places (Mum used to take me up to Stickle Tarn as a kid) and I was really excited about the opportunity to run this year. The Ambleside AC website pulls … Continue reading Langdale Horseshoe 2021

Manchester Half-marathon 2021

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Marc Watson

The weather was warm and still. No wind or rain and good conditions. I went into the run thinking: “Somewhere around 2 hours. All of the talk is about fast and flat”. As I started at 8:15am, it was very early. I didn’t get chance for pre-race porridge (as I hardly slept the night before … Continue reading Manchester Half-marathon 2021

George Fisher Hot Chocolate Run

Keswick, Monday, September 20, 2021

29.5 miles / 7,947 feet

Tamsin Imber

I need to thank Nina Mason. She did the George Fisher Tea Round a couple of weeks ago, and this inspired me to have a go. I had not heard of it before. The George Fisher Tea Round is a circular route that takes in all the tops you can see from the George Fisher … Continue reading George Fisher Hot Chocolate Run