Category Archives: British Fell Relay Championships

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

British Fell Relay Championships (Leg 2)

Peak District, Saturday, October 19, 2019

James Garland and Paul Evans

Having watched Graeme in, we were off, up a short muddy slope through the woods and out into open moorland. A slow run soon turned into a steady hands-on-knees walk as the slope steepened through bracken and heather. The next hour or so was hard work. Muddy tussocky narrow paths, the occasional bog and stream … Continue reading British Fell Relay Championships (Leg 2)

British Fell Relay Championships (leg 4)

Peak District, Saturday, October 19, 2019

Robin Parsons

After a scenic cycle ride from the car park in Brampton a few miles away I was met with a carnival atmosphere on a flat green space flanked by an impressive dam. Since I was running the last leg I had plenty of time to soak in the atmosphere and to watch runners setting off … Continue reading British Fell Relay Championships (leg 4)

British Fell Relay Championships (leg 3 – navigation leg)

Peak District, Saturday, October 19, 2019

Nigel Heppell and Nina Mason

From Nigel: A Navigation leg, run as a pair – Geoff Davies and Nigel Heppell were sent away ahead of the mass start by the combined efforts of Graeme W(leg 1) and James G/Paul E(leg2).The map is only handed to us after we are a few hundred metres into the race and tells us that … Continue reading British Fell Relay Championships (leg 3 – navigation leg)

2019 Fell Relay Championships

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fiona Brannan

Elvet Striders were able to produce two teams for this years Fell Relays, hosted by Dark Peak Fell Runners.  However, for the first time, one team was all ladies!  A cold and misty start to the morning soon cleared for blue skies, against the impressive backdrop of the Ladybower Dam.  Accompanied by the theme to … Continue reading 2019 Fell Relay Championships

British Fell Relay Championships 2018

Grasmere, Saturday, October 20, 2018

Fiona Brannan, Geoff Davis, Jack Lee, Mark Warner, Nigel Heppell, Paul Evans

Leg 1; Mark Warner, solo, 5 miles, 2400 ft I love running and I love mountains but for some reason, I rarely combine the two, so when Paul Evans put a call out for an Elvet Striders team for the ‘British Fell and Hill Relay Championships‘ in the Lakes, it seemed like an opportunity to … Continue reading British Fell Relay Championships 2018

British Fell Relay Championships 2015

Pendle Hill, Lancashire, Saturday, October 17, 2015

Nigel Heppell and Tom Reeves

  Nigel … A big event well organised and smoothly run by this years’ hosts Clayton-le-Moors Harriers. Weather mild and cloudy with a bit of a breeze and good visibility at all elevations, ground conditions probably drier than usual. LEG 1: Solo leg 7K approx with 450m of ascent over mixed terrain: farm tracks, pasture … Continue reading British Fell Relay Championships 2015