Category Archives: Fiona Brannan

A Grand Day Out

Pooley Bridge, Sunday, November 10, 2019

40 Miles

Fiona Brannan

I find that in the running community, one of the most commonly talked about topics is shockingly, running.  One of the most frequently asked questions I seem to get is ‘so, what’s next, anything planned?’ to which my usual answer is no, not really.  I don’t often plan events far in advance, and tend to … Continue reading A Grand Day Out

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

Another Year gone by…

Fiona Brannan and Michael Littlewood

So here are a few words from me and Michael – reports from the other captains are also on the website. They are not long and provide a short round of of the year; people took the time to write them so I encourage you all to have a read. https://www.elvet-striders.uk/about/documents/ And now, from us: … Continue reading Another Year gone by…

Glencoe Skyline

Glencoe, Scotland, Sunday, September 22, 2019

51km/4750m

Fiona Brannan

‘And now, time for something completely different!’ I’ve just always wanted to say that. Glencoe Skyline, the abridged version; I did a not-that-long (by ultra standards!) but somewhat hilly run. I had to pass a vetting process to make it to the start line (climbing, scrambling and mountain running experience) I averaged almost 20 minutes … Continue reading Glencoe Skyline