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posted by DaveT on 28th Jul 2014

English Championships – after Kentmere. FRA Link

It doesn't need much brain power to work out that the last two Championship races are crucial, so off to Sedbergh we go..... 

Senior Men:- Rhys – 3rd : Oli - 8th.
MV40:- Tom - 5th : Spyke - 9th=
MV45:- Spyke - 4th= : Joe - 7th : John Hunt - 10th
MV50:- Joe - 1st=
MV60:- Keith – 4th=
MV65:- DT – 5th
MU23:- Johnny Malley – 3rd : Tom Saville – 6th

Senior ladies:- Judith - 4th
LV40:- Judith – 2nd
LV45:- Judith – 1st:

Senior Men Team:- 1st- (1st at Kentmere)
MV40 Team:- 1st. ( 1st at Kentmere)
MV50 Team:- 2nd (2nd at Kentmere)
Senior Ladies Team:- 3rd - ( 2nd at Kentmere)
LV40 Team:-2nd  - (1st at Kentmere)

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posted by WillyK on 24th Jul 2014

With seven races down and five to go, there's a rather familiar flavour to the current top four, with Keith the only newbie, and Dave Lund looking good for top slot if he can just turn up and run consistently in the right direction for one more race.  I'm hoping that Dr Dave can persuade his significant other to turn up another three times, failing which I may be in danger of retaining the Jordanthorpe 1st Year Rounders trophy for first honorary woman (though Keith may very well be a more deserving recipient this year) ... and more generally it'd be good to see a few more contenders of any gender completing the requisite five counting races.

Next up is Borrowdale (entries already closed) on Sat 2nd Aug, then Nicky's Hoppit's Hill short (Sun 24th Aug), the final Brit Champs counter in Llanberis (Maesgwm Muddle, Sat 30th Aug; pre-entries filling up very fast so get onto this one now), the Lake District Mountain Trial (another pre-entry job, Sun 14th Sept), and finally The Screes from Nether Wasdale on Sat 18th October.

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posted by DaveT on 7th Jul 2014

Langdale entries. details. Carshare League - the last? and always popular. No form needed, that comes on the day, just put some stuff in the post to the organiser...

Wasdale:- results. 5th (John Hunt). 6th (Joe) , 8th (Johnny Malley), gives first team, and must just about settle the Lakeland Classics?. Nicky 15th - second Lady, and Keith is 1st V60.
This is the 3rd Lakeland Classics race, placings so far. Tom is 3rd, John Hunt - 4th, Joe - 7th.

Saunders MM - from Patterdale. results. Dicky Wilkinson sends:- "Andy Dickenson and me were in the Bowfell class and on both days and overall were the first vet men's team but on the age handicap they use we were second behind a team of 127 years to our 104.First MM for me and don't know why I've never done one before. Great event, excellent organisation and atmosphere. Weather was good both days for running and rained after tents and food prep was done. Navigation on both days went well but on checking optimum routes on the organisers maps for day 2 there were options we didn't consider - I've learned a lot from that. Interestingly, few if any chose these 'optimum routes'. If nothing else, Andy and me covered about 30 miles & 11000 feet over the weekend so a bit of prep for Kentmere!

Charlesworth and Chisworth Carnival:
Alva - BOFRA:- results.
Wharfedale TTT  - results. Kettlewell was still basking in the decorations from Le Tour, and like everywhere, had made a resplendent effort. Some variations to the usual route this year, plenty more rough, and every opportunity for some to wander afar should the compass stay in the bag. The yellow sheep all around. The finish changed to the same finish used in the Relays - some desperate sting in the tail.

Loxley Lunge:-
Broomhead Chase:- results.
Peak Forest:-
Trunce 6 - results.
Blisco Dash:- results
Sheldon:- results.

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posted by DaveT on 29th Jun 2014

Cromford Killer - was ages back, in June, but here are the results...
Heptonstall Festival:- results.
Thurlstone:- results.
Skiddaw:- results.
Langdale Gala:-
Hathersage:- results.
Summer Series (7)- results.
Black Rocks:- results.
Stirton - results. a pleasant race near Skipton:- what finer sight can there be, than seeing the red-spotted Sumo suit at Sharp Haw trip point - or a bottle of beer, Wensleydale cheese and fruit cake at the finish...
Carlton - N.Y. Moors - results
Sedbergh Sports - results.

FRA Relay Entries. Looks like we need a charabanc to be hired, 5 Men's teams - (Senior Men (A) : Senior Men (B), MV40, MV50, and the other, most likely a composite team of runners committed to the cause throughout the year.) - and two Ladies teams. Things will hot up nearer selection days, but there's no substitute for a proven, recent, track record of being good enough for selection. Wishful thinking doesn't really help.

Ian Hodgson Relay:- "we are only allowed the same number of teams as usual so Men's , Vets and Ladies."
DT - glad I'm not having to select the teams, but having learnt the Leg beforehand seems to be some major priority.

Le Tour. Leeds, up Wharfedale, over to Wensleydale and finish in Harrogate. Massive crowds, great atmosphere, Yorkshire at it's very best. Carshare is now the proud possessor of a packet of Haribos, a yoghurt, a packet of "Yorkshire The" - yes, "The" - and a Sheffield Hallam University wristband. Hoping for more tomorrow on Blubberhouses Moor...

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posted by DaveT on 23rd Jun 2014

Dollar. British Championship AM. results. A most welcome return from Mick Stenton, which looks to have given 1st MV50 Team. This stuffs Carshare's hopes of standing as FRA Statistician, as Carnethy are clearly first V50 team....The other teams, someone with brains will need to work them out. But most likely we all need to be at full power at the last event in Wales - entries need to be in....should by now be in the post...

Buttermere Horseshoe:-results

Maesgwm Muddle - is the last British Championship, reminiscent of the Relay course. Map. And it looks a cracker. Entry form. (thanks, Neil..)and with a 250 limit best be getting an entry in soonish. Also the start is 11.00am, so if you turn up at the calendar time of 1pm, even I may have finished...

Kentmere:- Carshare had a guided tour just now, so if anyone wants a map, or notes, or anything, just ask....
Spare entries? Substitutions are allowed, Jenny Caddick and Dave Sykes would like an entry, so if you're sitting on an unused entry, please get in touch.

100 Lakes Extremes in a day:- that's another impressive day out, a touch more spread out than Ron's similar wander along Stanage....

Upper Wharfedale Races:- two trips from Kettlewell, which may be of interest? 22mile and also 13 mile. Mine was the softies shorter race, up Buckden Pike and along to Great Whernside. A good pleasant event.
Foel Fras:- results.
Whaley Waltz:- results.
Chrome Hill:-
Arnison Dash:-
Bakewell Pudding Race:- results.
Maybeck 3 Crosses - N.Y.Moors. results.
Cronkley - results. appears to be somewhere in Teesdale, where only Joe knows, it seems...
Summer Series (6) - results.
Saltwell - is far distant somewhere, Weardale. results

 Danefield Relays -Otley Chevin.results. A right pleasant event, loads of runners,83 teams of three, all abilities. Just hope the Relay selectors weren't watching...
Hope - results
Burbage Summer Sharpener 2.
Winster:- results.

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posted by DaveT on 3rd Jul 2014

British Championships – after Dollar. FRA link. As ever, these may be needing alterations...
A look at the Senior Men and MV40 Team shows the absolute need for full effort in Wales. If we win there, things could happen. If you can contribute to the Team, just as important are the non-counters, as Countback may be called on, please get that entry in the post ASAP.
Race details and Entry Form.

Senior Men:-Neil – 5th : Rhys – 8th.
MV50:- Joe – 6th : Ashley – 7th
MV60:- Keith – 3rd.
MU23:- Johnny Malley – 3rd= : Jon Crickmore – 3rd=

LV40:- Jenny – 8th=.


Senior Men Team:- 2nd - ( 2nd at Dollar). One point behind Carnethy....(who could score decisively if they get to Wales...)
MV40 Team:- 2nd - ( 2nd at Dollar) – one point behind Borrowdale....
MV50 Team:- 1st - (2nd at Dollar). This gives 1st overall. Big congratulations indeed!
Senior Ladies Team:-– no team at Dollar.
LV40 Team:-– no team at Dollar.


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posted by DaveT on 17th Jun 2014

As ever, so many races all over the place, but here are some of them....

Clougha Pike. Senior Results.
Buckden Pike:- results.
Whirlow Long Ultra(s):-
James Blakeley:- results.
Bosley Fete:- results
Reservoir Bogs - results.
Windy Gyle - (Cheviots) - results.
Kinder Trog:- results.
Another Whirlow:-
Trunce 5 :- results.
Riber Run:- results.
Dockray - Great Dodd - results.
Blackamoor:- results.
Tideswell:- results.

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posted by DaveT on 8th Jun 2014

Cwm Pennant Horseshoe - Carshare League - results.
Howtown -
Hawkswick BOFRA - results.
Knowl Hill - results. If, like most folk, you've no idea where this may be, best be asking travelling Joe. A touch of research finds it near Rochdale.
Passing Clouds:- results.
Sutton Fell - results. .A very good little course, though not really worth a special trip up. Fine if you can fiddle an excuse to be nearby. Some classic running between the towers above Earl Crag, (Keighley), then a mixture of bogs, heather, grass, and anything. No fuss, just a bottle of beer - not Wards - to every finisher.

Summer Series (5). - results
Calton:- results.
Crookstone and Beyond.
Grindleford:- results.
Whorlton - N.Y.Moors...results.
Beamsley Beacon - BOFRA. results.  A gem of an evening race up from Addingham, just runnable up to the hill top, and hope for the best coming back down, and then seek out the dock leaves....

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posted by DaveT on 20th Jun 2014

English Championships – after Ennerdale
FRA website link.
(There may well be mistakes, either here or on the FRA link....)

Senior Men:- Rhys – 3rd : Oli - 10th=.
MV40:- Tom – 3rd.
MV45:- John Hunt – 3rd.
MV50:- Joe - 4th.
MV55:- Keith - 10th=.
MV60:- Keith – 5th=
MV65:- DT –7th.
MU23:- Johnny Malley – 4th : Tom Saville – 5th.
Senior Ladies:- Judith - 5th.
LV40:- Judith – 2nd.
LV45:- Judith – 1st: Pippa – 8th

Senior Men Team:- 1st- (1st at Ennerdale)
MV40 Team:- 2nd ( 1st at Ennerdale)
MV50 Team:- 2nd (1st at Ennerdale)
Senior Ladies Team:- 4th - (no team at Ennerdale)
LV40 Team:- 2nd - (no team at Ennerdale)

British Championships – after Ennerdale.

Senior Men:- Rhys –.5th : Neil - 6th.
MV40:- Dave Taylor– 10th=
MV50:- Ashley -8th : Greg and Joe - 10th =.
MV60:- Keith – 4th=

LV40:- Jenny - 3rd= :Judith –.9th

Senior Men Team:- 1st - (1st at Ennerdale)
MV40 Team:- 2nd ( 1st at Ennerdale)
MV50 Team:- 1st (1st at Ennerdale)
Senior Ladies Team:- no team as yet.
LV40 Team:- – no team as yet.

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posted by WillyK on 7th Jun 2014

Three classics up next in the Carshare League. First is the Cwm Pennant Horseshoe on Saturday 14 June at 11am. A bit of an early morning trek over to the western side of Snowdonia, but a very fine route makes the journey more than worthwhile. The start and finish are marginally altered from last year. Full details here and here. Next is the Scottish counter in this year's British Champs, Dollar, on Saturday 28 June at 2pm. Entry on the day possible, which is no bad thing since the current entry list is looking a little sparse from a DP point of view. See here for further details. Third in the trilogy is the ever popular Borrowdale, which is PRE-ENTRY ONLY *by 17 July*. Download the entry form here and get it sent off pronto.

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posted by DaveT on 2nd Jun 2014

Sedbergh Entry Form - try this... . .500 entries, 400 limit, so them biding their time are going to be disappointed...S.A.E is essential, or you've blown it...

Ennerdale - English and British Championship. results.
It's worth noting that at Black Sail CP, numbers were not asked for, the race requirement was for everyone to have dibbed.
With the promise of thunder, lightning and torrential rain, a low-level route was taken, - to Buttermere, Scarth Gap, a loop around to Black Sail pass, and back down the valley, which included a sprint finish - of seven miles. The forestry tracks appealed well to all our gnarled hill runners (well not quite..).
But ..decision made by the organiser, and nobody stood up to object at the start, and high time any organiser gets full backing.
The thunder, of course, never came.
Looks like 1st in Senior Men, MV40, MV50 - but results from the statistician needed lest we get excited.
Most thankfully the race organisation was able to deal with a serious accident above Black Sail. Maybe all the fuss about new safety regulations has an element of correctness?

Missing Results:- please help out if you find any results that have been missed off, often runners are in unexpected lands, and all deserve a mention. Hallam Chase and Bamford Sheep Dog trials, and even New Dungeon Ghyll?

LAMM - far up in Scotland...Strathcarron. Results.
Welsh 1000m:- results.
Knaresborough Bed Race - results !! Next year?

Kettlewell , BOFRA - results
Wharfedale Half Marathon:-results. Kenny keeps coming up for the distinct attractions of Wharfedale...
Edale Country Day:- results.
Monday - Summer series 4 - Westend Valley.results.
Two Lads - (Horwich) - results.

Saturday After - Cwm Pennant Horseshoe - Carshare League the Next.
Our renowned League Organiser will neeed to elucidate on this race, as I've not been there, and sadly is far too long and potentially awkward for Carshare these times...

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posted by DaveT on 26th May 2014

Nicky's new record. All I can do is gaze with awe and admiration at this latest achievement, and give the greatest of congratulations.

Dollar - British Championship AM. 28th June. Entry Stuff, Map etc Though E.O.D will be available. A very good course, and a good place to be running..

Duddon Long - results . Looked to be a very strong Men's team - though rather aged - and most likely excellent conditions to be running by.
Lewis sends:- "In the results for the long course, the organiser did note that Dark Peak seemed to be "rather cleaning up" in the prizes. This included: Mens team prize, a prize for Joe, two for John Hunt, one for Julie Gardner and a few other's besides. Steve Storey was in the prizes for the short course. Anyone who thinks they may have won a prize, but has not received the spoils, should probably talk the Dr Dave and see if he's spent it already, as he left the field with a fistful of envelopes.
I was surprised by how dry it was underfoot on the course. All this Londoner's rain doesn't seem to have made it to the north west. That said, I did make the most of the opportunity to get covered in the first few miles of the race by diving head long into one of the fetid pools in the woods. By the time I found a stream to wash in. Halfway round, the stinking mess had dried so much, I couldn't get it off. I crossed the finish line covered in black peaty mud from the waist down."

Duddon Short - is a right good course, which deserves better than to be offered as a poor person's cop-out. With only a small field, a need to think for yoursely, rather than blindly follow. A long climb reaches the Dow CP, then the same route home, but on your own, needing to get a decent line off Caw. results

Killington Sports - is a BOFRA race up by the M6. We need a mention for dad, Mike Egner, trying to run well, and especially for John, running right well in the U11's . More BOFRA events from this duo?

West Nab:- results.
Wincle Trout:- results.
Coniston Gullies - BOFRA. results.
Peat Pits Wood 3:- results.
Trunce 4 - results.
Calver Peak:- results.
Blencathra:- results
Boars Head :- results.
Otley Chevin:- results. as frantically short and sharp as ever, but beloved by the connoisseurs....
Tansley:- results.
Castleton - results.

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posted by DaveT on 20th May 2014

F.R.A. Relays - up by Sedbergh -( ish.). A while off, but not a doubt that the required teams will get entered.
This is likely to be the same as last year, 2 senior mens, 2 senior Womens, 1 V40 Mens, 1 V50 Mens. If any different plans are in any pipeline, then best to speak out right sharply...

Jura:- results. What more could anyone want, have a read of this....(grateful thanks, of course..) . A huge turnout, and first team prize!

Helvellyn and the Dodds - results. any bad weather kept well clear, so clear, dry and warm enough up there. Joe seems to be trying hard, 5th, and 1st V50. Carshare went up Skiddaw and Blencathra as a touch of deviant route choice...
Saddleworth:- results.
Howgill Trails:- results. Helen is 4th in the 13 mile event - I may well have missed off someone?

Bamford Sheep Dog Trials:-
"We were at the Bamford Sheep Dog Trials Fell Race yesterday (26 May) and left late. We found the above (Grindleford Gallop) t-shirt in the field. It was worn earlier by one of your members. He is either V60 or V70, It's a nice t-shirt so thought he might want it back. We have it here at home, Litton Mill but I'm sure we can drop it off somewhere. Would you make enquiries as to who it belongs to? Regards, Sue Jeff"
Dt - please email if this is yours...

Shutlingsloe:- results.
Hallam Chase...

Thursday - Roseberry Romp. N.Y . Moors.

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posted by DaveT on 12th May 2014

Carshare is now back from childminding in Zurich .
Please note that under Rules and Regulations, this year's Tour of Pendle requires a compulsory clanging of a recently acquired cowbell at the usual Checkpoint. Failure so to do will incur words of dis-encouragement as you slog back up that last hill....

Simons Seat - results.
Old Counties Tops:- results . A notable win for Jon Morgan and Stephen Pike. Please help out if you have been missed off...
Fairfield:- results.
Sedbergh Gala - BOFRA. results
Hayfield May Queen - results
Mount Famine:- results.
Inter Counties Championships:- in Blackburn. results . This needs a thorough sift through, to find our runners...
Glaramara:- results
Lantern Pike Dash:-
Eyam Half Marathon - results. And this runner appears to have emerged from Wet Withens Stone Circle?

Summer Series 3 - from Winscar Reservoir.
Totley Moor:- results.
Latterbarrow Loop - results.
Ossy Oiks - results. is up in N Y Moors. Looks like them up there could do with a bit of help, as Dan Middlemas comes home first, Joe - 7th, but another person needed for the team, and those bottles of wine. Anyone thinking of re-locating?

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posted by DaveT on 11th May 2014

English Championships – after Coniston. FRA link.Though the "Team Results" on the link only show the standings after Pendle.

Senior Men:- Rhys – 5th.
MV40:- Tom – 7th.
MV45:- John Hunt – 7th
MV50:- Joe - 5th=
MV60:- Keith – 6th=
MV65:- DT – 7th.
MU23:- Johnny Malley – 4th : Tom Saville – 5th.

LV40:- Judith – 4th.
LV45:- Judith – 2nd : Pippa – 6th.

Senior Men Team:- 4th - (3rd at Coniston)
MV40 Team:- 2nd ( 2nd at Coniston)
MV50 Team:- 4th (3rd at Coniston)
Senior Ladies Team:- 2nd - (2nd at Coniston)
LV40 Team:- 1st - (1st at Coniston)

Next, of course, is Ennerdale. Any help with providing drinks on the course would be invaluable. As ever, if any help is needed on the route, or with travelling, always get in touch.

Sedbergh entries come along at the month end....

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posted by WillyK on 11th May 2014

A third of the way through this year's Carshare League, with Keith Holmes the current leader and only runner at all four events, closely followed by Dave Lund and the current CSL champion Greg Rimmer. I plan to be at Appletreewick on Saturday, en route from a family visit to Leeds, and the whisper is that a few others plan to make the two hour trip from Sheffield on the day, including Dave Lund (see comments for w/c 10/11 May. Please use the comments below (and/or DP FB site) if you want to sort a carshare. See w/c 17/18 May post for Carshare Senior's route notes.

A reminder also that a number of upcoming CSL races are pre-entry only, including Borrowdale (entries open 1 June), Maesgwm Muddle (entries open 30 June) and the Lake District Mountain Trial (entries now open). I've got my entry in for the LDMT Classic course. Here's hoping I can meet the cut-off times.

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posted by DaveT on 5th May 2014

Buttermere Sailbeck - results.
Cressbrook Crawl:- results.
Trunce3 - results.
Mearley Clough - results.
Latrigg - results.

Shing Tor - is cancelled...

For Sale - Blencathra.

Kentmere - July. English Championship. It's full, not a surprise, but substitutions are easily sorted via Sportident. If you need an entry, or are sitting on an unwanted entry, please contact Team Captains, or me - and I'll pass it along.

Ennerdale Drinks:- simply, there ain't much, and if it's hot like last year's Wasdale, it will be thirsty going. Well worth thinking of how to go about it. There are collapsible water bottles available, which could be filled up after Blackbeck Tarn? And for Wasdale I bought some tablets from our bike shop, which would be more beneficial than just water. It might be worth trying something out, well in advance.
Maybe we have some non-running water carriers?

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posted by DaveT on 27th Apr 2014

Coniston:- English Championship 2. results.
Team Results:- our most reputable statistician, G Rimmer, Esq, with a Maths degree from the University of Lodge Moor, calculates:-
MV40, 2nd to Borrowdale
MV50, joint 2nd with Borrowdale, Helm Hill 1st . - But maybe not.....
Women 2nd to Ambleside
W40 1st
Rob - see Comments - has it as 3rd Senior Men's Team, after Borrowdale and Pudsey.
Of course these calculations can be taken as gospel, but it might just be worth awaiting the deliberations of the FRA Statiscian?

I count it as 31 runners from DPFR, and every team out, so some marvellous turnout. Just need to keep it rolling along. We does us best.
A classic course, and perfect conditions. Dry, clear, no wind. When I eventually reached Old Man there seemed to be some beaten pathway down the hillside, so no real problem in finding a line down, just a huge big shift.
Thanks, as ever, to the many who represented. Tom Addison (by one second..) and Victoria Wilkinson were winners, Borrowdale and Ambleside Ladies look to have taken strong team positions.
We need an extra special mention for Tom Saville, 21st, 3rd Senior counter, and in the prizes for something.
Ennerdale entries should be in by now....that will be the place to thrive, and watch out for Sedbergh entries, June 1st, from Kendal website. No sign of a limit, but most likely there will be one, and it will fill up inevitably.

Bluebell Run - Church Stretton - results. Many travellers!

Le Tour de Yorksire. Guaranteed to make anyone excellent Youtube thingy...

James Thorn:- results
Burbage:- results.
Wednesday:- Rainow:-
Carlton Challenge:- results.

And many other events, all around...

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posted by DaveT on 21st Apr 2014

Three Peaks:- results. News from Tom within Comments. "1st V40 team (Tom, John and Mike - bizarrrely not Joe due to some arcane aspect of the team rules) and first senior men's team (Tom, Will, John and Joe). We will be the first club to get it's name on the new large and shiny senior men's trophy! Joe and I transported a vast quantity of wine and beer to my car - it will be available for collection at Coniston (providing my rather bruised and battered legs make a reasonable recovery this week).

Highlander M.M. - does someone do this?
The Fellsman:- results. No clubs are listed, so please let us know if you've been along...
Kinder Downfall:- results.
Gritstone Tryal:-
Wirksworth Incline:- results.
57A Run:-
Summer Series 2 - Curbar Triples. results.
Masson Hill:- results
Tiger's Todger:- results.
Cakes of Bread:-

Guisborough Moors, not long since, had a kit check half way round. A most sensible approach - and it sorted out some folk without required stuff...

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posted by DaveT on 15th Apr 2014

DPFR Parkrun Bests 2014.
A lifting of the men's % record from Mike Nolan, Carshare wonders whether anyone will stay with him leaving Horton next Saturday?
Any other results? or new venues? Please send email anything along.
I see the Keswick Parkrun has now started, along the old railway line.
Nearly a problem at Harrogate this week, as a Clayton vest dared to appear. Worry not, club honour was upheld....
Men's record % is by Mike Nolan, 84.77%
Men's record time is by Tom Saville, 15.59, 82.48%
Ladies record is by Vicky Chico - 20.07 - 75.23%

Anniversary Waltz:- results link for both races....
Teenager with Altitude:-
The Moelwyns:-
Peat Pits Wood 2 - results.

Thursday - Hartcliffe Hill - is cancelled.

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posted by DaveT on 4th Apr 2014

BritishTeams Positions - after Ireland:-
2nd Senior Men : 2nd MV40 : 1st MV50.

Coledale Horseshoe - results. Wild, cold, wet and windy up on the tops of Grisedale Pike and Grassmoor. A benefit of the mandatory kit regulations is that you have to take proper stuff, and well was it needed today.
With Carshare League points going - what other reason could there possibly be? - the true and good were out in depth (with a bit of imagination...). All safely around : some results were out, but a final version will yet be needed.
Excellent sandwiches, cakes, warm drinks : superb effort by the marshals up high.
Next League race is Charlesworth Challenge, Saturday 17th May. I can't recommend this highly enough. Just up Wharfedale, at Appletreewick. Route Notes. Camping is nearby, details in the notes. Up Simons Seat, a genuine AS race. A compulsory pint to be drunk before crossing the finish line - half for the Ladies.
Wardle Skyline -
Gisborough Moors - results.
Dark & White Mini-MM - from Bethesda....results.

London marathon - results. Anyone needing a mention?
Trunce 2 - results.
Herod Farm:-results.

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posted by DaveT on 31st Mar 2014

Pendle. English Championship. Ladies Results. . Mens Results.
As expected from Clayton, very well organised. After fuss about safety issues, all that mattered was running, and a basic obligation to follow the race instructions. Which everyone did.
Some rain around, but not much, a bit of clag, but not much. Just a case of go flat out and all do us best.
Not a clue as to team results, all that will get sorted. Dicky has it as 4th MV50, after Borrowdale, Helm Hill, Bowland. Looks like we need to drop Pendle....
So a big thanks to all who travelled and represented. Next is Coniston, and anyone with high hopes needs to get to grips with that descent off Old Man beforehand...

Coniston and Kentmere - Championship Races. These are full, but Dave Sykes is looking for an entry for himself and Jenny. He mentions that both races accept substitutes, so please don't sit on an unused entry...

Chicken Run:- Hayfield...results
New Dungeon Ghyll - "Mike Robinson won for the boys (43.16)"
Mow Cop:- results.

Summer Series (1). Back Tor and a Little Beyond - results.

BritishTeam Categories:- I am assured that this year there will most definitely be a MV50 Team category, and also a LV40 Team category - Page 45 of the Calendar was rushed out a bit too soon...

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posted by DaveT on 25th Mar 2014

Ireland - Slieve Donard Challenge. Results .
NIMRA - Team Results. They have it as 2nd MSeniors, and 2nd MV40. Greg has added it all up, and hopefully 1st MV50..
Race Report
- essential reading indeed....
Neil Northrop has had a flier, 3rd, ahead of the big guns. "Slieve Donard could not be seen for the mist at the start of the race. With many losing there way it was Allan Bogle who came home to take the victory in a time of 1:05:25 with the womens race being won by Jacqueline Lee of Eryri Harriers in a time of 1:24:14"
We await news from our runners, but we should have big team points, Neil, Rhys. Dave Taylor, Simon and Mike Rbinson well round.

Lad's Leap:-
Causey Pike:- results
Heptonstall:- results

Nicky's race - or to give it it's Sunday name, David Bell Memorial . A most recommended event, and it comes around again in August. More of a very hard cross-country than open fell, but two demanding climbs give plenty to get stuck into. No wind, no need for gloves, time to dig out the vest for a warm trip round.DPFR Results ., and Full results

Parkruns:- Carshare had a nostalgic plod around Clumber Park. A good pleasant course, two laps around the paths, and no wind, no mud...just enough of a little hill to slow down the finishing bit. Any other parkrunners?

Trunce 1- results
Tuesday - Bunny Run 1. But not for Carshare, good as they are...

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posted by DaveT on 17th Mar 2014

Not much to report, as the Skyline is covered elsewhere....

Edale Skyline:-
Blakey Blitz - results.

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posted by DaveT on 10th Mar 2014

DPFR Parkrun Bests 2014. These young whippersnappers got - rightly, it must be said? - put in their place today, as Mike Nolan shifted around Endcliffe Park in 16.52, which is now the best %, 84.68%. Just as important is a minute's improvement on the M55-59 time by Jim Paxman.
Any other results? or new venues? Please send email anything along.
Men's record % is by Mike Nolan, 84.68%
Men's record time is by Tom Saville, 15.59, 82.48%
Ladies record is by Vicky Chico - 20.07 - 75.23%

Llantysilio - is around Llangollen. results report. John Hunt (5th) keeps finding these Welsh places most of us have never heard of.
Narradale - results. Lloyd and Jackie , now in Manx colours, may well be needing their navigational skills as they seem to be so far ahead of anybody else. - 1st and 3rd...
Middlefell:- results.
Haworth Hobble:- results . First home was Borrowdale runner, Kim Collison....
Bwlch Maesgwm - looks like a warm-up for the Welsh championship race?

Wolf's Pit:- Results and here's the Notts Fell Championship bit:-
" 2nd and silver - Graham Moffatt and county vest for Notts in the fell intercounties V40
silver - Graham Moffatt
5th and V50 gold - Dicky Wilkinson : 1st reserve fell intercounties
31st Trevor Milner The three above won the team bronze as DPFR. Conditions were good if a bit breezy. Hats off to John Boyle and his team for organising another great race. "
Helm Hill - Kendal Winter League

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