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posted by DaveT on 13th Nov 2018

Club Championships, and Club Dinner.
Harriers v Cyclists.
Two Riggs – Kong Winter Series 1. Results. and a most welcome return from Joe, after injury.

Tour of Pendle. Relatively benign conditions on Pendle, apparently a bit colder up the tops. Clear, quite dry underfoot. A nasty foot injury when someone trod on some kind of metal spike high up on the hillside. Some regular familiar faces passing through the CP, all but some few with the number pinned helpfully...

Arnside Knott:-
Peak Raid Round 3 – from Glossop
Wadsworth Half Trog:-

Litton Birks Loop – an appealing new race from Litton, the Litton up in Wharfedale. And it was some excellent new race, starting up a relentless slog, into a flat moorland boggy loop around the trig and a moorland tarn, and back down again. A long way to come from the Peak, but surely the organiser's B&B would suit perfectly...

Wrekin Wrecker:-







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posted by DaveT on 6th Nov 2018

Saturday:-
FRA Presentation Night – in Ilkley, hosted by Pudsey. Well, everything was collected, so a little bit of asking around should make sure that everyone gets their medals.....
A host venue needed for next year, it seems.

Ilkley Afternoon Race – a suitable, sharp course here, effectively two laps of the long-established Badger Stone Relays. These Relays are named after the tragic death of Will Ramsbottom, a while back, who was a talented Pudsey runner.

Dunnerdale:- results.
Leg it Round Lathkil
Roaches:- Results.






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posted by DaveT on 30th Oct 2018

Lee Mill Relay - 25th November. This is a good event, from Rossendale. 4 individual legs, all the same, not high powered like the traditional autumn relays, and over a strong fell course . It might? be well worth putting out a strong set of Seniors Teams, but after that there may be a case for anyone else who wants to run getting themselves sorted into teams of matching abilities...Might someone be taking on a role of sorting out?

Grisedale Horseshoe - results.

Cop Hill:- results.
Peak Raid – Round 2:- Goyt Valley. Results. A most impressive club turnout here...
Saltergate Gallows:- results.

Friday - Really Wild Boar Night Race.






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posted by DaveT on 23rd Oct 2018

Saturday:-
OMM - Around the Black Mountains. Results. And some good ones in there...

Snowdonia Marathon - regular visitor is John Hunt, 34th and 2nd M50. Anyone else there? Results.

Sunday .
Grin and Bear It:- results are lurking somewhere within Facebook...
Bronte Way – a scenic linear route to Keighley. Results.

Gormire Gamble – N.Y.Moors from Sutton Bank. A pleasant enough wander around the muddy woods and pond below Sutton Bank, with a strong climb at the end from the bottom to the top....
Results - and a good first place for Chris Vanderhoven.






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posted by DaveT on 15th Oct 2018

Saturday:-
British Relay Championships – hosted by Ambleside, all from Grasmere. Results. On a quick look, Senior Women - 7th : WV40 - 1st : Senior Men - 5th : Senior Men "B" - need help to count it out... : MV40 - 5th : MV50 - 1st :

Leg 3 Nav Leg Map - not for the faint-hearted...

A big , most deserved thanks to Ambleside for excellent effort and organisation , and to team organisers, getting it all sorted out, and to everyone prepared to commit to running.
Rather nasty conditions at times, drizzle throughout, with very slippy rocks and grass, and a good dose of clag, which saw the demise of certain hopeful clubs.
And so to, as ever, next year, and get the date in the diary with red letters...
There is, of course, the Lee Mill Relay, in Rossendale, November 25th, which is more open to anyone getting a team together.

Screes:-
Wirksworth Undulator:- results.







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posted by DaveT on 19th Oct 2018

Final Positions.

Those completing the Lakeland Classics Series this year are:-
Rhys – 1st : Pete Davies – 2nd : John Hunt – 11th (2nd V50) : Dave Lund – 14th : Dave Sykes – 24th : Nicky – 29th (5th W and 1st W40, W50).
Team – 2nd – a distinctly closeable gap of 0.6 points on Borrowdale.

All-time list of completions.


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posted by DaveT on 9th Oct 2018

Langdale- final Carshare League Counter, and also the final event in this Lakes Grand Prix. Remembering that Great Lakes Run, Carshare kept well clear, as for me it was potential trouble. Conditions appear to have been rough, needing to go around Stickle Tarn, as the outlet stream was in spate. Cut-off times were tightened, as a safety valve for the marshals. Results.
A lot of strong, safe (we hope...) trips round here, and a notable Classic win for Rhys.

Go Big Moor:- Results. No clubs are listed, so please let us know if you've been missed off...
Windgather:- results.
Rombalds Romp – should anyone want a trip around Ilkley Moor….A decent enough wander around the Moor, forever raining, and for some of us bit more wandering than was needed...results.






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posted by DaveT on 12th Oct 2018

Full credit to Judith for all this, no easy task...

"A few dates for next years calendar. Not completely official until they appear in next years Handbook.

Championship Races 2019

17th March – E – AS Stretton Hills (2).
6th April – E- AL Howgills race.
27th April – B- AM The Mourn Highline. Ireland.
11th May – Inter-Counties. (TBC)
25th May – B- AM Ras Y Moelwyn. Wales.
15th June –B&E- AL Great Lakes Race.
6th July – E- AM . Black Fell - (Kettlewell, and a right masterpiece...)
1st August –B- AS Creag Dhubh. Scotland.
7th September – E – AM - Derek Prince Memorial Grisedale Horseshoe.
21st Sept – E- AS Ilam.

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posted by DaveT on 9th Oct 2018

Is on Saturday 10th November, in Ilkley.
For once, all the individual and team medallists are listed on the main FRA website, , so well worth a check to avoid any mistakes.

Hopefully plenty will be along, and get all the medals correctly collected. Once again, if anyone is holding John Hunt's medals from last year, please have a look for them...

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posted by DaveT on 2nd Oct 2018

Hodgson Brothers Relay. From Patterdale. Results. Senior Men - 5th : MVets - 2nd : Women - 4th. Deceptively warm lower down in Patterdale, but very windy up high, cold and a bit of mist lingering around. At least it was dry, the weather setting in later in the day. A dominant Keswick men's team, having the fastest pair on each Leg

Curbar Commotion - Results.
Dungworth.









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posted by DaveT on 24th Sep 2018

ROC Mountain Marathon - Results. Northern Lakes, above Keswick. Plenty to be sifting through here..

Results for Peris Horseshoe. A bit chilly up high, but dry and likely as good as it gets. Clear, but my intricate line off Glyder Fawr wandered all over the hillside. A very good club turnout for this classic course, and not to ignore the excellent Half Peris. No doubt Jim will elucidate further.

Fell 'n Back - results.

FRA Night -details. Saturday 10th November, in Ilkley, organised by Pusey and Bramley. With plenty of things to be awarded, to be hoped we can be well represented. Earlier we have the treat of a race around Ilkley Moor, and earlier still is the doubling up, with the Burley Moor Run

Groovy Kinder Love – another new race, and a strong AL Hayfield course. And with a 10.15am early start for anyone worried about the cut-off times. Results.

Eskdale Show:-
Orton:-
Lockton Limping – N.Y.Moors. - Results.


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posted by DaveT on 18th Sep 2018

Fallfest – might get a visit for a newish Keighley venue.. And it was a most pleasant trip along the top of Earl Crag, above Cowling. Results.

Peak District Challenge events:-
Grindsbrook Circle runs:-
Elidir Fawr:-
Chelmorton Chase:- Results.

English Schools Championships – from Giggleswick. Results.


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posted by DaveT on 19th Sep 2018

Final English Championships. Please help out if I’ve got stuff wrong!

FRA Link.

For the MV60 and W50 teams, the tables have been filled in, but it is clearly stated that there must be 4 teams completing enough counting races.
Senior Women:- Majicka – 11th :
WU23:- Ellie – 3rd=.
WV40:- Helen – 4th=
WV45:- Helen – 3rd= : Alison – 10th=
WV50:-Nicky –5th:
WV55:- Jane – 7th..

MU23:-– Max – 1st= : Nathan 4th :
MV45:- Spyke – 7th.
MV50:- Spyke – 4th: John Hunt – 9th .
MV65:- DT – 8th.
MV70- DT – 3rd.

Teams.
Senior Women – 4th.
WV40:-6th
WV50 – 4th=

Edale – ( E ) , Buttermere – (B) , Turner Landscape (T), Cautley – (C) , Kates Race – (K)
Senior Men:- 2nd. Counting races are Edale, Buttermere, Turner Landscape, Cautley.
Counting runners are Duncan (E) , Tom (E) , Nathan (E) , Pete Davies ( E ) , Ben ( E ), Rhys (B), Josh (B) , John Hunt (B), Rob – (T)

MV40:- 4th

MV50:- 2nd . Counting races are Edale, Buttermere. Kates Race, Cautley. Counting runners are Spyke – (E) , John Hunt ( E ), Mike Nolan ( E ), Dave Taylor – (B), Andy Dickenson (B), Jon Morgan (K), Steve Bell (C)

MV60 – 2nd.



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posted by DaveT on 19th Sep 2018

British Championships. – final results. (Unlike the English, ” runners must finish in at least three races to be ranked in the Championship”. ) So all DPFR finishers are listed…
Runners who have gained scoring points in the three counting races will be awarded medals.

FRA Link

Senior Men:- Rhys – 2nd : Tom Saville – 25th : Josh Williams/Pete Davies – 30th= : Rob Little – 36th : Dave Taylor – 41st
MV40:- Dave Taylor – 10th : Spyke – 15th : John Hunt – 20th.
MV50:- Dave Taylor – 2nd= : Spyke – 5th : John Hunt – 9th.


Teams.– W = Tal y Mignedd , Wales: B = Buttermere Horseshoe :

Men – 3rd. ( 4th at Ben Nevis) . Counting races are Wales. Ben Nevis, Buttermere. Counting runners are Rhys (W), Josh (W) , Tom (W), Dave Taylor (W), Pete Davies (B), Max (B), John Hunt (B). Rob Little (W)
MV40 – 4th. ( 7th at Ben Nevis).
MV50 – 1st. ( 1stat Ben Nevis). Counting races are Wales. Ben Nevis, Buttermere. Counting runners are Dave Taylor (W) : Spyke (W) : John Hunt (W) : Andy Dickenson (B)

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posted by DaveT on 11th Sep 2018

Saturday:-
Cautley Horseshoe –final English Championship race. Results, .Thanks to so many people for representing, and team/individual positions, etc won't be that long coming. A very good, hard course, and most of the lines had been sorted out. Clear for the Women, a bit damp and misty for the men.
Just a thought, whether AS races need a cut-off time, i.e. at Yarlside summit?
There's going to be some interesting photos of the river crossing...

Relays - Hodgson Brothers and UKA Fell Relays (or whatever it's correct title is..)
No doubt thoughts must be mulling around inside heads, but as ever, please get in touch with team captains if you want to be considered, it's not their task to be messing around with things...

Lantern Pike:- results.
Peak Raid Round 1 :- 3hr and 6hr - Results.
Scafell Pike:- Results.
Three Shires:- results.

Bluebell 3 :- results.
Ian Roberts - results.
Dale Head:- results.
Stanage Struggle:- results.


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posted by DaveT on 4th Sep 2018


Hodder Valley Show:- another Bowland show, a pity for them all that it was all a lot wet. Once the tractor enthusiasts had gone, we set off. Lots of just runnable fields, some heavy rough stuff to the top of some fell, and back the same way. Results.

Nine Edges Endurance:- Steve Matthews has kindly sent me a copy of the results, but no clubs are listed. Please let us know if you're not on DPFR results...And now official results.

Mountain Trial:- Results. for Classic, Medium - where the Women took first team prize, and Short and on this, as Lewis points out, Emily Barnett ran with Dad, Andy for a really good result; taking a big step up in distance for a great young racer.

Padfield Plum Fair:- results.
Bradley – near Skipton. Results. A pleasant enough trip up fields, tracks, stiles and a last sharp hill. And then all the way home....

Wednesday – Crab Fair – over in Western Lakeland. .Results.

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posted by DaveT on 28th Aug 2018

Ben Nevis – the final British Championship race. Results. As to who has done what, all can await news from our Statistician….Looks a bit grim in the photos, mind. A few accidents, I fear...

Grisedale Horseshoe:-

Firth – from Buckden, up the opposite side to the usual Buckden Pike races. Some sensible tweaks to last year's course, to avoid some nasty, slippy limestone rocks in the wet woods. Now run in reverse, and a genuine AS course, excellent cakes at the finish. One to be looking out for....and a course worthy of Championship status. Results. (The first 20+ runners wandered, and were not listed on the results..)

Longshaw Sheepdog Trials:-
Exterminator:- results.
Loweswater Show:-
Shelf Moor:- results.
Stretton Skyline:- results.

Trunce 9 - results.
Ilam:- results.
Ilkley Incline – a mile of uphill….results.
Gt Longstone:- results.

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posted by DaveT on 21st Aug 2018

Arnison Crag:- Mike has kindly sent the results, if anyone wants a set...
Burnsall - results.

Chipping Show:- a good agricultural show in Bowland. with access, etc, the route has changed over the years. From the showground it's a fair trip out to the fells, but once that is done, a cracking, rough at times, hard course. Results.

Dufton Show:- results.
Thornbridge:-
Grasmere:- results.
Kong Mini MM – Round 3:- results.
Barrow:- results.

Hebden Sports – near Grassington. The typical BOFRA race. Blast out of the field get up the hill, negotiate some walls and blast back down... Most unlikely that any results may emerge..

Black Combe Country Fair:- results.

Kilnsey :- the one and only......but Dark Peak runners were there none..
Barrel Inn:- results.

Roseberry Topping:- results.
Ennerdale Show:- results.


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posted by DaveT on 14th Aug 2018

Pendle 3 Peaks:- results. All a good bit damp and cloudy, but nothing got worse, which meant decent running. With the route taking the same last hills as the Tour, it's getting very pathed and eroded up there....

Rusland 5:-
Weasdale:- results.
Crowden:- results.
Lakeland Country Fair:- results.
Sedbergh:- results.

Monday – Summer Series 11 – Pike Lowe Direct.
Shipman Knotts:-
Harrock Hill - results.

Pilsley:-
Tryfan Downhill Dash – Carshare League Counter.

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posted by DaveT on 17th Aug 2018

Looking through the lists, especially for teams, Cautley Spout is going to be the absolute crunch. The other short race, Clough Head, was a poor result, and hopefully can be dropped. Just a matter of as many runners as possible lining up. And it's not just those scoring the points, but equally important are those who can prevent other clubs from getting points. Likely I'll have been round it by then, if it helps anyone, just in case the mist is down, and try to get a decent line down the last hillside.

After Turner Landscape - English Championships.

FRA Link.

For the MV60 and W50 teams, the tables have been filled in, but it is clearly stated that there must be 4 teams completing enough counting races. It’s unlikely that this can go any further…this year…

Senior Women:- Majicka – 10th= :
WU23:- Ellie – 4th.
WV40:- Helen – 4th : Nicky – 8th=
WV45:- Helen – 2nd : Nicky – 8th= : Alison – 8th=
WV50:-Nicky – 2nd:
WV55:- Jane – 8th..

MU23:- Nathan 2nd= : – Max – 4th : James Low – 10th.
MV40:- Spyke – 10th .
MV45:- Spyke – 6th.
MV50:- Spyke – 3rd : Dave Taylor – 11th. .
MV65:- DT – 4th.
MV70- DT – 2nd=.

Teams.
Senior Women – 4th.
WV40:-6th
Senior Men:- 4th= (2nd at Turner Landscape)
MV40:- 3rd=.(4th at Turner Landscape)
MV50:- 1st= , (2nd at Turner Landscape)



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posted by DaveT on 8th Aug 2018

Results from Turner Landscape. Wiser folk than me can best be interpreting through these for what matters...

Turner Landscape - English Championship AM. Lakeland running at its very best, up Grey Friar, over Swirl How, Old Man, Dow and White Pike. Warm, dry and sunny - unlike earlier forecasts. No official results yet, the sticky labels need to be written up...
Apologies to those I never met up with, there aren't so many DPFR vests at the back when we start off, and most are sat in the stream by the time I eventually finish. Cautley Spout next for me, and I'll have got it learnt by then...Obviously it will be the deciding crunch race for teams and individuals, and the obvious marker for getting considered for the prestigious Relays.

Lakeland Classics Is looking good just now for Pete Davies, in first place. Wasdale and Borrowdale are now added on, so that leaves two more events, Three Shires and Langdale....

Long and Half Tour of Bradwell.- Results.

Arncliffe Gala - results.

Trunce 8 - results.
Hob Hurst’s. Another welcome addition to the Calendar. Results.


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posted by DaveT on 31st Jul 2018

Results from Ricky’s Race.
Results. From Eccles Pike
Results. From James’ Thor
Results from Osmotherley Show
Results. From Borrowdale.
Results from Parwich.

Carshare is child-minding , and it is very, very hot, while Friday, it's school holidays in Zurich. Could any results, stuff, etc go along to our illustrious webmaster to keep things moving along....


Tegg’s Nose - results.
Summer Series 10 – Hobson’s Choice
Bradwell:- results.

Bole Hills Badboy:-
Denis Stitt:- results.

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posted by DaveT on 25th Jul 2018

Results. From Kentmere.

Results from Cracken Edge

Results from Salt Cellar

Turner Landscape - next English Championship. There is NO entry on the day, so best be making sure that entry is in....

Lingmell Dash:-
Beetham Sports - results.

Kentmere:- well, that was grim. Lower down the rain had eased, but around Nan Bield Pass it was all evil, in the clag, with runners all over the place. And I thought I knew the route......and the slopes of Shipmans Knott don't really need a visit....

Summer Series - Brogg in Boots

Bluebell 2 :-


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posted by DaveT on 23rd Jul 2018

After Kate’s Race. - English Championships.

FRA Link.

For the MV60 and W50 teams, the tables have been filled in, but it is clearly stated that there must be 4 teams completing enough counting races. It’s unlikely that this can go any further…this year…

Senior Women:- Majka – 6th.
WU23:- Ellie – 7th.
WV40:- Helen – 3rd.
WV45:-Helen – 2nd.
WV50:-Nicky – 7th.:
WV55:- Jane – 6th..

MU23:- Max – 3rd : Nathan – 5th.
MV40:- Spyke – 6th .
MV45:- Spyke – 2nd .
MV50:- Spyke – 1st : John Hunt – 11th .
MV65:- DT – 5th.
MV70- DT – 3rd.

Teams.
Senior Women – 3rd (3rd at Kate’s Race)
WV40:-5th
Senior Men:- 4th (4th at Kate’s Race)
MV40:- 2nd . (3rd at Kate’s Race)
MV50:- 1st (2nd at Kate’s Race)
MV60 – 3rd.



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