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From the Photos page

posted by DaveT on 7th Feb 2016

Not much seems to have happened?

But there is Parbold Hill Race - results , where John Hunt is 4th, 46mins 23s.

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posted by DaveT on 31st Jan 2016

To be hoped all those early February entries are entered....

Wadsworth Trog:- results
Rombalds Stride - a long wander over Ilkley Moor.
Margery Hill:-
RAB Mini MM - Round 1 ;- from Totley. results
Long Mynd Valleys:- results
Charnwood Hills:- results
Mickleden Straddle:- results

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posted by DaveT on 24th Jan 2016

Tigger Tor - Roger Baumeister asks:- "Can the runner who collected my flask at the Tigger Tor on Sunday from Colin White please email me to arrange handover."

Monday, 1st February - entries come along for Three Peaks, Edale, and Ben Nevis....

Northern Cross Country - in Witton Park, Blackburn. results

Longshaw Orienteering . DVO are organising an orienteering event at Longshaw with challenges on Saturday 20th Feb. DPFR members may be interested. 60 minutes to be scoring as much as you can.
And also the National Trust at Longshaw do this monthly 10km run , rather like a parkrun, which seems a most commendable idea. Next looks to be Sunday 28th February.

Marmot Dark Mountains MM -
Kinder Trial:- results ,after the debacle of last year's Skyline, how apt that Tom Brunt and Kirsty reap the spoils from over there........
Tigger Tor:- results. Simon Dixon is listed as finishing 30th and 74th, likely it will get sorted out. As Willy explains, "There are indeed two DP Simon Dixons, The one with a middle initial (when he owns up to it) is the quicker of the two; when he doesn't Winter Mondays Simon D is always happy to claim his points for himself."
Birkrigg Common - Kendal Winter League.

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posted by DaveT on 17th Jan 2016

Ashurst Beacon - somewhere in Lancashire results . The "same procedure as every year", as John Hunt finds his way there, and stuffs all the other Vet hopefuls. .
Blake's Heaven - results.
Lamb's Longer Leg:- results
Mercia Hill Trial - results

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posted by DaveT on 9th Jan 2016

Stanbury Splash - the start of 2016 Carshare League. results
Good to welcome visitors to the many and varied delights of Penistone Hill. The course was altered to the shorter Stoop course, which provided the expected pleasures of ice, snow, sinking bogs and holes to fall in. Results coming in due course. Could Jim please inform Rose not to chortle when she comes hurtling past me next time?
Next race is High Cup Nick, 27th Feb, and if you've not done that area, above Dufton, it can't be recommended highly enough. The Nick is an impostor for Kinder Downfall, but still highly impressive. Then it's the Pennine Way to head for the finish. A right good preparation for Black Combe.
Carshare might be looking for an A1 meeting, somewhere.

Ireland - British Championships. Saturday 9th April.
Carshare is secretly plotting an assault on the Carshare League, and has booked flights for Ireland - from Leeds/Bradford. Please let me know if you book flights, etc, and I can sort out a list of who is doing what. Any ideas on booking accommodation? We've booked B/B.

Details A completely excellent course, from Donard Park in Newcastle. Muchly the long established Donard-Commedagh course, which has often been Championship, but now with a variation around the back of Commedagh. For once, no worry about entries, needed before late March, with no limit.
And being part of the Carshare League, what more incentive could there be to be joining in the excitement. A compass can sometimes help out.

Giggleswick School - Kendal Winter League

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posted by DaveT on 3rd Jan 2016

Ireland - time to be booking those flights...And it's some good weekend. I'll get round to making a list as to who is flying from where, etc, to sort out car hire.

Kinder Downfall - entries can go in. Limit of 300.

The Spine starts on Saturday at Edale, going to Hawes, or that bit further to Kirk Yetholm.

Saturday - Yorksire Cross Country - Lightwater Valley, Ripon. .results . But you'll need to be looking for yourself as to who was running..

The Trigger:- results
YHA "King of the Castle" - in Borrowdale.

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posted by DaveT on 30th Dec 2015

It's another year, and appropriate good wishes from Carshare to everybody, for whatever may be longed for.

Ireland British Championships. Saturday 9th April.
details A completely excellent course, from Donard Park in Newcastle. Muchly the long established Donard-Commedagh course, which has often been Championship, but now with a variation around the back of Commedagh. For once, no worry about entries, needed before late March, with no limit.
And being part of the Carshare League, what more incentive could there be to be joining in the excitement. A compass can sometimes help out.

Auld Lang Syne:- results
Padley Skyline:-
Moz's Birthday Run:-
Hunshelf Amble:- results.

Coming along soon. Sunday 17th Jan is the start of 2016 Carshare League, and that's Stanbury Splash. If you've not done one of Dave Woodhead's (MBE, don't forget..) races, they are character building. This is the longest, best of the courses, inevitably needing the shoes to be fastened tight. There is an art to parking, just ask if any help is needed. For the prize giving, nothing is remotely like it. Plus a free Malt Loaf thrown in for good value.

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posted by DaveT on 20th Dec 2015

Very best of wishes from Carshare, to everyone for a most enjoyable time over these next few days.

Boxing Day Bogtrot:-
Chevin Chase:- around Otley Chevin.results (maybe someone was there?). Looks to have revived memories of that Great Lakes Run, without the stream crossings. Notable runners either couldn't get, or kept well clear. Carshare wasn't even spectating. The River Wharfe was higher than a few weeks back, no doubt flowing full power through the allotment once more. But so many others have awful real concerns.

Up theNab - results .Maybe it was too short a race for John Boyle, who finished 28th as a V45, then had his birthday and ran round again, finishing 77th as a V50. Is anyone having a clarification, please?

Bradfield Christmas Trees:-
Bradfield Boundary Run:-

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posted by DaveT on 13th Dec 2015

Star Wars in the Lake District:- this clip shows how Derwentwater, etc, have been used in the new Star Wars film, with Storm Troopers attacking the likes of Keswick....

Really Wild Boar - results
Tour de Helvellyn - results
Crookstone Crashout:-
The Stoop - results . back to those bleakest of Haworth quarries and moorland bogs. The heatwave hadn't reached Penistone Hill, windy, cold standing around, but decent enough once we got going. Extremely sludgy and sinkable, it's usually much worse.

Lakeland Classics - 2016. Details are on P61 of the Calendar .Two of the Super Long races are needed, Wasdale, Duddon, Ennerdale and Buttermere Horseshoe, and one more - the Long Races being Borrowdale and Three Shires . No Langdale this year.

Found on Twitter - a short video of Ben Abdelnoor - - note the interesting comment at about 2:50 in "fell runners tend not to have a lot of body fat, and an awful lot of clothes, and, some would say, not an awful lot of common sense". How true :)

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posted by DaveT on 6th Dec 2015


"Men's Health" - our literary correspondent reports:- "get a copy of the Jan/Feb Men's Health and look at the article "49 Best Fitness Classes For Men in 2016". Somewhere around no. 34 is "Warting with Dark Peak" with a description that makes you lads sound like the finest physical specimens in the country (which of course you are)."
In an attempt to conduct further research, Carshare had a sneaky look in W H Smiths, but alas, the magazine was sneak-proof. Can someone please enlighten us, or supply this essential document?
Thanks to Loxley for this. The Brownlees will be pleased to be recognised as Honorary Warts, methinks.

Litton Christmas Cracker;- results
Peak Raid 3 - Round 4 - results. - Crowden -
Peak Raid Overall-Results
-Richard Hunt just pipped Lewis to club honours, by turning in a good result at the last event. Although Mike Sprot & Richard Guillaume are actually DPFR members , but were too shy to admit it. Debbie Smith won the FV40 trophy.

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posted by DaveT on 25th Nov 2015

Old Fellrunner Magazines:- Clive Last has a number of old Fell Runner magazines. Rather than just putting them in recycling, would anyone be wanting them? Best be contacting Clive, or email

Christmas Competition? Any suggestions forthcoming?

Three Tops - DPFR event.
Frostbite30 . This is a long thingy, 35miles, or not far off, around Nidderdale. I've not found the full results just yet, but Sally Fawcett was first Lady back.
Hexhamshire Hobble:-
Cardington Cracker - results
Gravy Pud:- results
Hayfield Santa Dash:- results
Eskdale Eureka - N.Y.Moors - results

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posted by DaveT on 22nd Nov 2015

Jura Entries - are open from Tuesday, 1st December.

Club Championships:-
Kirby Moor:- results.
Lee Mills Relay - Rossendale. Maybe next year?
RAB MMM - Round 4:- Saddleworth.- results.

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posted by DaveT on 16th Nov 2015

New Eiger Nordwand record - the Youtube clip shows Ueli Steck getting up in 2hrs 22mins, this November.

The Trigger:- nothing like getting going early, is there? Sam Williams asks:- "Already put this out there on DPFR Facebook page but thought it'd be worth posting here too. Looking to arrange liftshare for Trigger (Marsden to Edale) in January. If anyone is keen, do get in touch ( email , comment, Facebook). Happy to put in money towards minibus (I'd offer to arrange but not local to city) from Sheffield or liftshare from Sheffield area/Notts/Derbyshire borderlands. Cheers, Sam"

Sale Fell - Mike has kindly sent the results for this local race, the top end of Bassenthwaite, finishing th, in 27.46. "There are no age categories but it was good to see a lad of about 17 or 18 winning, shortly ahead of his dad."

FRA Presentation Night - at Grasmere:-
Badger Bar Blast - results
Harriers v Cyclists - results. We appear to have a mystery runner, as "Joseph" has finished 99th, in 48.19. If the secret individual could enlighten us, please?
Clowne Half Marathon - results.

Peak Raid 3 - Round 3.-results "The Grindleford round of Richard Patton's Peak raid series was another well organised affair. It was a gloriously sunny, but distinctly chilly start. the race map re-used some of the area from last year's Totley round and added some more, but managed to produce a wholly different set
of choices. There was a lot of fast running to be had, despite the challenging terrain that characterises much of Big Moor. At the sharp end, there were a few teams that cleared all controls. Only one of whom
kept all of their points in the final reckoning. It was notable that many of our repeat offenders on the
coming-back-late-and-losing-all-your-points front were more canny on this occasion. Of the notable performances, Peter Gorvett put in an outstanding run to come in 12th over all. It is believed (but
unconfirmed) that he didn't quite get round to stopping in at home for a cuppa, despite it being on the map. The final round is at Crowden on 13th December."

Wrekin Wrecker:- results

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posted by DaveT on 8th Nov 2015

Tour of Pendle - results
Rightly, given the conditions and the forecast, the esteemed organiser devised a shorter course, which still had plenty packed in it. The first time that the race has been shortened. By the time the rain really set in, most runners were home, whereas had it been the full course, several people would have been tired, cold and wet, and crossing Pendle top, in the clag..
Sally Fawcett was first Lady, Nicky got a prize for something, as did David Lund and Keith.
Good to meet up with several new faces.

Complaints about Willy? I received a most welcome torrent of abuse on the road out, well appreciated, but did he creep past quietly at CP9? Are you losing your touch? You'll need to take lessons from Lewis?
Apologies accepted - see Comments.

Thanks to everyone showing their number correctly : it may seem trivial, but trying to write down a number pinned to the back of a rucsac is no help to a marshal whatsover.
With CP9 being so near the end, I didn't put supplies out, and wot shal I be doing with 108 Jaffa Cakes?

Warts Revenge:-
Saltergate Gallows - N.Y.Moors.

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posted by DaveT on 2nd Nov 2015

The Pain Barrier:- 24th October. This seems to be a 10km "race", at Tong, between Bradford and Leeds. "The Pain Barrier at Parkwood is a 10km mud race set amongst 100 acres of off road wood and parkland. The course twists and turns across a variety of terrain so you'll find yourself running along muddy tracks and open fields, through woodland, across ponds and water obstacles and tackling steep hills and ravines."
In 56mins 39secs, first home is Kris Groom:- "It is a fully taped 10k race on a Land Rover driving centre, crossing various marshes, streams, ravines, and muddy-water filled dips and ruts. It is run by Neil Northrop and Pete Hodges and was great fun!"

Lakeland 100 - was a good while back, in July. Please let us know if you're doing events that are off the radar for poor Carshare. This looks like 100 miles around The Lakes. Kirk Hardwick was round, in 26hrs 36mins 50 secs.
Lakeland 50 results are already on DPFR results.

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

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posted by DaveT on 19th Oct 2015

Several races seem destined for English and British Championships next year, but best to wait until official confirmation. Details are continually being updated on the FRA website calendar, under Events, etc.These won't be that far off...

Cwm Pennant Horseshoe, AL, - Saturday 11th June.
Sedbergh Sports. AS. - Saturday 9th July.(not 16th)
Merrick , AM, Saturday 17th September. (but not confirmed Championship status on the FRA website, so....)
Ireland - Saturday 9th April.(not on FRA website). Was it mentioned to be a variant on the original Donard-Commedagh?

Up the Nab - (Charlesworth) ,AS, Saturday 7th May.
Black Combe. AM - Saturday 12th March.
Sedbergh Sports. AS. - Saturday 9th July.(not 16th)
Borrowdale, AL - Saturday 6th August.
Pendle 3 Peaks, AM, - Saturday 20th August,
Langdale, AL, - Saturday 8th October.

Lakeland Classics - what some big, big initiative - Darren Holloway Memorial - (Buttermere Horseshoe), is listed as being part of next year's series. 25th June.

Ian Hodgson and UKA Relays (Luss, Loch Lomond) - in their traditional slots, first and third weekends of October.

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posted by DaveT on 25th Oct 2015

Dusk 'til Dawn. "The races starts and at finishes in Buxton at 16:47. All hope will be abandoned soon after you leave Buxton, and you will have exactly 14 hours and 13 minutes to navigate a very challenging 13, 26 or 50 mile Peak District course, that takes in The Cat and Fiddle, Shining Tor, Cat's Tor, and on some courses follows parts of the Limestone Way."
Steven Jones ventured forth:- "Joint 1st - Dean Oldfield, and Stephen Marks, 9 hours 22 minutes
47 seconds. I was 14 hours 10 minutes 33 seconds, 82 starters, quite a few didn't finish.
It was a 50 mile run around Buxton taking in about 2,700m of ascent and descent and passing Shining Tor, Taxal Moor, Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Lose Hill, Hope, Castleton, Cave Dale, the Limestone Way, Miller's Day, Earl Sterndale and Axe Edge Moor. The route takes in some splendid countryside and scenery but of course being a night run from dusk until dawn and in darkness the views were mostly restricted to the ability of your head torch. However, from Mam Tor to Lose Hill the moon and stars were out on the clear night illuminating an inversion with clouds covering the Hope and Edale valleys while the summits were perfectly clear. A nice well organised event running 50 miles before breakfast on Sunday."

Grin and Bear it:- results
Cop Hill:- results.
Gisborough Moors:- results
Peak Raid 3 - Round 2:-Old Glossop . results.:- No clubs are listed, so please get in touch if you've been missed off DPFR results.

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posted by DaveT on 18th Oct 2015

Buttermere Shepherd's Meet:- results
OMM - Tweedsmuir. results . There may well be people missing off DPFR results, so please let us know about any mistakes. There seem to be plenty of retirements? A bit damp?
Snowdonia Marathon - results. Anyone needing a mention?

Bronte Way - results. a linear trip across from Wycoller to Haworth.

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posted by DaveT on 19th Oct 2015

The trophy is successfully retained. Results .

Winner is Ricky Lightfoot.
Tom Brunt - 6th, 2nd MV40 :
John Hunt - 9th, 3rd MV40 :
David Lund - 13th :
Judith - 20th, 2nd Lady, 1st LV40 :
Dave Sykes - 21st :
Nicky - 22nd, 3rd Lady , 2nd LV40 :
Ashley - 34th, 3rd MV50 :
Keith - 38th, 1st MV60 :
Clare Oliffe - 52nd :
Jim Paxman - 67th

All-time list of Lakeland Classics completions.

The Lakeland Classics Series began in 2002, its purpose was to instigate support for the dwindling number of entrants at the longer Lakeland races, specifically Duddon, Wasdale, Ennerdale and Dockray Helvellyn. Two of these Long Races were required.
Then one from the Short Races - Borrowdale, Langdale and Three Shires.
With the sad demise of Dockray Helvellyn, Borrowdale moved into the Long Races.

Though most worthy courses, Borrowdale, Langdale and Three Shires are very popular, and need little support from the Series. Buttermere Horsehoe, if included in the Series, will really benefit. It remains to be seen where it fits in - maybe Great Lakes Run could also be used, and ditch one/some of the short popular races?
Food for thought, nothing more...

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posted by DaveT on 11th Oct 2015

Peak Raid 3 - Round 1, from Edale.results
"This was another well organised event from Richard Patton. The map area from last year had been extended, to give a totally different set of challenges. The key to route choice seemed to be joining up the two obvious map sectors to the east and west of the event centre. There was good route choice to be had and a mix of control placement, some being straightforward, others being less so. The weather was less than helpful, with thick mist shrouding the top half of Kinder. Richard Hunt was in his consistent good form for these events. Taking club honours with a high scoring 3rd place. There were a number of new faces from the club, doing their first score event. Tim Rutter (5th) being notable amongst them. More than a few people fell foul of the harsh penalties for late return. Rose Paxman took strange delight in being a Vet for the day - able assisted in the matter by her father."
DT - big thanks to Lewis for this....

UKA Relays:- results
Senior Men - 3rd : Calder Valley - 1st, Pudsey - 2nd.
MVets - 3rd : Borrowdale - 1st, Pennine - 2nd.
LVets - 1st, and 3rd overall.
Senior Ladies - 20th, Ambleside - 1st, Calder Valley - 2nd
An enormous thanks to Clayton for staging the event, there is a huge amount of effort, organisation and hard work involved.
Conditions were benign, cold up tops, but dry, clear and not that windy. In my thinking, this was useful, as some of the teams looked as though wet, cold clag would have been trouble.
Proper reports will need to come from Team Captains, it looked like extremely strong, and thoroughly prepared teams were at the front end, and any medalling position is some big achievement.

2015-10-17--BS3.jpgThis was the memorial plaque to Bill Smith, a fitting tribute - at my CP, last on Leg3, and where you come down off the fell at the end of Tour of Pendle, Ogden Clough. Runners were coming from all directions, and Leg3 seems to have needed plenty of correct route choice.
Scotland next year? Arrochar? But I may well be wrong.
And next year's Relays, perhaps they can, as a New Year's Resolution, get pencilled in as the priority on the new calendar?

Wirksworth Undulator:- results
Round Rotherham:- results.

Boxing Day - should anyone be wanting to run the Chevin Chase, Otley Chevin, best be hurrying up, it is filling up fast...

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posted by DaveT on 5th Oct 2015

Wasdale Show - final BOFRA race. results. Big congratulations to Joe, this final race being decisive, and his first place makes him V50 Champion. Overall results

Lakes in a Day Ultra - results . From Caldbeck to Cartmel. With more and more involvement in these long things, please help out with any results, most of these events are not being looked for...

Gower 50 Ultra - goes around the Gower Peninsula - Steven Jones was 58th , in 11hrs.44m.16s,"I have not had to navigate a fell race before to avoid high tide and change course accordingly!! That is not the sort of thing normally encountered in the Dark Peak or anywhere else I have been. Lovely scenery though."

Pentland Skyline - a most strong 3rd place for Johnny Crickmore. results.

Langdale - final Lakeland Classics race, and not a Carshare League counter...... results.
As for the Lakeland Classics points, team and individual, we put our trust (and backhanders) in the most capable hands of the statistician, but most hopeful for the team trophy being retained....
Good to see so many new faces, and so many getting up for this classic Lakeland course. Hopefully this travelling support can be maintained throughout next year. Apologies to those I never spoke to, and not a remote chance of me remembering who I did speak to...
With so many runners new to these races, I'll try and put out the Route Notes for similar events, and I look forwards to scoffing Penistone's most welcome payment of parkin cake.
Like last weekend at Patterdale, perfect running conditions, dry, clear and still - mostly dry rocks underfoot.
Tom Brunt led a guided tour off the Crinkles, but the other four bided their time until the last dash for home. Judith and Nicky were out for prizes, and a notable 1st Ladies Team, with 3rd Mens Team.

We must thank hugely the organiser, Roger Bell, for his organisation over the last many years, as he is passing the reins over.

Windgather:- results .

Tour de Yorkshire 2016:- "Six towns have been selected to start or finish a stage of the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race. Beverley, Doncaster, Middlesbrough, Otley, Scarborough and Settle have all been chosen and the exact route will be announced in December."

Missed off results:- and there's plenty. Steven Jones has kindly sent a list of events which have been un-noticed, so please can anyone else send details of missing results.
Longmynd Hike - 3rd October results -
Gritstone Grind - 13th September - results
Grand Tour of Skiddaw - 29th August - results
Peaks Sky Race - 29.7 miles, 6,560' of ascent - 2nd August - results.
Cliff Bar 10 Peaks - The Lakes - 27th June - results
Calderdale Way Ultras - Long and Short - 6th June - results.
Apocalypse 100 (miles) - 4300m+ ascent - 16th June - results. South Shropshire.
The Fellsman - 25thMay - results
Three Shires – 28th March."This was a LDWA Challenge Walk with some walkers and some runners; although it was effectively a fell race for the runners taking in The Roaches, Shutlingsloe and others. there are no published results showing positions and times of the various runners. I (Steven Jones) did it in 6:56."
Millennium Way – 1st March. 1st Alastair Payne; 5:03:00,33rd Steven Jones- 7:03:31:132 starters.
"This was not a fell race as such, since there were no hills involved and was a 38 mile trail run along canal banks and disused railway lines, but it was a good trail run and useful to prepare for future events."

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posted by DaveT on 28th Sep 2015

Lakes Sky Ultra was a few weeks back, but never mind. It starts in Ambleside, and seems to do the Hodgson Brothers full course, with a good few extras. Some long, long day out indeed. results.
Mike was 5th, 1st V40, and out on the hills for a good while.

Ian Hodgson Relays, Patterdale. results.

Mike Robinson "has a green Pete Bland bum bag that was left in my van yesterday. If the owner gets in touch by text on 07778301640 or email, I'll arrange it's return."

It was still the purple vests of Borrowdale.......
Men - 4th : Ladies - 2nd : MVets - 1st.
More detailed stuff will need to come from Team Captains.
Almost ideal running conditions, no wind, not cold, and dry underfoot. For whatever reason I didn't catch up with the Ladies, so can't help much. Ambleside were well clear, but 2nd is a good result.
For the Men, Rhys and Johnny Crickmore took fastest leg on Leg2, but the strength of the other teams on the last two legs pulled them clear. Borrowdale - 1st : Keswick - 2nd : Calder Valley - 3rd : DPFR - 4th.
Not that much at all between these four teams.
With Tom Brunt and Dave Taylor running for the Seniors, it was close, and the crunch came on Leg 4, where Jon Morgan and Spyke legged it down fast off St Sunday Crag to come home with less than a minute to spare.
Thanks to Team Captains for sorting it all out, and next are the UKA Relays, in a fortnight, on Pendle.

Before the prizes, we were told of the death of Michael Hodgson, Ian's brother. Next yearit will be the Hodgson Brothers Relay. "The Joy of Living", by Ewan McColl, was played, and if, like me, you'd not come across this, have a look at this clip.

Isle of Man races:- No clubs listed, so you'll have to let us know if you were there. results
Saddleworth Edges:- results.
Curbar Commotion:- results.. with a Ladies win for Ellie, hopefully there's many more to come...

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posted by DaveT on 8th Sep 2015

FRA Website - English Teams. and Individuals.

Senior Men:- winner is Simon Bailey.
MV40:- Tom Brunt - 6th : Dave Taylor - 9th.
MV45:- Dave Taylor - 3rd : Stephen Pyke - 4th : Jon Morgan - 7th.
MV50:- Dave Taylor - 1st : Stephen Pyke - 3rd= : Joe - 6th :Steve Bell - 9th.
MV55:- Keith -8th.
MV60:- Keith - 5th.
MV70:- John Armistead - 4th.
MU23 - Tom - 1st : Johnny Crickmore - 7th=.
Senior Ladies:- winner is Victoria Wilkinson.
Judith - 5th=
LV40:- Judith - 2nd : Nicky - 6th : Nicola - 11th..
LV45:- Judith - 1st : Nicky - 3rd : Nicola - 5th
LV50:-Liz - 6th
LU23:- Ellie - 6th=

Senior Men:- 2nd - after Calder Valley.
MV40:- 2nd - after Calder Valley.
MV50:- 1st
Senior Ladies:- 3rd .
LV40:- 2nd, after Ambleside.

Medals will be awarded to those who have counted in the counting races. This is a completely unofficial list, and the statistician will in due course send the proper version..
Senior Men:- Counting races are Lingmell (L) : Duddon (D) : Stretton (S) : Guisborough (G).
Rhys (L) : Neil (L) : Tom Saville (L) : Tom Brunt (L): Dave Taylor (L) : Will Boothman (S) : Johnny Crickmore (S) : Oli (D) : Adam Taylor (G).

MV40 :- Counting races are Lingmell (L) : Duddon (D) : Guisborough (G) : Bradda (B)
Tom Brunt (L): Dave Taylor (L) : Jon Morgan (L) ; Stephen Pyke (L) : John Hunt (D) :

MV50:- Counting races are Lingmell (L) : Guisborough (G) Stretton (S) : Bradda (B)
Dave Taylor (L) : Joe Blackett (L) ; Stephen Pyke (L). : Steve Bell (S) : :

Senior Ladies : Counting races are Lingmell (L) : Guisborough (G) : Duddon (D) : Bradda (B)
Judith (L) : Liz (L) : Nicky (L) : Nicola (D)

LV40:- Counting races are Lingmell (L) : Guisborough (G) : Duddon (D) : Flower Scar (F).
Judith (L) : Liz (L) : Nicky (L) : Nicola (D)

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posted by DaveT on 15th Sep 2015

Lakeland Classics - after Three Shires. Judith and Nicky are 1st and 2nd : Tom Brunt and John Hunt are 6th and 7th, 2nd and 3rd V40 : Ashley is 1st MV50 : Keith is 1st MV60.
As for the team results, what a statistician! We are in first place, and Borrowdale really couldn't get any closer. Sneaking up extremely close are
Ambleside..... So, Langdale.....

RAB MM Score - results .Based at Capel Curig, one day over the Glyders, and the other around the Carneddau.

Great Yorkshire 10km seems to have been around the highlights of Sheffield on Sunday. Rob Moore is "ashamed to confess I ran yesterday's Great Yorkshire 10k road race (it was a work thing!). I came 159 out of around 3000 starters (6th in 45-49 section).Maybe I should become a roadie?"

Black Mountains - results.
Royal Dungworth:-

Penistone Hill Race - results.
English Schools Fell Championships:- results. I see that Eve Crownshaw, from Bradfield School, is 1st "Lady" in the Yr 8 and 9 race. Please let us know if anyone else needs a mention, just for being there...

Three Peaks Cyclo-cross:- results. Please help out when someone deserves a mention....

Monday - Winter Series (1) - a plug for these, the perfect means to get that "good strong winter" in, ready for next year.

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posted by DaveT on 9th Sep 2015

Carshare is back from Zurich, penniless, and gradually sorting stuff out. And a first - not any queue at Manchester passport control....
If stuff has been forgotten about, please let us know...

World Juniors - Betws-y-Coed -results .Congratlatations to Ellie, running for England, and 10th place in her particular race.
Three Shires - results.
Carshare League . Jim Paxman and David Lund have acquired their 5 counting races, just Guisborough Moors to come, November 1st, providing it is still being held.
Lakeland Classics - a most perilous result from Borrowdale, getting their third counter in, with some strength. They could well have gone to the front, so all depends on Langdale, where we would need to drop the Borrowdale race result.
A notable 1st and 2nd Lady for Judith and Nicky , and wondering about finisher 221, Is P Hopkinson really Richard, hiding under a pseudonym?

Mourne Mountain Marathon - results . "Winners of Elite class - Bob Johnston & Charlie Stead 10:09:26"
To be hoped this is our Bob Johnston, lest we've given praise to someone unknown to us...Indeed it is....see Comments.
Lantern Pike:- results
OMM Lite - and Peak District Challenge - if anyone can find any results for these, please help us out...
Stanage Struggle:- results.

Peak Raid 3 MM - those 3hr score events. The venues are:-
October 18th Edale/Kinder
November1st Glossop/Bleaklow
November 22nd Grindleford/Eastern Moors
December 13th Crowden/Heyden Moor

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