NFR Champs update following Yetholm race on Saturday thanks to Mark.
NFR Champs update following Two Breweries thanks to Mark.
Well done to John Duff who runs his longest run yet with the Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge. Here’s his account: Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge 9th September 2023
Wasdale 2023 – Rob Salter
“Wordsworth once said that every fellrunner should do Wasdale at least once, or something like that!” (so says the Harvey map).
I’d originally planned to do Wasdale as a main race this year having first run it back in 2014. A couple of minor niggles hadn’t stopped me from running but knocked out several long runs so I’d already come to the conclusion that I was going to skip the race because of a lack of specific training. Having helped on a leg 3 BG in May then run Great Lakes and Buttermere ‘short’ I’d given it some thought about using it as a hard training run even though that sounded a bit disrespectful. I sought the opinion of a few and decided I could probably do this if I went sensibly and avoided any temptation to race it. It was Adam (Malloy) who was also entered who also made the point that with Borrowdale planned, a place at the campsite booked it made sense to give it a go. I also fancied doing it just to experience the route again. Continue reading
NFR Championship standings after two more races thanks to Mark “There was a great turnout of NFR runners for both, with 15 at Saltwell and 20 at Beacon Hill. Next race in the Championship is Falstone Falcon on 19th August.“
Results from Beacon Hill from Paul
NFR Championship update “ …latest standings after the Darren Holloway Memorial Race (Short) that took place on Saturday. Only three brave souls managed it, so congratulations to Rob, Dexter, and Gary!“