Pentland Skyline

report from John Tollitt Pentland Skyline 8th October 7 NFR’s lined up at the start line adjacent to Hillend ski centre enjoying the stunning views over Edinburgh, for this penultimate NFR championship fixture. The Pentland Skyline is billed as a … Continue reading

Hodgson Relays

Hodgson Relays 2017 Poor weather conditions meant this year’s Hodgson Relay was over a shortened route.   It was essentially an out and back course from Patterdale to Kirkstone via Hartsop.  The high tops of High Street to the east and … Continue reading

Sedbergh Hills

“There was an excellent turnout of 14 folk from NFR for the championship race at Sedbergh Hills on Sunday. This tough 14 miler packs in 6,000 ft of climbing. Grassy running at the start and finish gives way to muddy … Continue reading

Beacon Hill Fell Race

“Ideal conditions welcomed runners for this midweek race. 20 year old William Robson (NSP) was the victor closely followed by Matthew Hetherington (Heaton). 17 year old Matthew Briggs (NFR) had an excellent run finishing 3rd. Dawn Cooper (Derwent Valley) brought … Continue reading

Yetholm Hill Race

Report and results from Les: “Brian Marshall was victorious at yesterday’s Yetholm Hill Race…….good navigation and and the right choice of footwear being the key to his success. The ladies were led home by Beverley Smith. Thank you to all … Continue reading

Fairfield Horseshoe report

Report from Gary Jones: Fairfield Horseshoe 2017 This was the 51st running of the classic Fairfield Horseshoe,so one of the oldest races on the FRA calendar.Chip timing was used at a fell race shock horror for the older traditionalists but … Continue reading