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All’s Well That Ends Well…

It happens, yet as ever the fell running community did what the fell running community always does, just got on with it. Smiling …

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Round 3: Round Up and Down, 2017.

Three races in and the race is on for the Series title. So how’s it looking? Zoe Proctor, Pennine, has completed all three …

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Newbie Fell Runner Does a Double Part 2

I work Saturdays and fully expecting my legs to seize up if I’m sat at the computer all morning, so I do all …

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Newbie Fell Runner Does a Double Part 1

EXT. ECCELSALL WOODS – MID FEBRUARY – POST WOOD RUN The Wood Runners are chatting; some drinking tea, some coffee and all eating …

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Marshalling Fun at Edale

Marshal Race Report by Mikk Murray When Debs asked me and Fi to marshal at this years Accelerate Edale fell race I couldn’t …

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Castleton Fell Race

A Message from the Castleton Fell Race Organiser. A week before the race Derbyshire was in the grip of a mini heatwave. The …

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The Gritsone Series Just Got Tougher…

Well in one sense, yes the 2015 Gritstone Series has just become tougher. In another a little easier… For 2015 there is a …

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Look Back, then Forwards…

The Gritstone Series 2014 has made for an eventful year… The series did not get off to a very good start for Stu …

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The Final Countdown…

With one race to go in the Accelerate Gritstone Series – Grin & Bear It on 1st Nov- both the men’s and women’s …

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Grinning All the Way…

The Gritstone Series is ever evolving and changing, for 2014 we added our most northly race, the “Grin & Bear it”. This is organised …

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The Curbar ‘Loco-Commotion’…

Now that was fast! This time last year it rained, it was proper chilly and there was no Curbar Commotion. This year there was, …

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Curbar Commotion – Series Event Update

Early this month we were advised that Windgather Fell Race had been cancelled. Despite the best efforts of the race organisers, contractual difficulties …

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The Wolf’s Pit 2014

Another great race at Shatton today for the Wolf Pit Fell race, the first of the Accelerate Gritstone series. A bright sun and …

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Series Round-Up

Windgather is once again the final round of this years Gritstone Series and there is much to play for.  Chris Shelton, currently leads …

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First Time Winner…

It was a first for Tom Saville, as he crossed the finish line in a senior fell race for the first time. We …

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A Weekend of Frantic Racing… (Part 2)

The weather was better in Edale than in the centre of Sheffield (apparently) and it is not very often you can say that …

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A Weekend of Frantic Racing… (Part 1)

The first weekend of June always promises so much, what with the hope of good weather, plus two cracking fell races to get …

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Race Reporting: Burbage 2012

Scrabble as you Scramble Report By Dot Kesterton, Smiley Paces How do you keep your mind occupied whilst your legs, lungs, heart are …

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Race Reporting: Castleton 2012

Drizzle, Rain, Monsoon and Ice Pellets!! Report By Matt Ridge, Totley AC. For my first attempt at a fell race further afield than …

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Race Reporting: Hucklow 2011

Report By Nic Barber, Fell Runner and Orienteer… Great Hucklow Fell Race is one of the few races (along with Burbage Skyline) in …

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Race Reporting: Edale 2010

Accelerate Edale Fell Race, June 13th 2010 A previous counter in the National Fell Championships this event deserves it’s ‘tough’ reputation. A rapid …

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Race Reporting: Castleton 2010

Castleton Fell Race, June 4th 2010 Once again fell runners came out in force for Round 3 of the Accelerate Gritstone Series. Entries …

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Race Reporting: Great Hucklow 2010

Great Hucklow Fell Race, Fast and Furious…. Local races can sometimes be a full gone conclusion when you see the starting line up. …

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Race Reporting: Longshaw Fell Race 2010

By Debs Smith Longshaw fell race always has a great relaxed atmosphere and this year was no exception. The 6th race in the …

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Race Reporting: Windgather Fell Race 2010

By Dot Kesterton Windgather, in the Goyt Valley above Buxton provided a spectacular setting for the last of the seven of the Accelerate …

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Race Reporting: Wolfs Pit 2010

Report By Stuart H. The Series has now received over 100 entries and the ‘Bradda Dads’ who organised the Wolf’s Pit Fell Race …

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Race Reporting: Burbage Skyline 2010

A record entry, long queues, a delayed start and a dry beer beer cask. Sounds like a good receipe for a succesful and …

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Race Reporting: Burbage Skyline 2009

By Mark Smalley Burbage Skyline, my second ever fell race, the launch of the Accelerate Gritstone Series and a race beginning and ending …

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Race Reporting: Castleton Fell Race 2009

By Mark Smalley Castleton Fell Race, the second part of the Accelerate Gritstone Series and about an hour and a half before the …

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Race Reporting: Edale Fell Race 2009

By Lucy Harris (ShUOC) After watching the Castleton fell race on the Friday in preparation for the Stretton Hills race on Saturday, me …

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Events

7th June Castleton Fell Race
9th June Accelerate Edale Fell Race
26th June Hope Wakes Fell Race
7th July Great Hucklow Fell Race
2nd August Salt Cellar Fell Race
31st August Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Fell Race

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