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Tim Jenner’s Cumbrian Challenge

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Ambleside AC runner Tim Jenner and his friend Kirk Wadsworth (from another club that shall not be named here) are embarking on a charity fundraiser by doing the Frog Graham, Bob Graham and Fred Whitton in under 60 hours! It … Continue reading

England Athletics Registration

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England Athletics Registrations   I’m going to try and explain a complicated policy in as simple a way as possible. It’ll still be boring; this isn’t one of Ben’s race reports to settle down to with a cup of tea. … Continue reading

Club Champs: Wansfell 7th June

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Club Championship Wansfell loop Tuesday June 7th 6:30pm Start at St Johns Ambulance in Ambleside. CP 1: Wansfell Pike CP 2: Wansfell true summit (Baystones) CP 3: Wansfell Pike Finish : St Johns Ambulance   Juniors :14 years plus FRA … Continue reading

London Marathon

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This is only the second biggest race taking place on the date of Sunday 2nd October 2022. However, if you did fancy beating your legs up on over 26 miles of your finest London asphalt, breathing in the capital’s unique … Continue reading

Ben’s Buttermere Sailbeck Race Report

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Buttermere Sailbeck Fell Race, 7th May 2022   As a child I was an enthusiastic collector. Generally my tastes were fairly traditional for a child my age: Panini football stickers, which were traded in the school yard; yo-yos and conkers, … Continue reading

Newlands Race Report – Ben Abdelnoor

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Newlands Memorial Fell Race (formerly known as The Anniversary Waltz), 23rd April 2022   We’ve been working in the garden since the arrival of some warmer weather. We planted forget-me-nots and foxgloves in the shade of the trees; feverfew, bronze … Continue reading

An almost perfect run – Gary Thorpe

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Spring in Lakeland is a challenge event organised by the Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA). The route covers just over 23 miles and climbs over 4000 feet on various paths, trails and a bit of road. I was looking for … Continue reading

Club Champs 2022 Results

Results

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We’re a few races into this seasons club champs and its good to see you all racing hard. Here are the results so far…   men After 3 Women after 3

Race Volunteering Policy

Races

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Volunteering As a club with growing membership numbers and lots of classic races to organise here’s a gentle reminder of how our volunteering policy works. Read the full policy here

Black Combe race report

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Ben is back with another gripping race report! Grab yourself a brew and enjoy: Black Combe Fell Race, 5th March 2022 It began when we moved north across ‘the Raise’, an historical delineation and supposed burial place of the last king … Continue reading