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Ambleside AC Reindeer Run

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Our epic juniors are about to embark on a fund and antler raising challenge! Here’s all the info you need: We (Ambleside AC Juniors) go fell running on our local hills all year round, apart from December when we have … Continue reading

Christmas Social Info

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Our Christmas Social is fast approaching and there is lots of info to know so here’s what you need all in one place: Sign Up: Sarah McCormack: we’re ready to start taking bookings for the club Christmas party on Saturday … Continue reading

Gary Thorpe’s Relay report!

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  British Fell & Hill Relays – Broughton Heights 15th October 2022.   October can be a wonderful month for fellrunners. With those crisper days with copper coloured hillsides and a clear  light from a welcome sun. When club vests and … Continue reading

Langdale Horseshoe Race Report, by Ben Abdelnoor

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Langdale Horseshoe Fell Race, 8th October 2022 It’s the morning of the final race in the English Championships and I’m rather nervous. Not nervous about my own race, I’m currently 64th in the open competition and 34th in the middle-age … Continue reading

Three Shires Race Report, by Ben Abdelnoor

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Three Shires Fell Race, 17th September 2022 Age is just a number; we’ve all heard it before. However, on becoming a V40, you are publicly assigned a label marking you out as officially ‘old’. It happens in a split second; … Continue reading

Steel Fell Race Report, by Ben Abdelnoor

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Steel Fell Race, 17th August 2022 A common occurrence in many households is the finding of an odd sock. When Britta and I moved in together one of my stipulations of our co-habitation was that she would cease and desist … Continue reading

Bell/Holcroft Memorial Write Up

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Bell/Holcroft We hope you all had a great time at the Bell/Holcroft memorial relay, it certainly was a great tribute to two great friends. Those who were out on the fells dealt with some interesting conditions, battled the elements, made … Continue reading

Ben’s Buttermere Report

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Here’s our latest race report from Ben Abdelnoor! Buttermere Horseshoe Fell Race, 25th June 2022   Two weeks ago the Ennerdale Horseshoe race was cancelled due to the forecast of adverse weather conditions. An emergency meeting was convened by those … Continue reading

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