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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

Big Summer Club Social

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BBQ social following the memorial run is as follows.. Saturday 25th June 2022 6pm onwards, at Brathay Hall Cost …..FREE as AAC will kindly sort this but £5 deposit per attendee needed up front, to be refunded in cash on … Continue reading

Race Volunteering Policy


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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



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FRA NEWS! Many of you will know that the Fell Runners Association are the governing body of the fellrunning and do invaluable work on behalf of fell runners and race organisers. Their committee and its support structure are made up … Continue reading

Spring Social – Wilfs – 29 March

Seniors Social Events

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The annual club spring social at Wilf’s in Staveley will take place on Tuesday 29 March, after the club run. Wilf’s will be open for us from 7pm, with a buffet-style dinner (and dessert) served from 8pm. Bring your own … Continue reading

Matty Jackman’s BG Poem

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Ambleside AC Runner Matty Jackman took on the BG in September 2021 and wrote this poem: We began that eve from Moot Hall, up Skiddaw we started to crawl, then slid down the back on a deep boggy track to … Continue reading

Fairfield Horseshoe entries open

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