Monthly Archives: August 2015

Race Report by Jez Brown Peris Horseshoe Race – Saturday 22nd August   Three Buckley runners made the trip over to Llanberis for this gruelling horseshoe race over a classic mountainous route in the Snowdonia range, on (a fairly common occurrence this summer), an overcast drizzly Saturday morning. Dave Boothroyd, fresh from […]

Peris Horseshoe Race

Race Report by Rob Mackey Race the Train – Saturday 15th August   For the 32nd running of this amazing event the camping group from Buckley Runners was nearly 20, made up of runners, friends and family in tents and caravans.  By Friday evening everyone was on the site, enjoying the […]

Race the Train

Race Report by Simon Roberts Sticklepath Horseshoe Fell Race, Dartmoor, Devon   You might expect the landscape that inspired the Hound of the Baskervilles to play host to some decent fell races. You would be right, and the Sticklepath Horseshoe is perhaps the best and longest established of all the Dartmoor […]

Sticklepath Horseshoe Fell Race, Dartmoor, Devon

Gladstone 9 – 9th August, 2015.   Whilst many fell races require a significant effort in navigation just to arrive at the start the Gladstone 9 is a simple hop down the A55 which means getting there is a relaxed affair. On arrival the weather was glorious –  warm and […]

Gladstone 9 Race Report

Race Report by Rob Mackey   Two races in two nights! In a sensible world, on a cool wet windy Wednesday evening everyone should stay in and watch telly. It’s probably something mind-bogglingly interesting about baking, or 24 hours in the life of a dull person. But it’s not a […]

Ponderosa & Offroad Grand Prix

Race Report by Simon Edwards Whilst the setting might not sound auspicious – a deserted quarry – the Arenig Fawr fell race is quite special in a number of ways. Firstly in the manner the runners are taken care of before and after the race; warm greetings beforehand and wonderful […]

Arenig Fawr – 2nd August, 2015

Race Report by Rob Davies Sunday 2nd August – Dovedale Dipper   Marathon number 39 – the Dovedale Dipper, slowww and very undulating. Great!   So why did I choose this as my 39th marathon? Because! Because I had a spare weekend having swapped my church stewarding duty […]

Dovedale Dipper

Race Report by Phil Tugwell Saturday 25th July – Montaine Lakeland 50 (Ultra Tour of the Lake District)    According to the Lakeland 50 website, the Lakeland 50 is one of the great Ultra running and walking challenges in Europe.  50 miles and almost 10,000 feet of climbing on challenging terrain […]

Montaine Lakeland 50 (Ultra Tour of the Lake District)