Monthly Archives: October 2015

Attempting to compete in either of the above competitions is a serious long term endeavour covering 8 months and a minumum of 4 events for Open Welsh and 6 events for the North Wales series. Race Summaries Moel-y-Ci The North Wales series was kick-started by the short Moel-y-Ci race, less […]

Review of North Wales Series and Open Welsh Fell Running ...

Race Reports by Jez Brown Swansea Bay 10k – 19/09/2015 Two Buckley Runners raced at Swansea Bay 10k, as part of the North Wales inter regional Championships. It was brilliant to see Samantha Dutton being called up to run for North Wales as part of the women’s team, and I was […]

Swansea Bay 10k & Ealing Half Marathon

Report by Simon Roberts   A great series of four races all squeezed into the month of September. If anything, the races are tighter and the competition (almost) as intense as the border league. Big fields too: three or four hundred at each race, an amazing feat of organisation from Steve […]

Wirral Multi-Terrain Series

Saturday 30th September – Report by Simon Roberts   There is something remarkable about the last weekend in September. This was my sixth Rab Mountain Marathon, always on this weekend going back to 2008, and every one has been characterised by near-perfect weather. The event roams around the UK, from the […]

Rab Mountain Marathon

Saturday 5th September – Report by Simon Roberts   A bonus weekend in the Highlands at the end of summer and, as luck would have it, high pressure began to build just as we arrived. The event, perhaps the most famous mountain race in the UK, is notoriously difficult to get […]

Ben Nevis Race

Next XC race is on Saturday 17th October at St Davids College, Llandudno. It’s an excellent and varied course. Good cafe to eat/drink in afterwards (that is important!). Car parking can be a bit tight so car share is important, and fun. Meet at Northop Carp Park at 12.15 ready to […]

LLandudno XC

Race Report by Dave Boothroyd The Cumbria Way Ultra   So, after the Lakeland 50, the question was … what next ? Well I waited a couple of weeks to see if there was a reaction to the race, and everything seemed fine, so it was onto the internet to look […]

The Cumbria Way Ultra