Fell Running

Race Report by Andy Pritchard   So now the dust has settled and I’ve had a couple of nights on the couch, I can reflect on the toughest and greatest race I have done to date. Last Saturday saw me and Hayley Evans travel to the Lake District to take part in […]

Old Counties Tops Fell Race

Well, the race calendar was full this weekend with a number of our members active in four local races.   Rhyl 10m The first of the four was on Saturday, it was the Rhyl 10m, organised by Run Wales. This race starts and finishes by the Aquarium and heads out […]

Weekend of Running

*** Race Report by Andy Pritchard *** The Buckley raiders about to start the Lyn y Fan Fach fell race on Saturday 11th November, down in the black mountains of Carmarthenshire. This was a ‘sprint’ race consisting of 5.6 miles and 2000 feet of ascent but the real test was the […]

Lyn y Fan Fach

Wednesday 28th June, saw the 2017 Robbie Webster Wobbler race. For those that don’t know it, the race is named in memory of a respected member of Helsby Running Club and for the state of runners legs after the numerous steep climbs in and around Frodsham woods. After an atrocious day […]

Robbie Webster Wobbler

Ennerdale Horseshoe Race (10th June 2017), Report by Simon Roberts   Almost a carbon copy of last year’s Wasdale Horseshoe, in that we arrived in calm conditions on Friday afternoon, enjoying ‘beer tapas’ while awaiting an accurately forecast unseasonal depression that arrived in good time for the notoriously arduous race. […]

Ennerdale Horseshoe Race

Whilst the joint pain suffered as a result of a rat bit lingers more recent events have caused me to lose my joy in running. However, given Justin’s love of the race, on a warm Spring Saturday myself and Justin were the sole representatives of Buckley (Fell) Runners down in the Brecon Beacons taking part […]

Cribyn Fell Race – 22nd April

Ten Buckley Runners braved the challenging conditions to take part in Ras y Aran on Saturday 18th March. The race takes in a 10 mile out and back route from the village of LLanuwllyn at the bottom end of Bala Lake, all the way to just below the summit of Aran […]

Ras Y Aran

Buckley Runners were well represented at this 10.5 mile fell race with 7 members turning out on a clear, bright but cold morning. Full kit was required due to the potential for conditions to change on the open fells.   Of the 182 entries, 157 made the start line. All […]

Penmaenmawr Fell Race

I often wonder what exactly is the secret recipe for developing a popular trail/fell race. Sometimes seen as a little niche (particularly fell running), some races whither and die over time for no obvious reason. Others thrive – such as the Beast. If memory serves me correctly (I don’t bother […]

Trail up the Beast – June 2016