Anniversary Waltz – report

Anniversary Waltz - Newlands Valley Horseshoe, Lake District - 19 April. report by Tony Heron. Fantastic spring conditions for the first of the big Lakeland fell races of the year - the Anniversary Waltz (11.5m/3,500ft) and Teenager with Altitude (15m/7600ft). Having done the Teenager the last two years, I opted for the Waltz this year with one eye on the Three Peaks at the weekend. The Waltz has the virtue of not only being shorter, but involves less than half the amount of climbing and, … [Read more...]

Team Victory at ‘Gisborough’ Moors Fell Race

Report by Neil Stabbs. The Knavesmire fell running contingent had another grand day out on the moors this weekend, with the longest race of the winter series – The Gisborough Moors Race, 12.5 miles and around 850m/2800ft of ascent. The route takes in a number of major summits (Captain Cook’s, Roseberry Topping, Highcliff Nab), but still manages to have a lot of good running terrain and some great views. For once, I started the race with some sort of pacing strategy in an attempt to … [Read more...]

Blakey Blitz Team Victory

Esk Valley Winter Fell Series Race 13! - 23.March.14. Our Fell Running devotees congregated at the Lion Inn  on Blakey Ridge between Hutton le Hole and Castleton for the 10.5  mile Blakey Blitz Race. A  more dramatic location for a race start in North Yorkshire would be hard to come by. From this remote high point the race  starts with a mad cap dash down into  Rosedale, ascends the other side, crosses Rosedale Moor along the unevenly flagstoned George Gap Causeway, takes in another lunatic … [Read more...]

Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race – Report

Glaisdale Rigg - N.Runner/NEHRA Winter Series 2013-4             RESULTS York Knavesmire Harriers fell running renaissance continued to gather pace at the 8 mile Glaisdale race. It was once again very encouraging to see such a healthy number of club members ( 10 ) enjoying the thrill of blasting across the Moors. Quantity was matched by quality, Chris Roberts was 2nd overall  and Anwen Darlington 2nd of the Ladies and 15th overall. With 4 runners in the top 10 we easily won the Men's team … [Read more...]

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