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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 06:29 PM
    I saw a question on facebook asking when we thought that Fell Races would return.... opinions varying from "March" to "never" at each end of the...
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  • MattPo's Avatar
    Today, 05:42 PM
    No it isn't https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-55680595
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  • matthew's Avatar
    Today, 05:23 PM
    The Saunders is a good starting mm. Beer at mid camp, in July so never OMM horrendous for weather. Also has a solo class which is great for miserable...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 05:02 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    I'd say that if anything it's psychological rather than physiological... Perhaps because as PiesAreGood says you are relaxed... and then you turn...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Today, 05:01 PM
    5.59 miles, 2,592 feet, 2 hours 12 minutes: Wansfell Pike, with down/up/down the race steps. Sunny, no wind, so not cold; about a foot of snow on top...
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  • noel's Avatar
    Today, 04:58 PM
    noel replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    I've heard a few anecdotes like this. I wonder if mild dehydration actually helps in short races, because you're lighter - it's certainly the easiest...
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  • PiesAreGood's Avatar
    Today, 04:19 PM
    PiesAreGood replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    Breakfast wise I normally go porridge and bananas in the morning before running. In my twenties I was chasing sub 17min for 5K, even going so far...
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  • noel's Avatar
    Today, 04:02 PM
    noel replied to a thread Today's Training in Training
    Slacker.
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 03:25 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    If i'm travelling to the race from home, then i have a rice-based meal 3-4hrs before, and that's for Fell/XC/Track/Road If in a b&b i've usually...
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  • Mossdog's Avatar
    Today, 03:24 PM
    Absolutely. Experience has also taught me to always carry a small, second, back-up torch (e.g tikka or e+lite) after having had my main nao play-up.
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  • PeteS's Avatar
    Today, 02:49 PM
    PeteS replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    Sometimes eating healthly before a race isn't all its cracked up to be. I doubt I've done a fell race without a decent hearty breakfast - usually...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Today, 02:40 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    Wasdale 2016 was a bit of an epic. perhaps not quite so severe as Great Lakes 2012... I posted in detail at the time so won't repeat everything......
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  • Gambatte's Avatar
    Today, 02:19 PM
    I saw a deer in the forest near home where I went for a walk at lunchtime. Midmorning I saw "Aranci", the orange squirrel we kind of adopted, as...
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  • Fellbeast's Avatar
    Today, 02:11 PM
    I was there too, it was especially ‘wet’ and altogether epic. Especially having to form spiders with other runners to cross the raging torrents that...
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  • Mud's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 PM
    Mud replied to a thread Favourite Films in General chat!
    As Victoria Wood mentioned, "that's life, that is, now think on".
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  • Hank's Avatar
    Today, 12:20 PM
    Hank replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    A couple of years ago I managed to flip a particularly sharp piece of rock with one foot and simultaneously wedge the other between two rocks. The...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 PM
    Mike T replied to a thread Today's Training in Training
    This morning's HIIT: 9 different exercises, 3 times; 45 seconds work, 15 seconds rest; after every 3 exercises we did 30 seconds of squat jumps....
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  • ponte_ricky's Avatar
    Today, 11:54 AM
    good to know, although i think I'd probably go for the 160 one. I would rather be a little warmer than a little lighter! I haven't done any MM's...
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  • ba-ba's Avatar
    Today, 11:49 AM
    ba-ba replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    Great Lakes 2012. From the rousing race briefing before hand, to spending 4h in a washing machine, to descending from slight side, dropping out of...
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  • noel's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    Exciting indeed. I've never seen them in the UK. My latest exploits with my wildlife camera have yielded mixed results. First we had a hare loping...
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  • GeoffB's Avatar
    Today, 11:03 AM
    Not been on the forum for a while, but I thought it was worth mentioning that we saw a pair of Snow Bunting on Kinder Low a few days before...
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  • ba-ba's Avatar
    Today, 10:36 AM
    yes the 100. Maybe 4/5 years old? TBF being a bit cold overnight is part of my expectations on the OMM. Though I recall being fine in it at the cold...
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  • Mark G's Avatar
    Today, 10:02 AM
    Mark G replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    My own wake up moment was during a rescue in Langdale in the 1970s. We had gone to assist a group of yougsters on the side of Harrison Stickle - no...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Today, 09:20 AM
    Mike T replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    One local chap tells me he found himself "misplaced" on an evening run and ended up on steps in complete darkness. He had to sit on each step, feel...
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  • Witton Park's Avatar
    Today, 08:16 AM
    I was speaking to a mate in Orkney yesterday. No cases, but they still have the full lockdown measures. You'd think with the small amount of...
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  • gej's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:13 PM
    gej replied to a thread Interesting in General Fellrunning Issues
    The guidance in Scotland refers to staying in your local authority area for exercise. Does that really mean that people in Highland have 25,000...
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  • Llani Boy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:17 PM
    Llani Boy replied to a thread Today's Training in Training
    Another walk with dogs today in snow rather than rain. Much more pleasant but hard work across mainly fields to Magpie Mine and then up to todays TP...
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  • matthew's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    I'm thinking of parting with some dosh and getting one these...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Most dramatic moment. in General chat!
    I think you learn more when things go wrong... My biggest lessons learned come from three days out when things went wrong and had potential to be...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:53 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Today's eating in General chat!
    I did do it once actually, and recall having a reasonable race. I can't for the life of me remember which race it was though... In fact i think...
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