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    Quote Originally Posted by Conno11 View Post
    Hi all,

    Apologies if this has been asked before. Any recommendations for what shoes to wear for saturday? I have some mudclaws and x-talons 212s. Not much cusioning for the roads sections but i feel that grip would be essential... Thanks.
    Talons probably better out of the two but it depends on the race day weather (and personal preference, to be honest)
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    Brilliant sets of photos, Seymour Hills. Thank you for posting, even though I wasn't running it (I was on the Fellsman).

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    Entries for 2019 are open and going well. If you'd like to enter here is the link https://www.threepeaksrace.org/entries
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    Now entries are open, does it mean I can ask what shoes I should be using now? Planning to go up for a recce in March but would be good to have an indication - fell shoes, trail shoes, road shoes, wellington boots??

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    Wellingtons

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derby Tup View Post
    Wellingtons

    Donít buy Hunters. They get cracks really easily.

    Then your feet get wet.

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    Any guesstimates on the added time the Whernside normal path adds to the race route?

    percentage-wise... not at Andy Peace pace!

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    Quote Originally Posted by spanglepants View Post
    Any guesstimates on the added time the Whernside normal path adds to the race route?

    percentage-wise... not at Andy Peace pace!
    If by 'normal path' you mean the 3P contoured walkers path, distance wise it adds about 2 miles by adding a huge extended loop but it is all runnable. I'd guess though that it must add at least 10 plus minutes, maybe 15 depending how fast a runner you are. For a race like recce though it's much better to go up the old walkers path route up the wall line; its a line to the left of the actual race ascent but absolutely mirrors the climb and is perhaps just a couple of hundred yards at the most to the left of the race route. And unlike the race route there's no problems going up that way pre-race. I'd post a picture of it on an OS leisure map it this forum would let me. PM me on facebook or instagram (search Brian Stallwood) and I'll send it to you

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