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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamo Dan View Post
    The navigation isn't too hard you run up a bloody great hill drop down cross a river/stream up Causey Pike and along the ridge line all the way back to Buttermere.

    The best bit to reccie is the final descent - you can go a bit wrong there and miss the best line.
    Thanks Dan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tindersticks View Post
    Hiya Colin, this is a brilliant race and the only reason I can think of for the slow uptake is the Calderdale relays the day after. The relays usually attract numbers reaching 1000. Bet Buttermere still fills up though.
    Yes your'e probably right there. Nay bother I'm still anticipating a great race. Swirve's in. You got yours in yet Daz?
    "To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the Universe"

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    1 more to add to the numbers - entry posted at the weekend.
    Looking forward to this immensely. Hope weather is a kind as it was for the Anniversary Waltz!
    Pete Shakespeare - U/A

    Going downhill fast

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    Entry posted, haven't done it since 2005 (!!!), can't wait to get back on it. One of the best courses going!

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    Aye
    My entry went last week, looking forward to it.

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    Entry list up on http://buttermeresailbeck.fellrace.org.uk/

    I would encourage any RO without a website to make use of fellrace.org.uk. It's really pretty bloomin' good!

    1 week to go....Let's get Coniston done....
    Last edited by RhysFR; 02-05-2014 at 09:53 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RhysFR View Post
    I first ran Sailbeck in 1988 and it is still the greatest Medium in the FRA Calendar.
    "...as dry as the Atacama desert".

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    I first ran in 1995 and it is still the greatest Medium in the FRA Calendar.

    Still a few spare places. Got to be worth supporting Rhys

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    Raced it twice and recced it once, yesterday, and I am now satisfied it's my favourite medium race as well. Glad it's back.

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    Gunner be a wet and windy day out.

    http://www.mwis.org.uk/brubixcpiuznex/LD.PDF

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