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Ventured out of Yorkshire for a run in the Derbyshire Dales. Based in Buxton as my Mother In Law is not well and we are having to do a lot of care. Parked at Brierlow Bar and ran down Deep Dale and up and across to Chelmorton. Various footpaths to Horseshoe dale and up Backdale to the car. Made a nice change to be in the Dales, though a lot of nettles resulted in well stung legs.
I must bend back 50 - 100 bracken stems a day on the routes I take, but I draw the line at nettles and brambles - they go straight through my gloves, and at times even through the combination of tights and waterproofs that I wear a lot of the time. How people run in shorts .....