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    The Jack Bloor race on Ilkley Moor in a Tuesday evening in May is a brilliant BS. Lots of (hard luck) stories to be written just about routes over the last 2 checkpoints when you can see the finish but will still be beaten by someone who knows it slightly better. Prize winners get beautiful cork imprints of engravings from the rocks on Ilkley Moor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ba-ba View Post
    All this talk of short races and 'B' cat races in that thread has given me an idea for an article titled 'A Load of BS', though I fear this may be the case of a good title not matched by the article's contents. I can cover the Peak District and NYM; Anyone want to chip in on other regions of the country? A team attempt, I'd be happy to collate.
    Yes. Keep us posted.

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    Handbook came through the post yesterday.. obviously no comprehensive fixture list, but provisional champs dates, Snowdon, internationals, inter-counties etc.

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    My Welsh FRA handbook arrived this lunchtime, complete with an (almost) full set of provisional fixtures...

    Some interesting dates and clashes for those who like to race in and around that part of the world...

    One for PeteS: Stretton Skyline clashing with LDMT

    Black Mountains on same weekend as South Mynd Tour champs race.

    Peris final weekend in September.

    Pen Y Fan clashing with Arenig Fawr, and same weekend as Moel Siabod.

    Inter-counties at Moel Eilio May 8th

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    Quote Originally Posted by Travs View Post

    Pen Y Fan clashing with Arenig Fawr, and same weekend as Moel Siabod.
    It's fairly obvious that if you're up north for Moel Siabod, the following day's entertainment is going to be Arenig Fawr, not Pen y Fan.
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    Yes that would seem straightforward... But i have a rolled-over entry to Pen Y Fan for 2021!

    It's also the weekend of the Blencathra Champs race! And i'll likely be down in South Wales again the following weekend to defend my Four Fans crown

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