Tag: Matt Walker

Race Report: Simonside Fell Race

Simonside Fell Race Saturday, 21st September 2019 Race Report by Matt Walker   Surprise on Simonside       This race was proof that sometimes you don’t need to try new things to have new experiences, and sometimes you can find yourself outside your comfort zone when you are least expecting it!   I first …

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Race Report: Continental Thunder Run

Continental Thunder Run Catton Hall, Derbyshire Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July 2018 Report by Matt Walker   Every year my geographically estranged friend (having moved back home to Birmingham since university against my better judgement) and I seem to be on the lookout for any excuse to spend a weekend camping, seemingly having made the subconscious …

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Race Report: Fairfield Horseshow Fell Race

Fairfield Horseshoe Fell Race (14.5Km) Ambleside, Lake District Saturday, 12th May 2018 Report by Matt Walker Can you consider yourself a “fell runner” if you haven’t done a race in the Lake District? Probably, but the beating heart of fell running certainly lives in Cumbria and I thought I was overdue a trip west to …

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2017 Chevy Chase: Race Report

Chevy Chase Race Report by Matt Walker   Saturday, 1st July 2017   Those of you who read my race report for the Roseberry Topping Fell race a few weeks ago (or anyone who has had the misfortune to ask why I have been absent recently) will know that I had quite a spell of …

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2017 Roseberry Romp Race Report

Matt Walker – making a welcome return to racing – takes us off-piste around Roseberry Topping. Roseberry Romp – Tuesday, 23 May 2017 Roseberry Topping (as Wikipedia tells me) was once considered the highest peak in North Yorkshire and due its dramatic shape draws comparison with the famous Matterhorn. I had of course forgotten all …

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Simonside Fell Race: Race Report

Simonside Fell Race: Saturday 17 September 2016 Report by Charlotte Carpenter I have just run the most glorious race.  I decided to enter lying on my bed last Sunday broken from the heat and monotony of the GNR – the race that got me into running 5 years ago and which I used to love.  …

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Kielder Run-Bike-Run 2015: Race Report

Kielder Run Bike Run: Saturday 3rd October 2015   A Day in the Clouds by Matt Walker The pre-race nerves started early for this one; my first visit to Kielder but more importantly my first multi-sport event. I am paranoid enough about forgetting something for a normal race but add in the extra kit for …

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