Fell Running News

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Kim Collison Breaks Bob Graham Record – His Experience & Kit List

Running the New Winter Bob Graham Record by Kim Collison I’d been waiting for the 1st December 2019 since I stood on the steps of the Moot Hall, Keswick after finishing my first winter Bob Graham Round in 2017. Although I enjoyed the adventurous experience of a snowy round and it put a big smile on my face, I believed that with no snow and good fitness Jim Mann’s 18 hour 18 min record was achievable. Training had gone well since my disappointment in Chamonix; where I had a DNF... Read More

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How to Run a Bob Graham Round | Kim Collison’s Adventure

Record Breaking Kit for the Bob Graham Round — If you follow our blog or you are an avid fell runner then you will have seen that Kim Collison of Borrowdale Fell Runners made history on Sunday 1st December 2019. Kim lowered the Winter Bob Graham Record to 15 hours 47 minutes. A time which ranks as the 9th fastest winter or summer round. A truly remarkable achievement! For those not so into their fell running, the Bob Graham Round is a 24 hour challenge run/walk over 42 Lakeland Peaks.... Read More

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Northern Runner Ambassador Smashes Bob Graham Round Record!

Kim Collision Smashes Record in 15hr 47min! Wherever ‘Man meets Mountain’ the spirit of challenge manifests itself in various ways. In the English Lake District walkers and runners have pitted themselves against the fells for well over a hundred years. While climbers found the steepest rock on which to make their mark, for the athletes it was distance and the linking together of the high mountains which provided the lure. What is the Bob Graham Round? The Bob Graham Round is a fell running challenge in the English Lake District.... Read More


Blakey Blitz Fell Race 2018

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Blakey Blitz on Sunday 18th March 2018 organised by Esk Valley Fell Club. Registration is at the Lion Inn, Blackey Ridge, Nr Castleton, Kirbymoorside YO62 7LQ (Grid Ref NZ 678998 ). Entry is £5 on the day only and the race starts at 10.30am. The route is about 10.6 miles long with 2600 feet or so of ascent making it an AM category fell race. The terrain is a mixture of rough tracks, slippy paving stones and... Read More


Heartbeat Hobble 2018

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is a new event to the race calendar. Organised by Scarborough AC this race will take place on Sunday 25th February 11am start. The route is just under 7 miles long with 845 feet of ascent. Which makes it a C category fell race as there isn’t too much up and down. However, in the middle of winter conditions high on the North Yorkshire Moors can still be tough. Registration/Start/Finish is near the Mallyan Spout Hotel, Goathland Village, YO22... Read More

High Cup Nick Fell Race 24th February 2018

The High Cup Nick Fell Race is on Saturday 24th February 2018. The event now in it’s 12 year is organised by Morgan Donnelly, the 2012 British Fell Running Champion, and his Wife Lucy. This a traditional friendly race that starts and finishes in the village in Dufton in the Eden Valley. The route follows a favourite training loop of Morgan’s and takes in the spectacular High Cup Nick. You can click here to enter for £8 which includes Soup and a Roll or enter on the day for £10.... Read More


Guisborough Woods Fell Race 2017

The latest race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series was Guisborough Woods Race. Here is organiser Clive Thornton’s report: The Guisborough Woods race is a well embedded festive favourite and this year was a record turnout. On a fine chill but frost free day, it was the youngsters to the fore but not quite the front. Tyler Hutchinson (MU19), City of York led off, though a strong climb through the quarry on lap one by Harry Holmes, Pudsey and Bramley and Aidan Rigby (MU23), New Marske Harriers saw... Read More


Eskdale Eureka Fell Race Results and Report 2017

Competitors in this years Eskdale Eureka Fell Race made the headlines when competitors in the race came across a couple of pensioners in difficulty just upstream of Hob Hole. The couple who were out walking got into difficulty as they crossed the local beck, when the male of the pair sunk up to his waist in boggy ground made extra soft by the thawing snow and recent rain.. Fortunately as they were struggling passing fell racers were able to extricate the gentleman from the bog and alert nearby members of... Read More


Eskdale Eureka Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Eskdale Eureka on Sunday 3rd December 2017. Entry is £6 on the day only and the registration/Start/ Finish is at the car park above Dibble just on the west side of High Castleton (Grid Ref NZ 680078) , Castleton, Nr Guisborough, North Yorkshire. The race starts at 10.30 am. The route is about 8 miles with 1500 feet of ascent over moorland paths. There are a lot of single track paths which will be muddy after all... Read More