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Incline to Madness Fell Race

The next event in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Inclined to Madness on Wednesday 26th July 7.15 start antry is £5 on the day only. The organisers batton has now been passed to York Acorn. The start and registration is at the lower Clay Bank car park (Grid Ref 579038) nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire. (When you get to the top of Clay Bank coming from Stocksley turn left down the hill and there is a forestry car park on the right). The route is 11km long with... Read More


Whorlton Run 2017 Race Report

The weather just held off for a great night of fell running at the third counter in the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race Series, Whorlton Run. 109 starters and finishers so well done everyone and £300 to playing fields funds, much appreciated by the playing field association who manage the site. The tale of the tape, overall winner Rory Stead of Aberdeen AAC though lives locally, with second going to Michael Joyeux of Quakers. 3rd and 4th was the battle of York with Acorn’s Paul Whittaker leading homes Knavesmires... Read More


Ossy Oiks Fell Race Results 2017

The In the second summer series event of the Dave Parry/Northern Runner Fell Series 2017, the weather did not disappoint with a mild,sunny-ish albeit breezy evening and Bryan Miller (Thirsk and Sowerby) and his team were rewarded with 114 runners, with plenty of new faces.Ultimately the result turned on the final 800m, in a race characterised by the any choice return from the radiomast. The steep descent from the radiomast has slowly but surely become repopulated with trees and is now somewhat of a maze, with a recce now a... Read More

Running the Guernsey Ultra

Running the Guernsey Ultra (21st May 2017) I have never been to Guernsey, so my wife and I decided to go on holiday with me running in the race, what a great excuse! Guernsey for those who don’t know is the second largest of the Channel Islands (the largest being Jersey) situated just off the Normandy coast of France.  It’s basically 36 miles all around its coastal paths, so this Ultra is once around the island more or less 36 miles. Getting to Guernsey from here up north, isn’t that easy. ... Read More


Ossy Oiks Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is a tough one. Ossy Oiks has a fell running classification of AS. Which means it is a short race with some very steep climbs and descents. The organisation baton has been passed from Loftus and Whitby AC who organised the Fox and Hounds to Thirsk and Sowerby. A map of the route can be seen by clicking here. The start/finish/registration is at Outside Church, nr Arncliffe Woods, Ingleby Cross, North Yorkshire (grid ref NZ453003). The route is about... Read More


Fox and Hounds Fell Race 2017

The first race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series 2017 is the Fox and Hounds on Wednesday 17th May 2017. This is the 30th Anniversary of the classic race and it is being organised by Loftus and Whitby AC. The route is about 8 miles long with 1400 feet of ascent and is mainly on singletrack moorland paths. Fell shoes or very grippy nimble trail shoes would be best for this event. The start/finish/registration is at the Fox and Hounds, Ainthorpe, Castleton, North Yorkshire Moors (Grid Ref NZ... Read More

High Cup Nick Fell Race Results 2017

Inov-8 High Cup Nick – Dufton Race Report 2017 The 2017 Inov-8 High Cup Nick- Dufton Fell Race grabbed a window in the weather between Storms Doris and Euan to provide probably the slippiest underfoot conditions ever for this 11th edition of Dufton Village’s popular early season fell & Junior trail races. Despite the terrible weather forecast on Friday evening, come Saturday morning the wind & rain had calmed significantly, much to the relief of race organisers, Morgan & Lucy Donnelly, and Kirkby Stephen’s dedicated Mountain Rescue Team. A record... Read More


Glaisdale Rigg Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is Glaisdale Rigg on Sunday 5th March 10.30am. The race is organised by Loftus and Whitby AC. Entry is £5 on the day only. The registration is at the Arncliffe Arms, Glaisdale, Nr Castleton, Guisborough, North Yorkshire (NZ 781058). The route is about 8.5 miles long with around 1500 feet of ascent. The route is a mix of county lanes, muddy paths over the moors, and hard core bridleways. There is enough moorland running to make a good grippy... Read More


High Cup Nick Fell Race 2017

The High Cup Nick Fell Race is on Saturday 25th February 2017. This is a race 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 of Dufton in the Eden Valley. The route follows a favourite training loop of Morgan’s and takes in the spectacular High Cup Nick. Entry is on the day and costs £7 which includes Soup and a Roll. There are trail races for the kids which are £1 to... Read More