Weekend Warm-Up: Breaking The Pennine Way Record

Weekend Warm-Up: Breaking The Pennine Way Record
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Fell running is how the English describe running mountains or high moorlands. Fell runners tend to be a unique breed. I was first introduced to the sport during my glory days as a trail runner. I’d picked up the book titled Feet in the Clouds, by Richard Askwith, at a time when I can only be described as a typical Kiwi runner: the kind of person who treasures exploring New Zealand’s pastures with little more than relentless forward motion. Something within the pages of Askwith’s book bought me a little closer to the unique community that is bound by a love of traversing big mountains by foot. Among those pages, I’ll forever remember learning of the runners who carry on with broken ankles, purely for the joy of accomplishing the fell. Fell running is to the English as mountain running... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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