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Gritstone Fixtures: Round Ten – Grin N Bear It Fell Race

The main points: Grin n Bear It 2019: The 10th and final race of the 2019 Gritstone Series. The race will start and finish at Langsett Barn, Langsett, Stocksbridge, S36 4GY. Race date: Sunday 27th October 2019, 10am (registration open … Continue reading

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Gritstone Fixtures: Round Eight – Curbar Commotion

  The race will start and finish at Curbar Primary School, Calver Bridge, S32 3XA Saturday 5th October 2019, £7 entry fee (£6 pre entry) minimum age 18/maximum number of runners 350 10am start – registration from 8.30am Category BM, … Continue reading

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The Ladybower 50 Ultra Series : A Virtual Recce

  Year on year I have hosted a recce of The Ladybower 50 Ultra Series. It has always been a fun little run, but this year life has conspired to keep us all very busy at Accelerate and there simply … Continue reading

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Gritstone Fixtures: Round Seven – Longshaw* Fell Race

  Okay, it’s the last ‘Short’ race of the series.  Last chance to qualify if you’d so far only done 3 of the 4 mandatory short events. After this, it’s on to the ‘Long’ stuff.  More about that later in … Continue reading

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‘The Basics’ – Hydration

  This one’s quick, but very important. In a nutshell: Hydration is the process of consuming and storing water. It is vital for the efficient running of all our bodily functions and maintaining a healthy/safe temperature. Drinking water is good … Continue reading

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