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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Round and round – and round….and round….

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  Decided to recce the Rowbotham Round Rotherham Trail Race. Printed ‘idiot proof’ Wainright style maps, and placed in plastic sleeves. Packed bag with drink, food, clothing, toilet paper (need to know basis). Took very early tram to afford myself a 12 hr day on the trail. Began route at 7.15am, out of Rother Valley Country Park, as per instructions…. Confused about strange surroundings while following tarmac path listed on map, decided to press on in search of derelict canal, expecting to pick it up just ahead. No canal, I continue on expecting to find the route any moment and … Continue reading

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Latest News: Elite Runners and the ‘Runners Talk’…

Posted on by Run Stu

With all eyes on the Olympic Games and the fight to be the fastest man in the world in the 100m, spare a thought for those preparing for the inaugural New Balance Ultra Tour of the Peak District. At 56.5 miles this race is all about endurance. But with a growing elite field of runners entering the event, speed will certainly be a factor in determining the winner. The New Balance Ultra Tour of the Peak District is part of the first ever festival of off-road running: The Big Running Weekend, which also features a more modest 12.12 mile race … Continue reading

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