“Surely there is no other place in this whole wonderful world quite like Lakeland ...... no other so exquisitely lovely, no other so charming, no other that calls so insistently across the distance. All who truly love Lakeland are exiles when away from it” A.W.
We meet every Tuesday at 6.30pm for a club run on the beautiful Western fells (even after only a few days of work one can feel like an exile). Our usual haunts include the fells surrounding Buttermere (Grasmoor, High Stile, Melbreak) and the Western fells around Ennerdale and Cold Fell. If the weather is bad we may stay low on the tracks and trails.
If you are visiting the area or thinking of joining the club feel free to pop along and join us.
We usually run for between 1 and 2 hours at a comfortable pace with frequent regrouping with some runners incorporating hill reps. Sometimes a fast group will decide to go further or a slow group to stay lower: it varies each week with the terrain and the turnout.
If the schedule is quite short it means we are in the process of deciding where to run next. Please keep checking the website for updated runs. Members may also post other runs at other times e.g. weekend runs, or recces of upcoming races.
PLEASE NOTE: These runs are weather dependent and whilst we like to think we are a hardy bunch sometimes the weather does get the better of us. Please check the website for any last minute route changes.
|21st Aug||Kelton road end||
Blake and Gavel combination. Decided by committee formed on the night.
|28th Aug||Kinniside Stone Circle - just south of||
Blakely, Grike and possibly Crag fell, but.....
Not only is it back to school soon, for some, but watch the light. Sunsets at 19:56. Probably worth putting a torch in.
Someone will mention Christmas soon.
|4th Sep||Fangs Brow||
Sunset at 19:56. Touch and go on the light front in the last few metres.
Blake is calling.
|11th Sep||Bleach Green||
Grike and Crag Fell. A short run, but lots of steep uphill. Some people might go for a swift half afterwards at the Shepherd's Arms.
Please take a torch. Sunsets at 19:39.
|18th Sep||Sale Fell||
Sprints up and around Sale Fell.
Club members meeting at the Swan in Cockermouth at 8 p.m.
Torches should be taken, sunset at 19:21 ish
|25th Sep||Cinderdale Common||
Run up Rannerdale and onto Rannerdale Knotts. reverse route home.
Relatively short run tonight, people want to get home for Christmas shopping on the internet.
|2nd Oct||Kinniside Stone circle||
Flat Fell and Dent, going to finish in the dark. Torches R US
|9th Oct||Darling Howe||
Graystones, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat, and down the path we never lose. Hopefully the big bog will have sorted itself out after the draught and we can sink knee deep in the moonlight. Bring a torch to search for your shoes.