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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Jim Mann ticks big three British fell running rounds in one winter month

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03/03/2017

Can you accidentally tick off all three classic British fell running rounds, in one winter, and in one month? Apparently so, if you're Jim Mann! Sarah Stirling investigates how this accident happened!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Take care around cows: warning for walkers

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07/03/2016

Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching crags. BMC member Simon Coldrick was badly injured after a cow attacked him as he led a fell race on the edge of Sheffield.
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MEDICAL

Mountain running - problems and prevention

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20/06/2011

There is nothing like the exhilarating experience of running free in the hills over rugged terrain - but what problems do you need to look out for? Dr Catherine Farrow takes a look.
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GENERAL

The Lake District Mountain Trial

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03/07/2008

With the plethora of fell races and triathlons on offer these days, it seems odd that fifty years ago fell racing was in its infancy and cycling was the sport of choice. Ali Bramall takes a look at one of the oldest events - the Lake District Mountain Trial.
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GENERAL

Fell running - an uphill battle?

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08/01/2008

Amazingly, fell running is a sport for all. Iain Ridgway and Sarah Kleeman give the lowdown on how to start running uphill...
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GENERAL

Race for the summit

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03/09/2007

I reach the top and collapse. The tiny summit is filling up with a guided party of Americans. As I glance at their gear: gore-tex suits, crampons, axes and ropes, I start to get an uneasy feeling of exposure. I look down at my running shoes, shorts and packamac - I know I don’t have everything I should to be up here. My pulse rate backs down from maximum, and I yell over to my partner: “is this a good idea?”
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