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Fell running challenge

Fell running challenge

In my last interview, Lawrence Sullivan challenged me to participate in my first fell race taking place 7 days later. He chose Midgley Moors race, which is a 5 mile run with a 1250ft ascent. A category A, a tough one! To be able to participate, I needed...

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On the heels of a fell runner

On the heels of a fell runner

I often wonder about climbing hills as part of human nature. Why might this be? To discover what lies beyond? To dominate our surroundings? To be closer to the sky? When I was living in the Pennine hills in West Yorkshire, I often crossed paths with runners...

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Just added to my bag: To build a fire

Just added to my bag: To build a fire

To Build a Fire is my favourite short story. Jack London describes the peregrination of a young man -an Everyman- ignoring the warnings of seasoned prospectors never to travel alone in the Alaskan wilderness during severe cold. A story about the struggle...

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