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Check in for the latest posts and updates from Mountain Run.

Check in for the latest posts and updates from Mountain Run.

Mountain Running Conditions Report - Helvellyn 27th December 2014

We will keep you regularly updated with Mountain Running Conditions Reports generally from the North Eastern Fells, but sometime farther afield, depending on where we have been running.

No Zip Here - Statements by the LDNPA & Local Community

Further to the recent post about the Zip Wire proposals being scrapped in Glenridding, we thought it might be appropriate to post what the LDNPA have to say & the local community in response to Tree Top Treks statement & the LDNPA.

Power to the People - No Zip Here

Sometimes it seems the people really do have the power to stop things & thankfully the people of Glenridding pulled together and really made a difference to stop the Zip Wire at all costs.

Nordic Walking - Rehab, Pre-hab & building your fitness back again

Nicola, my partner in crime, has taken the plunge, jacked her job, for the thrill of a better & less conforming life! Well done Nicola. She's recently been on a Nordic Walking Instructors course & will be holding regular classes soon. Today we snuck out the back door for some Nordic Walking action to Red Tarn, Helvellyn.

Zip Wire in Glenridding - #NoZipHere

Tree Top Treks are trying to push the LDNPA for a 4 wire Zip Wire running down the beautiful Glenridding Valley - Mountain Run finds this a proposterous idea and encourages anybody opposed to this idea to help the local community to stop this from happening.

Running into Winter, press release by MCofS

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland have sent us this press release, we feel its very important that runners understand the difference between heading out on the trails during winter & heading into the mountains, so we're publishing it & we'll be backing it up with our own article about how to prepare yourself for running in the mountains during winter!

Advanced Navigation - Beyond the Intermediate & Basics

This is the 3rd & final article related to the interviews on Talk Ultra with Ian Corless about Navigation for Ultra Runners

Dark Nights, Running, Training & Safety

In conjunction with Keswick Mountain Festival we are giving sound advice for runners as the nights get even longer & the temperature starts to plummet. Photo Credits: Marmot Dark Mountains/Ian Corless, MountainRun & Barney Whiteside

OMM 2014 - Alwinton/Cheviots

Charlie & Chris Baynham-Hughes competed in the inaugural OMM 2014 & came away with a 6th place in the Elite Class

Intermediate Navigation - beyond the Basics

Last month I had another interview with Ian Corless from Talk Ultra, this is the follow up article to support that interview.

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