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Two runners seriously injured after falling into same gill during Lake District race

Two runners were seriously injured when they fell into the same Lake District gill in separate incidents on the same afternoon.

Ricky Lightfoot looks for hat-trick of victories in Three Peaks Race

A fleet-footed firefighter will attempt a third successive victory in a fellrunning challenge. Cumbrian runner Ricky Lightfoot will look to nail a ...

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

Giant hillwalker greets visitors to Cairngorm Lodge youth hostel

A giant heavyweight hillwalker is greeting visitors to a Highland youth hostel. The Highland Wanderer, a 7ft tall steel figure, has been installed ...

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Rab unviels Alpine-inspired Ascent collection for 2016

From sleeping bags to baselayers, shell jackets to climbing pants, Rab's 2016 range draws on Alpine inspiration.

Quadriplegic Will Clark will tackle triathlon to raise cash for air ambulance

A man who was paralysed from the neck down in a cycling accident will take part in a gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity whose helicopter flew him to hospital.

Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein takes Three Peaks Race crown at first attempt

A Swiss dentist was crowned king of the peaks in his first visit to one of the Yorkshire Dales’ toughest fell races.

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

Review: The Round, In Bob Graham's Footsteps, by Steve Chilton

A detail-rich examination of the Bob Graham Round, the classic Lakeland running challenge...

Injured Lakeland paraglider Dave Tighe meets rescuers who saved his life

A man who cheated death when he crashed into a Lake District fell while paragliding returned to Cumbria to meet his rescuers.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Adam Perry and Kim Collison take top honours in Original Mountain Marathon

A thunderstorm greeted competitors at the start of the Original Mountain Marathon in the Scottish Borders.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Glasgow Trailrunning Festival hopes to bring European feel to Scotland

A new Scottish running event aims to put the European feel into the scene. Organisers of the Glasgow Trailrunning Festival Pop-Up say the event is ...


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