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Endurance runner John Kelly has set off on a quest to reclaim the record for traversing the full length of the Pennine Way.

The UK-based American athlete set off from Kirk Yetholm at 9am on Saturday, attempting to beat Damian Hall’s time of 2 days 13hrs 35mins

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Wainwrights runner Sabrina Verjee: my legs were fine but I couldn't breathe

Runner Sabrina Verjee said the weather during her aborted attempt to complete a round of the Wainwrights was probably the worst she has encountered on the hills.

Police raid Cairngorms estate after golden eagle found poisoned

Police have raided a number of properties after a golden eagle was found poisoned on a Deeside estate.

Ex-sports manager Paul Davies appointed chief of British Mountaineering Council

A former manager of England Netball and British Wheelchair Basketball has been appointed chief executive of the British Mountaineering Council.

Mountain biker revived after stopping breathing in Lakeland forest crash

Rescuers said a mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious outcome after he crashed in a Lakeland forest.

Lake District walker stretchered from fell after injuring ankle

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 4.35pm on Wednesday wh...

Sabrina Verjee ends run but says: the Wainwrights and I have unfinished business

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee said she and the Wainwrights have unfinished business after she was forced to give up her attempt on a new continuous round of the fells.

Brian Melia completes continuous run of Wainwright's A Pennine Journey

Runner Brian Melia has completed a continuous run of A Pennine Journey, the long-distance route based on Alfred Wainwright’s 1938 walk.

Runner Sabrina Verjee halts Wainwrights challenge after day of brutal weather

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee has halted her attempt on the Wainwright fells. Her support team said she is currently resting after spending all day on...

Injured walker rescued after falling on Stac Pollaidh

A walker was rescued after injuring himself while walking on the flanks of Stac Pollaidh. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by police abo...

Following in Wainwright's footsteps, only faster: Brian Melia runs a record Pennine Journey

Prompted by a suggestion from his wife, Brian Melia set out on quest to complete A Pennine Journey; 88 hours later he finished the 247-mile course and set a new record.

On test: Keen Ridge Flex Waterproof Hiking Boots reviewed

Keen's lightweight walking boots incorporate innovative rubber flex sections the brand claims will cut the energy expended on your walk.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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