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Runner John Kelly keeps up pace with an eye on Pennine Way record

Athlete John Kelly is on track to set a new fastest time for running the full length of the Pennine Way if he can maintain his current pace.

16 May 2021

Runner John Kelly hits the trail in new quest for Pennine Way record

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

15 May 2021

Charity set up in memory of Martin Moran to encourage teens to enjoy mountain life

The family of mountaineer Martin Moran have set up a charitable foundation in his memory. They hope to support young people from diverse background...

12 May 2021

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

For 47 years a record of a man’s solitary walk on the spine of northern England lay unread by all except his closest acquaintances.

09 May 2021

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.

06 May 2021

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.

05 May 2021

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...

05 May 2021

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.

04 May 2021

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...

04 May 2021

On test: Keen Ridge Flex Waterproof Hiking Boots reviewed

Price: £155 Weight: 1,179g/pair Construction: leather/mesh uppers Country of manufacture: Thailand Waterproofing: Keen.Dry Sole stiffness: 4/10 Women’s version: yes Sizes: men’s 6-16; women’s 2½-9 The Ridge Flex is a lightweight walking boot that uses a combination of leather and synthetic mesh in its uppers.

15 May 2021

Yorkshire Dales businesses prepare to welcome back visitors as lockdown eases

Businesses in the Yorkshire Dales are looking forward to welcoming visitors when Covid-19 restrictions are eased on Monday.

14 May 2021

Sole Sisters organiser Magdalena Augustyn-Lygas tops Scottish Walking Awards

A woman who organises a walking group for migrants in Fife has won the top accolade in the Scottish Walking Awards.

11 May 2021

Charity unveils new list for peakbaggers: the Ethels

Peakbaggers have a new reason to pull on their boots and get walking. A charity has come up with a new set of hills to tick off, appropriately in t...

07 May 2021

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.

05 May 2021

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.

05 May 2021

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.

05 May 2021

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...

04 May 2021

Sabrina Verjee still ahead of Wainwrights schedule after 'brutal' day of blizzards

Endurance runner Sabrina Verjee has had to contend with weather described by one observer as ‘brutal’ on the fourth day of her challenge to summit all the Wainwright fells.

03 May 2021