Climber Shauna Coxsey: Tokyo Olympics will be my last competition

Climber Shauna Coxsey has announced her appearance at the Tokyo Olympics will be her final professional event.

Runner Ellis Bland abandons double Bob Graham bid after summiting 65 peaks

Endurance runner Ellis Bland has abandoned his attempt to set a new fastest time for a double Bob Graham Round.

Athlete Ellis Bland bids to break Nicky Spinks's double Bob Graham record

Hot on the heels of Sabrina Verjee’s Wainwrights record attempt comes another bid by an athlete to post a fastest time in a gruelling Lakeland challenge.

Lake District walker suffers broken ankle in slip at Aira Force waterfalls

A walker suffered a painful suspected broken ankle in a slip at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4...

Lakeland walker suffers head injuries in fall on Cat Bells

Rescuers have thanked passers-by who looked after a man after he fell on a Lake District hill. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 2.45p...

Ross Jenkin will tackle continuous round of four national mountain challenges

There must be something in the water this June as another endurance athlete sets out on a quest to set a record.

Four Keswick rescuers clock up combined 140 years' service with team

Four members of Keswick Mountain Rescue Team have been recognised for their service after clocking up a combined 140 years’ volunteering.

Runner Sabrina Verjee sets out on renewed Wainwrights record attempt

Endurance athlete Sabrina Verjee has hit the Lake District fells in a renewed effort to set a fastest time for completing the Wainwrights.

Charity says radical rethink necessary to tackle Lake District traffic chaos

Landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District said action is necessary to tackle the problem of traffic in the national park.

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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