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    Tour de France

    Tour de France Photos are now for sale

    The photos were taken on the first stage of the Tour de France 2014, 'Grand Depart'. The location was on Buttertubs pass just outside of the Yorkshire Dales Town of Hawes.

    The Tour de France set off from Leeds on Saturday 5th July 2014. The riders left the city and headed out to Harwood House for the formal send off with the dignitaries.

    The race then headed North to the Towns of Otley, Ilkley and Skipton before heading into the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Here the riders faced three mountain climbs, Cray, Buttertubs and Grinton Moor. From here the route continued onwards before finishing in Harrogate.

    The winner on Stage one was Marcel Kittel. It was a dramatic end to the stage with Mark Cavendish (photo on left) crashing out in the final stages. Unfortunately it was also to end his TdF for 2014 as it forced his retirement.

    The photos were taken on Buttertubs pass just after the steepest part of the route (which kicks up to a 25% gradient).

    Photos are available here

     

     

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    British and English Fell Running Championships 2014

    Fell Running British Champs

    Details of the British and English fell running championships, Which will you be doing?

    Round 1 Ladies Race pictures here

    Mens ascent of Pendle hill

    Mens descent of Pendle Hill

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    Barbondale Fell Race

    A great little video of fell runners descending the final last two hundred meters of the Barbondale fell race. The video shows the runners sliding down the fell, it is also a risky tactic, this is illustrated by one of the Settle runners who dislocates his shoulder after falling near the bottom of the descent. The Barbondale fell race is part of the Kendal winter league and is organised by Helm Hill running club. The video was taken and has been shared with the the kind permission of Andy Holden.

     

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    New Ultra Series

    High Terrain ultra series

    High Terrain Events have announced a new Ultra Running Series for the 2014 season. Four  races will make up the series.  The first of the races 3x3, this is a run based  on the classic Lakes 3000's route, this will be a 80 kilometer off road route incorporating Scafell Pike (978m), Helvellyn (950m) and Skiddaw (931m). The start and finish will be from Keswick in the Lake District.
    The second race will be the slightly shorter Scafell Pike race, dont let the shorter distance fool you, it's a tough 42 kilometer race starting and finishing in Keswick over the highest paek in England, this race has 1800 meters of ascent.
    The third race will visit Northumberland and will be around the forest area of Kielder water.  There are some fantastic running trails in this area,  and this brand new ultra event will have two route options of 100 kilometres or 50 kilometres. Both routes will be fully marked so no navigation experience necessary. 
    The Fourth race is one that is already established on the High Terrain menu of trail runs, it sets off from Ennerdale in the North West area of the Lake District National Park.  A truly spectacular location for trail running with a fantastic combination of trails in a unique natural environment. It is an enclosed valley surrounded by some of the Lake Districts most iconic mountains; Great Gable, Pillar and Haystacks, providing a natural backdrop of dramatic ridges and wooded slopes. There are currently three distance options for this race of either 50 kilometres, 25 kilometres or 10 kilometres.  More details will be available soon on http://highterrainevents.co.uk website.

    • Kielder 27 April 2014
    • Scafell Pike 15 June 2014
    • 3X3 5 October 2014
    • Ennerdale 19 October 2014

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    UTMB  UTMB - Qualification Races 2013/2014

    Each race listed is graded and points are awarded for completing the race; It is highly likely that the same criteria will be used for 2014 as used in 2013, which is;

    To enroll for the UTMB® 2013, you need to have acquired a minimum of 7 points by having completed qualification races, the races should have been completed between 1st January 2012 and 31 December 2013. The 7 points have to be acquired within 3 races maximum.
    To enroll for the CCC® 2013, you need to have acquired at least 2 points by having completed, between1st January 2012 and 31 December 2013, the points should be gained within a maximum of two races.
    To enroll for the TDSTM 2013, you need to have acquired at least 2 points by having completed, between1st January 2012 and 31 December 2013, the points should be gained within a maximum of two races.
    2010 finishers of the UTMB® and the CCC®, may also qualify for the enrollment.

    The entry requirements for the 2014 races are likely to be similar to those set for 2013 races.
    Here is the list of qualifying UK UTMB races and points available for completing the race;

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    Name Of Event Date of Event Type of Event Location Country Uk Region
    Derbyshire Chevin 2 3 September 2014 Running Fell Race Peak District United Kingdom
    Sourton Tor 3 September 2014 Running Fell Race South West United Kingdom
    Hades Hill 4 September 2014 Running Fell Race South/West Pennines United Kingdom
    Great Longstone Chase 5 September 2014 Running Fell Race Peak District United Kingdom
    Wiggle Steeple Chase Sportive View rides 6 September 2014 Bike Sportive Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
    Clif Bar 10 Peaks Brecon Beacons 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race Talybont-on-Usk United Kingdom Wales
    Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2014 View rides 6 September 2014 Bike Sportive Cornwall United Kingdom
    Rat Race Man vs Mountain 6 September 2014 Running Mountain Marathon Caernarfon United Kingdom Wales
    Clif Bar 10 Peaks Brecon Beacons Short Course 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race Brecon Beacons United Kingdom Wales
    Ben Nevis 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race North United Kingdom
    Derek Price Memorial Grisedale Horseshoe 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race Lake District United Kingdom
    Morrone ( Braemar Gathering) 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race North United Kingdom
    O M M Lite 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race Unknown United Kingdom
    Ve3k Vegan English 3000s 6 September 2014 Running Fell Race Lake District United Kingdom
    OMM Bike Day 1 6 September 2014 Bike Mountain Bike Orienteering NEMBOS United Kingdom
    The Great Gorilla Ride View rides 7 September 2014 Bike Sportive Northamptonshire United Kingdom
    GSD Giant View rides 7 September 2014 Bike Sportive West Sussex United Kingdom
    Tour de Broads View rides 7 September 2014 Bike Sportive Weston Logville United Kingdom
    Cheddar Cyclosportive View rides 7 September 2014 Bike Sportive Somerset United Kingdom
    50 Mile Hill Billy Sportive Challenge View rides 7 September 2014 Bike Sportive Stoke-on-trent United Kingdom

     

     



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