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Last weekend Cicerone’s Joe Williams ran the Glencoe Skyline race in Scotland, a race regarded as one of the most difficult ultramarathons in the world.
Kingsley has been out and about trail and fell running in the Lake District, as he does. Here is a little video from one of his days out.
What’s the best kind of shoe for fell running, trail running or road running? Joe explains different kinds of running shoes and makes his recommendations.
Here’s a sample route from the new Cicerone guidebook to Trail and Fell Running in the Lake District, written by Kingsley Jones. This level 2 run is 6 miles long with an expected duration of 1hr 45mins.
The speed record for running the South West Coast Path was recently broken by Cicerone author Damian Hall, setting a new time of 10 days 15 hours and 18 minutes. We were so excited about this at Cicerone that we had to catch up with him to find out more about the adventure.
In this blog post, Cicerone’s Joe Williams shares some of his Ramsay’s Round training. Joe will attempt Charlie Ramsay’s Round as part of his preparation for the UTMB later in the summer. At 90km (56 miles) and 8500m of ascent, it’s Scotland’s answer to the Lake District’s Bob Graham Round which, incidentally, he has blogged about too.
Cicerone’s Joe Williams discusses Charlie Ramsay’s Round, a long distance mountain running challenge in Scotland, and one of his recent training runs. Charlie Ramsay’s Round As part of my buildup to running the UTMB race in August I will be doing the classic Scottish mountain running challenge of Charlie Ramsay’s Round in mid June. Aside from being a […]
Although the Tour of Mont Blanc route is well established as an anti-clockwise circuit, there are arguments in favour of walking the TMB in a clockwise direction, the most persuasive being
Andy Hodges, author of the soon-to-be published Cicerone guidebook Mountain Adventure in the Maurienne, has just returned home from a trip to the area to find an advance copy of his new book waiting for him on the doorstep.