Warm again for the annual Steel City Striders Salt CellarFell Race (10.9k/486m) on Friday and although the humidity was high at the
start by Fairholmes Visitor Centre, Bamford, there was a breeze on top of
Derwent Edge, and the ground was mostly dry.
The race is also part of the Accelerate Gritstone Series of fell
races. Some proceeds from the race will
go to Edale Mountain Rescue Team. 123
runners took part representing over 50 clubs.
1st home was Tom Saville of Dark Peak FR in a new courserecord of 49.27. 1st ladyCaroline Brock in 1.00.27, also a new course record. For MAC Paddy Wright was 23rd in1.02.19 followed by Matt Nichols 1.02.27, Ian Watson 1.05.26, Peter Wilmot
1.07.43 and Sally Owen 1.36.08.