Virtual Fell Champs

1 month 3 days ago #4193 by Jan Forrester
Here are the final results for the Virtual Fell Champs organised by Events up North after the Short fell Race -  www.timingupnorthresults.co.uk/Results.aspx…
Chris Holdsworth, Calder Valley Fell Runners was 1st in 23 minutes 23 seconds. 1st lady was Sara Willhoit, Mercia Fell Runners. in 29.14.
For MAC Richard Bradbury was 1st home in 30.13 followed by John Thorpe 30.52, Ian Watson 33.46 all in the MV40-49 category. In the Senior Men category Colin Davenport 31.32, MV50-59 Simon Croft 39.37 and Geoff Cooper 1 hour 1 minute 18 seconds. Les Thurston MV60+ 50.48. For the Ladies Jan Forrester was 3rd in the LV60+ in 43.52 and Tessa Jackson also LV60+ 52.00. There were 312 runners.
Route choice is key to gain a good time!You can still enter the medium and long routes and there are some new criteria from the organisers1. Your route needs to include at least one summit/hill top.**2. Have limited vehicle use fire trail (no more than one mile in total in either race)**3. You now also have two weeks to complete and submit your entry so you can make sure you nail the perfect fell route.**
Medium: 11/7 to 26/7
Long: 1/8 to 16/8We can't be totally arbitrary with the new rules but if we could ask you to plan your routes with a traditional fell race in mind.

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