Long Eaton at Long Mynd

Five Long Eaton Running Club stalwarts traveled all the way to the
Welsh Borders to tackle the famous Long Mynd Valleys Fell Race.

The formidable 11.5 mile and 5000 feet of climb is capable of
intimidating even the most hardened of mountain men. The tremendously steep
climbs and descents were completed by Richard Wilkinson in 2hrs 11mins,
Andy Colgate 2.13, Andrei Vais 2.35, Phil Walters 2.38 and Sean Gauton

The winning time by Simon Bailey of Mercia Fell Runners and English
Fell Running Champion of 1hr 38mins showed how tough a race this was. It
indeed continues to be an ideal playground for aspiring Bob Graham


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