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Conor74
2012-01-04 14:03:50
Hill running (fell running)?
Anyone ever try it?

Often wondered what hill or trail running would be like and got my first proper taste of it a few days back when about 20 of us did 12 miles across trails, bogs and streams along the trail that starts at Torc and leads to Peakeen/Knockanaguish. Loved it. Rain, mud, bruises, brilliant. Out of 20, one fell and damaged his jaw and cracked a tooth, one badly sprained his ankle, one keeled into a stream and gor a full bath, but it was all good! Had done a bit of road running over the past year or 2, and every time I slogged it out on tar I would think how much I preferred being up and about in the hills. This experience has completely spoiled road running for me.
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