Grisedale Horseshoe 2012

The Grisedale Horseshoe Fell Race is run from Glenridding in Patterdale. It is 16Km long and 1525m of accent. Seven Ellenborough runners and one CFR from a party of ten ran this classic fell race on Saturday 1st┬áSeptember followed by a few pints in the afternoon sunshine (yes, summer made a guest appearance) and an evening meal in the Travellers Rest, finishing with B&B in the Greenside YH. Fortunately there was a stiff westerly breeze on the tops, making running a bit more comfortable. The race was won by our own Ricky Lightfoot, beating his Salomon team mate Rob Hope of Pudsey and Bramley into second place and the class Ben Bardsley of Borrowdale FR into third.┬áThe oldgadgy got the […]

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