Billy Bland Relay Challenge

Billy Bland Relay Challenge – Ellenborough AC The Billy Bland Relay Challenge is based on the five legs of the 24 hour Bob Graham round, starting and finishing at the Moot Hall in Keswick. It covers 66 miles, 28,000 foot of climbing over 42 Lake District Peaks. The team consists of 10 runners split into 5 pairs, each pair running a leg of the challenge. In 1982 Billy Bland completed the Bob Graham round in an astonishing 13 hours 53 minutes and to this day no solo runner has come close to this time. Ellenborough AC runner Chris Lister put the challenge to the club members and a date was set for Sunday 5th June. The team honed their fitness and route details […]

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