Xmas Run 2017 – 4 x 3,000ft

Author: Ricky Lightfoot  “I’ve never been so relieved to get off a ……. hillside!” The only other time I’ve uttered those words was during my winter Bob Graham Round in January 2015, but the latest outing was a bit shorter lived as I walked in to the Sweeny Bar just off the A591 near Swirls, soaked through with five other blokes. A few months previous to the 29th December we, some members of my local club Ellenbourgh AC had agreed an a location for our annual “Christmas Doo”. We decided on the Lakes 3000’s, a classic loop of the 4 mountains in the Lake District which stand above 3000ft, it’s also an annual event for the LDWA, in summer I might […]

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