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Yorkshire 3 Peaks Run in a Typhoon

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Run in a Typhoon

Postby roscoT » Wed May 17, 2017 10:11 pm

Hewitts included on this walk: Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent, Whernside

Date walked: 15/05/2017

Time taken: 6

Distance: 39.4 km

Ascent: 1601m

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This day had been looming for a while, and when it came it was a monster! Run in frankly awful weather (hence no photos), but under the brilliant tutelage of ultrarunner Carol Morgan and of course my wonderful aunt. Further than I have ever ran (or walked) before and delighted to get round in under 6 hours with my only ailments a stiff hip for the last 4 miles and a soaked everything for the whole day! The rain did cease for about half an hour between Whernside and Ingleborough, enough to dry off somewhat, before the deluge restarted.
Legs still sore 2 days later, but an awesome experience that I have learned a lot from.

Imageat the start with Carol by Ross Thomson, on Flickr

Imagehalfway up Whernside by Ross Thomson, on Flickr

ImageIMG_4481 by Ross Thomson, on Flickr
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Re: Yorkshire 3 Peaks Run in a Typhoon

Postby dav2930 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:21 pm

That's a very good time for the Y3p, and in bad weather too - good effort! :clap: Not being a runner it took me 10.5 hours. I've done it twice now and it took the same time on both occasions. I must walk at a very predictable pace. Although open to the criticism of being a bit contrived, it's still a great walk IMO and well worth doing.
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