Still managed to get some good miles in though which included 3 town runs during the week,and one really enjoyable fell run of 17 miles on Sunday.
The first town run was about 7 miles in the snow, which made me a good moving target for some kids (2 near misses and 1 direct hit) throwing snowballs. It felt like running on the fells to be honest with the snow making the pavements all bumpy and uneven.
The 2nd town run involved about 5 of us who turned at the club but didn't fancy the speed reps that Alan had planned, so we had a run around town which included a run up to the BEACON.
Quite magical in the dark with the snow on the ground giving us enough light to find our way without torches. The sky was full of stars and Steve B tried his best to show us all his knowledge of the galaxy, which amounted to " I think that's the plough"!
The following night I again ran up to the beacon but added a couple of extra road miles in too making it 9 miles at a good steady pace.
Saturday I spent the afternoon fighting my way around Carlisle Xmas shopping, with the deal being I was free to go for a run on Sunday.
Parked my car at Pooley and ran up to Roehead and continued on the path that runs slightly above Ullswater to Howtown.
|2 walkers making their way up Place Fell|
|Looking towards Helvellyn and Fairfield|
|Brothers Water and Red Screes|
|The summit with fantastic views|
|Looking back to Penrith under the fog.|
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