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31/07/2017
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SALLY FAWCETT’S BOB GRAHAM ROUND

Team Montane athlete Sally Fawcett has recently fulfilled one of her long-term running goals – completing the classic Lake District Bob Graham Round. In a nutshell, this is 66 miles, 42 Lakeland peaks, 27,000 ft of ascent. Man pitting himself against mountains is by no means a new idea. The Bob Graham round is named after the man himself, who set the record for the most fells scaled (42) in a 24 hour period in June 1932. However, the first recorded long distance ’round’ took place in 1864, heralding a long and rich... Read More