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Fellsman 2010

It’s not a good start. Halfway up Whernside the second mountain of the day – there are nine – I’m sitting on my backside with both shoes and socks off surrounded by bits of my first aid kit while concentrating firmly on the task of taping my heels. And I’d been worried enough, thank you, […]

Calderdale Way Relay (Ladies) 2009

This great club day out had a different slant this year – Settle Harriers’ first ever ladies’ team was in the mix. After much pre-race discussions and swapping around, the day dawned with the plucky 12 ready to rumble. Leg 1: Ruth Maxwell and Kath Davies Our openers left Ingleton at an ungodly hour and […]

La Petite Trotte à Léon 2009

La Petite Trotte à Léon part of the The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont- Blanc® La Petite Trotte à Léon 25th-30th August 2009 La Petite Trotte à Léon is now in its second year although this year the course changed by over 80% from the previous year, with much of the course at higher altitude […]

Bob Graham Round 2017

Thursday 29th June 22.30 It’s well known that the weather can make or break a Bob Graham attempt. The forecast had never looked great for my chosen date but it had steadily improved over the week and crucially, there was the faint promise of ‘some sunny spells’ on Friday afternoon. I tried to remain optimistic. […]

Bob Graham attempts 2007

Accounts of three BG attempts by Settle Harriers during 2007 Alex Pilkington – 21st December Yes – the shortest day of the year! Here’s Laurence Ormerod’s account of Alex’s second successful round of the year. Perhaps Alex will add his own story too soon (he did – see below). Alex sailed round his BG yesterday […]


Saunders 2007

TWO MUMS ENJOY A LUXURY LAKES MINI-BREAK “Oh, you’ll be alright on the Saunders. You don’t have to carry your tent – you come back to the same place for the night, and there’s a bar at the camp and you can get food and everything.” Complete b*ll**ks of course, but it did the trick! […]

Easter Jolly 2007

This years Settle Harriers Easter Jolly was the biggest yet by far:- 22 Adults 19 children and babies and two dogs! It was the perfect weekend! The Carlisle Diocese Youth Centre based at St John’s near Keswick was our accommodation: a very spacious, light and well equipped centre in an idyllic situation, perched high on […]