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The Thirsk Weekly News is a family-owned paper for Thirsk and the surrounding area

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers...






21st May, 2022.


Fell race enthusiast, Marc Davies was the sole member at the inaugural race of the Dave Parry Lets Run Summer Fell Series, the Fox and Hounds Fell Race.

It has a new course this year, slightly longer at 15k (9.3miles), with 605 metres (1,985ft) of ascent, and it was certainly a toughie.

Based at the Yorkshire Cycling Hub at Fryupdale, it circumnavigated Danby Dale, and had a full quota of steep climbs and descents, tricky, narrow heather paths, loose stones, bog, and even nettles, not letting up even to the last few metres!

Results are not yet to hand, but Marc completed the course in about 1h 48, a valiant effort......

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