Mar 17

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Fell Running on Lake District Trails

Get Fell Running Fit

If you’re looking for a great way to get fit without going to the gym or pounding tarmac roads, fell running is the ideal sport for you. With humble beginnings in the 1800s, fell running came into existence by the necessity for shepherds to navigate hilly terrain quickly to look after their flocks. This necessity soon became a challenge between the shepherds, and the sport of fell running was born.

Offering the ideal conditions for fell running the Lake District offers various fell running routes and a healthy fell running community. There’s gentle slopes for newbies, along with more demanding runs for the more experienced runners.

Best Trail Running Shoes & Clothing

The infographic below offers hints and tips to new comers to the sport, highlighting the main features and giving you the low-down on the best attire and shoes needed for your safety, along with the different trails and routes. The guide also includes lots of information on how to get started, so get your boots on and join the community of fell runners in the Lake District. It’s exhilarating fun and a fabulous way to get fit, with the challenge of racing against other enthusiasts if you want to.

Lake District Lodging for Fell Runners

Set in the heart of the Lake District the Craig Manor Hotel offers a wealth of charm. Offering home cooked meals and wonderful surroundings it’s the ideal base from which to explore this area of outstanding beauty. Perfect for fell runners, walkers and those who love water sports, the Craig Manor Hotel is ideal for those who love the great outdoors and all it has to offer.

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Fell Running Information

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