A tale of two fell races


The Coiners fell race is a very special event where my fell running journey began 2 years ago. To be honest, I never even knew the sport existed until a friend asked me if I fancied trying the race midway through the fell season. From the moment the starter’s horn went I was hooked. I didn’t do very well but still I loved every minute of it.

So 2 years later, May Bank Holiday 2016, I was back in Mytholmroyd for my 3rd Coiners Fell Race. This time I was running in the U14 category- where it can sometimes seem like boys vs men. Not an English Championship race this time so it didn’t attract as many runners, but I still wanted to do well and there were still faces I recognised from other races.

The race was different this year as all U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 runners…

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