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Update : Came in at 6:05 and in 11th place in Walkers class. 5.30am, September 25th 2011, a time of day no sensible person should be up at. The same non sane person who had paid to walk 20 miles along the length of the Hope Valley for the fourth year in a row.  There […]

The Nine Edges Challenge 2010

Posted: 26th September 2010 by admin in Endurance Events, Travel

Event Link here Google Map Link here Nine Edges Results 2010 My preparations for this years Nine Edges challenge was not ideal, a couple of days after signing up at the end of July, I strained my tendon in a freak playground accident with my daughter, followed by turning my ankle a week later just […]

Nine Edges 2009 – Its getting better

Posted: 5th October 2009 by admin in Endurance Events, Travel

Tell me (deep breath) why (deep breath) I’ve paid (deep breath) to do this (deep breath) again.  That was my feelings as I ascended the 350m up to the top of Derwent Edge, its utter madness if you thought about it.  You’ve still got 21.5 miles to do, and your warm up is the steepest […]

The Nine Edges challenge is a 21 miles walk from Ladybower Reservoir to the Robin Hood pub near Baslow, taking in the 9 edges along the way, these being Derwent Edge, Stanage, Burbage North, Burbage South, Froggatt, Curbar, Baslow Edge, Gardoms and Birchens. There are several ways of doing the challenge, running or walking with […]