Posts by Mark Burley

The Isle of Jura Fell Race

The Isle of Jura Fell Race is described by its website as ‘…a classic on many a fell runner’s wish list; a true test of hillcraft, endurance and fell running technique. It is one of the toughest challenges in British hill racing at this distance, and one of the best…

Hodgson Brothers Mountain Relay

The Hodgson Brothers Mountain Relay (https://hbmr.org.uk/) is the oldest fell running relay in the country. It’s set in the heart of the Lake District, and covers approximately 36.2km and 2,800m of ascent over the four legs. Each of the eight runners (split into four pairs) needs sufficient navigation and mountain…