Croft X-C Nov 2018 – Men’s report

A well-observed minute’s silence, marking the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, formed a reflective prelude to this year’s Croft Castle winter XC race. Sadly, I heard that the tenant farmer, an excellent stockman responsible for the surrounding pastures had passed away not long ago, and so the grass in the starting field was unusually long […]

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Black Mountain Trail Race

Earlier this summer I did an excellent one-day beginning fell running for women run by Ruth Pickvance, a former GB fell runner, based down near Crickhowell. ¬†Through this I heard about the Black Mountain Trail Race that Ruth organises through her company Element Active. When I entered I’d not realised it clashed with the Ron […]

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