Sunday, 15 February 2015

Anglezark Amble – 14 February

After virtually no running all winter I was afflicted by the type of madness that seems to affect only fell runners. I hoped I might manage a good 12 miles, I hoped I might reach the gate at 12.5 miles where I tore a calf muscle once but by the Strawberry Duck I was slowing, a little. About halfway Cadshaw Valley it was all over and the long, painful struggle to Darwen Tower, Slipper Lowe, Great Hill and Rivington started. I finished, about all in, but I finished. On Sunday morning my knee is fine, no aches and no other after-effects so I am delighted. I did think about going out for a short, slow “leg stretch” until I tried to walk down stairs. Ah well, plenty of time for that later.


20150214-1-The Amble-1“After The Amble” – Mike, Albert and Michele

Great to catch up with so many people – Albert, Michele, Tony, Mike, Hopey, Andy, Josie (get that schedule sorted!), Wendy, Yiannis, Jenny and all the rest.

1 comment:

  1. I was down to do Anglezarke but had to give it a miss :-( , will have a go at the Two Crosses instead. Hope it went well!