The Turner Landscape fell race starts at Turner Hall Farm in Seathwaite and is a 10.6 mile fell race in the Duddon valley with 3000ft of ascent. 

This year’s race almost didn’t go ahead as the eight-year organiser, 78-year-old Mike Turner, was struggling to organise it due to Parkinson’s disease and e couldn’t find anyone else to take it on. However, his sons, Andy and Ian, stepped in at the last minute to save the day. 

360 runners took part in the race, with farmer Anthony Hartley allowing the use of his land for free. The event raised £1,038 for Alzheimer’s Research UK from entry fees and a tea and cake stall.

Hannah Horsburgh and Carl Bell made it another Keswick AC double by winning the men and ladies English Championships Races. Carl finished in 1:24:12 and Hannah 1:37:04. 

Keswick AC finishers:

1 Carl Bell, 3 Mark Lamb, 6 Dan Haworth, 16 Calum Tinnion, 19 Steve Hebblethwaite, 29 Sam Stead, 33 Steve Halsall, 49 Daniel Jones, 57 Hannah Horsburgh, 65 Tom Day, 101 Dave Prosser, 102 Tobias Barthelmes, 133 Jacob Tonkin, 139 Suzanne Lyne, 142 Paul Fullwood, 145 Craig Smith, 147 Michael Mallen, 154 Cat Spurden, 161 Katie Sipesteijn, 166 Chris Smith, 171 Ross Butler, 177 Jo Gillyon, 183 Jenn Mattinson, 204 Zoe Webber, 218 Kate Apps, 243 Vic Haworth, 250 Lindsay Walker, 304 Lesley Malarkey, 305 Tom Evans

Pictures: Keswick’s Carl Bell and Hannah Horsburgh

Picture credit: Steven Jackson

 

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