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Ultimate Trails 2016

First of this has taken a bit more planning to sort out than the last one, mostly due to the impending weather, plenty of rain. Still not decided which bike I am taking! (I have now)

My location for the day has changed a little, I won’t be going up stake pass this year as if it’s going to be raining then I choose to say lower, possibly a different place to last time which might mean no midges. I will be checking out some of the route on the day as I only found out precisely where it went last week for this years event.

Heading there late, I’ve taken the time to get some work done and pack my bag and rest.

On the day I got up around 7:30am and then headed out to Chapel Stile to leave my bike and walk up the valley. I saw the first running with 30 minutes lead at the pub, from there I walked a bit further on. After some had come though my main plan was to find more shelter as I knew as soon as the sun had passed the rain was coming it. I was fully prepared for 99% of it! Although my umbrella died half way though. I stayed in my spot for most of the event until it calmed down, then went for a more creative walk again before it got darker. Once it had got darker I slowly headed back to Chapel Stile to catch the last of the runners. From there I went back to Ambleside and caught up with them again there before heading to bed.

  • From the organiser – Fab photos once again!
  • Thanks for all your work yesterday, that is a monumental shift in those conditions!
  • James ‘Jumpy’ Kirby for making me smile
  • Great to see you James, thanks for your encouragement :-)
  • You had to sit in some pretty crumby weather and got some amazing pictures :-) thanks James Kirby
  • Great pic of you two :)
  • That’s a belter :)
  • Best photo’s yet!
  • Thanks James, two feet in the air – proof I did actually run in places :-)
  • Couple of photos from the weekend, think this was about 100km in. Thanks James!
  • Come rain or shine, always got a smile for u James!! :) Thank u for your super pics!!
  • oh thank you for the photo, James. They’re fantastic pics!
  • Thanks James for top shots!
  • “Why are you phoning me, James ‘Jumpy’ Kirby is taking my picture?” says Sally to me!
  • Thanks to James for enduring a very long day in horrid July weather to get the runners at their worst!
  • Brilliant photos from James
  • Thanks James, great pictures again. Not the best of days for sitting out for hours!
  • Fabulous photos!
  • Cracking #ut110 photos from James hope you’ve dried off fella!
  • Thanks James – another memory you’ve captured for me.
  • Brilliant photos xxx. Thank you xx
  • Just enjoy the moment you in plus James ‘Jumpy’ Kirby takes amazing photos x
  • Great job James ‘Jumpy’ Kirby :-)
  • thank you James ‘Jumpy’ Kirby for the great photographs
  • Cheers for the photo bud, even tho you always catch me when I’m on deaths door :P
  • Thanks to James for Battling with the weather to catch us all :)
  • Great shot
  • Thanks James for raising a smile at mile 30!
  • Always a smile for the photographer ;-)
  • Thanks for the great pics James!
  • Super pictures, something for proud mum (me) to share with my friends.
  • Great photos thanks
  • What a lovely photo of you both x
  • Brilliant photo.
  • Awesome pic.
  • Cracking photos as always James!!
  • Big thanks to James Kirby Photography & Web Design for all the great photos!!

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