It's A Hill, Get Over It. Steve Chilton
Tells the story of fell running from its 19th century origins to the present day.
This book covers the early days of the sport; right through to it going global with World Championships. Along the way it profiles influential athletes such as Fred Reeves, Bill Teasdale, Kenny Stuart, Joss Naylor, and Billy and Gavin Bland. It gives background to the athletes including their upbringing, introduction to the sport, training, working life, records and achievements.
'A mix of history and personal stories makes for an informative and inspiring read for those with a love of this unique and wonderful British sport. One which will spur you to get back out there.' Sarah Rowell, former British and English fell running champion
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About the author; Steve Chilton is a committed runner and qualified athletics coach with considerable experience of fell running and a marathon personal best of 2-34-53. He is a long-time member of the Fell Runners Association (FRA). In a long running career he has run in many of the classic fell races, as well as mountain marathons and has also completed the Cuillin Traverse. He works at Middlesex University where he is Lead Academic Developer.