The Infamous Bob Graham Round, 42 Fells, 66 Miles, 26,900ft in 24 Hours - With Richard Anderson

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Yes you read that right. Little seems to be known nation-wide about this epic Lake District challenge only tackled by the toughest of souls, but completing it gives you the chance to have your name written in history, among the small list of legendary ultra-distance fell-runners who have completed it before you. Here's Team KMC'...
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6 Top Tips to Nail the #KendalMint100 Challenge - By Ben Goodfellow

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100 KM of running over 8 days is a serious undertaking, but adding the weather, family commitments and other challenges that the holiday period present makes this a significant challenge.  You can find out more about the challenge by clicking here.We spoke to #TeamKMC Athlete, Benjamin Goodfellow, a 24-year-old Semi Professional Triathlet...
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Team KMC Ben Goodfellow takes 1st Place at Helvellyn Triathlon

Team KMC Ben Goodfellow takes 1st Place at Helvellyn Triathlon
This weekend saw Team KMC's very own Ben Goodfellow take 1st place at the Helvellyn Triathlon. Like many others, Ben has had his season shattered by the global pandemic. Not only that, it was only weeks ago Ben had a pretty heavy crash which left him with a broken Collar Bone. Despite any of this, Ben has persisted, trained hard (and smart) leading...
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Winter training - Richard Anderson, Team KMC

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The winter months can be a difficult time for endurance athletes. The days are short, the weather is rubbish and race season is months away. There are so many excuses not to train consistently… but if you want to nail a big season, excuses are not an option.   So what is the best way to attack winter when your big races are in the summer? It i...
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Team KMC - Rob Colston - Rowing, Triathlon

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My name is Rob Colston, 24 and grew up in the lake district. I've been rowing competitivrly for the last 4 years, having competed in national and international competitions. Currently at Cambridge 99 rowing club. In addition to this I love walking in the fells and taking my bike out for a spin wherever and whenever I can. I also enjoy open water sw...
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Team KMC - Sam Boatwright - Epic Runner, Ambassador & Fundraiser

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​Team KMC first met Sam when we arrived at the Yorkshire Cycle Expo 2019, as part of the UCI World Cycling Championships in Harrogate. Here we discovered his endless pursuit of Epic challenges in the aid of incredible causes! On this occasion, cycling 813 miles in just 48 hours!  The challenge is all in aid of charity Leeds Care...
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Team KMC - Tissy Brignall - Running

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 We first met Tissy at the Great Cumbrian Run 2019. Tissy is a great ambassador to health & well-being and an inspiration to many! Name - Tissy/ Matisse Brignall Age - 28 Sports/ Hobbies - Running, Swimming, Cycling & the Gym Background - Hated exercise until about 4 years ago when I discovered I actually enjoyed the gym and best of al...
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Team KMC - Michael Parkin - Fell Running, Cycling, Climbing, Hiking

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Name: Michael Parkin Sport: Fell running, cycling, climbing and hiking. Hi, I'm Michael. I'm a fell runner conveniently located in Penrith, just outside of the Lake District. 2019 was a great year of running for me, I have competed in some fantastic races and team events. Most notably I was part of the Eden Runners Billy Bland Challenge in which we...
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Team KMC - Josh Dowson - PT

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Name: Josh Dowson Job: Personal Trainer - Dowsonfitness A bit about me; I First qualified as a fitness instructor in 2015 and took over the role of teaching the classes at north lakes hotel in Penrith. that emerged into qualifying as a personal trainer and 1 year later started self employed life as a trainer, based at the north lakes hotel. I work ...
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Team KMC - Rachel Brown - Duathlon

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Name: Rachel Brown Age: 34 Sports: Runner and Duathlete Background: I started running competitively when I was 11 years old, mainly cross country. I soon suffered with on and off knee injuries and after University gave up competitive running and became a recreational runner. After having my second child 3 years ago I decided to take up competitive ...
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