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Ambleside Athletic Club Ladies retain title at 27th annual Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

The Westmorland Gazette: RUN FUN: The winning team

1:07pm Sunday 12th October 2014

AMBLESIDE Athletic Club Ladies pulled out all the stops at the 27th annual Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay to take the win for the second year running.

Kendal AC's Rebecca Robinson exceeds her own expectations with podium finish at the Brighton Marathon

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal AC's Rebecca Robinson exceeds her own expectations with podium finish at the Brighton Marathon

3:39pm Thursday 10th April 2014

KENDAL AC’s Rebecca Robinson admits her result in the Brighton Marathon exceeded all expectations after finishing the race as the only UK athlete on the podium. 

Kendal teenager Daniel Armstrong celebrates chance to shine in water polo fast lane

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal teenager Daniel Armstrong celebrates chance to shine in water polo fast lane

4:07pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

CURRENTLY making waves in the pool is one Kendal teenager determined to make the most of his chance to shine in the water polo fast lane.

Rising star Beau Smith on-track to make presence felt at World University Triathlon Championships in Brazil

The Westmorland Gazette: Rising Star: Beau Smith

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

RISING triathlon star Beau Smith is firmly on-track to represent Great Britain and make his presence felt at next month’s World University Triathlon Championships in Brazil.

Halfpipe skier Emma Lonsdale reflects on her Winter Olympic performance and moment in the global gaze

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

8:55am Wednesday 26th February 2014

Back on British soil after starring at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, halfpipe skier Emma Lonsdale talks to Ross McLean about her moment in the Olympic spotlight, her decision to retire and a winter sporting legacy.

'Make Britain proud': Settle-born halfpipe skier Emma Lonsdale speaks direct from Sochi ahead of Winter Olympic spotlight

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

10:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

As she prepares to have her big airs, flips, twists and other ticks scrutinised on the world stage, freestyle skier Emma Lonsdale gives Ross Mclean an insight into life in Sochi – with Thursday the day she competes as a Winter Olympian.

London 2012 star Chloe Wilcox condemns decision of UK Sport to cut water polo Olympic funding

The Westmorland Gazette: 2012 winner: Swimming Pool, St. Peter’s School

4:23pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

After the rug was pulled from under the sport of water polo, Ross McLean tracks down Olympian Chloe Wilcox who takes time out from her domestic commitments with CN Mataro in Spain to consider the future and reflect on past glories.

Direct from the Olympic Village in Sochi, Settle-born freestyle skier Emma Lonsdale talks all things Olympics

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

8:56am Tuesday 11th February 2014

As the Winter Olympic Games grip the nation, halfpipe skier Emma Lonsdale takes time out from her Olympic adventure to talk Princess Anne, opening ceremonies and Great British history-making with Ross McLean.

Winter Olympian Emma Lonsdale talks up Great Britain's medal prospects as Games draw ever closer

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

1:06pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

Before travelling to Russia to compete at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, Ross McLean caught up with Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale about GB medal hopes, the inspiration of future generations and any lingering security concerns.

Hectic seven days for Winter Olympian Emma Lonsdale as Sochi adventure draws near

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

9:28am Thursday 30th January 2014

PLUNGED into the national spotlight following her selection for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, freestyle skier Emma Lonsdale is now looking ahead after an uncharacteristic week.

Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to compete at Winter Olympics in Sochi

The Westmorland Gazette: Settle-born Kendal Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale to comepte at Winter Olympics in Sochi

9:06am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

KENDAL Snowsports Club member Emma Lonsdale will board a plane to Sochi next month and represent Great Britain at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

Ben Abdelnoor sets the mark to win Lakeland 50 in a record

8:28am Thursday 1st August 2013

AMBLESIDE athlete Ben Abdelnoor produced a stunning run at the Lakeland 50 at the weekend, obliterating the course record in the process.

Records smashed at the Lake District's ten peaks challenge

3:51pm Thursday 4th July 2013

RECORDS were smashed at the Clif Bar 10 Peaks challenge in the Lake District on Saturday as the event continues to go from strength to strength.

Dunn deal for fourth time in unique Gummer's How fell and rowing race

The Westmorland Gazette: Competitors tackle the challenging course

11:38am Tuesday 25th June 2013

ONE of the most unique races in the UK sporting calendar played out on the windswept waters of Windermere.

Gibbs makes it two out of two in lanequest series

4:30pm Sunday 23rd June 2013

TOM Gibbs continued his winning ways by taking the second event of the Lakeland Lanequest series and once again becoming the only rider to visit all 30 controls inside the two-hour time limit on a course south of Lancaster.

Donnelly wins British championship race while Bell rules the Grasmere Gallop roost

4:26pm Thursday 13th June 2013

MORGAN Donnelly won the British championship race at Yetholm in 1:00.19, more than a minute ahead of Sedbergh’s Joe Symonds.

Running round-up: Robinson and Tunstall win GB call-ups; Addison and Hanna reign supreme; Great Karrimor Trail takes place this weekend

10:40am Friday 7th June 2013

KENDAL runners Rebecca Robinson and Sarah Tunstall have won places in the Great Britain squad to take part in the European Uphill Championships in Bulgaria next month.

Triathlete Smith earns GB call-up

5:45pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

YEALAND Redmayne triathlete Beau Smith has been selected as part of a four-strong team to represent Great Britain at the Elite Under 23 European Triathlon Championships taking place in Holten, Holland at the end of this month.

Yorkshire shine in Inter-Counties fell race at Settle

The Westmorland Gazette: Wegene Tafese leads the pack in the senior men's Inter-Counties fell race. Photo by Dave Woodhead of woodentops.org.uk

2:29pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

YORKSHIRE and Great Britain international runner Emma Clayton took the prestigious winner’s medal at the UK Inter-Counties Fell Running Championships in Settle.

Runner Rob full of Hope in Fairfield success

10:00am Sunday 19th May 2013

FORMER English and British Fell Running champion Rob Hope emerged victorious in the Fairfield Horseshoe fell race on Saturday, pipping Borrowdale’s Morgan Donnelly to the win by just eight seconds.

Beau tri's hard to win his University challenge

3:10pm Thursday 16th May 2013

YEALAND Redmayne triathlete Beau Smith took gold at the British Universities Championships having made his senior international debut a week previously.

Jones among the golds in British Orienteering Championships

5:00pm Friday 10th May 2013

LAKELAND orienteers took podium places at the prestigious British Orienteering Championships in the Surrey Hills as Sarah Jones won the gold medal in the W18 class.

Cumbria represented in world orienteering championships in Portugal

5:00pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

STUDENTS from South Cumbria travelled to the Algarve coast of Portugal for the World Schools Orienteering Championships, with Lakeland OC members Sarah Jones of Barrow Sixth Form College and Natalie Beadle of Cartmel Priory School participating.

Record field for Kendal Tri as Troughton comes home sixth to fly flag for the locals

9:00am Thursday 2nd May 2013

RECORD numbers braved the elements to complete the Kendal Sprint Tri this weekend at Lakes Leisure Kendal.

Symonds on the road to replicating father's Three Peaks success while hundreds take part in Hawkshead trail race

8:30pm Monday 29th April 2013

SEDBERGH runner Jo Symonds made it back-to-back Three Peaks victories as he looks to beat his father Hugh’s achievements of winning the race in 1984, 1985 and 1987.

Bland back with a bang as Bell reigns supreme again but locals fail to reach fore in last ever Daffodil 10k

9:00am Monday 22nd April 2013

THIRLMERE farmer Gavin Bland spectacularly returned to fell running action by winning the opening race of the British Championship at Silent Valley in Northern Ireland’s Mourne Mountains.

Bell smashes course record in Cartmel spectacular

1:00pm Friday 22nd March 2013

CARL Bell found the soft going to his liking in the Lakeland Trails season opener at Cartmel on Saturday when he broke the course record in the 18km Cartmel Sticky Toffee Trail Race.

Sproul wins back-to-back Wilson Runs while Dennis proves a menace in boys event

8:00am Friday 22nd March 2013

CASEY Dennis won the 2013 Wilson Run in Sedbergh on Tuesday in boggy conditions after recent snow had melted, with Eilidh Sproul regaining her ladies title and beating her 2012 time.

Runners ready to get stuck into Cartmel race tomorrow

5:00pm Friday 15th March 2013

THE opening 2013 Lakeland Trails event at Cartmel Racecourse takes place tomorrow with more than 1,000 trail runners from all over the UK, along with visitors from Holland, Germany, Belgium, France and Ireland taking part.

Athletes taste success in Keswick county event

9:00am Friday 18th January 2013

IT WAS perfect conditions for the Cumbria county Cross Country Championships at Fitz Park, Keswick and Kendal AAC athletes gained medals across the age groups.

Carl is Bell of the ball as he triumphs in Nine Standards

3:00pm Friday 4th January 2013

RECORDS tumbled at the Nine Standards Fell Race at Kirkby Stephen as Howgill’s Carl Bell smashed the previous best by more than half a minute.

Addison close to toppling Olympian Brownlee in Yorkshire but wins at Wansfell

The Westmorland Gazette: Jog on Jonny: Olympic ace Jonny Brownlee ahead of Tom Addison (background) in the Auld Lang Syne Race. Picture by Paul Wood

8:30am Friday 4th January 2013

KENDAL fell runner Tom Addison put in a scintillating performance to finish just 18 seconds behind Olympic bronze medallist Jonny Brownlee in the Auld Lang Syne fell race on the outskirts of Haworth, in Yorkshire.

Runners enjoy new Sticky Chocolate Trail Run

4:00pm Thursday 20th December 2012

THE very first Sticky Chocolate Trail Run got off to a great start on Saturday December from Cartmel Racecourse.

Puddles can't dampen annual Langdale pudding race

10:28am Thursday 20th December 2012

POURING rain failed to dampen spirits for the Langdale Christmas Pudding run as around 800 runners took part in the traditional festive race.

Parkinson nearly claws leaders back in mid-lancs race

4:00pm Monday 10th December 2012

KENDAL’S Danny Parkinson was just six seconds short of registering a win in Saturday’s Mid Lancs Cross Country League fixture at Crooklands on Saturday.

Records fall at the double in Ravenstonedale while Lupton shines at Kirkby Moor

1:00pm Friday 30th November 2012

NOT one but two records fell at the Ravenstonedale 10K this year.

Knott a challenge for fell runners

5:00pm Friday 23rd November 2012

ARNSIDE Knott fell race turned out to be a challenging route with testing climbs in an event which filled the void left by the cancelled Eaves Wood Trail Race.

Dewi happy to get down and Dirty in Helvellyn and Ullswater double

4:00pm Sunday 11th November 2012

WELSH Cross Country international Dewi Griffiths had a tremendous weekend as he picked up a double win in the ‘Dirty Double’ over Helvellyn and Ullswater in the finale of the Lakeland Trails.

Entries open for mountain marathon as Abdelnoor reigns supreme in Langdale

2:00pm Sunday 21st October 2012

THE original Lake District Mountain Marathon is taking place in the Howgills over the weekend of October 27 and 28.

Rob is at the Peak of his powers

4:38pm Tuesday 16th October 2012

A RECORD-shattering South Lakeland cyclist was on cloud nine after winning an arduous competition which he has made his own.

Kendal get winning feeling in Cumbria League athletics

The Westmorland Gazette: Stephanie Driscoll of Ghyllside School with the county shield as champion U11 girl for 2012

10:36am Tuesday 2nd October 2012

A SUMMER of travelling for Kendal’s young athletes has paid off with the club finishing second overall in the Cumbria League.

Robinson rules roost for England as Prentice takes Great Langdale Marathon

3:00pm Friday 28th September 2012

REBECCA Robinson put in a great shift at the Home International Uphill Championships at Melmerby.

Jackson triumphant in final Kendal Sprint Triathlon of the year

11:00am Friday 28th September 2012

KIE Jackson reigned supreme in the final Kendal Sprint Triathlon of the year.

Hyder records a Great day out

4:00pm Thursday 13th September 2012

MEL Hyder smashed the ladies record by more than three minutes to win the Great Westmorland Trail Race in 51.20 and ninth overall.

Lupton breaks record in Rusland romp

3:00pm Saturday 25th August 2012

ANNA Lupton broke the course record for women in the Rusland five-mile fell race.

Ricky's too tricky for the rest in Borrowdale fell race

10:00am Monday 20th August 2012

RICKY Lightfoot from Ellenborough won the gruelling 16.2-mile Borrowdale fell race in a time of 3.49.20.

Barrow's Thompson in action as Farah strikes gold

9:57pm Saturday 4th August 2012

CHRIS Thompson struggled in the men’s 10,000 metres on a glorious night for British athletics at the Olympic Park.

Symonds and Helm Hill Juniors both crowned champions

9:00am Friday 20th July 2012

SEDBERGH-born Joe Symonds has been crowned British Fell Running Champion having finished second in the Arrochar Alps in Scotland.

More than 1,000 competitors take part in Lakeland marathon

3:00pm Sunday 15th July 2012

IT WAS a good day for local fell runners and orienteers as 1,300 competitors took part in the 34th Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon.

Furness second, Eden third and South Lakeland sixth in Cumbria School Games

9:00am Tuesday 10th July 2012

TEAM Carlisle have been crowned 2012 Cumbria School Games champions after 1,500 children took part across the county.

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