Post by Peter Bakwin on Apr 6, 2015 22:33:48 GMT -5
Men: Tim Higginbottom, 17h42m, July 2009.Women: Jasmin Paris, 18h33m, October 1, 2016 (previous: Nicky Spinks, 19h02m, 2013)
The Paddy Buckley Round
is a fell running challenge in Wales (UK) which involves traversing 47 summits over a 100km course with 28,000 feet of elevation gain. It was first completed in 1982 by Wendy Dobbs. This site
has more information.
Mark Hartell held the Paddy Buckley FKT at 18h10m, set in 1992, for about 17 years. This time was matched by Chris Near in 2008, and finally superceded by Tim Higginbottom, who ran the Round in 17h42m in July 2009.
For the women, Anne Stentiford (Johnson) held the FKT at 19h20m, set in 1991. This time was beaten in 2013 by Nicky Spinks, 19h02m, as indicated on the inov-8 blog
. The FKT was further lowered to 18h33m by Jasmin Paris
, October 2016. Paris got the FKT on all of the Big 3 UK Rounds (Paddy Buckley, Bob Graham
) in 2016.
Jasmin Paris, photo by Ian Corless