Goings On

Find out what we get up to

We’re not always racing and training, we love to just get out in the hills too!

Bob Graham Rounds

The infamous 42 Lakeland fells in 24 hours

The club has had many successful rounds and there are always members to call on to help out. Whether it’s a record breaking run, a harsh weather challenge or a scrape under 24 – they all count and they all enhance the camaraderie that’s so strong at DFR. Follow the links to read about some of the DFR exploits over the years.

Duncan Archer 2015 / Andy Blackett 2012 / Andrew Charles 2012 / Patrick Bonnet 2012 / Winter 2011

DFR at 10 years old!

2014 sees DFR reach it’s 10th Year. That we have such a vibrant club is testimony to the vision and enthusiasm of those who saw the need for a dedicated off‐road running club in Co. Durham and then put the effort in to realise that vision.

Stuart Ferguson –Level 3 Fell and Hill Coach and Founder Member. DFR at 10

Read the full article

Stanhope 6 Trigs Log

Name Duration Route
Steve Lumb 3:30hrs
Paul Hodgson 4:34hrs gpx

Bob Graham Round Log

Date Name Duration
28th Jun ’96 Steve Lumb 23:19hrs
1st Apr ’12 Andy Blackett 23:36hrs
6th Jun ’15 Duncan Archer 18:51hrs
26th Jun ’15 Gwynn Stokes 23:31hrs
11th Jun ’16 Andy Berry 18:51hrs
7th Jan ’17 Andy Berry 18:41hrs
13th May ’17 Graham Thomas 22:44hrs
17th Jun ’17 George Cooper 21:08hrs

Running Commentary

Find out how DFR members have found racing all around the world – but mainly in the UK fells!

Club Awards

Past Club Champions

2016 – Jim Mann results
2015 – Andy Blackett results
2014 – Andy Charles results
2013 – Andy Blackett results
2012 – Dan Rhodes
2011 – Andy Blackett results
2010 – Graham Burns
2009 – Mike Mallen
2008 – Mike Mallen

Chairmans Trophy

2016 – Andrew Charles
2015 – Stuart Ferguson
2014 – Mike Mallen & Karen Partridge
2013 –
2012 –

Coaches Trophy

2016 – Andrew Berry
2015 – Gwynn Stokes
2014 – Jon West
2013 – Denise Tunstall
2012 – Andrew Blackett

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