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2014

16-1-14 Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Low Fell (Two
summits), Darling Fell 
19-1-14 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
29-1-14 Flat Fell, Dent, (subsidiary summit of Dent)
2-2-14 Grune Point (Tide-flooded, previous and
subsequent visits not recorded here)
14-2-14 Ling Fell
19-2-14 Montaña Atalaya (Pico de Betancuria) (Two
summits)
20-2-14 Pico Alto, Gran Montaña (and subsidiary summit),
Morro Jorlado
23-2-14 Carbón (Montaña Carbón)
25-2-14 Attempt on Cardón (Montaña Cardón), Minor summit
north of Cardón
11-3-14 Binsey, Whittas Park
23-3-14 Latrigg
26-3-14 Skiddaw, Broad End
2-4-14 Rowling End, Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail, Eel
Crag
13-4-14 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
15-4-14 Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, Catstycam, White
Side
19-4-14 Catbells
27-4-14 Carrock Fell, Round Knott, Miton Hill, High Pike,
West Fell
2-5-14 Rannerdale Knotts
31-5-14 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Canterbury Naked
Bike Ride
5-6-14 Catbells
14-6-14 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) London Naked
Bike Ride
20-6-14 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) York Naked
Bike Ride (On tandem - in front)
3-7-14 Shirburn Hill (Chiltern Hills)
17-7-14 Skiddaw, Broad End, Carl Side, Longside Edge,
Ullock Pike, Watches
22-7-14 Pica to Parsonby Picoparsec (on bicycle)
23-7-14 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
24-7-14 Little Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Swarth Fell, Swarth Fell
Pike
31-7-14 Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill,
Brownthwaite Crag, Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa),
Hallin Fell
5-8-14 Robinson, Hindscarth
7-8-14 Barbon Low Fell summit, Brownthwaite, Hoggs Hill
main summit and subsidiary summits (Barbon Low
Fell)
8-8-14 Helms Knott
18-8-14 Slieau Curn, Subsidiary summit 331m, Slieau Dhoo,
Subsidiary summit 400+m, Slieau Freoaghane,
Sartfell, Slieau Maggle, Injebreck Hill, Subsidiary
summit 480+m, Carraghan, Beinn-y-Phott, Mullagh
Ouyr, Snaefell, Clagh Ouyr, Subsidiary summits
550m and 533m, North Barrule, (Isle of Man)
19-8-14 South Barrule, Cronk ny Arrey Laa
20-8-14 Snaefell
22-8-14 Colden, Slieau Ruy, Lhargee Ruy, Greeba Mountain
23-8-14 Mull Hill
31-8-14 Grisedale Pike
4-9-14 Wandope (Wanlope), Thirdgill Head Man, Whiteless
Pike
6-9-14 Binsey, Whittas Park
10-9-14 Skiddaw, Broad End
11-9-14 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
24-9-14 Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Little Carrs,
Pike o' Blisco
23-10-14 Loughrigg Fell, (and East Summit)
6-11-14 Nab Scar
12-11-14 Stone Arthur
18-11-14 Skiddaw, Bakestall, Broad End
23-11-14 Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Watching
Crag, Low Fell (two summits), Darling Fell
25-11-14 Scout Scar, Cunswick Fell (Cunswick Scar),
Cunswick Scar South (summit)
2-12-14 Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End
6-12-14 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
28-12-14 Skiddaw, Broad End, Cockup

2015

1-1-15 Beacon Hill (Roman Camp), Incleborough Hill,
Beeston Bump (Beeston Hill)
14-1-15 Binsey, Whittas Park 
4-2-15 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
5-2-15 Blake Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
20-2-15 Ling Fell
21-2-15 Clints Crags
1-3-15 Binsey
14-3-15 Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Brown
Crag
19-3-15 Montaña Blanca
20-3-15 Montaña Corona
21-3-15 Pico Redondo, Pico Aceituna
23-3-15 Los Helechos (and subsidiary summit),
La Quemada
24-3-15 Guanapay, Montaña Negra
19-4-15 Ling Fell
21-4-15 Skiddaw, Watches, Ullock Pike, Longside Edge,
Carl Side, Broad End
23-4-15 Blake Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
7-5-15 Blencathra, Atkinson Pike
26-5-15 Watch Hill, Setmurthy Common (The Hay)
7-6-15 Binsey
13-6-15 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) London Naked Bike
Ride
14-6-15 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Brighton Naked
Bike Ride
27-6-15 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Bristol Naked
Bike Ride
30-6-15 Knap Hill, Golden Ball Hill, Walkers Hill, Milk Hill,
Tan Hill, Rybury, Clifford's Hill, Un-named summit
(tumulus) near White Horse
1-7-15 Green Down, Gramp's Hill, Segsbury Down
(Segsbury Fort)
2-7-15 Wandlebury Hill, Telegraph Clump, Little Trees Hill
(Magog Down), Copley Hill (Gog Magog Hills)
16-7-15 Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg Man,
Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike
23-7-15 Binsey, Whittas Park
24-7-15 Hindscarth, Robinson
25-7-15 Hallin Fell
2-8-15 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
7-8-15 Clints Crags
30-8-15 Binsey
6-9-15 Ling Fell
9-9-15 Goldsborough, Burners Hills (Five summits),
Shacklesborough
10-9-15 Citron Seat, Hazel Bush Hill, Pinlow Hill, Seven Hills
(Several)
17-9-15 Skiddaw, Carl Side, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw
Lesser Man
22-9-15 Skiddaw, Bakestall, Broad End
30-9-15 High Pike
1-10-15 The Calf, Bram Rigg Top, White Fell Head, Bush
Howe, Fell Head, Brown Moor, Castley Knotts
8-10-15 Largo Law (two summits), The Binn
28-10-15 Moutti tis Sotiras
30-10-15 Papoutsa (two summits), Mount Olympos
(Chionistra) (by car to highest public access)
1-11-15 Hill (headland) at Kourion
2-11-15 Adelfi (Adelfoi) (and three associated summits),
Madari
19-11-15 Sale Fell, Lothwaite, Rivings
2-12-15 Watch Hill, Setmurthy Common (The Hay)
15-12-15 Hobcarton End
31-12-15 Castle Ring (Cannock Chase)

2016

1-1-16 The Lawley, Callow Hill (Wenlock Edge)
3-1-16 Tong Knoll (Weston Park)
7-1-16 Binsey, Whittas Park
17-1-16 Binsey
20-1-16 Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End
28-1-16 Watch Hill, Setmurthy Common (The Hay)
3-2-16 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
11-2-16 Ling Fell
23-2-16 Skiddaw, Broad End
31 -3-16 Blake Fell, High Pen, Low Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
8-4-16 Great Calva, Little Calva
10-4-16 Ling Fell
11-5-16 Iron Crag, Whoap
30-5-16 Moelwyn Bach, Craigysgafn, Moelwyn Fawr, Cnicht
3-6-16 Y Garn, Mynydd Drws-y-Coed, Trum-y-Ddysgl (two
summits), Mynydd Tal-y-Mignedd, Craig Cwm Silyn,
Garnedd-goch, Mynydd Craig Goch (Nantlle Ridge)
10-6-16 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Manchester Naked
Bike Ride
12-6-16 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Brighton Naked
Bike Ride
18-6-16 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Cambridge Naked
Bike Ride
2-7-16 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Newcastle/
Gateshead Naked Bike Ride
9-7-16 Spencer Tunick's "Sea of Hull" Naked Art Installation,
Hull
10-7-16 Spencer Tunick's Humber Bridge Naked Art
Installation
21-7-16 Skiddaw, Broad End, Carl Side, Longside Edge,
Ullock Pike, Watches
25-7-16 Sale Fell
27-7-16 Carrock Fell
13-8-16 Ling Fell
26-8-16 Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag
10-9-16 Little Mell Fell
22-9-16 Penshaw Hill
6-10-16 Ling Fell
25-10-16 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
1-11-16 Binsey
23-11-16 Ling Fell
4-12-16 Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End, (Black Crag)
31-12-16 Black Hill (Soldier's Lump)

2017

2-1-17 Wharncliffe Crags 
26-1-17 Binsey
9-2-17 Blake Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
14-2-17 Ling Fell
2-3-17 Sale Fell, Lothwaite, Rivings
25-3-17 Skiddaw, Broad End, Carl Side, Longside Edge,
Ullock Pike, Watches
2-4-17 Binsey, Whittas Park
1-5-17 Akeld Hill (and east summit), White Law,
Tom Tallon's Crag
2-5-17 The Bell (Hethpool)
25-5-17 Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Little Sca Fell
Great Sca Fell, Knott, Brae Fell
11-6-17 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Brighton Naked
Bike Ride
12-6-17 Ditchling Beacon
16-6-17 Swyre Head
17-6-17 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Cardiff Naked
Bike Ride
25-6-17 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) York Naked
Bike Ride
11-7-17 Hill of Stake, West Girt Hill, East Girt Hill, Minor
summit between West Girt Hill and East Girt Hill,
Misty Law
15-7-17 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride) Clacton Naked
Bike Ride
18-7-17 Skiddaw, Broad End, Bakestall
25-7-17 Carrock Fell, East Peak, Rospow Hills (two
summits)
15-8-17 Great Orme
16-8-17 Tal y Fan, Foel Lwyd
17-8-17 Foel Grach, Garnedd Uchaf (Carned Gwenllian),
Foel-fras, Yr Aryg, Bera Bach, Drosgl
19-8-17 Gurn Goch, Gurn Ddu (and subsidiary summit),
Bwlch Mawr
19-9-17 Binsey, Whittas Park
26-9-17 The Binn
8-10-17 Ling Fell
2-11-17 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
12-11-17 Swarthy Hill
15-11-17 Skiddaw, Broad End, Bakestall
3-12-17 Cardon South Summit, Pico Galera
4-12-17 Montaña Colorada
16-12-17 Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End

2018

1-1-18 Cranberry Rock, Unnamed tor, Manstone Rock
(Stiperstones) 
20-1-18 Binsey
30-1-18 The Binn
10-2-18 Rough Island
20-2-18 Sale Fell, Lothwaite, Rivings
20-3-18 Ling Fell
29-3-18 Blake Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
19-4-18 Skiddaw, Broad End, Carl Side, Long Side,
Ullock Pike, Watches
3-5-18 Gowbarrow Fell
23-5-18 Binsey, Whittas Park
1-6-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
Southampton Naked Bike Ride
2-6-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
Portsmouth Naked Bike Ride
4-6-18 West High Down, Tennyson Down, Headon Hill,
(Isle of Wight)
5-6-18 St. Boniface Down, St. Catherine's Hill
6-6-18 Golden Hill
8-6-18 West ridge of White Hill, Farthing Downs (Fairdean
Downs - Cuthraedsdune)
9-6-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
London Naked Bike Ride
10-6-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
Brighton Naked Bike Ride
16-6-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
Cork Naked Bike Ride
27-6-18 Great Cockup (two summits), Little Cockup,
Orthwaite Bank
30-6-18 Piel Island, (via Roa Island)
6 &
7-7-18 Lyke Wake Walk
19-7-18 Kustaanmiekka/Susisaari, Iso-Mustasaari, Pikku-
Mustasaari, Länsi-Mustasaari (Islands near
Helsinki)
20-7-18 Katajanokka (An island of Helsinki)
21-7-18 WNBR (World Naked Bike Ride)
Helsinki Naked Bike Ride,
Mustikkamaa, Sompasaari (Islands of Helsinki)
22-7-18 Tählitorninmäki (Observatory Hill)
23-7-18 Lonna, Vallisaari, Kuninkaansaari (Islands near
Helsinki)
9-8-18 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
30-8-18 Skiddaw, Broad End, Bakestall
2-9-18 Binsey
12-9-18 Blake Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Burnbank Fell,
Owsen Fell
28-9-18 Ling Fell
10-10-18 Sale Fell, Rivings, Lothwaite
18-10-18 Great Sca Fell, Little Sca Fell, Longlands Fell,
Lowthwaite Fell
25-10-18 LonglandsFell, Lowthwaite Fell
28-10-18 Binsey, Whittas Park
9-12-18 Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End

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Gene's Running Record

Gene has a running record. Question is, does he hold a running record? ...... Read on!
When G was a snapper of whippers, before he got oldish, running meant sprinting a titchy distance fastly, such as in the school sports, or on the school footie team's right wing. Longer PE lesson stuff, styled "Cross-Country", woulda been dreaded had it not been for the detour devised via back garden of EA, a classmate lad whose identity is protected, enabling (a) massive distance reduction, (b) ciggie time increase. Later, at Glaxo, as he approached restorer of whippers age, G dabbled with distance stuff, mainly 'cos some running whippersnapperesses, as in colleagues, made it look easy. Even so 36 year old G's final act at Glaxo, in June 1979, was to run the last leg of the chaps' relay on Sports Day. Alan McGlynn timed G's 110 metres at 13 sec.

P2PP Route *
It so happens that Pica and Parsonby, two Cumbrian villages, are about 13 miles apart, not a picoparsec of course, but the 13 applies only to photons and crows. If you go by road not only will you pass through a fine selection of the west of the county’s villages, but the distance will be around 19 to 20 miles, and by selecting the right route it’ll be 1 picoparsec.
Pica, (pronounced “pike-a”), is perched on a lonely hill, with wide and wonderful views; the Irish Sea and Scottish hills one way, the Lakeland fells the other. Parsonby on the other hand, has close neighbours, Arkleby, Plumbland and Threapland. Three of these four places are contiguous with the fourth almost so, and there’s a locally famous rhyme that goes on about Plumbland Church being in Parsonby, (although it’s actually in Arkleby), while Plumbland School and Village Hall are both in Parsonby. Plumbland Mill, though, is close to Threapland and, to cap it all, Threapland is actually in a different parish from the other three. Meanwhile Wardhall, (pronounced “Wardle”), detached and halfway to Gilcrux, (pronounced “Gilcroose”), is in Plumbland’s parish.
The route from Pica to Parsonby is quite hilly, but downhill overall, Pica being about 300 feet higher than Parsonby. It begins downhill too, heading east to Dean Cross and straight on into Ullock, where the River Marron is crossed. Dean is next on the route and then the way turns right at the crossroads near the school making for Deanscales and Eaglesfield. At Eaglesfield, birthplace of John Dalton of Atomic Theory fame, the route turns right into the village, then left, left and left again to return to the original road, a short tour that is needed to make the distance. After this it’s on into Brigham, turning right and then left down to Ellergill Bridge, then left and right to a tricky dogleg crossing of the busy A66. (Look Left, Look Right, Look Left Again! Then hope for the best. There're some idiots on A66).
Crossing the River Derwent the route then climbs towards Little Broughton, but turns right to Priests Bridge and crosses the A594 to reach Tallentire and obey its one-way system. In the final miles now, there’s a right turn at Greengill, then, after passing through Gilcrux and Wardhall, another right turn at Wardhall Guards leads to the last turn, a left at the crossroads on the B5301 in Parsonby.

Two for the Price of One

Using the best methods of measurement to hand Gene made the distance to the “Horse and Jockey” in Parsonby 19 miles 282 yards, i.e. 1 picoparsec, or at least pretty close to it. A pub seems to offer an appropriate finishing point and a convenient start is the road junction to Distington in the middle of Pica. However, should someone with more accurate means of measurement find that the distance isn’t quite right; there is sufficient latitude for adjustment both in Pica and Parsonby and also within the route itself.
The best bit, though, is that you don’t need to stop running at the pub, because it turns out that a three quarter marathon is 19.66 miles, i.e. half a mile longer than a picoparsec! Even better, in Parsonby, you can run down the lane opposite the pub to the school, turn left up the path they call “The Stoups”, then left again on the main road to return to the pub! It’s exactly near enough half a mile, (to the nearest 53 yards). So there are two runs in one, both finishing at the pub:

Pica to Parsonby…….1 picoparsec, first finish at the “Horse and Jockey”.
Pica to Parsonby…….¾ marathon, second finish at the “Horse and Jockey”.

The First Run

Gene ran from Pica to Parsonby by the route described on the morning of Thursday 26th October 2000. There was a strong following wind. Gene's times were:-

Pica to Parsonby Picoparsec……….3 hours 9 minutes 4 seconds.
Pica to Parsonby ¾ Marathon……… 3 hours 14 minutes 55 seconds.

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