28 Apr '16, 1pm

Fell runner Jasmin Paris breaks Bob Graham women's record

Fell runner Jasmin Paris breaks Bob Graham women's record

Paris' BGR record was just 90 minutes outside the men’s record. Last Saturday (23rd April), Scottish fell runner Jasmin Paris set a new women’s Bob Graham record, breaking the previous time by over two and a half hours. The 32-year-old vet from Edinburgh completed the 66-mile circuit over 42 of England's highest summits in an astounding 15 hours and 24 minutes, smashing the previous 18:06 record held by Nicky Spinks since last year. Paris' incredible feat of endurance was also just 90 minutes outside the men’s 13:53 record, held by Billy Bland since 1982. Currently taking time out from clinical work to do a PhD at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, we spoke to Paris about training regimes, the magic of fell running and the importance of a good support crew. How long have you been fell running? And what got you into it? I started running after leaving university, in 2008...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/news/fell-runner-jasmin-par...

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