Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

Bob Graham and other Rounds

This page details attempts by club member of long distance runs, commonly known as "rounds". The most famous of which is the Bob Graham round of 42 peaks that is meant to be completed in 24 hours. The slightly lesser known rounds of the Ramsey in Scotland and Paddy Buckley in N. Wales are also "24 hour" challenges, while other rounds don't have recognised  time limits.

Bob Graham Round


The classic "rite of passage" of a long distance fell runner.

Technical bits:

Club members attempts - write-ups and schedules:

The Ramsay Round

Arguably much tougher than the BG - Here's the route and Geoff Pettengell's schedule.

Joss Naylor Challenge

The Naylor challenge is a different format, the route is determined by how old you are!

Phil Cheek's writeup for his Naylor Challenge - 28th May 2005.
Pete Coppacks writeup - 26th May 2007.

Pete Nolan - write-up and schedule .

Knoydart 7

This is a new round completed by Digby Harris in June 2009. Read his write-up . Half the challenge is just getting to the start and an adventure in itself!