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Leaden Boot Day - 22nd May 2011

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Raynet - the communications hub at HQ (village hall)

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Sally and Charlie, walking in aid of Wetton and Alstonefield Community First Responder group

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Vicar, Anne Ballard holds a short "Blessing of the Feet" service in the Old School Garden

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The hymn was "Morning has Broken"

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Anne sprinkles "Holy water" onto feet of the walkers

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Walkers exited The Old School Garden to the sound of "Jerusalem"

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One comment heard whilst exiting the garden, "that was a surreal experience!"

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Kirsty on the BBQ, preparing bacon baps

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The youngest walker with 2 other generations

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Manifold Cottage hosted the BBQ for early morning teas and bacon baps

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08.45 and the registration is in full flow

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Chief organiser, Noel Peat after addressing the walkers, prior to the start

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The walkers just prior to the start at 9am

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9am - The Start

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Picture by John Reavy

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Picture by John Reavy

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....past The George and out of the village on Church Street

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Walkers leave the village on Church Street

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There were several walkers with dogs

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Passing by The Manor - photo by Jo Wood

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Millway Lane - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Local Man, Rob Wood in Milldale - Photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Local entrants, Sally and Charlie in Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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The registration team - Carrie , Cathy and little helper, Ella

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Noel Peat addresses the runners before the start

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The runners start at 10am

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Photographer from Derbyshire Life

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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last runners? Milldale - photo by Dave Singleton

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Leaving Milldale over Viator Bridge - photo by Steve Maynard

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The first climb - photo by Steve Maynard

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photo by Jo Wood

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Walkers snaking up Baley HillSilhouettes on the skyline of Baley Hill - photo by Jo Wood

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On the way up Baley Hill - photo by Steve Maynard

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Silhouettes on the skyline of Baley Hill - photo by Jo Wood

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Baley Hill and The Nabs - photo by Simon Beardmore

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The nasty descent of the Nabs into Nabs Dale - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Dove Holes - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Ilam Rock and footbridge - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Ilam church and Hall - photo by Steve Maynard

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Wild Garlic in Musden Wood - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Musden Wood - photo by Steve Maynard

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Approaching Old Throwley Hall - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Checkpoint 4, Grindon - photo by Steve Maynard

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Ossams Hill - photo by Steve Maynard

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Ossams Hill looking towards Ecton Hill - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Wetton Mill Cafe - photo by Steve Maynard

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Approaching Sugarloaf - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Broad Ecton Farm - photo by Steve Maynard

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Self-portrait by Simon Beardmore on Ecton Hill

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Descending Ecton Hill - photo by Steve Maynard

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Checkpoint 5, Ecton - photo by Steve Maynard

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The Manifold Trail - photo by Steve Maynard

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photo by Simon Beardmore

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George Wood - photo by Jo Wood

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Leaving Sheen - photo by Jo Wood

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Approaching Sheen Hill - photo by Steve Maynard

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The summit of Sheen Hill in sight - photo by Jo Wood

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photo by Simon Beardmore

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Checkpoint 6 - photo by Jo Wood

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The marshals at CP6 (Ernie and John) - photo by Jo Wood

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Close to Checkpoint 6, Sheen Hill - photo by John Reavy

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Track down to Pilsbury - photo by Jo Wood

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The track down to Pilsbury - photo by Steve Maynard

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The path out of Hartington - photo by Steve Maynard

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Path to Narrowdale with the hamlet and hill in the distance - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Looking back towards Narrow Dale - photo by Steve Maynard

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Emerging from Narrow Dale - photo by Jo Wood

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Track from Narrow Dale - photo by Jo Wood

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Stile near Low Plantation, Alstonefield - photo by Simon Beardmore

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Path back to Alstonefield - photo by Simon Beardmore

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The end in sight - photo by Steve Maynard

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The first person home. Steve Temple arrives back in Alstonefield in 4 hours 32 minutes

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Congratulations to Steve Temple

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Second Place

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Third Place (would have come in second, but decided to run around the village first!)

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The first female runner returns in an amazing 5 hours 20 minutes - Josey Field

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Congratulations to Josey Field

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Ellie, the first dog returns safely having successfully run 26.2 miles with 5000 feet of ascent.

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Phil and Mike, the first walkers arrive back in Alstonefield in 7 hours 23 minutes

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The Framptons (and friend) arrive at the village hall, just 10 minutes after the fastest walkers of the day

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Chris and Tyler Frampton with friend

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Local man, Rob Wood arrives back safely

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First female walker

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Rob and Chris - photo by Jo Wood

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George Wood arrives back in a good time, ably assisted by his Dad

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George and Dad, Rob - photo by Jo Wood

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Matt Hawker and Simon Brent approaching Alstonefield

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Matt and Simon arrive back to warm applause from their families

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Local men, David Lovatt and Ken Sharples just after finishing the course.

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- photo by Jo Wood

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- photo by Jo Wood

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Charlie Mollatt and Sally Stickland arrive back, having raised a tidy sum for the First Responders

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Charlie and Sally

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The youngest competitor completes the challenge with time to spare.

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Dan Clark with friends

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The much talked about, meat and potato pie - photo by Tim Peat

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It must have been delicicious to want to photograph it!!! - photo by Tim Peat

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Cakes - photo by Jo Wood

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Some of the catering staff (Claire, Dorothy, Sue and Jean) - photo by Jo Wood

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Teas-up! (Ann and Pat) - photo by Jo Wood

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The last sweepers (Tony and Paul) - photo by Jo Wood