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Somehow or other we ended up with the Frog Graham being this year's charity fund raising event. This is just over 40 miles of fell running and lake swimming starting and finishing at the Moot Hall in Keswick. It's in roughly 4 sections and is incredibly challenging;
Stage 1: run over Skiddaw and swim across Bassenthwaite
Stage 2: run up Barf, Lords Seat, Grizedale, Hopegill Head, Whiteless Pike and swim across Crummock 
Stage 3: run up Melbreak, Red Pike, High Stile and swim across Buttermere
Stage 4: run up Robinson, Dale Head, High Spy, Catbells with a final swim across Derwent Water, getting out at 3 islands on the way, before the final run back into Keswick!

5 of the club decided to attempt the whole thing and sticking to the rules decided to carry all their own clothing and supplies, using dry bag tow buoys for the swims - or not so dry bag in the case of Tom Howe whose bag leaked on the 1st swim and so he was wet for the entire day!
Tom Durcan, James Slater, Kane Tinnion, Tom Howe and Carl Tomlinson set off at 0500hrs from the Moot Hall on the 1st July. They were joined throughout the day by other members of the club who did various stages, noticeably Alex and Lucy who effectively did half of the Frog swimming Crummock and Buttermere and doing stage 3 and 4 runs. Malcolm and Adrian also completes the final 2 runs and 1 swim. Altogether 11 other members of the club completed sections equivalent of nearly 4.5 Frog Grahams!
Club members also provided support at a series of checkpoints just to make sure everyone was ok. Unfortunately Carl had to stop after run 2 due a pre- existing knee injury but he stayed throughout the day completing the final 2 swims and last run into Keswick.
So despite some pretty horrible weather during runs 3 and 4, Tom, Tom, Kane and James completed the full thing in just over 15hrs 50 minutes and have made it onto the very short list of people who have completed the Frog Graham - see their website. 
To date just over £2000 has been raised for Motor Neurones Disease and there is some talk of doing it again to get the record or maybe even a girls team going for it! Let's see what next year brings.