Voices from the Hills : Pioneering women fell and mountain runners

Voices from the Hills : Pioneering women fell and mountain runners

Regular price £24.99

Steve Chilton

Category: Outdoor Pursuits

Format: Hardback

Publication date: 4/20/23

Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 368 pages

Weight: 556

Dimensions: 163 x 242 x 32

Voices from the Hills by Steve Chilton is the story of the barriers encountered by the first female fell runners who fought to participate in the early days of this male-dominated sport. Despite experiencing discouragement and resistance, these women responded with personal courage and self-confidence. Thanks to them, women now compete at traditional fell races, international mountain races and endurance challenges such as the Bob Graham Round in increasing numbers. Told predominantly through interviews with pioneering female athletes who recount their lives and running careers, this is the story of a fight for equality of opportunity and reward.