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Tom Hollins: Successful Wainwrights round

On Sunday 16th May Montane athlete Tom Hollins embarked to attempt a VERY big FKT, returning to Moot hall after 6 days 21hrs 33minutes. He now holds the third-fastest time. 'The Wainwrights' - a continual, concerted push to summit all 214 of Alfred Wainwright’s Lake District peaks in one go. To accomplish this Tom was on the move almost continually for the best part of a week. Typically taking 525km and over 27,000m of ascent, he contended with freezing temperatures, high winds, impenetrable rain, and a light dashing of sunshine

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On Sunday 16th May Montane athlete Tom Hollins embarked to attempt a VERY big FKT, returning to Moot hall after 6 days 21hrs 33minutes. He now holds the third-fastest time.

'The Wainwrights' - a continual, concerted push to summit all 214 of Alfred Wainwright’s Lake District peaks in one go. To accomplish this Tom was on the move almost continually for the best part of a week. Typically taking 525km and over 27,000m of ascent, he contended with freezing temperatures, high winds, impenetrable rain, and a light dashing of sunshine - all the joys of a burgeoning British summer.

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"I am so proud of what we achieved together. It was an incredible experience from start to finish with so many twists and turns in the story."

- Tom Hollins, Montane athlete.


Tom is no stranger to these hardships - he has held the Spine Race course record and won the Yorkshire Three Peaks Ultra - to succeed everything needed to go right, and kit selection and management played a large part:

 

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