New world record for Wainwright's peaks race

A man from Cumbria has beaten a world record only ever completed by one other man - previous record holder Joss Naylor. Steve Birkinshaw ran Wainwright's 214 peaks last week, setting a new world record in the process.

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Keswick fell runner breaks Wainwright record

A fell runner from Keswick has broken the record for running all 214 Wainwright Peaks.

The record was held for 27 years by Cumbrian fell running legend Joss Naylor, who ran it in 7 days, 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Steve Birkinshaw says he worked out a more efficient route, sleeping for just four hours a day (rather than Joss' eight hours) to knock 12 hours off the record.

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