PENISTONE Footpath Runner Damien Briscoe topped 42 mountain or fell peaks in the Lake District within 24 hours as he completed the completed the notoriously tough Bob Graham Round challenge this week.

He finished the 66 miles and a total of 27,000 feet of climbing in 23 hours and 36 minutes

Damien – who had been planning for the event for nine years – described it as the hardest thing he had done in his life. He was supported by a group of family and friends as he completed one of the most storied challenges in British fell running.

Penistone’s Dean Allcroft completed the 44-mile Wolds Rangers Way in a time of just over nine hours to give him 31st place in a field of 90 starters.