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Mountain Ridge

Dave Thorp

UESCA qualified Ultra running coach.

Passionate About Running

54 North Running was born out of a pure passion for running in the mountains. Leaving a stable and well paid career behind I moved to the Lake District (54 degrees North) in the winter of 2018 to immerse myself in the sport, spending all of my free time running the Fells, exploring, and bettering myself in any way possible. Through running I have found peace, happiness, confidence, motivation, competition and a profound connection with myself and with nature. Competing regularly in local Fell races and mountain ultras I love to push myself to my absolute limit, achieving some top finishes along the way.

Recent Results:

Trail Cartama mountain race - 6th

Gegant de pedra mountain race - 10th

St Sunday Mountain Race 2023 - 1st Place

Ultra Tour Monte Rosa 65km 2023 - 3rd Place

Milnthorpe 30km trail race 2022 - 1st Place

Tour De Helvellyn 2022 - 9th Place

Yorkshire 3 Peak fell race 2023 - 3:40 - A class finish

Scafell Skyrace 2023 - 14th

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