Due North Events Talks

Due North Events host talks by some of the country’s leading specialists in trail running, navigation and endurance sports.  

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we haven’t been able to host these for some time, but we are looking forward to getting a full line-up of speakers soon!

Please keep checking the website and our Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest news.

Anna Taylor talks Classic Rock


Friday, 3 December 2021 from 19:00 | Skiddaw hotel, Keswick


Anna Taylor will tell the story of her incredible journey on completing the Classic Rock round earlier this year. The round of every route that features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by Ken Wilson. Carrying all of her kit with her, Anna cycled between each set of routes, covering 2,400 kilometres and climbing over 10,000 metres.

Followed by Q&A

Tickets £10, click on ticket link for booking form.

Doors Open 6:30pm with bar open until 7pm then again at the interval.

Anna Taylor talks Classic Rock

Steve Chilton – It’s a Hill, Get Over It


Saturday, 18 July 2020 from 16:00-17:00 | Wharfedale Rugby Club | POSTPONED


Talk by Steve Chilton, ‘It’s a hill, get over it’ will range from naked runners, via the World’s Greatest Liar contest, through the beginnings of fell racing, to the establishment of the Bob Graham Round and other long fell challenges. Steve will talk about both race record holders and heroic failures. It will be illustrated by photos of events and top athletes, as it covers the history of, and characters from, fell running.

Steve Chilton is a committed runner and qualified athletics coach with considerable experience of fell running. He is a long-time member of the Fell Runners Association (FRA). He has run in many of the classic fell races, as well as mountain marathons and has also completed the Cuillin Traverse. He has written four books on fell running, the latest of which will be published this July. He blogs at: https://itsahill.wordpress.com/