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Nicky Spinks: ‘I like the silence of running in the outdoors’

Mar 2nd, 2017 by

Earlier this year, the 49-year-old made fell running history by becoming the fastest person to run a Double Bob Graham Round. What’s the secret of her success?

The 49-year-old breast cancer-survivor marked 10 years post-diagnosis by running the Double Bob Graham Round132 miles and around 54,000ft of ascent – in a record-breaking time of 45 hours and 30 minutes.

Where is your favourite place to run? It’s got to be the Peak District, where I live, even though it’s not hilly or very remote. Actually, it’s very accessible – 20 minutes in a car and I’m there with my dogs and I don’t see a soul. There’s a place called Rocking Stones, which is a set of stones that look down the valley towards Ladybower Reservoir and, on a nice day, you can see for miles

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