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HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS

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HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS

Katie Roby is an experienced ultra trail runner and volunteer for the Mountain Rescue Team in the Brecon Beacons. Here her top 5 tips to stay safe in the mountains:

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04/04/2014

Mountain Rescue Team

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Mountain Rescue Team

Katie Roby talks about what it's like to work for the Mountain Rescue Team

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03/04/2014

Might Contain Nuts

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Might Contain Nuts

Might Contain Nuts is the event organiser of the Welsh Ultra Running Series. Katie Roby, Merrell Pack Leader and winner of the Female Open Series 2013, took part in the first round this year last weekend and again, came first lady!

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27/03/2014

Running My Way

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Running My Way

Race and Marathon Prep from Katie Roby

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06/02/2014

More than 6 Marathons in 6 Days - Katie Roby

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More than 6 Marathons in 6 Days - Katie Roby

I was back at work this week after my summer “holiday”.  Colleagues have been asking the usual questions “where did you go?”, “what did you get up to?”.  I didn’t really know how to answer without sounding like a running obsessed freak.  I tried to normalise it with words like ice-creams, fish+chips and sea swims.  I hoped this would make the fact that I spent my precious week of annual leave running the entire length of the very breathtaking Pembrokeshire coast path slightly more acceptable. 

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11/09/2013

KATIE BREAKS THE LADIE'S RECORD AT THE SOUTH WALES TRAVERSE

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KATIE BREAKS THE LADIE'S RECORD AT THE SOUTH WALES TRAVERSE

I’d heard tales of this South Wales Traverse thing. I’d eavesdropped as fellow MDC runners reminisced, if that is the right word, about previous attempts. It sounded like a bit of an adventure. A chance to do a bit of exploring. So when Gary asked if I fancied giving it a go, I said yes, a very naive yes, but a yes all the same.  And that’s how it started.

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28/07/2013

Q&A with Merrell Pack Leader Katie Roby

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Q&A with Merrell Pack Leader Katie Roby

Katie Roby Q&A

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28/06/2013

KATIE ROBY - A MERRELL PACK LEADER

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KATIE ROBY - A MERRELL PACK LEADER

Katie Roby is a recently converted ultra-marathon runner, completing her first event 18 months ago and is now officially hooked.  Inspired by a move to South Wales and some gentle nudging from her fell running club she has found something that seems very natural to her, already winning a number of the Welsh ultra races, and she is keen to test her self further, in longer multi day adventures later this year.

Whilst Katie will openly admit how fiercely competitive she is when it comes to running and adventure racing, she also relishes any opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors and is often seen up in the Brecon Beacons on her bike or walking.  When not out “playing” in the hills Katie works as a physiotherapist in South Wales.

Katie has been involved in a number of overseas mountaineering expeditions to the Himalayas, the Andes and more recently to Kyrgystan.  Her skills are being put to the test at the moment as she completes her training with the Brecon Mountain Rescue team

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22/05/2013