Bell is British champion for second time in three years

Date: Friday 9th August 2019

KESWICK AC’s Carl Bell became British fell running champion for the second time in three years after just doing enough in Scotland at the Creag Dhubh Hill race to win the series overall.

Saturday’s race was a short counter which does not suit Bell’s strengths, but his eighth place finish gave him just enough points to win the championship.

Bell said: “It’s been an interesting season as I didn’t intend doing the British championships, but after a good result in Wales and winning the Great Lakes fell race I had to go for it.

Full story in tomorrow's paper.