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Beauties and the Bog are a team of fell running women based in Sheffield, UK, close to the Peak District National Park. Originally formed as a team for the High Peak Marathon, our adventures began when training for this 42-mile, overnight fell race. We made a film about our training journey, which got into the official selection of the 2017 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF). You can watch our film below, and browse the rest of our website for our favourite running routes, a running blog including race reports, running tips and other adventures the Bog Beauties have been up to!

News/New challenges

Dragon’s Back Success!

We are pleased to announce that Lisa and Bodil have both just completed the infamous Dragon’s Back race!! This 5-day mountain race navigates across the spine of Wales for 315 km, with a mere 15,500 m of ascent. Read all about how it went and their experiences here!

Previous adventures

Munro round:

Libby and Lisa completed their self-propelled, continuous round of all 282 Munros this summer in 77 days, setting a new fastest-known female time! Check out the Munro Round 2017 page for more details and sponsor their effort here.

Zion traverse:

Bodil has been trail running in the US and has completed an unsupported run along the epic 50mile Zion traverse route in Utah. Blog post coming soon!

Feature on Find Your Adventure:

We have been featured on a great new adventure sharing site Find Your Adventure which aims to share a variety of inspiring stories about the outdoors.

High Peak Marathon Film


 High Peak Marathon 2017

* UPDATE * After 12 hrs 45 mins of running, we finished the High Peak Marathon on Saturday 4th of March, 2017 at noon. We were super happy & also a little sad it was over. Read our race report here


Champagne at the finish line!