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There is no Map in Hell Book Launch

Friday, 19 May 2017

There was a great crowd of hardcore fell runners at the launch of Steve Birkinshaw’s book There is no Map in Hell at Wilf's Cafe in Staveley last night. As well as a great talk by Steve about his Wainwrights round, there were some searching questions:

‘Was it worth it?'

‘It took three years off my running career, but I don’t have any regrets, at my lowest maybe I had regrets, but not now. All I can remember now is the great times running on the fells.’

Of course one of the audience had another take on it:

‘Steve, tell them about the time you burst into tears at the end of your first solo orienteering event.' – His mum, heckling from the crowd ... 

There is no Map in Hell book launch at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve Birkinshaw with publisher Jon Barton at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve with Vertebrate's MD Jon Barton after a quick run on the fells.

Steve Birkinshaw and Shane Ohly at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve and Shane Ohly.

Shane Ohly interviewing Steve Birkinshaw at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Shane talks to Steve about his running and achievements.

Steve Birkinshaw at the launch of his new book There is no Map in Hell at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve Birkinshaw at the launch of his new book There is no Map in Hell at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve telling the crowd about the nitty gritty of his record-breaking Wainwrights round.

Steve Birkinshaw signs a book for his mum at the launch of his new book There is no Map in Hell at Wilf's Cafe, Staveley.

Steve signs a book for his mum! 

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