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Steve Chilton

Steve Chilton

Steve Chilton is a committed runner and qualified athletics coach with considerable experience of fell running and a marathon personal best of 2-34-53. He is a long-time member of the Fell Runners Association (FRA). In a long running career he has run in many of the classic fell races, as well as mountain marathons and has also completed the Cuillin Traverse. He worked for many years at Middlesex University where he was a Cartographer and a Lead Academic Developer.

Steve's work has been published extensively, particularly in his roles as Chair of the Society of Cartographers and Chair of the ICA Commission in Neocartography. He is heavily involved in the OpenStreetMap project (osm.org), having co-authored OpenStreetMap:Using and Enhancing the Free Map of the World.

On The Blog

For the runner with all the gear...

'Although running is inherently cheap and can be done in whatever you have to hand, getting a decent pair of shoes is one of the few areas you shouldn’t skimp...

On The Blog

Thoughts on writing ‘All or nothing at all: the life of Billy Bland’

I began seriously thinking about this fourth book on fell running at the beginning of 2018, after having a bit of a break after my third book ‘Running Hard: the...