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Mountain Marathon News

03/12/2019
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Northern Runner Ambassador Smashes Bob Graham Round Record!

Kim Collision Smashes Record in 15hr 47min! Wherever ‘Man meets Mountain’ the spirit of challenge manifests itself in various ways. In the English Lake District walkers and runners have pitted themselves against the fells for well over a hundred years. While climbers found the steepest rock on which to make their mark, for the athletes it was distance and the linking together of the high mountains which provided the lure. What is the Bob Graham Round? The Bob Graham Round is a fell running challenge in the English Lake District.... Read More

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Incline to Madness Fell Race 2017

It was a terrific evening of Fell racing at the latest Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race series event – Inclined to Madness taking its name from former railway line incline midrace. The rain cleared out well before the race replaced with a mild perfect running evening. Overall winner was Paul Lowe of Darlington Harriers, in a navigation error free run Paul eased to victory over Martin Perry of Esk Valley Fell Club. In the women’s race it was Alison Matthews claiming a double victory for Darlington Harriers from Kay... Read More

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Incline to Madness Fell Race

The next event in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Inclined to Madness on Wednesday 26th July 7.15 start antry is £5 on the day only. The organisers batton has now been passed to York Acorn. The start and registration is at the lower Clay Bank car park (Grid Ref 579038) nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire. (When you get to the top of Clay Bank coming from Stocksley turn left down the hill and there is a forestry car park on the right). The route is 11km long with... Read More

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Mourne Mountain Marathon 2015

Over the weekend of the weekend 19th and 20 th September over one hundred teams took up the challenge of the Mourne Mountain Marathon. The Mourne 2 Day as it has become known is now in it’s 36th year and was this year sponsored by local companies Consarc Design Group and Jackson Sports. The race follows a similar itinery to the Original Mountain Marathon (now known as the OMM, formerly the KIMM), Saunders Mountain Marathon and the Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon it requires teams of two runners to navigate their... Read More