Entries for the 2022 Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon are now open. The event will take place on the weekend of 2/3rdJuly and will be centred on Eskdale, in the Western Lake District. Some courses are now over half full and prompt entry ensures the widest range of start times available.
Charlie Sproson and Steve Birkinshaw won this years Marmot Dark Mountains, below Charlie shares a few thoughts on how it was done.
We have some very special guests joining the Mountain Run Team for our 2018 skills weekends.
Charlie gives an inside view to competing in the Elite Class of the fabled OMM mountain race, one of the toughest of its kind in the world!
Last weekend saw the 50th Event of the OMM, the Original Mountain Marathon. Started back in 1968 by Gerry Charnley.
The Ramsay Round is a 56 mile circular route taking in 24 summits, 23 of them munro's, over 28'500ft of ascent along the way around Glen Nevis and Lock Treig.
Dale is the most recent member of the team, being a somewhat expert of the Bob Graham Round, he will be supporting clients on one of the toughest days in the Lakeland Fells you can have.
The Marmot Dark Mountains is THE ultimate navigational challenge as far as races go. This year I competed in the race, rather than planning it... read on for lesson's I learnt the hard way!
Regular Winter Conditions Reports from the Helvellyn Massif and Glenridding Valley. Being completely local to the area allows us to head out and do quick on the spot conditions reports for the Helvellyn Area and surrounding valleys. These are not everyday, as we do have to work, but we try to keep them as regular as possible when there is snow on the ground!
The Marmot Dark Mountains is one of the toughest mountain running events in the UK, if not Europe.... top teams pit themselves against the British elements & hills, overnight in the middle of winter.. Its not surprising that this event is small, its hardcore to the maximum