Charlie Sproson and Steve Birkinshaw won this years Marmot Dark Mountains, below Charlie shares a few thoughts on how it was done.
Mountain Run have been guiding Bob Graham Rounds since 2016. Silva have come on board with our BGR guiding service and supplied us with 3 x Trail Speed 3XT's, with a combined output of 2400 lumens! Silva and Mountain Run are literally lighting up the fells!
We have 4 places left on the Ultra Trail Weekend for March 18th/19th 2017 and we want to see the course full, so we're offering a whopping 20% discount to 4 lucky people.
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!
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
This is the 3rd & final article related to the interviews on Talk Ultra with Ian Corless about Navigation for Ultra Runners
In conjunction with Keswick Mountain Festival we are giving sound advice for runners as the nights get even longer & the temperature starts to plummet. Photo Credits: Marmot Dark Mountains/Ian Corless, MountainRun & Barney Whiteside