Fell running
Fell running, also known as mountain running and hill running, is the sport of running and racing, off road, over upland country where the gradient climbed is a significant component of the difficulty...
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South Wales Traverse
The South Wales Traverse is a long distance fell running challenge across the mountains of South Wales. It is a linear route of 118 kilometres (73 mi) taking in some 31 summits over 610 metres (2...
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Welsh 3000s
This is a list of what are known as the Welsh 3000s, i.e. those 15 mountains in Wales that have a height of 3000 ft (914.4m) or more. Geographically they fall within three ranges, all sufficiently clo...
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Three Peaks Race
2°17′55″W / 54.1509°N 2.2987°W / 54.1509; -2.2987The Three Peaks Race is a fell race held annually on the last weekend in April, starting and finishing in Horton in Ribblesda...
Ben Nevis
Ben Nevis (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Nibheis, [peˈɲivəʃ]) is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Standing at 1,344 metres (4,409 ft) above sea level, it is located at the western end of ...
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Fairfield horseshoe
Fairfield Horseshoe is a classic circular hillwalking ridge walk route starting from Rydal or Ambleside in the English Lake District that takes in all the fells that surround the valley of the Rydal B...
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Snowdon Race
The Snowdon Race (Welsh: Ras Yr Wyddfa) is a ten-mile endurance running competition in Gwynedd, from Llanberis to the peak of Snowdon. Contestants must make the five miles up the Llanberis Path to...
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Skyrunner World Series
The Skyrunner World Series is an annual international championship of high altitude endurance races organised from 2008 by the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Previously the races were orga...
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Original Mountain Marathon
The Original Mountain Marathon (OMM), formerly known as the Karrimor International Mountain Marathon (or KIMM), is a 2-day Mountain event, held in a different region across the UK every year. It was f...
Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon
The Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon (SLMM) is a two-day mountain marathon usually held in the English Lake District ('or its environs', such as the adjoining Howgill Fells) in early July. It is sp...
Calderdale Way
The Calderdale Way is a 50-mile (80 km) long-distance footpath in West Yorkshire. It was devised in the 1970s to draw attention to some of the attractions in the district of Calderdale, which was...
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Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon
The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon (or LAMM) is a two day fell running and orienteering race held in the Scottish Highlands each June. Teams of two run and navigate over mountainous terrain, carrying ...
Fellsman
The Fellsman is an annual organised walk and fell race of about sixty miles in the Yorkshire Dales from Ingleton to Threshfield.
The event was devised by Don Thompson and the Brighouse District (B...
Welsh 1000 m Peaks Race
The Welsh 1000m Peaks Race takes place on the first Saturday in June each year. The 32 km route is also known as the Snowdonia Summits Marathon as competitors have to reach the top of the all t...
Bill Smith (fell runner)
Bill Smith (May 1936 – September 2011) was a fell runner and author on the sport. His achievements in breaking records for the number of peaks scaled within 24 hours, contributions to fell-runnin...
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4 Peaks Mountain Challenge
The Thule 4Peaks Mountain Challenge is a rugged 24 kilometres (15 mi) mountain skyline route for trail runners, held every September since 2002 in the Witteberge 32 kilometres (20 mi) NNE of...
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Angela Mudge
Angela Mudge (born 8 July 1970) is a Scottish champion hill runner and skyrunner. Despite being born with birth defects in both legs, and finding track athletics not to her liking, she discovered her ...
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Bob Graham Round
The Bob Graham Round is a fell running challenge in the English Lake District. Named after Bob Graham (1889-1966), a Keswick guest-house owner, who in June 1932 broke the Lakeland Fell record by trave...
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Skyrunning
Skyrunning is an extreme sport of mountain running above 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) where the incline exceeds 30% and the climbing difficulty does not exceed II° grade. The governing body is the Int...
Ramsay Round
The Ramsay Round is a long distance fell running challenge near Fort William, Scotland. The route is a circuit of 58 miles, taking in 24 summits with a total climb of around 28,500 feet. Ben Nevis, G...
Routeburn Classic
The Routeburn Classic mountain run is a mountain running event in New Zealand and is 32 km (20 mi) in distance, following the entire Routeburn Track. It is an annual event which was first he...
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Joss Naylor
Joss Naylor, MBE (born on 10 February 1936 at Wasdale Head) is an English fell runner, and a sheep farmer, living in the English Lake District. As his achievements increased he became better known as ...
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Paddy Buckley Round
4°07′52″W / 53.11931°N 4.13112°W / 53.11931; -4.13112The Paddy Buckley Round is a long distance fell running challenge in Snowdonia, Wales. The route is a circuit of just over...
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Kepler Challenge
The Kepler Challenge Mountain Run is the premier mountain running event in New Zealand and follows the 60 km Kepler Track through the Fiordland National Park. It has been held annually since 1988...