The OMM Mountain Marathon
The OMM or Original Mountain Marathon is the originator of the 2-day mountain marathon and is for teams of 2, carrying all clothing, equipment, tent, sleeping bag, food for 36 hours, navigating one's own route and including an overnight camp. Teams must be totally self-supporting. Exact location announced prior to the event. “The race all mountain challenges descend from”. The fundamentals of the event are self reliance, route selection, moving quickly over difficult terrain, kit management, endurance, teamwork & sound mountain judgement.
- Up to 80 km, depending on category:
- Score course (long, medium, short)
- Distance (Elite, A, B)
- Combined - Half linear, half checkpoint options