Get out and stay out

The Mountain Marathon is a classically British institution and one that has a dedicated following.  They are, however, very friendly affairs and most have options that open the experience up to newcomers as well as the die-hard elite. For those that are unaware, they are generally defined as being a mountain based running event, held over two days, and with orienteering being a critical element (mostly with no GPS technology allowed). Competitors usually participate in teams of two, and have to carry their own food and tent for the duration. If you love the outdoors and want a proper weekend challenge then get packed and discover the world of mountain marathons. You won't regret it.

1 / 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…
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2 / The ROC

A demanding 115km race rich in challenges and crammed full of inspiring terrain. Starting on Abersoch beach, reaching the summit of Snowdon and back, The ROC showcases the best triathlon arena Wales and its breathtaking landscape has to offer. Commencing on the golden sands of Abersoch beach the race starts with a…
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3 / Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon

The Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon (SLMM) is a two-day mountain navigation event open to teams of two. Teams navigate between checkpoints, visiting them in the order given (with the exception of solo Klets and Pillar competitors). The first day finishes at a mid-way campsite. Competitors must carry the…
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4 / LAMM - Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon

Two day mountain marathon in Northern Scotland. At the LAMM, the emphasis is always on providing 6 challenging courses requiring navigation skills and great routes that cross the classic high mountain country. No other Mountain Marathon crosses such a mountain expanse and takes in the summits of Munros. Even those…
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5 / Great Lakeland 3 Day™

The SILVA GL3D™ is an adventurous three-day mountain marathon with a unique, relaxed and friendly atmosphere that attracts both runners and long-distance walkers. Over the years the event has built up a dedicated following of participants who enjoy the challenge of three long, consecutive days in the hills. We start…
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6 / Marmot Dark Mountains™

Marmot Dark Mountains™ takes the classic two-day mountain marathon format and gives it a dark twist. Rather than two days of running with an overnight camp in between, we pack everything into one winter’s night! The Event is based on a mountain marathon format with Elite, A, B, C, Long and Short Score…
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