GLENRIDDING, LAKE DISTRICT
SUNDAY 8TH APRIL 2018
We are very grateful that our friends from Kong Adventure sponsor our Mini Mountain Marathons.
Kong Adventure is a fantastic shop in the centre of Keswick with a great selection of fell running and other products. They also offer a variety of indoor climbing options as well as outdoor adventures. Have a look when you are next in Keswick (Heads Rd, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5EZ).
The first race of the Kong Mini Mountain Marathon 2018 Series was held on Carneddau in North Wales, starting from Bethesda. The weather was absolutely stunning. Snow on the mountains, cold, but beautiful views over the mountains and straits. Neil Talbott from Ambleside AC won the overall race with an amazing 690 points. Rowena Browne from Bowland Fell Runners was first lady with 460 points. It looked like everybody had a good time and the soup and cakes went down well. Well done to the winners and everybody for participating.
CARNEDDAU, NORTH WALES
SUNDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2018
We are all active and passionate fell runners. We live in Thorpe near Dovedale in the Peak District and go out on the hills as much as we can. Alison has been the race organiser for the Mini Mountain Marathons since 2014 and we have taken over the organisation from Dark & White from 2015. We organise these events as a hobby and get our children involved in the organisation and running of the events. Our aim is to deliver professional events with a great atmosphere. Alison and Janneke spend many hours baking the cakes and preparing soup for the events. Erwin and Chris do all the computer stuff, finance and marketing and everybody gets involved in preparing the routes, recceing, setting out / collecting controls and of course on race day.
We are also supported by the
And our friends from Rab have
sponsored the Mini Mountain
Marathons for many years
The second race of the 2018 Series will be held on Sunday 8th April from Glenridding, Ullswater in the Lake District. A beautiful, wild and challenging area, including famous wainwrights like Helvellyn and Great Dodd. The views are amazing. Quite a lot of snow and ice when we recced the area, but hopefully that will be gone by April. See you all in April!