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British Athletics MOUNTAIN RUNNING

Mountain Running Camp

The Championship Trial races for 2016 are :

World Long Distance Championship Trial – 3 Peaks race, Saturday 30 April

European Championship Trial ( Up & Down ) – Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria, Saturday 28 May

British Athletics Mountain Running National Championships which will incorporate the World Championship Trial ( Uphill ) and Senior Home Country Internationals– Skiddaw, nr Keswick, Weekend Saturday 30 July

2016 Mountain Running selection policy

Mountain Running News

British Athletics Hill running and Fell running Championships 

Organised on behalf of British Athletics by the Mountain Running Advisory Group Sub-Committee for domestic fell running championships under UK Athletics rules and sponsored by Pete Bland Sports

The four races are as follows:

Short:                Sedbergh Sports (9 July)

Medium:          Donard-Commedagh Horseshoe (9 April) & Merrick (17 September)

Long:                Pedol Cwm Pennant (11 June)

Note: These races are likely to be pre-entry; check details in the FRA Fixtures Calendar or the FRA website.

For further information about the British Championships, please contact Ian Hartman by e-mail (ianh2512@hotmail.com)


Race reports 

British Championships race one report - Donard Commedagh Horseshoe 

British Championships race two report - Ras Pedol Cwm Pennant

British Championships race three report - Sedbergh Sports 

*Reports courtesy of Ian Hartmann

Inter Counties Championships 2016

The 2016 UK Inter-Counties Fell Running Senior Championship, supported by the UK Counties Athletics Union and British Athletics, will be held in conjunction with the Moel Eilio fell race in Llanberis on Saturday 14th May.  This year the Inter Counties will not form part of the Mountain Running Challenge.

The Junior Inter Counties Fell Championship will be held as part of the Stretton Junior Championship race on Saturday 2nd July.

Further information on both events can be found on the Inter Counties Fell Running Championships website: https://britishintercountiesfellrunningchampionships.wordpress.com 

 

Mountain Running

European Championships Trials 

Saturday 28 May 2016

Whinlatter Forest Park near Keswick, Cumbria

British Athletics Mountain Running National Championships which will incorporate the World Championship Trial (Uphill) and Senior Home Country Internationals

Saturday 30 July 2016

Skiddaw near Keswick, Cumbria 

This event will incorporate the World Championships Trials and Senior Home Country Internationals. 

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Results & Standings 2015

Results from the 2015 British Athletics Mountain Running Challenge can be found below.

Archived Results & Standings

 

Mountain Running Challenge: Winners

Year

Men

Points

Women

Points

2015

Andrew Douglas, Inverclyde

104

Emma Clayton, Leeds City

100

2014

Andrew Douglas, Inverclyde

101

Emma Clayton, Bingley and Sarah Tunstall, Kendal

101

2013

Nick Swinburn, Northumberland

98

Emma Clayton, Bingley

104

2012

Steve Vernon, Stockport

153

Katie Walshaw, Holmfirth

143

2011

James McMullan, Thames H&H

104

Lizzie Adams, Hallamshire

101

2010

Orlando Edwards

155

Victoria Wilkinson, Bingley

165

 

Results: 2015-2010 Mountain Running Challenge - Men final rankings

Results: 2015-2010 Mountain Running Challenge - Women final rankings


Britiish Athletics Mountain Running Championships: Gold Medal winners (Individual Championships)

Year

Location

Men

Women

2015

Betws-y-Coed (Up & Down)

Robbie Simpson, Deeside

Sarah Tunstall, Kendal

2014

Sedbergh (Uphill)

Andrew Douglas, Inverclyde

Rebecca Robinson, Kendal

2013

Whinlatter (Up & Down)

Rob Samuel, Eryri

Emma Clayton, Bingley

2012

Glenridding (Uphill)

Steve Vernon, Stockport

Victoria Wilkinson, Bingley

2011

Skiddaw, (Uphill)

Steve Vernon, Stockport

Victoria Wilkinson, Bingley

 

2015-2011 British Athletics Mountain Running Championships medal winners

World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships

18 June 2016 - Podbrdo, Bulgaria

Trial: Saturday 30 April 2016 (3 Peaks race)


European Mountain Running Championships (Up & Down)

2 July 2016 - Arco, Italy

Trial: Saturday 28 May 2016


World Mountain Running Championships (Uphill)

4 September 2016 - Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria

Trial: 30/31 July 2016


Links

WMRA: World Mountain Running Association: www.wmra.ch

European Mountain Running Championships: Link tbc

World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships: Link tbc

World Mountain Running Championships: Link tbc

WMRA  Mountain Running World Cup: www.wmra.ch/

 

Mountain Running Advisory Group

MRAG: Terms of Reference

MRAG: Group members