Search Term
Adventure Racing
Mountain Biking

Rab Mountain Marathon

Report by Gary Westwell
Saturday 27th September 2014

Since its launch in 2007, the event has proved a popular choice with mountain marathon competitors. Its score only format minimises the chance of ‘snakes' of runners all heading to the same control, maximises route choice and offers a more personal mountain marathon experience.

Famously relaxed and welcoming, the fun and friendly atmosphere of the Rab Mountain MarathonTM is epitomised by the lack of prescribed start times, the wide spread of prize categories (including Veteran and Super Veteran) and the opportunity for younger competitors (aged 14+) to participate.

The score courses - choice between Long Score and Short Score - put the competitors in control of how long they spend out each day, and also provide an almost unlimited challenge for the leading elite runners.

This year, the Rab Mountain Marathon will be returning to the Lake District, but in a new area that has never hosted a Mountain Marathon before. Go to for further details.

Bookmark: Add to Favourites Add to Google Bookamrks Add to Delicious Digg this Add to Myspace Add to Facebook Add to furl Add to Yahoo Review on StumbeUpon Add to reddit Add to Newsvine Add to Windows Live Favourites
Subscribe to RSS Feed Add to Technorati Add to Twitter Add to Yahoo Bookmarks Add to Aol Favourites Add to Ask Add to FARK Add to Slashdot Add to Mixx Add to Multiply Add to Simpy Add to Blogmarks


There are currently no comments on this article.

Add a Comment

Security Code:

Please enter the security code in the text box below.
Rab Mountain Marathon

Saturday 27th September 2014
Original Mountain Marathon

Saturday 25th October 2014