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3 x 3000 80km 2016 Statement

  Dear Skyrunners, Sport is a fickle thing and many curve balls can be thrown at us. As someone who attends countless races, I have always said, and will continue to say, ‘I wouldn’t want to be a race director!’ … Continue reading

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3 x 3000m 80km 2016 Race Preview

Over 4000m (13,000ft) of ascent await participants of this weekend’s 3 x 3000m 80km Ultra providing every participant an opportunity to cover three classic Lakeland peaks. It’s going to be a tough challenge and a key race for the 2016 … Continue reading

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Lakes Sky Ultra Race Preview 2016

“Towering above each other, or lifting themselves in ridges like the waves of a tumultuous sea, and in the beauty and variety of their surfaces and colours, they are surpassed by none.” – Wordsworth   Niandi Carmont provides a preview … Continue reading

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3×3 80km 2015 Race Report

Ricky Lightfoot ©steveashworth – Lake District Images A chilly 5am start on Sunday 4th October saw the second running of the Lakes 3*3000 race get underway. Two main differences characterised the start this year: The start was at the iconic … Continue reading

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True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra 2015 Preview

Skyrunning UK is booming. Already this year we have had the V3K, Peaks Skyrace and the recent ground breaking Salomon Glen Coe Skyline. All races part of the Skyrunning UK National Series. Attention now turns to the True Mountain Lakes … Continue reading

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Eirik Haugsness to run Lakes Sky Ultra

Eirik Haugsness, winner of the  inaugural Tromsø SkyRace will race the Lakes Sky Ultra in 2015. Eirik took third place at the Mont Blanc Vertical KM in 2013, only 30 seconds behind the eventual winner. He then backed this up two days … Continue reading

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Es Tresidder to race True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra™

Es Tresidder has confirmed his intention to race at the inaugural True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra™. Speaking with Charles Sproson, Race Director and course planner, Es said: “The True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra™ takes in some of the best and … Continue reading

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