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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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Skyline Scotland 2016 – VK, SKY and EXTREME

What an incredible weekend for Skyrunning and Skyrunning UK! Skyline Scotland did more than place the UK on the map, it blew the Skyrunning world apart. On Friday it was the Salomon Mamores VK (a UK first) that sent hundreds of … Continue reading

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2016 RANKING UPDATE – Skyrunning UK – Skyrunner® National Series

The Skyrunning UK, Skyrunner® National Series 2016 is well underway and with three races completed – V3K, Lakes Sky Ultra and the Peak SkyRace it is time to post an update on the rankings. To clarify, the 2016 ranking includes ALL the races in … Continue reading

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PEAK SKYRACE 2016 SUMMARY and IMAGES

This year saw 180 people register for the Peaks SkyRace the third race in the 2016 Skyrunning UK National Series. From the 180 entrants, 147 showed up at the start-line on Sunday of which 136 runners crossed the finish-line. Those … 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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DATE CHANGE – Garmin Mourne Skyline MTR

The Garmin Mourne Skyline MTR will now be Saturday 22nd October 2016. Entries will open on St Patricks Day 2016

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Garmin Mourne Skyline MTR 2015 Race Summary

Iain Bailey and Diane Wilson were the 2015 champions for the 2nd edition of the Mourne Skyline MTR, the 6th and final race in the Skyrunning UK calendar. Considered by many to be Northern Ireland’s toughest and most challenging race, the Mourne … Continue reading

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Garmin Mourne Skyline MTR 2015 Preview

Ryan Maxwell, race director for the Garmin Mourne Skyline MTR provides an insight into the racing that will take place in the Mourne Mountains of Northern Ireland this weekend. The Skyrunning UK series comes to a great conclusion for 2015 with its … Continue reading

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Lakes Sky Ultra – The Movie

I was told 2-years ago that Skyrunning in the UK was not possible. You don’t have the mountains… You don’t have the technical terrain… Ridges – pah! Climbing – pah! You have nothing over a 1000m…  and so on and … Continue reading

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