Swaledale Marathon
ENTRIES GO WITHIN A DAY OR TWO SO YOU NEED TO BOOK AS SOON AS THE ENTRIES ARE AVAILABLE.
 
The annual Swaledale Marathon will take place on Saturday 8th June 2013. It is centered on Reeth and passes through some of Swaledale's finest scenery. The route is 37.3km (23.2 miles) long with 1258m (4128 feet) of ascent. A map of the route will be displayed at check in on the day. The event is a fell run / challenging walk - competitors must navigate themselves and complete the course within 10 hours. It has been organised by Swaledale Outdoor Club since 1979.

It is very popular and entries go fast (within one or two days!!). The entry fee is £19.00 (2013), which is excellent value for all the food, drink and goodies that come with it.
Entry forms are available from their web site from the 5th of January. Alternatively you can write with SAE to: Swaledale Marathon, 17 New Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4QS.
Entry forms will be posted on 4th Jan arriving on the 5th, the same day web entries open, giving everybody an equal chance.

Full details are available from the Swaledale Outdoor Club -  click here 
 

If you want to chat about the event, the good years and the bad ones see Ken who has done it around 20+ times. Others who have competed several in recent years and have got the bug include Nigel, Chris H, Mark and Paul.  Sarah, Bernie and Anne tried it for the first time in 2010 and again in 2011. 
 
2011 - Smiling before and after - fear before, fatigue after!
 

Well done to all those that completed this year's Swaledale. Another good day on this well organised event.

Results:

Mark E  4.27, Jon D 4.41, Anne H & Ken D 4.42, Carol M 5.01, Sarah  D 5.28 Bernie W 5.29 Gayner 6.41.


2010 - Happy finishers - enjoying the sunny weather at the finish in Reeth.

 
Another one completed for the boys and the first time for Sarah, Bernie and Anne.
 
Results:
17th     Mark     3.42
18th     Chris     3.43
59th     Paul      4.15
125th    Anne    4.49
126th    Ken      4.49
265th    Bernie   6.00
266th    Sarah    6.00
 
 
 
 

TEAM WINNERS 2008!

The  happy team of Ken, Chris, Helen,Nigel, Mark and Paul celebrate Easingwold Running Club's success at Swaledale in 2008

A  team of 6 were entered from ERC with the first four to count. Well done to Chris, Nigel, Mark and Paul for snatching the victory from the hosts, Swaledale Outdoor Club.

 
 
 
 
Results:   
5th Chris 3.24,  6th Nigel 3.25, 13th Mark 3.41,  24th Paul 3.55,  59th Ken 4.21,  257th Helen 5.44.

Mark, Chris, Nigel and Paul try to smile and avoid being run over at the finish!
 
 

Easingwold Running Club, Easingwold, York, UK - Affiliated to England Athletics