Swaledale Marathon

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The 39th Swaledale Marathon will take place on Saturday 9th June 2018.

THE ENTRIES LIST IS FULL WITH A WAITING LIST. WELL DONE TO THOSE THAT MADE THE 7 AM CALL AND GRABBED A PLACE. ABOUT 30 FROM THE CLUB HAVE AN ENTRY WITH A FEW ON THE WAITING LIST. FURTHER INFO WILL BE ON THE RIGHT OF THIS PAGE.
 

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 ( possibly within one hour!!). The entry fee is  £21.00, which is excellent value for all the food, drink and goodies that come with it.

They use the Si Entries online entry system. If you're not already registered with Si Entries, you can do this in advance at any time. Swaledale Marathon will be open for entries at 07:00 am on 6th January 2018. It closes at midday but will be full much quicker.

The SI Entries system will send a confirmation email to successful entrants. Participant numbers will be allocated approximately 1 month before the event.


Full details of the event 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 include Nigel, 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!