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Route Index

​Abraham's Tea Round

Andy's  Southern Fells

Assynt Traverse
Bala Challenge

Bay Limestone Round

Bob  Baxter  Traverse
Bob Graham Round
Bowland Dozen
Bowland 1500’s
Broxap Round

Cairngorm Munros
Canary Islands 3 Peaks
Charlie Ramsay Round
Charnley Way

Cleveland Hills Challenge
Cuillin Round
Cumbrian Traverse
Dales Skyline
Dales Top Ten
Dales 2000’s

Dark Peak County Tops

Dark Peak 15 Trigs

Dartmoor Round

Denis Rankin Round

Dragon’s Tongue
Durham Hewitts

Etive Munros Round

Freeman Round
Glen Lyon Corbett Round
Great North Inns Run
Harvey Howgill Tops

John Fleetwood Lakes 40

John Fleetwood Lakes Routes

John Fleetwood Scottish Routes

John Fleetwood Welsh Round

Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge

Knoydart 7
Lakes 24
Lakes 25@25
Lakes 2500’s

Lakes Sea to Summits

Llangollen Hills Run

Loch  Lomond  Round

Leventon’s Line
Meirionnydd Round
National & Yorkshire 3 Peaks
No Cure Always Hope
Over The Hill Round
Paddy Buckley Round

Peak Traverses & Rounds

Pikes of the Lakes

Saddleworth  10 Trigs

Ring of Fire - Galloway
Scottish 4000’s

Six County Tops - Peak
Snowdonia Skyline
Snowdon to Pumlumon

South Pennine 39 Trigs
South Wales Traverse

Steve Parr Round

Tan Hill to Kirkstone Pass Inn
Tranter’s Round

Tyndrum Round
Upper Calder 13 Trigs
Wainwright 7 Summits

Wainwrights 30@30

Wicklow  Round
Yorkshire Round
Yorkshire 2000’s

 

Other  Ultras

Sub-Ultras

COMPLETIONS

Where there is a recorder please contact them to log your completion. In addition, or if there isn't a recorder, you are invited to share your experience on the gofar facebook page to encourage and inspire other runners to have a go!

Contact
Email:   gofar99@gmail.com  (Tony Wimbush)  
NEW PEAK-BAGGING CHALLENGES
If you wish to propose a new ultra route for this site please supply a pdf with the information listed below. Your pdf can then be downloaded directly from the appropriate menu - See Ullswater High Way or Dales Mountains 30 for examples.
  • Title
  • Brief summary including approximate distance, ascent plus number of summits.  
  • Contact name and email 
  • Inaugural completion - name, date and time, and whether supported, self-supported or unsupported
  • OS map(s) number and name
  • Time limit if applicable and any other conditions
  • Ideally a map showing the numbered and named summits or an outline map of the route to show the location  (both optional)
  • a schedule of the numbered summits showing summit names,  ideally with corresponding  grid references and heights, actual times at each summit.
  • Whether an informal challenge without rules or registrations OR email address for formally registering completions and any rules that might apply
  • Any Recommended links or references
  • Photos - up to 6  (optional) 
Please Note
  • To keep things manageable only peak-bagging running routes are included on the main menu.  See also the definitions page here.
  • To help limit traffic on and off the fells in the Lakes it is not intended to add any further routes in the Lakes to the regional menu.
OTHER  ROUTES
If you wish to propose a sub-ultra/training route or an ultra non-peak bagging route please supply a pdf of the route description, control points etc.  It should contain a contact name and email for further information.  
DONATIONS
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SAFETY WARNING

 

All the routes on this site require proven mountain running experience. You undertake them entirely at your own risk. Please take full mountain safety precautions at all times.  Always ensure you carry sufficient clothing, food and equipment to cope with dramatic changes in the weather conditions!  Appropriate insurance cover is recommended.

HAVE A GO!

The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance mountain challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go, subject to proven mountain experience in all conditions.

FRA LONG DISTANCE

RECORDS and NEWS

 

Please send details of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association. Email:  martin.stone@sportident.co.uk

Please also refer to the guidelines and definitions in the FRA Handbook.

GOFAR UPDATES

 

Updates are generally made each winter and announced on gofar facebook. If you are not on facebook, to subscribe to future updates email Tony Wimbush:  gofar99@gmail.com . Put "subscribe" in the subject line, or "delete" if you wish to unsubscribe.

HELP WANTED

If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, offer details of other routes (old and new), spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please email Tony Wimbush: gofar99@gmail.com

Acknowledgements

Tony Wimbush is responsible for all design, research and content on the gofar website.  
Richard Wimbush provides technical support

Photos
Appreciation goes to Peter Hartley for use of the black and white photos that also appeared on the cover of The Fell Runner (Summer 1985 and Summer 1986).
For the use of photographs as credited on relevant web pages thanks also go to Wendy Dodds, Nicky Spinks, Bob Wightman and Pauline Charters.

Information
Thanks are due to the following who have assisted with information: -