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!
Email: email@example.com (Tony Wimbush)
NEW PEAK-BAGGING CHALLENGES
If you wish to propose a new ultra route for this site it would be helpful if you could supply the following:
jpeg map of the route with summits numbered and named.
approximate distance, ascent and overall completion time and date
a schedule of the numbered summits showing your actual times at each summit, ideally with corresponding grid references and heights
Reason for inaugurating the challenge, choice of summits etc
contact name and email for the web page for enquiries and reports of further completions
whether you intend to formally record further completions
OS map(s) number and name
Note to keep things manageable only peak-bagging running routes are included on the main menu. See also the definitions page here
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
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W A WIMBUSH
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also refer to the guidelines and definitions in the FRA Handbook.
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: email@example.com . Put "subscribe" in the subject line, or "delete" if you wish to unsubscribe.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Wimbush is responsible for all design, research and content on the gofar website.
Richard Wimbush provides technical support
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.
Thanks are due to the following who have assisted with information: -