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​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!

(next update: January 2022)

If you have completed all 3 rounds each within 24 hours and wish to be included on this register please email the date completed to: martin.stone@sportident.co.uk

REGISTER of BIG 3 COMPLETIONS
No
Name
Date Completed
Interesting Facts
.1
Martin Stone
25/06/1987
All Solo Unsupported, 2 in Mid-Winter
.2
Helen Diamantides
15/07/1989
Age 24. All within 72 days. PBR & CRR Overall Record. BG Female Record
.3
Adrian Belton
02/08/1989
All within 28 Days. Ramsay Round Record
.4
Pete Simpson
02/06/1990
.5
Mark Hartell
15/06/1996
Paddy Buckley Round Record 18hrs 10mins
.6
Richard Calder
23/05/1998
.7
Geoff Pettengell
23/05/1998
.8
Paul McClintock
20/06/1998
.9
Allan Miller
08/07/2000
10
Chris Rhodes
04/06/2002
11
Yiannis Tridimas
22/06/2002
12
Bob Berzins
11/07/2003
13
Gavin Williams
21/05/2005
14
Tom Westgate
21/05/2005
15
Martin White
26/06/2005
16
Kevin Saville
16/07/2005
17
Stephen Birkinshaw
27/08/2006
18
John Fleetwood
09/12/2006
19
Nicky Spinks
17/05/2008
First Rounds
20
Rob Woodall
17/05/2008
21
Digby Harris
20/07/2008
22
Jon Chapman
13/09/2008
23
Tim Laney
29/05/2009
24
Alan Lucker
06/06/2009
25
Chris Near
02/05/2010
26
James Thin
23/05/2010
27
Olly Stephenson
23/05/2010
28
William Houghton
05/06/2010
29
Jason Hubert
23/01/2011
30
Jo Scott
05/06/2011
31
Mick James
12/06/2011
32
Jonathan Whilock
03/07/2011
33
Bryan Carr
03/07/2011
34
Simon Reed
03/07/2011
35
Tom Phillips
21/07/2011
Summer Rounds
36
Bill Williamson
02/06/2013
37
Matt Davis
09/06/2013
All Solo Unsupported
38
Chris Armour
18/08/2013
39
Ed Gamble
25/05/2014
40
Nicky Spinks
31/05/2014
Second Rounds
41
Jules Barrett
23/06/2014
42
Lee Langdon
23/06/2014
43
Laurence Piercy
26/07/2015
44
Glen Borrell
18/08/2015
45
Adnan Khan
17/07/2016
46
John Parkin
14/08/2016
Possibly longest aggregate - 71hrs 17mins!
47
Jasmin Paris
02/10/2016
Aggregate Record - 50hrs 10mins. All in one Summer. CRR Overall Record, PB & BG Female Record
48
Tim Ripper
18/12/2016
49
Jim Mann
12/02/2017
All Winter Rounds and within 29 Days
50
Liz Barker
20/06/2017
51
David Taylor
22/07/2017
52
Ross Cowie
23/07/2017
53
Tom Pape
23/07/2017
54
Graham Nash
06/08/2017
55
Ben Rowley
12/08/2017
56
John Ryan
13/05/2018
57
Chris Webb
20/05/2018
58
Luke Aspinall
23/06/2018
59
Damian Hall
19/06/2019
Paddy Buckley Round Record 17hrs 31mins 11secs
60
Tom Saville
06/08/2019
Age 24, all within 41 days
61
Oli Johnson
13/09/2019
All within 84 days
62
Simon Barnett
01/06/2021
Over a 13 year period
63
Barney Nikolich
29/05/2021
64
Chris Barnes
10/07/2021
65
Pawel Cymbalista
18/07/2021
1st Polish, all in less than a year on very hot days

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