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!

Distance - miles

Summits

Ascent - feet

First Completed

Completions

Fastest Times

Fastest Lady

Bob Graham Round

66

42

27000

1932/1960

2258

Killian Jornet

12-52-22 (2018)

Jasmine Paris

15-24 (2016)

 

Charlie Ramsay Round

60

24

28000

1978

134

Jasmine Paris

16-13 (2016)

Jasmine Paris

16-13 (2016)

 

Paddy Buckley Round

61

47

28000

1984

172 (130 in 24 hours)

 

Tim Higginbottom

17-42 (2009)

Jasmine Paris

18-33 (2016)

Three in One

The Big 3 in one go

Mike Hartley completed all three rounds consecutively in 3 days 14 hours and 20 minutes in July 1990.  That's some 187 miles with 83000 feet of ascent involving 113 tops!  Times for each round were as follows:

Charlie Ramsay Round

Bob Graham Round

Paddy Buckley Round

21 hours 14 Minutes

23 hours 48 minutes

33 hours 30 minutes

The Big 3 in one season

Adrian Belton

Helen Diamantides

Jon Chapman

Jasmin Paris

1989

1989

2008

2016

Adrian completed his 3 rounds within 29 days.  Helen and Adrian combined forces to do their final round, the BGR, together.  They both finished in a "steady" 19 hours 11 minutes producing a new women's BGR record for Helen.
Jon completed the BGR on 3 May 08 in 22-25, the PBR on 4/5 July 08 in 23-30 and the CRR on 13/14 Sept 08 in 22-37.
Jasmin completed the BGR on 23 April 16 in 15-24, the CRR on 18 June 16 in 16-13 and the PBR on 2nd October in 18-33 setting new ladies records for all 3 rounds plus the overall record for the CRR and the fastest aggregate time for the Big 3.

The Big 3 in one Calendar Year

Tom Phillips    2011

Tom completed the BGR on 7 Feb 2011 in 23-19, the CRR on 19 June 2011 in 22-52 and the PBR on 19 Jul 2011 in 23-13.

Extended Rounds

Bob Graham Round

(24 Hour Fell-walking Record)

 

Charlie Ramsay Round

Paddy Buckley Round

 

Men

42 Alan Heaton

51 Ken Heaton

54 Alan Heaton

56 Eric Beard

60 Alan Heaton

61 Joss Naylor

63 Joss Naylor

72 Joss Naylor

76 Mark McDermott

77 Mark Hartnell

Women

42  Jean Dawes

58  Anne Marie Grindley

62  Anne Stentiford

64  Nicky Spinks

22-18  1960

22-13  1961

23-48  1962

23-35  1963

23-34  1965

23-37  1971

23-35  1972

23-11  1975

23-26  1988

23-47  1998

23-37 1977

23-20 1979

23-17 1994

23-15 2011

26 Martin Stone

28 Adrian Belton

23-24 1987

23-57 1991

51 Adrian Belton

22-00 1989

The UK Big 3 Rounds - Statistics at 1st January 2019

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.

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RECORDS and NEWS

Please send details and a schedule 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

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