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Marmot Dark Mountains 2019 Steve Ashworth30 Entries open + location revealed for 2020 29th Mar 2019

Entries OPEN We are excited to announce that entries are open for Marmot Dark Mountains™ 2020. Join us January 25th-26th next year for some more dark adventures in the first round of the British Mountain Marathon...

News Story MDM Marmot Dark Mountains 2019 20th Feb 2019

We have loved reading about your Marmot Dark Mountains 2019 experiences! Here we share some of the stories:   Steve Birkinshaw  Scottish orienteering association  Ben Murphy  Chris Colla More from our...

small MDM 2019 RACE DIRECTOR'S REPORT 29th Jan 2019

By Shane Ohly Race Director   Marmot® Renew Sponsorship The seventh edition of Marmot Dark Mountains™ was another huge success this weekend with entries almost reaching 350 people. The event continues to grow each...

map-2019-thumb 2019 Courses revealed 26th Jan 2019

The 2019 Marmot Dark Mountains™ courses are displayed below. All the courses start and finish at Lowther Castle. There is one marshalled checkpoint on the course, which competitors on the linear courses will...

2c63f298-c5f5-487a-883b-998c90755848 Severe weather to test Marmot Dark Mountains™ runners 25th Jan 2019

  A record field of over 300 runners will be making their way to the Far Eastern Lake District this weekend to take part in the 7th edition of Marmot Dark Mountains™ 2019.       It is the first event in the...

Marmot Dark Mountain 2017 copyright Steve Ashworth-2 1 Ecological Briefing Notes 2019 21st Jan 2019

Ourea Events' races are located in Britain’s greatest upland areas that often contain features of outstanding biodiversity value and importance. Occasionally, the features that provide this interest can be vulnerable to...

P1040843 2019 Course Planner's Insights 18th Jan 2019

Course Planner Gary Tompsett and Course Controller Graham Gristwood share some thoughts and information about Marmot Dark Mountains™ 2019.     Introduction Marmot Dark Mountains™ 2019 is all set to wow you...

lowther castle Event Centre Location Revealed 5th Nov 2018

Important: In 2018 most courses sold out! Please don't miss out on your first choice course ENTER NOW   As previously announced, 2019 will see us visit the Far Eastern Fells of the Lake District.  Today, we're...

2018-RD-report-thumb 2018 Race Director's Report 6th Feb 2018

What a unique challenge Marmot Dark Mountains™ is! I'd like to congratulate everyone who participated in the event this year: Well done! The combination of darkness and winter weather and conditions is one of the...

ALLCONTROLS thumb 18 2018 Courses Revealed 27th Jan 2018 @ 23:05

The 2018 Marmot Dark Mountains™ courses are displayed below. All the courses start and finish at Slaidburn Village Hall. There are two marshalled checkpoints on the course, which competitors on the linear courses...

ecological-briefing-2018-thumb 2018 Ecological Briefing Notes 19th Jan 2018

Ourea Events' races are located in Britain’s greatest upland areas that often contain features of outstanding biodiversity value and importance. Occasionally, the features that provide this interest can be vulnerable to...

planners-notes-thumb 2018 Event Planner's Insights 19th Jan 2018

Event planner Graham Gristwood shares some thoughts and information about Marmot Dark Mountains™ 2018.   Introduction It has been a pleasure to explore the area of the Forest of Bowland around Slaidburn, and I hope...

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