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The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance 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.
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FRA LONG DISTANCE 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where a route contact name is given please notify that person of your attempt on the route to enable accurate records to be maintained for the dubious benefit of future generations of fell runners!
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The Etive Munros Round UK Ultras
Bidean nam Bian 2017 (Digby Harris)
This is a circuit of the 16 Munros which encircle Glen Etive, just south of Glen Coe. It was devised and completed by Digby Harris on 2nd September 2017. He covered some 46 miles of arduous mountain terrain with 25,000 feet of ascent in a solo, unsupported run taking 23-20. A full account of the run was published in The Fellrunner - see the link below.
A schedule of 16 munros including grid references, heights, distances and times is included in Digby Harris's Fellrunner article - see link below.
Maps: Use Harvey's Glen Coe, Glen Etive & Black Mount Superwalker XT25 (1:25,000)
This an informal challenge without rules, registrations or time limits. However, Digby Harris would be pleased to hear of any future attempts on the round. email: email@example.com
Links and Further Information
□ The Etive Munros Round, Digby Harris (The Fellrunner, Winter 2017) - Digby Harris's account and schedule