The 36th Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon was held over the weekend of the 12th / 13th July 2014. Starting in Deepdale competitors fanned out through Grisedale and up and over Helvellyn, before dropping down towards the top end of Thirlmere for the overnight camp. Sunday started with an initial steep climb back out from Thirlmere before returning over the Helvellyn ridge back to the finish:
Please note that the SLMM returns to its normal time next year. We will update our website with more details once entries open at the beginning of December and we will then send out an email to all 2014 competitors telling you that entries are open. See you then.
Please vote for your favourite Competitor Photo by emailing email@example.com with your favourite image number (e.g. Image00999.jpg) before midnight on Friday 26th July 2014. The best photograph taken during the Event will win a prize.
R and R Photos
R and R Photos were on site during the event taking competitor photographs. These are available for purchase via their web site at http://www.randrphotos.co.uk/event-photos.php.
We have asked Bob Clare to produce a history of the event. If you have any anecdotes, pictures and so on please let him know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our thanks to the following for supporting us on this years event:
|Backpackers Club||Event Marshals|
|SPORTident UK||Event Computer Service|
|Exclusively Cumbrian||Supplier of Prizes|
|Pete Bland Sports||Supplier of Prizes|
|Cowmire Cider||Supplier of Prizes|
|Tirril Brewery||Supplier of Prizes|
|Patterdale Mountain Rescue|
|Fell and Dales Outside Catering||‘The Ladies’ – supplier of Catering and Mid Camp Refreshments|
|RandRPhotos||RandR Photos are specialists in outdoor and sports photography, covering events all over the UK|
|Deepdale Hall||Event Centre – Mr Chris Brown|
|West Head Farm||Steel End - Gavin & Louise Bland|
|Cumbria Commoners||Land Management|
|Natural England||Land Management|
|Lake District National Park Authority||Land Management – Martin Sleath|
|The National Trust||Land Management – John Pring and Abi Ball|
|Rydal Estates||Land Management – Fergus Russell of Carter Jonas|
|Dalemain Estates||Land Management - Jo Edwards of PFK Land Agency|
|Lowther Estates||Land Management – Jo Edwards of PFK Land Agency|
|Matson Ground Estate||Land Management – Madeleine Scott|
|United Utilities||Land Management – Jo Edwards of PFK Land Agency|