Courses

Courses

KLETS CLASSIC CLASS (Solo Event)

Winning time 10-11 hours total. Entrants must be over 21. This class is for the skilled and very fit high level mountain runners. Entrants must have successfully completed 2 Saunders Bowfell or 2 LAMM/OMM Elite/A (or one of each) in recent years. Other experience of long, solo mountain trips will be considered by the organisers. Checkpoints may be taken in any order, and may be at locations requiring precise navigation. If you have previously finished this course in a time 50% longer than the winners time then you should enter a shorter course.

FAIRFIELD CLASS (Team or solo Event) – New course for 2018

A Score Class. For teams of two, or for solos. This replaces the Pillar Class

  • Teams must have the same level of experience as Carrock Fell teams.
  • Solo runners must have previous experience of several, recent, long distance mountain navigation events.(OMM Class A/B or equivalent) .
  • At the Start on Day 1, the competitor will be issued with a list of all relevant controls for the two days. Each control will have a points value allocated to it. You should plan your course for each day in order to accumulate as many points as possible during the two days. You will not gain points for visiting a control that you visited on Saturday, again on Sunday.
  • Your time allowance will be 7 hours on Saturday and 5 hours on Sunday.
  • You must camp at the designated overnight campsite on Saturday. This is where your timing will end on Saturday and begin again on Sunday. If you exceed these times you will have penalty points deducted.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years of age.

BOWFELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time  10 – 11 hours total. Another tough class! Entrants must be over 18 years old and must have previous experience of several , recent, long distance mountain navigation events (OMM Class A or equivalent). If you have previously finished this course in a time 50% longer than the winners time then you should enter a shorter course.

KIRKFELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time 8.5-9.5 hours total. At least one participant must have previous experience of several  long distance mountain navigation or similar event.(OMM Class A/B or equivalent) If you have recently finished this course in a time 50% longer than the winners time then you should enter a shorter course. Entrants must be over 16. Where one of the two runners is under 18, the other runner must be the parent, guardian or “accompanying adult”  of the junior runner.

CARROCK FELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time 8-9 hours total. At least one participant must have previous experience of several  long distance mountain navigation events If you have recently finished this course in a time 50% longer than the winners time then you should enter the Harter Fell Class. Entrants must be over 16. Where one of the two runners is under 18, the other runner must be the parent, guardian or “accompanying adult”  of the junior runner.

HARTER FELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time 7.5-8.5 hours total.Participants must have good hill experience and proven navigational skills Entrants must be over 14. Where one of the two runners is under 18, the other runner must be the parent, guardian or “accompanying adult”   of the junior runner.

WANSFELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time 7-8 hours total. The Wansfell is designed as a shorter alternative to the Harter Fell. .This is the course to enter if you have no previous experience of Mountain Marathons. Participants must have good hill experience and proven navigational skills Entrants must be over 14. Where one of the two runners is under 18, the other runner must be the parent, guardian or “accompanying adult”  of the junior runner.

BEDAFELL CLASS (Team Event)

Winning time 7 – 8 hours total. The form of this course will be as follows:

Each team must have one junior, that is someone who is a least   14 years old, but less than 18. on Day 1 of the event. The other team member is the parent or guardian.Participants must have good hill experience and proven navigational skills

  • In calculating winners’ times, each team will be given a handicap, dependent upon the age of the junior member. (See FAQs for more details)
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