Ten Peaks The Lakes (Long Course)
Saturday 26 June 2016
45 miles; 5,600m of ascent
Weather : Good visibility and mild to warm. Some cloud and mist on the Scafell Massif and brief but heavy rain late in the afternoon and again early in the evening. Very thick mist on the top of Skiddaw.
Route description: Starting at Swirls Car Park near Thirlmere at 4 am the route visited the ten highest peaks in the Lake District plus two more mandatory peaks and some manned checkpoints.
There were 104 starters and 67 finishers and 25 DNF with 12 transferring to the Short Course.
Transferred to the Short Course:12
Fastest Man: Ian Symington; Calder Valley Fell Runners 12:47:23
Fastest Lady: Carol Morgan; FV40; 7th overall; Nidd Valley 14:05:15
55th: Steven Jones; MV50; DPFR 22:34:00
64% of Long Course starters finished and 71% of Short Course starters finished.
Overall a great day out over a tough course visiting some of the best peaks in the Lake District.