55th Fellsman - 29th and 30th April 2017.
The 55th Fellsman 2017…
Well, we find ourselves bringing another Fellsman year to a close, which once again seems to have come round stupidly fast… With the end of one year comes the traditional last meeting of the committee where the ‘Lick and stick’ (as it is traditionally known) takes place and envelopes are … Continue reading
2016 Results now up
Just a quick post to let you know that the results for the 54th Fellsman can now be found on the 2016 page in the Results section. The times given are provisional and may change slightly. We have also posted the split times for the checkpoints recorded by the Felltrack … Continue reading
Countdown to the 54th Fellsman: A new way to display your tally…
With the countdown to the 2016 Fellsman about to begin in earnest we thought we would like like to wet your appetite by also officially launching the new Fellsman artwork that graced the post announcing the date of the 2016 event. Many of you have commented on the stunning image … Continue reading
Running Away from 40
Jonathan Carter, our Fellsman Organiser is running 40 marathons between now and his 40th birthday in June 2016 to raise money for the Brathay Children’s Trust.
The Fellsman is a high level traverse covering more than 60 miles over very hard rugged moorland. The event climbs over 11,000 feet in its path from Ingleton to Threshfield in the Yorkshire Dales.
Most of the route is over privately owned land, the use of which is secured by the organisers for the weekend only. This being the case, the route does not follow well defined footpaths, so the entrants’ navigational skills with a map and compass are tested as well as their physical fitness. Because of this, only fit and experienced walkers or runners should enter.