The 34th Swaledale Marathon was on Saturday 8th June 2013. 444 participants completed the route. Conditions were bright and sunny, but with a clarity of air that really showed off the magnificent views of Arkengarthdale and Swaledale. Congratulations to all finishers, especially to Ray Stevenson on his 34th marathon. The prize winners were as follows.
|Marathon Salver||fastest man||Stewart Gregory||03:08|
|2nd man||Tony Lambert
|3rd man||Mark Forrest||03:15|
|Marathon Rosebowl||fastest lady||Heather Mochrie
|2nd lady||Katie Sherwood||03:40|
|3rd lady||Amy Sarkies
|Ray Stevenson Shield||fastest veteran man||Steve Brown
|Marathon Vase||fastest veteran lady||Jacqueline Keavney
|Vic Harrison Trophy||first SOC man||Neil Bowmer
|Vic Harrison Trophy||first SOC lady||Diane Jobson||04:15|
|Stuart Pailor Shield
||first over 60 man||Alexander Whiteside
|Lesley Pailor Shield
||first over 60 lady||Shirley Oglesby
|Marathon Mens Team Trophy||Swaledale Road Runners
||Tony Lambert / Steve Brown / Robbie Kelly / Derek Parrington|
|Marathon Ladies Team Trophy||Swaledale Road Runners||Jacqueline Keavney / Sarah Hackett / Karen Saward / Suzie McGann|
Full results are available here.
The annual Swaledale Marathon passes through some of Swaledale's finest scenery. The 23 mile course is a fell run / challenge walk event - competitors must navigate themselves and complete the course within 10 hours. It has been organised by Swaledale Outdoor Club since 1979.