Swaledale Marathon

The 39th Swaledale Marathon was on Saturday 9th June 2018. 447 participants completed the route. The weather conditions were far better than 2017. It was a little warm at times, but some of the later returners were cooled by an afternoon shower. Congratulations to all finishers, especially to Ray Stevenson on his 39th marathon. The prize winners were as follows.

Marathon Salver fastest man Julian Simpson 03:15
  2nd man Nick Downing 03:16
  3rd man Matthew Hayes 03:17
Marathon Rosebowl fastest lady Amy Sarkies 03:28
  2nd lady Sarah Hackett 03:42
  3rd lady Rachel Ross-Russell 03:48
Ray Stevenson Shield fastest veteran man Steve Brown 03:39
Marathon Vase fastest veteran lady Amy Sarkies 03:28
Vic Harrison Trophy first SOC man Graham Thomas 03:17
Vic Harrison Trophy first SOC lady Diane Jobson 04:15
Stuart Pailor Shield first over 60 man Steve Brown 03:39
Lesley Pailor Shield first over 60 lady Sue Haslam 04:05
Marathon Mens Team Trophy Swaledale Runners Nick Downing / Steve Brown / Derek Parrington / Martin Randall
Marathon Ladies Team Trophy Swaledale Runners Sarah Hackett / Rebecca Simpson / Samantha King / Caroline Graham

Full results are available in our results section.

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.

The 2019 Swaledale Marathon will be on June 8th. Details of how to enter can be found here.

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