The 37th Swaledale Marathon was on Saturday 11th June 2016. 451 participants completed the route. Misty conditions on the tops led to a couple of route-finding difficulties around Great Punchard Head. Congratulations to all finishers, especially to Ray Stevenson on his 37th marathon. The prize winners were as follows.
|Marathon Salver||fastest man||Michael Barron||03:03|
|2nd man||Matthew Hayes||03:08|
|3rd man||Richard Buckle||03:15|
|Marathon Rosebowl||fastest lady||Heather Mochrie||03:37|
|2nd lady||Sarah Hackett||03:43|
|3rd lady||Elaine Bisson||03:44|
|Ray Stevenson Shield||fastest veteran man||Alex Fawcett||03:20|
|Marathon Vase||fastest veteran lady||Sarah Hackett||03:43|
|Vic Harrison Trophy||first SOC man||Steve Libby||04:07|
|Vic Harrison Trophy||first SOC lady||Victoria Howard||04:35|
|Stuart Pailor Shield||first over 60 man||Karl Edwards||03:43|
|Lesley Pailor Shield||first over 60 lady||Sue Haslam||04:03|
|Marathon Mens Team Trophy||East Hull Harriers & AC||Matthew Hayes / Richard Buckle / Chris Adams / Daniel Jones|
|Marathon Ladies Team Trophy||Elvet Striders||Elaine Bisson / Penny Browell / Tamsin Imber / Mandy Dawson|
Full results are available in our documents 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 2017 Swaledale Marathon will be on June 10th.