HISTORY & RESULTS

50 Years and counting

2017 To be confirmed…, England

Fifty years and over 100,000 entries later, the Original Mountain Marathon continues to go from strength to strength as an icon of the UK’s outdoor and running community

50th Anniversary Race

28+29 October

Nov 2016 – OMM Japan, Shinano Omachi

Straight Long Winners – 柳下 大 市岡 隆興

Straight Short Winners – 嶋岡 雅浩 杉村 俊輔

Score Long Winners – 田中 公悟 竹内 利樹

Score Short Winners – 渡辺 浩司 松元 恭子

Results, Images, Reports

Oct 2016 – 49th OMM Glentrool, South West Scotland

Elite Winners – M) Duncan Archer + Shane Ohly. F) Kerstin Leslie + Jessica Tuille. Mix) Chris Jones + Hannah Moulten. Results, Images, Reports

Sept 2016 – OMM LITE North Yorkshire

Long Score winners: M) Theo Highland/Rajiv Ratan. F)Fiona Hughes/Heather Hughes. Mix)Derek Tyers/Claire Dossett.

Short Score: M) Miles Winter/Julian Winter. F) Rebecca Peacock/Alisa Duncan. Mix) Dominic Watts/Delia Watts

Results, Images, Reports

Sept 2016 – OMM BIKE North Yorkshire

Long Score winners: M) Mark Mcphillips. F) Maggie Mcphillips. Mix)Conrad Ellison/Jill Ellison.

Short Score winners: M)David Cowgill. F)Emma Van Der Gucht/Carina Hirz. Mix)Andy Lawrence/Susan Lawrence

Wild course: M) Richard Thompson Mix) Clare O’Sullivan/Sean O’Sullivan Results, Images, Reports

May 2016OMM ICELAND

Long Score winners: M) Barry McElerney/Graham Clemison. F) LenaSchaffe /Aino Karoliina Öster Mix) Rachel & David Lawrance

Short Score winners: M) Mark Burley/ Tom Watkins.  F) Judith Leslie /Margaret Oliver.  Mix) Paul & Amelia Hunt Results, images, reports

July 2016 – 

NEW Ava Jacket gains award & international recognition for design and innovation at OUTDOOR show in Germany.

OMM LITE Chiltern Hills

Long Score winners: M)Chris Dykes/Rob Lee. F) Rosie Iron/Anne Fison. Mix)James Godfrey/Nikki Waters.

Short Score winners: M)Steve Long/Michael Burgess. F)Ruth Holmes/Nicky Desailly. Mix)Sam Scott/Paul Scott Results, Images, Reports

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Apr 2016 OMM LITE Peak District

Long Score winners: M)Tim Campion-Smith/Laura Heath. F)Helen King/Elspeth Cumber. Mix)Tim Campion-Smith/Laura Heath.

Short Score winners: M)Andy Mickleburgh/Simon Covell. F)Caroline Graham/Jo Barnes. Mix)Rosemary Hurford/Sean Ledger Results, Images, Reports

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Apr 2016OMM BIKE Peak District

Long Score winners: M)Tom Gibbs/Chris Hope. F)Helen Jackson/Sally Ozanne. Mix) Christine Jennings/Paul Jennings.

Short Score winners: M)Martin Vesty. F)Julie Morrissey Mix)Chris Stevens/Jo Cleary Results, Images, Reports

Nov 2015 – OMM Japan, Tsumagoi

Straight Long Winners -柳下 大 市岡 隆興

Straight Short Winners -宮西 優太郎 大竹 達也

Score Long Winners -岡本 壮野 横田 俊樹

Score Short Winners -土屋 彰 高橋 範

Results, Images, Reports

Oct 2015 – 48th OMM Tweedsmuir, Scottish Borders

Elite Winners – M) Kim Collison + Adam Perry. F) Nicky Spinks + Jean Brown. Mix) Jasmin Paris + Konrad Rawlik. Results, Reports

Sept 2016 – OMM LITE Yorkshire Dales

Long Score winners: M)Ralph Baines/Barry Awan. F)Alice Asbury/Robyn Cassidy. Mix)Simon Caldwell/Carmen Elphick.

Short Score: M)Mark Nooney/Jon Cresswell. F)Emma Green/Lisa Rudkin. Mix)Brendon Howe/Alison Howe Results, Images, Reports

Sept 2015 – OMM BIKE Yorkshire Dales

Long Score winners: M)Graham Tibbot. F)Erica Moks. Mix)Jill Ellison/Conrad Ellison.

Short Score winners: M)Jeff Mew. F)Emma Van Der Gucht/Carina Hirz. Mix)Phil Whitehurst/Jane Senior

Wild course: M)Ian Furlong/Amy Souter Mix)Ian Furlong/Amy Souter Results, Images, Reports

May 2015 – OMM ICELAND

Long Score winners: M) Chris Tomlinson / John Greenwood. F) Kathleen Brierley / Sue Roberts. Mix) Claire & Nick Harris

Medium Score winners: F) MichelleAuckland / Zoe Pickering. Mix) Natelie Kennedy / Alastair Akerman

Short Score winners: Mix) James & Rebecca Bostock.  F) Catherine Powell / Sarah Mcgarrity. Results, images, reports

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Apr 2015 – OMM LITE Peak District

Long Score winners: M)Barry McElearney/Paul Atkinson. F)Clare Canty/Fiona Canty. Mix)Jonathan Ellis/Andrea Davison.

Short Score winners: M)Johan Gausden/Fred Prall. F)Caroline Graham/Jo Barnes. Mix)Jo Pearce/Chris Pearce Results

Apr 2015 – OMM BIKE Peak District

Long Score winners: M)Tom Gibbs/Chris Hope. F)Deborah Conway/Sharon Allen. Mix)Mark McPhillips/Maggie McPhillips.

Short Score winners: M)Martin Vesty. F)Emma Van der Gucht/Karen McDonald Mix)Joanne Allin/Ian Flint Results

2014 Cheviots, North East England

Elite Winners – M) Sander Vaher + Timo Sild. Mix) Jasmin Paris + Konrad Rawlik. Results, Images & Reports

2013 Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Elite Winners – M) Nick Barrable + Gustav Bergman. F) Heather Dawe + Andrea Priestley. Mix) Jasmin Paris + Konrad Rawlik. Results, Images, Reports

2012 Howgill Fells, North Pennines

Elite Mens Winners – Björn Rydvall & Aaron Prince Results, Images

2011 Comrie, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Duncan Archer & Shane Ohly Results, Images

2010 Dartmoor, South West England

Elite Winners – M) Andy Symonds + Joe Symonds. F) Heather Dawe + Angela Priestley. Mix) Angela Mudge + Brendan Bolland. Results

2009 Elan Valley, Wales

Elite Mens Winners – Steve Birkinshaw & Jethro Lennox Results

2008 Borrowdale, Cumbria

“The Great Storm” When the event hit the worlds media. The only time the race has been stopped.

Elite Winners – Race Abandoned Results

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2007 Lowther Hills, Scotland

Elite Winners – M) Brendon Bolland + Sean Bolland. F) Helen Davison + Janet McIver. Mix) Heather Dawe + Shane Ohly. Results

2006 Galloway Forest Park, Scotland

Name changed to the OMM, Original Mountain Marathon. Total commitment to continuity of event excellence and the best innovative lightweight gear.

Elite Winners – M) Ifor Powell & Alun Powell. Mix) Heather Monroe + Jonathan Emberton. Results

2005 Ullswater , Cumbria

Elite Winners – M) Steve Birkinshaw & Morgan Donnelly. Mix) Tim Lenton + Claire Gordon. Results

2004 Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Mark Seddon completed his 10th win of the Elite section and awarded ‘freedom of the event’

Elite Winners – M) Mark Seddon & John Hunt. Mix) Lisa Godfrey + Warran Bates. Results

2003 Langholme, Scottish Borders

Elite Winners – M) Steve Birkinshaw & Morgan Donnelly. F) Liz Powell & Helen Jackson. Mix) Louis Grundy + Jane Grundy. Results

2002 Cheviot, Northunberland

Elite Winners – M) Steve Birkinshaw & Morgan Donnelly. Mix) Angela Mudge + Brendan Bolland. Results

2001 Clyde Muirsheil Regional Park, Scotland

Elite Winners – M) Mark Seddon + Andrew Trigg. Mix) Jonas Birgerson + Frida Rosenberg. Results

2000 Lake District, Cumbria

Elite Winners – M) Mark Rigby + Rob Jebb tied with Mark Seddon + Andrew Trigg. Mix) Steve Sharp + Anna McCormack. Results

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1999 Cowal Peninsula Argyll, Scotland

Introduction of digital timekeeping and uploading to website.

Elite Winners – M) Mark Seddon + Steve Birkinshaw. F) Helen Diamantide + Angela Mudge. Mix) Paul Cadman + Polly Gibbs Results

1998 Howgill Fells, North Pennines

The ‘howling Howgills’ was exceptionally tough and recorded for the first time online; the first UK event to do so.

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & Steve Birkinshaw

1997 Kielder Forest, North East England

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & Steve Birkinshaw

1996 Galloway Forest Park & Hills, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & Pete James

1995 Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & John Kewley

1994 St Mary’s Loch and Manor, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & Paul Hague

1993 Upper Nithsdale & Queensberry Hills, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Mark Seddon & Paul Hague

1992 Northern Lake District, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

1991 Arrochar Alps, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Mark McDermott & Adrian Belton

1990 Glen Lyon, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Phil Clark and Graham Huddleston

1989 Howgill Fells, North Pennines

First KIMM Sack is produced

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

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1988 Cheviots, Northumberland

Elite Mens Winners – Aonghus O’Cleirigh & Robin Bryson

1987 Ffestiniog Snowdonia, North Wales

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

1986 Galloway Hills, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

1985 Langdale, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Ken Taylor & Robin Bryson

1984 Peak District, Pennines

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

1983 Strathyre, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Derek Ratcliffe & Pete Irwin

1982 Dartmoor, South West England

Gerry Charnley was killed on Helvellyn and Jen Longbottom took over the organisation.

Elite Mens Winners -Jack Maitland & John Baston

1981 Langdale, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Joss Naylor & Mike Walford

1980 Isle of Arran, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Dieter Wolf & Leonhard Suter

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1979 Rhinogs, North Wales

Elite Mens Winners -Dieter Wolf & Leonhard Suter

1978 Peebles, Scotland

Elite Mens Winners – Roger Baumeister & Martin Hudson

1977 Howgill Fells, North Pennines

A special 1: 40,000 scale map was commissioned from Harvey Maps, enabling the setting of high standards for mountain navigation.

Elite Mens Winners -Andy Philipson & Howard Forrest

1976 Galloway Highland, Scotland

Galloway had exceptionally bad weather with only 30% completing. Gerry Charnley the organiser, when asked in a BBC interview “don’t you think this event is too tough?” responded, ”Everybody knows this is the KIMM, the toughest event on the calendar and it’s not a Sunday afternoon picnic.”

Elite Mens Winners -Stig Berge & Sigurd Dæhli

1975 Ennerdale, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Joss Naylor & Pete Walkington

1974 College Valley, Cheviot, Northumberland

Elite Mens Winners -Stig Berge & Harry Walker

1973 Plas Gwynant, North Wales

Elite Mens Winners -Stig Berge & Carl Martin Larsen

1972 Tibbie Shiels, Scottish Borders

First overseas competitors, Norwegians Stig Berge and Karl Martin Larsenn won the Elite class.

Elite Mens Winners -Stig Berge & Carl Martin Larsen

1971 Plas-y-Brenin, North Wales

Elite Mens Winners – Joss Naylor & Allan Walker

1970 Eskdale, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Joss Naylor & Allan Walker

1969 Troutbeck, Cumbria

Elite Mens Winners – Ted Dance & Bob Astles

1968 winners

1968 Muker, North Pennines

Our foundation event and future inspiration for many similar events throughout the U.K, Scandinavia & the rest of the world.

Elite Mens Winners – Ted Dance & Bob Astles

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