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ULTRA-DISTANCE CHALLENGES

Acknowledgements

Tony Wimbush is responsible for all design, research and content on the gofar website.  

Richard Wimbush carries out all technical work including the drawing of maps and logos.

 

Photos

Appreciation goes to Peter Hartley for use of the black and white photos that also appeared on the cover of The Fell Runner (Summer 1985 and Summer 1986).

For the use of photographs as credited on relevant web pages thanks also go to Wendy Dodds and Nicky Spinks.

 

Information

Thanks are due to the following who have assisted with information: -

Paddy Buckley

Morgan Williams

Andy Walmsley

Derek Fisher

Monica Shone

Dick Courchee

Rick Ansell

Chris Upson

John Fleetwood

Yiannis Tridimis

Alan Yates

Pete Simpson

Bill Smith

Charlie Ramsay

Ben Adelnoor

Rob Woodall

Mark Rigby.

 

 

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The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go.
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Please send details and a schedule of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association.  Email: martin.stone@sportident.co.uk
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