Thursday 17th September – Mountain & Ultra Distance Commonwealth Championships @ Keswick

OAC’s Chris Carver represented England in the 24 hour race on Thursday.

18:00 Friday 18th September – Text from Andrew Robertshaw, “Chris had a good one finishing fifth, three new pbs en route, 143 miles (231km) – total three miles more than before. Winner did 159 miles Aussie, Martin Fryer. Sharon Gayter first woman. Kenyan won uphill fell race only. Wyatt. Anna Frost New Zealand first woman”. Full Championship Results available from here.

Hugh Pearson in addition to his comment below has emailed in to say that there are also more details of the race on the blog of William Sichel. An email from Chris’s wife Fay confirms his finishing position and distance and that he was the first Englishman home and England won the team Silver medal.

More information available from cumbriacommonwealthchampionships,, mudsweatandtears and England Athletics.

Chris keeps his blog fully updated (except, of course, when he is out running).

  1. #1 by Hugh on September 18, 2009 - 8:49 pm

    I hear that Chris may be coming home with a silver medal from the team competition and may have been the first of the English team home. Brilliant performance Chris. All the hard training has paid off.

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