Saturday 28th April – Three Peaks Race

The 58th Three Peaks Race (23.2 miles / 5,276′ ascent).

The race was won by Joe Symonds (Hunters Bog Trotters) in 2.55.58 and the first lady in 36th position overall was Sarah O’Neil (Hunters Bog Trotters) in 3.28.39.

OAC’s John Armitstead finished 197th (4.09.12) and Matt Broughton 458th (4.47.52) and Jim Sneath 466th (4.49.16).

More details from the Three Peaks Race website.

From Mud, Sweat and Tears reports of both the men’s and ladies’ races.

Reports in the Telegraph & Argus here and here.

Previews from mudsweatandtears and fellrunner.

Results from SPORTident.

Pictures from Sportsunday on Whernside and also Ingleborough.

Salomon race video on Youtube.

More information also from

  1. #1 by matt on April 29, 2012 - 2:09 pm

    Well done to you all – good effort. I bet it was a bit wet underfoot. Hope it was not too much of a shock for you Matt.

  2. #2 by Matt Broughton on April 29, 2012 - 3:29 pm

    A complete different ball game. Serious business. Unfortunately for me, and despite the warnings, I had no idea.

  3. #3 by Howard on April 29, 2012 - 8:01 pm

    Well done to you for sustained efforts. Matt let me explain 23.2 miles 5276ft ascent and that when its dry!

  4. #4 by reid haddow on May 1, 2012 - 12:41 pm

    Well done to you all, fantastic efforts, by all the “BLACK and WHITES” credit to you all.

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