The Yomp Mountain Challenges

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The Yomp Mountain Challenges
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The Yomp mountain challenges take place from Kirkby Stephen and follows the Mallerstang watershed around the Upper Eden valley. Take your pick from three events (38k, 20k and 10k) challenging fell runners, walkers and youngsters alike.
Full Yomp, Half Yomp and Short Yomp
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Sun, 6 Jun 2021
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Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
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Where and when
18 Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4HA, UK
Start times
Sunday, 6 Jun 2021
Full Yomp: TBCHalf Yomp: TBCShort Yomp: TBC
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Yomp Mountain Challenges
Full Yomp
Half Yomp
Short Yomp
Route information
The Full Yomp is a serious undertaking. It follows the Mallerstang watershed and includes six summits over 650 metres high. Fell runners will aspire to beat Carl Bell's 2017 course record time of 2 hours 36 minutes. Walkers should aim to complete the circuit in less than 9 hours.
23 miles, 3,900 ft ascent, minimum entry age is 18 in line with FRA rules.
The Half Yomp provides a less demanding course, but with some rough terrain and the full ascent of Nine Standards it is still more than equivalent to a half-marathon on the flat!
11.5 miles, 1,700 ft ascent, minimum entry age is 11
The Short Yomp covers the same ground as the final section of the two main courses, including the summit of Nine Standards. It provides a great challenge for children walking with their parents or teachers.
6.5 miles (10k), 550 ft ascent, minimum entry age is 5
What's included
All entrants will be timed to the nearest second. Finishers will receive a completion certificate and a medal. There are 20 trophies awarded to individual and team winners in the various categories. Latest finishing time to count for trophies is 4.00pm. The Full Yomp is a FRA registered event, class BL.
How to get there
18 Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4HA, UK
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Event day logistics
Registrations are between 7 am and 11 am depending upon the course - full details are provided upon booking.
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