Galleries Index > LAMM 2003 - Saturday

Number of photos: 26

At the Elite and A Course start Kevin and Quentin Harding starting the Elite Elite and A Course start Jane and Lewis Grundy starting the Elite Course Nick Keast and James Jackson starting the Elite Course Steve Birkinshaw and Morgan Donnelly starting the Elite A and B teams race into a control 114 at a col Iain Donnan and Scott Fraser, both 17, look confident in the breakfast tent, although they are about to run their first mountain marathon. No wonder! They finished the D course about half an hour ahead of the nearest team. The 7.30am loo queue - but there was no waiting for the slit trenches Walk to the B, C, D and Novice start - through meadows of buttercups The B, C, D and Novice start About to punch the control at spot height 824m on the south-east ridge of Glas Tulaichean The summit checkpoint on Glas Tulaichean was manned by members of Arrochar Alps mountain rescue team Team 4, David Atkinson and Jerry Sharp on the A Course climbs Glas Tulaichean from Loch nan Eun B team running off Glas Tulaichean with Beinn Iutharn Mor in the background A team plan their next leg from control 134 An Elite runner who's seen better days Made it! Teams criss-cross past remote Fealar Lodge - about 15km from the nearest road Crossing the Allt Feith Ghuithsachain at the head of Glen Tilt A team cross the suspension bridge at the Falls of Tarf On the suspension bridge at the Falls of Tarf Mid camp facilities include a swimming pool. Competitors cooling off in the River Tilt Mid camp in Glen Tilt Phew! Most teams finished in time for a spot of sunbathing Saskia Hart and Anna Harris, students from Edinburgh enjoying a well deserved meal after their first mountain marathon experience

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Route planning above Loch Duich

The clouds over mid camp

Racing together - the spirit of the event

Lowe Alpine Mourne Mountain Marathon