The Montane® Spine® Challenger is a non-stop, 108 mile race between Edale and Hardraw* with a time limit of 60hrs. This challenging and technical section of the Pennine Way is a physically and psychologically demanding route that demands concentration, good physical fitness, resolve and respect. The Montane® Spine® Challenger is a notoriously difficult event in its own right and should be considered as having a similar degree of difficulty as the longer Montane® Spine® Race.
The MONTANE® Spine® Race is widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest endurance races. A truly epic challenge that will test your physical resilience and mental fortitude. Racing non-stop along the most iconic trail in the UK, you will experience the full intensity and ferocity of the British Winter. Prepare yourself for the biggest challenge of your life.
The MONTANE® Spine® Flare is a 60hr race from Edale to Hardraw, a magnificent route covering the Southern part of the Pennine Way with highlights including Kinder Scout, Malham Cove & Pen-y-Ghent. At 108 miles this event is not easy, be prepared for a physically demanding challenge with beautiful scenery and great camaraderie.
If you are considering entering the Montane® Spine® Race or Montane® Spine® Challenger, our Official Training Programme provides an excellent setting to learn new skills, meet other competitors and gain insights in to the challenges. Throughout 2016 we have a number of training events which cover a variety of subjects and our annual training weekend.