Welcome to an extra special podcast episode recorded live at the epic Montane Lakeland 50 & 100, one of the UK’s premier ultras. Based in the Lake District National Park, racers take part in either a 50-mile route, or qualify to take on a lengthier 100-mile route, navigating some of the region’s lesser known peaks.
Both routes are an incredible feat of physical and mental endurance and attract hundreds of racers each year to take on the now notorious challenge. Amongst them are countless inspiring tales, from people running for an extraordinary cause, to those returning to brave the route once again. Our podcast hosts Graham Oakes and Charlie Bryant chat to a just a few of them, including members of #TeamMontane who took part and the mastermind behind the race himself, Marc Laithwaite.
So sit back, grab a cuppa and prepare to absorb the incredible atmosphere of this unique ultra event in the Lake District. Who knows, maybe you’ll be eager to join the ballot for the 2023 event by the time it’s finished? For those still eager for more Lakeland action, don’t miss our official event debrief, as well as the story behind the event which provides insight into the origins of the Lakeland 50 & 100.