A weekend of big ascents, heavy rain showers & epic scenery.
Well done to all the competitors. It was a tough day for with team facing some interesting route options. Do they take on the big climbs or stick to the meadows and forests. The teams reported that the big ascents and changing terrain made judging the distance they could cover tricky.
For those competitors who were taking part in their first mountain marathon it was a steep learning curve both literally metaphorically but a positive mental attitude saw them through to the end of day one. The spirit of OMM is alive and well at the overnight camp, in spite of heavy showers and low cloud competitors had a chance to chat with each other, sharing stories of the day over roaring stoves and wet tents.
What an amazing weekend!!!! Well done to all the competitors and thank you for making it such an incredible event. Please tell all your friends and running partners so we can grow the event.
See you in Switzerland in September next year.
OMM Event Team.
See how everyone is training for this years race on Strava.
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