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2019 – Largs

2018 – Black Mountains

2017 – Langdale

2016 – Glentrool

2015 – Tweedsmuir

2014 – Cheviots

2013 – Brecon Beacons

2012 – Howgill Fells

2011 – Comrie

2010 – Dartmoor

2009 – Elan Valley

2008 – Borrowdale

2007 – Lowther Hills

2006 Galloway Forest Park

2005 – Ullswater

2004 – Brecon Beacons

2003 – Langholme

2002 – Cheviots

2001 Clyde Muirsheil Regional Park

2000 – Lake District

1999 – Cowal Peninsula Argyll

1998 – Howgill Fells

1997 – Kielder Forest

1996 – Galloway Forest

1995 – Brecon Beacons

1994 – St Mary’s Loch and Manor

1993 Upper Nithsdale & Queensberry Hills

1992 – Northern Lake District

1991 – Arrochar Alps

1990 – Glen Lyon

1989 – Howgill Fells

1988 – Cheviots

1987 Ffestiniog Snowdonia

1986 – Galloway Hills

1985 – Langdale

1984 – Peak District

1982 – Dartmoor

1981 – Langdale

1980 – Isle of Arran

1979 – Rhinogs

1978 – Peebles

1977 – Howgill Fells

1976 – Galloway Highland

1975 – Ennerdale

1974 – Cheviots

1973 – Plas Gwynant

1972 – Tibbie Shiels

1971 – Plas-y-Brenin

1970 – Eskdale

1969 – Troutbeck

1968 – Muker

2017 – Lake District

The 50th event, in true OMM fashion day 1 conditions were tough. Only 25% of the Elite competitors finished day 1

2008 – Borrowdale

“The Great Storm” When the event hit the worlds media. The only time the race has been stopped

2006 – Galloway Forest Park

Name changed to the OMM, Original Mountain Marathon. Total commitment to continuity of event excellence and the best innovative lightweight gear

2004 – Brecon Beacons

Mark Seddon completed his 10th win of the Elite section and awarded ‘freedom of the event’

1999 – Cowal Peninsula Argyll

Introduction of digital timekeeping and uploading to website

1998 – Howgill Fells

The ‘howling Howgills’ was exceptionally tough and recorded for the first time online; the first UK event to do so

1989 – Howgill Fells

First KIMM sack is produced

1986 – Galloway Hills

1982 – Dartmoor

Gerry Charnley was killed on Helvellyn and Jen Longbottom took over the organisation.

1978 – Peebles

1977 – Howgill Fells

A special 1: 40,000 scale map was commissioned from Harvey Maps, enabling the setting of high standards for mountain navigation

1976 – Galloway Highland

Galloway had exceptionally bad weather with only 30% completing. Gerry Charnley the organiser, when asked in a BBC interview “don’t you think this event is too tough?” responded, ”Everybody knows this is the KIMM, the toughest event on the calendar and it’s not a Sunday afternoon picnic.”

1972 – Tibbie Shiels

First overseas competitors, Norwegians Stig Berge and Karl Martin Larsenn won the Elite class.

1968 – Muker

Our foundation event and future inspiration for many similar events throughout the U.K, Scandinavia & the rest of the world.
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2021 – Grasmere

2019 – Cannock Chase

2018 – Forest of Dean

2017 – Surrey Hills

2017 – Brecon Beacons

2017 – Brecon Beacons Bike

2017 – Yorkshire Dales

2017 – Yorkshire Dales Bike

2016 – North Yorkshire

2016 – Chiltern Hills

2016 – Peak District

2016 – Peak District Bike

2015– Yorkshire Dales

2015 – Yorkshire Dales Bike

2015 – Peak District

2015 – Peak District Bike

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2019 – Lenzerheide

2018 – Garmisch-Partenkirchen

2017 – Achensee

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2019 – Kirigamine-Kurumayama

2018 – Okumikawa

2017 – Nobeyama-Kogen

2016 – Shinano Omachi