Entries for the 2016 Trial

April 1, 2016

60 Year booklet

January 9, 2016

2015 AGM and Talk

November 29, 2015

2015 Results

September 14, 2015

Helping at the Trial

July 10, 2009

Membership of the LDMTA

September 12, 2011

  Entries for the 2016 Trial

Entries for the 2016 La Sportiva Lake District Mountain Trial opened on 1st April 2016. Please see the Entry page. The venue will be the Newfield Inn, Seathwaite in the Duddon Valley. This year there is a new Pairs category on the Short Course.

  Sixty Years Running

The new Sixty Years Running booklet is a supplement to "Fifty Years Running: A History of the Mountain Trial". The new booklet has beeen prepared by Edwin Coope who was General Secretary of the LDMTA from 1985 to 2006. In the 36-page booklet, he covers the Mountain Trials between 2002 and 2014. There are profiles of Wendy Dodds, Mike Walford and the Haines family together with results and many photos. Don't miss out on this piece of history!
The booklets are £5 each. Booklets can be obtained by sending a cheque (payable to "LDMTA") to Ann Smith, Wood Ghyll, Crosthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HX with a note containing your address. Postage is free. Alternatively, email Ann Smith and she can supply the details for electronic payment.

  The 2015 LDMTA AGM and Talk

The 2015 LDMTA AGM was held on Friday 27 November at Wilf’s cafe. Wendy Dodds stepped down as Chairman but is remaining on the committe. John Broxap has left the committee but Dave Jones has joined. Tony Richardson will also be co-opted onto the committee. There was no candidate for Chairman so an interim Chairman will be appointed at the next Committee meeting in January. You can read the Organiser's report.
Steve Birkinshaw gave a very interesting and inspiring talk about his record breaking "Wainwrights Record Run” in June 2014. On this run, Steve broke the record set by Joss Naylor in 1987.

  2015 Results

The Results are now available here You will also see links to Winsplits and SplitsBrowser which are good for analysing how well you did on individual legs. Plus there is a link to RouteGadget. Please do use it to draw your route on. Then other competitors can see your route and compare them. You can even use the animation button to watch a head-to-head replay of the race .

  Helping at the Trial

We are always looking for people with some experience of the Mountain Trial to come and help at the venue or marshal on the hill.

Contact David & Miriam Rosen if you’re interested.

  Membership of the LDMTA

For £5 per year:

  • You support the organisation
  • free entry to the AGM celebrity talk.  
  • a chance of winning the LDMT prize.  
  • 10% discount at Pete Bland Sports.  

Purchase your  membership  at the LDMTA table at next year's event or through the membership secretary.
You can download a membership form here.





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