MUC Wuthering Hike race report

Wuthering Hike / Haworth Hobble 2007 Race Report The bleak and breezy Yorkshire moorland provided a stark backdrop for the first event in this year?s Montrail Ultra-running Championship.The Wuthering Hike is a 31 mile course, with 4,400ft of ascent/descent. The second half of the course is particularly challenging, with some stiff climbs to do on tired legs.A cool, mostly dry day with good visibility gave excellent running conditions; and enabled 232 people to complete the course.Winner Adam Breaks came in with an impressive time of 3:43:24, half an hour clear of second equal Allen Smalls and Matt Giles.First females Helene Whitaker and Cath Worth clocked 4.53.24. The Montrail Ultra-running championship is divided into short, medium and long events; the Wuthering Hike is in the short category. The next race in the MUC is the Manx Mountain Marathon, another ?short? event at 30 miles. Over £10,000 of prizes are on offer over the 12 races of the 2007 MUC.  There will be stiff competition for the top spots!  All the information on the series can be found at The MUC is supported by Montrail, planetFear, Clif bars, OMM and Thorlo.The top results: 1 Adam Breaks  03:43:24  CVFR MV45 2 Allen Smalls  04:12:16  Colchester Harriers MV35 3 Matt Giles 04:12:16  Stourbridge RC M 4 Paul Hart 04:14:15  Dumfries RC M35 5 Matthew Davis 04:15:56  DPFR MV35 6 Andrew Orr 04:17:37  Clayton MV35 7 Martin Beale 04:17:37  Team Montrail MV35 8 Robin Lawrence 04:20:47  Bingley MV35 9 Michael Howard 04:22:50  FRA MV45 10 Simon Bourne 04:23:01  DPFR MV35 1 Helene Whitaker 04:53:24  Carnethy FV40 2 Cath Worth 04:53:24  NYM FV45 3 Chris Preston  04:54:45  Tod Harriers FV40 Full results from the weekend can be found at: Winner – Adam Breaks