All stranded runners in the lake district marathon accounted for. More than 700 runners sheltered the nights from the rain and high winds in farms and mines? Yes, that's right, mines! Others pitched their tents and braved the torrential rain and wind at the top of the mountain. Tents, you say? Who is hauling tents on their backs in a marathon?
Right, this is not your average marathon...these people were kitted out with major gear. Check out.
You Tube account of Lake District mountaineering marathoners
I am in awe but there is no way I'd ever sign up for this.