11 Jan

Entries for Big Black Mountains Challenge 2016 are Open

Entries for this years Big Black Mountains Challenge are now open!!! Just go to the BBMC page on the team’s website and click on the big red “go to on-line booking form” button and follow the links. As usual places are limited so to avoid being disappointed please book your place as soon as possible.

BBMC is the teams biggest fundraising event of the year and goes a long way towards raising the £25,000 – £30,000 needed each year to run the team. The team are also currently raising funds to purchase a new incident control vehicle. We are therefore very grateful to everyone who pays to enter. If however you feel you can raise further donations for the team that would be brilliant. There are a few ways to do this:

1. you can download a sponsorship form from the BBMC page

2. you and your friends and family can make a £10 donation by text. Simply text BBMC16 £10 to 70070 to donate to Longtown Mountain Rescue and make a difference today. JustTextGiving by Vodafone.

3. or, finally you can set up your own Big Black Mountain Challenge 2016 fundraising page with JustGiving

We look forward to see you all in May

19 Mar

On-line entries for BBMC – update

Due to a technical problem the on-line booking system to register for BBMC has been indicating the event is now full. There are however still a small number of places remaining. We are currently working to rectify the problem but in the mean time the system will still allow you to ignore any message and register

13 Jan

Entries for the 2015 BBMC are now open!

Entries for this years Big Black Mountain’s Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 16th May, are now OPEN! As usual places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

Following its successful introduction last year, entries are again through an on-line booking system, the link for which is on the BBMC page.  Please ensure that you download the event information document and in particular have read the conditions of entry before entering.

To celebrate the events 30th anniversary this years A route has been extended to 30 miles.  Download the PDF for details of the route change

We look forward to seeing you all in May

19 May

BBMC 2014 – thank you and hope to see you on 16th May 2015

Well that’s it, BBMC is over for another year.  The team would like to say a massive thank you to everyone that entered.  Over 800 of you were able to join us on the hill this year and yet again we were blessed with fantastic weather (don’t expect this every year!).  We look forward to hopefully seeing many of you again next year for what will be a special year for both the event and the team.  Next year will be the 30th Big Black Mountains Challenge and also the 50th anniversary of Longtown Mountain Rescue Team being established.  We hope you can make it for this special event.  Further details of BBMC 2015 and other celebratory events will be posted on the News page and via Twitter (@longtownmrt).

As always we’d also like to say a big thank you  to Trekitt for continuing to sponsor the event.

Big Black Mountains Challenge 2015 – Saturday 16th May 2015 – entries will open early January 2015.  Enter early to ensure you don’t miss out.

 

03 Apr

BBMC 2014

This years event is full and entries are now CLOSED.  Thank you to everyone for continuing to support the event and we look forward to seeing you all next month.

06 Jan

Enter now!! – Big Black Mountains Challenge 2014 entries open

Entries for this years Big Black Mountain’s Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 17th May, are now OPEN! As usual places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

As highlighted in an earlier post, this year we have gone to an on-line booking system.  Please ensure that you download the event information document and in particular have read the conditions of entry before entering

We look forward to seeing you all in May

01 Jan

BBMC 2014

Happy new year.  The start of a new year can only mean one thing, entries to this years BBMC will open shortly!  This year we will be going to an on-line entry system.  Watch the News section over the coming days for more details.