The Montane Winter Spine Race: 14-22 January, 2023

Welcome to the official Montane event hub for the 2023 Spine Race. Your one-stop-shop for all things related to Britain’s most brutal ultra run.

Spanning the entire Pennine Bridleway, the MONTANE® Spine Race is a challenging 268-mile, non-stop, winter, mountain marathon, based in the North of England. Completing the Spine requires pushing your limits further than ever before.

2023 will see 4 races take place - with several #TeamMontane runners competing. Keep reading to discover more about the individual races, to learn about the origins of the race and our race kit recommendations...

Spine Race: 268 Miles | 15-22 Jan

The original race features the full length of the Pennine Way. View live tracker

Spine Challenger: 108 Miles | 14-16 Jan

Takes on the first section of the PW: Edale to Hawes. View live tracker

Spine Challenger North: 160 Miles | 15 - 20 Jan

Takes on the last section of the PW: Hawes to Kirk Yetholm. View live tracker

Spine Sprint: 42 miles | 14 - 15 Jan

‘Entry-level taster’ of the Spine, from: Edale to Hebden Bridge. View live tracker

Celebrating 10 years of the Spine Race

The Spine has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Since those early days, the race has gained global recognition as one of the toughest ultra-runs going.

Eager to find out more, we caught up with the people that developed the race, to learn more about where it all began and what their highlights of the Spine have been!

10 years of the Montane Spine Race Trailer

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