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    What happened at Wills and Connor's first OMM
    07 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The official race report claimed temperatures as low as minus twelve. There were blizzards. There was mud. The 51st edition of the OMM is done. Held on the last weekend of October to guarantee challenging weather, this is not for the faint hearted. And yet people just keep on coming back for more. This year saw 2000 participants take to the Black...
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    Five tips for tackling the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Will Pakes-Geddes
    The key to success at the OMM is planning. The organisers provide an official kit list - make sure you have the essentials well in advance. We asked Wiggle runner and OMM veteran Will Pakes-Geddes to share his pearls of wisdom on what else you need to consider. Pack light Think minimal kit. It’s only one night and creature comforts can be...
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    Counting down to the OMM
    03 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It's the weekend that the clocks go back. The leaves have fallen and there's no denying that winter is on its way. The perfect time to spend a weekend on a self-supported orienteering race in the Black Mountains of Wales then. Once again, Wiggle runners will be joining the 2000 hardy adventurers on the annual Original Mountain Marathon (...
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    Racing the Original Mountain Marathon (OMM)
    04 Nov 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    "Race The OMM, Tim - you'll love it", they said. "Orienteering, mountains, and adventure" were promised. What my colleagues failed to iterate, was the challenge, the weather, and the bogs... all of which feature aplenty on a marathon running event in western Scotland!
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    OMM
    03 Sep 2015 / Ben Gray
    Wiggle staff members will be tackling this year's Original Mountain Marathon (OMM) - have a read of this blog by Team Wiggle member Ben Gray as he gears up for this titanic challenge.