Jasmine Paris Smashes The 2019 Montane Spine Race Record

Jasmine Paris Spine race 2019
Jasmine Paris Photo by Yannbb Photography

Jasmine Paris smashes the 2019 Montane Spine Race record set by Eoin Keith by reaching Kirk Yetholm 83:12:23. Having set records on the Bob Graham and the Ramsay Round, Jasmine was one of the favourites from the start and has proved to be a formidable athlete again holding off Eugeni Roselló Solé after running together for some time. Jasmine gradually pulled away after the Alston checkpoint, 194 miles into the route building an 8-9 mile lead. She is the first woman to win the race.

The 268 mile Pennine Way record was set by Eoin Keith (IRL) 95:17 in 2016 and he’s currently in second place with about 30 miles to go. John Knapp is not that far behind while Gwynn Stokes is a dozen miles behind John.

Current placings

Pos Name Time
1 Jasmine Paris 83:12:23
2 Shelli Gordon
3 Gabriele Kenkenberg
4 Jo Barrett
1 Eugeni Roselló Solé
2 Eoin Keith
3 John Knapp
4 Gwynn Stokes


Jim Mann set a new course record for the 108 mile Montane Spine Challenger of 22:53:28. Finishing around 7 am he reached the finish ahead of the previous record holder Wouter Huitzing who finished in second place in 25:57:27. Howard Dracup took the third spot. Carol Morgan won the wome’s race 6th overall in 31:47:37 with Jenny Yeo taking second place and Jen Scotney third.

Pos Name Time
1 Jim Mann 22:53:28
2 Wouter Huitzing 25:56:52
3 Howard Dracup 27:19:18
43 finishers
1 Carol Morgan 31:47:37
2 Jenny Yeo 35:36:39
3 Jennifer Scotney 38:53:16
14 finishers

Joe Farnell of Edale Mountain Rescue won the Montane Spine MRT Challenge. Jane Hilton was the only female finisher in 51:31:36.

Follow Live tracking on the race Montane Spine website.

Updates on Facebook.

Episode 6 – Montane Spine Races 2019

?EPISODE 6 – Winner of the Montane Spine Race 2019 and new course record!#spinerace #spinefamily #jasminparis #furtherfaster(Tomorrow in the daily highlights we will head back throughout the field to pick up more athlete stories)

Posted by Montane Spine Race on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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