Three runners in the notoriously difficult Spine Race , which tags itself as ‘Britains most Brutal Race’ sparked a rescue recentley when they were late to a checkpoint. Feared lost in blizzard conditions during a recent cold snap in the UK mountain rescue was called to locate them. All three were well equiped and had been led to the safety of a refuge hut by one of their number, who was wearing a GPS tracker, which ultimately lead a rescuers to their location, where they were found tired and cold but otherwise unharmed. A good outcome to what could have been a tradgedy for any who were less well prepared or determined. Read more here.
Runners in The Spine spark Mountain Rescue