By Kate Allen This is the nickname given to the Montane Spine Race. Two versions are run along Britain’s first National Trail, which runs along the “Spine” of mountains and hills that run up the central part of England into Scotland. There is the full length, 268 mile version or the shorter Challenger version, run […]
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Last updated: 12-Oct-20 By Sarah Cooke If you’ve run an ultramarathon then you’ve come across race volunteers. Without them, most events just wouldn’t happen. Very few ultras make enough profit to employ sufficient paid staff to fill every role required. Luckily, plenty of runners are willing and often eager to give back to the sport.
Last updated: 05-Aug-20 By Kate Allen Tom was kind enough to take time out of his busy training schedule to talk to Kate about all things running, including the London Marathon and the possibility of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. Given his relatively recent success as an ultra runner, he is surprisingly experienced across a
By Sarah Cooke No, this isn’t another plea to stay at home and wash your hands (but you should definitely do those things). I’m sure at least some of you are missing group runs and feeling directionless without a race to train for. Or maybe you’re in a country where your running has been significantly
By Luke Jarmey We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for March. So congratulations to Neil Johnson who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels. Hardmoors 55 Our top review for March comes from Neil with his grin inducing account of the Hardmoors 55. Written in an easy to read format, it paints a
Last updated: 18-Dec-18 By Luke Jarmey We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for November. So congratulations to Sarah Whittington who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels. Valle del Genal Ultra Trail – Spain A fantastically written and detailed review of the Valle del Genal Ultra Trail by Sarah takes the top
Last updated: 09-Feb-19 By Stephen O’Hara Firstly, there is a shed load of information available about how to run an ultra. If you are a methodical detail-oriented type then you can spend a few hours (or months in my case) googling (other search engines are available… I think) and preparing your own ‘How to’ guide.
By Luke Jarmey We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for October. So congratulations to Dan Stinton (@AllHailTheTrail) who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels. Peak District Challenge 100K Ultra – UK A certain giddy excitement follows any notification of a Dan Stinton (@AllHailTheTrail) review. One of our favourite race reviewers here
Last updated: 15-Nov-18 By Luke Jarmey Skyrunner Extreme Series World Champion, Bob Graham Round record… the list goes on. Jasmin Paris is a world class ultra runner with an impressive array of accolades to her name. We have a chat about all this racing triumph, but also a more recent endeavour, motherhood and how that’s
Last updated: 26-Oct-18 By Susie Chan Ultra runner Cat Simpson has gone from strength to strength, after breaking the course record for the 145 mile Grand Union Canal Race, she recently broke the three hour marathon time and was the only female in the GB Spartathlon team. She finished 5th in this gruelling race in