2 Iconic Multi Day Ultras to be held Annually from 2021

The organisers of the Cape Wrath Ultra® and the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race® have confirmed that both events will take place annually from 2021. Previously held on a biennial basis in the May of alternating years, the races will bookend the summer. The Cape Wrath Ultra® will stay in May, while the Berghaus Dragon’s Back…

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Wings for Life World Run returns to Cambridge

May 3rd 2020 marks the return of Wings for Life World Run to the streets of Cambridge. Starting at 12:00 GMT, along with fellow athletes in countries as far and wide as Australia, Japan, South Africa and Peru, it’s a race with a difference. There is no finish line. What? What sets the Wings for…

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 – The Endurance Session

The Endurance Session at Kendal Mountain Festival was a late entry to my calendar this year, I was in talks with the organisers, when they said you need to go to it, we’ve yet to release it, but it’ll be great…… interesting… Who’s the line up? Nicky Spinks, Tom Evans and Fernanda Maciel, hosted by…

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Mountain Run Courses & Guided runs for Winter/Spring 2020

You may remember back in October I spent the weekend with Mountain Run, on their Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend, based in Patterdale. The team headed by Charles Sproson have launched their dates for this coming winter/spring, which feature a mixture of guided runs and courses.If you fancy a midweek adventure, the team have their…

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Movember 2019 – The finale

Movember 2019 is over We’re coming to the end of the first week of December and yes, I still have a tasche. Although Im undecided in what to do with my face fuzz, I do know this is no the end of listening to each other and being there to support one another. We have…

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First Look – inov-8 launch X-Talon G 235

First launched in 2008, the X-TALON has been the inov-8’s best-selling off-road footwear franchise for more than a decade. It’s been my personal favourite from their range and accompanied me on some of my most memorable races, such as the Ring of Steall Skyrace. 11 years on from X-TALON from the first edition, inov-8 is…

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Shane Benzie & Damian Hall’s Mountain Ultra Skills Day

Let’s set the record straight, if you’ve come here looking to find out Shane Benzie‘s technique secrets and just how big Damian Hall‘s tea habit is, you’re in for a disappointment. However I can confirm that with an unguarded kettle, many tea bags were harmed during the course of a day in Goring…. For those…

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Movember 2019 – Do you need help? – Week 3 Update

It’s the end of the 3rd week of Movember and as should be clearly visible, I have something of a ever thickening moustache. Apologies for not updating after week two, Kendal Mountain Festival and a dead MacBook Pro (rest in peace my creative friend) have kept me from uploading. Do you need help? Do I…

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Type 2 Fun Run returns for 2020 – Entries live

The Type 2 Fun Run is back for 2020 and as ever, little is being revealed about the race, other than the format. 30 hours of Type 2 potential A minimum distance of around 85km Control points have different point values No set course, no feed stations, no base camp, no massage tent, no mercy…

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MAMMUT PRESENTS ITS FIRST PRODUCTS MADE FROM LEFTOVER FABRICS

There’s a lot of noise in all industries about the rush to become more green and transparent with their consumer. The outdoor industry has been doing so, before it became widely expected, and despite one brand gaining a lot of credit for it, the truth is, many others have been doing so in their own…

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