To the Marshals

Thank you marshal Often heard projected under varying volumes by racers around the world, as lungs struggling to supply muscles with adequate oxygen, are expelled to thank those that stand at the sidelines in order to allow others to enjoy organised events. They’re out before many will reach the event village or stage start, reliant…

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Maverick Adidas Terrex Frontier Series Chilterns 2021 – Two days with Marking Materials on my back

Racings back! Yes I know its hardly new. They’ve been back for a few months, Beth Pascall and Jim Walmsley had some epic runs at Western States and despite the calendar opening up (more so for elites travelling abroad), FKTs are dropping left right and centre with amateur and pro alike with some of the…

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Maverick Chamonix Endeavour 100km Virtual Race – French trails from the comfort of your front door

Ah virtual racing It seems like an age since I first wrote about virtual races and series kicking off within weeks of lockdown and like many, my perception of time is but gone. Its almost August! Where did the past 4 months go??! I know many of us head abroad either in the build up…

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Centurion Running – ONE Community – 100 Mile Week – Why?

Today kicked off Centurion Running’s One Community week. From 5km up to and including 100 mile options, to be run at anytime throughout the coming 7 days, spaced out or all at once. You decide. *If you’ve missed this and still want to take part – click here* Some people have already run 50km, others…

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Salomon Skyline Scotland® to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Salomon Skyline Scotland® returns for 2020, condensed into two days of action, but bigger than before. 2019 saw the addition of 3 trail races, offering shorter distances without the need for a head for heights, targeted to a broader range of runners. There’s no hiding that Skyline Scotland has been part of my life for…

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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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Brutally Beautiful – Tor Des Géants 10th Anniversary – Presented by Montane

The Montane Tor des Géants returns for its 10th anniversary on Friday 6th September 2019. To commemorate the tenth edition, four races through the wild and spectacular landscapes of the Italian Alps have been created to increase the opportunities to participate and experience a legendary race. This includes the new, epic Tor des Glaciers, a competition…

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Sabrina Verjee wins MONTANE® Spine® Fusion outright

Ultra-marathon runner Sabrina Verjee (38) becomes the first female athlete to win the MONTANE® Spine® Fusion outright. The non-stop race along the Pennine Way is one of Britain’s most challenging endurance races. Kirk Yetholm, Scotland, United Kingdom, Tuesday 25 June, 2019: After three and a half days of solid racing along Britain’s most iconic National…

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Maverick Race X Tribe Run Free Chilterns

You may remember the I wrote how not to run a race at a Maverick Race Dark Series event a couple of years ago. That was a baptism by fire, running every split of the 11 miles of extremely runnable trail, slower than the previous, some how holding onto 5th and feeling like I’d run…

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Type 2 Fun – Are you sure you want give it a go?

A couple of weeks ago, I was sat on Instagram, waisting a lot of time. I think it’s fair to say I have something of an addiction, which I am working on cutting down. There’s only so many images of mountain ranges and people hucking huge gaps that can add value to your life, while…

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