BEAUTIFUL IN ITS BRUTALITY: TEAM MONTANE GEARS UP FOR THE 2018 MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS

Remember this date – 9th September 2018. This marks the beginning of the third Montane Tor des Géants. At 205 miles or 330kms, this mountain ultra effectively circumnavigates the Italian Alps. In it’s second year and accompanying it’s elder sibling is the Tot Dret (TD) Ultra, shorter in stature, at 80 miles / 130kms, but…

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Maverick Race inov-8 Original Somerset

Maverick Race’s inov-8 Original Somerset would be my third outing under the black and white arch. My first was one of the original Originals – West Sussex, where I came close to succumbing to heat exhaustion (click the link above to find out why). The second was the Hampshire round of the Dark Series, where…

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THE UTS-50 & 100 EXPERIENCE

Following on from our interview with Michael Jones, Salomon Athlete and Ultra-Trail Snowdonia Race Director, for those looking to gain knowledge of the course, learn a trick or two, or simply silence some nerves, there are options. But what are these options I hear you ask? Mike is putting on 4 recce days and two…

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