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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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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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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Last Women Standing: The Barkley Marathons 2019 – The Review

I’m sure I don’t need to hark on about the brutality the Barkley Marathons inflicts upon those who toe the line. Where else, if you’ve successfully managed to obtain one of 40 coveted starting places, does the Race Director, Laz, send you an email of condolence, notifying you that the honourable thing is to not…

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You are an Athlete

YOU ARE AN ATHLETE It may sound counter intuitive, you’re not on the podium, sponsors aren’t kitting you out head to toe, you pay for everything and may not be the most consistent in training. BUT YOU ARE AN ATHLETE You work as hard to complete the race, you sweat, grimace, suffer and grit your…

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inov-8 to release new film about Barkley Marathons & Nicky Spinks

The Barkley Marathons is the world’s toughest ultra-distance race. Only 15 runners have completed the full 100+ miles since it was first staged in 1986. And don’t be fooled into thinking that the best ultra and mountain runners avoid this race, on the contrary, those who poses the skills famously line up, after cracking the…

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How to watch UTMB LIVE this weekend

Whether you’re currently in Chamonix, the home of UTMB or want to keep up remotely, UTMB is one of the few ultra trail races to offer live coverage. If you’d like to watch the TDS (race underway), CCC or UTMB, Endurance Sport TV are the exclusive broadcast partner and there ware several ways to watch…

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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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Zach Bitter sets new unofficial 100 mile World Record

It has been reported that Zach Bitter has set a new unofficial 100 mile World Record, at the Six Days in the Dome in Wisconsin. The new record of 11:19:18, yes, 11 hours 19 minutes and 18 seconds, shaves just of 10 minutes off Oleg Kharitonov’s 11:28:03 set in 2002. The news was broke by Keith Dunn…

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