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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Reach for the Sky – Snowdon Skyline – The Interview

UK Skyrunning has seen some changes this year, new races in Ireland, Wales and new routes in the Lake District …. if anyone was getting tired of the UK Series, they can’t complain, as their options this year really are wide open! Ahead of the inaugural Snowdon Skyline, I caught up with RD Michael Jones for a…

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Ultra Trail Snowdonia – The Recap

So the inaugural UTS or Ultra Trail Snowdonia took place in May this year and now that the season, well year, is coming to a close, it felt right to catch up again with Michael Jones, Race Director, to find out how the race went, what was learnt and above all, what can you expect in 2019.…

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Shooting Ultra Trail Wales

The inaugural running of Ultra Trail Wales. There’s something special about the first version of anything in life. The courage of the people behind it, in this case the Race Directors. The intrepid explorers, not afraid to take on the unknown, choosing to take this path instead of those already tried and tested…. the runners.…

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Ultra-Trail Snowdonia – The Interview

Answers by Michael Jones x Images John Shedwick Photography A couple of weeks ago I headed north west to Snowdonia, the setting place for a race which is gaining much intrigue within the UK ultra community. Meeting up with Race Director Michael Jones, who I last saw at the Salomon Ring of Steall, we spent the…

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Is that snow?

Last minute adventures often turn out to be the best. The plans are loose, you go by the weather and make the most of what you have. I met up with Michael Jones, Salomon Elite runner (I hope he remembered I’m very much average) to run some of his Ultra Trail Snowdonia course and catch…

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