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07-Dec-16

The power of Nitric Oxide (NO)

The benefits of the purple wonder root vegetable beetroot are growing in the world of sports science. New independent research from the University of Exeter has demonstrated, for the first time, that consumption of a single 7cl concentrated BEET IT Sport shot is all that’s needed to significantly improve sprint and high-intensity intermittent running performance.

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28-Oct-16

Lillian Deegan: Running the 1,800mile Wild Atlantic Route

Runners Lillian Deegan and Tom Reynolds, have recently become the first people to run the entire 1,800mile Wild Atlantic Route in Ireland. We had a chat with Lillian to learn what on earth inspired her to undertake this jolly jaunt and find out, how the hell it all went.

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06-Oct-16

The world’s biggest mountain vs the world’s best ultra runner: Kilian on Everest

When Kilian Jornet decided to take on Everest, it was always going to be a meeting of giants. His first attempt was due to be in 2015 but had to be cancelled following the tragic earthquake of April that year. This year, he took on the monster, but it was not to be. In this contest between man and mountain, the mountain was to win.

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30-Sep-16

NEW places available for Marathon Des Sables 2017!

It is one of the most iconic races in the world and places for the Marathon des Sables (MDS) famously sell out as soon as they become available. The great news is that a new tranche of places has been made available exclusively to MDS UK and Ireland.

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01-Sep-16

Jo Meek: Second woman at CCC, UTMB

I met Jo in the toilets at the press centre in the Majestic Hotel in Chamonix. I just caught a glance of a tiny, blonde back with very athletic legs going into a cubicle and thought, “hmmm”. Then as I left, I bumped straight into her husband, Jon, holding a big bouquet of flowers and a couple of trophies and my suspicions were confirmed.

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25-Aug-16

500KM in 5 Days Across Holland: A Chat with Marina Ranger

Like shining knights in an armour of pink (R)underwear, Marina Ranger and Lucja Leonard recently galloped along the length of Holland, running 500km in five days. We have a chat with Marina to learn more about her background and this fabulous ultra running crusade.

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13-Jul-16

A Good Chat with Damian Hall – South West Coast Path Record, Journalism and Racing

A recent gallop along Britain’s longest National Trail, the infamous 630-mile South West Coast Path has earned Damian Hall a hard fought and much coveted fastest known time (FKT) of 10 days, 15 hours and 18 minutes. After the battle smog cleared, we had a chat with Damian to learn more about this tumultuous challenge and his background in ultra running and outdoor journalism.

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05-May-16

7 articles on sprinting, injuries, mental stamina and multi-stage running

Running has been high on the news agenda in the last few weeks. The Marathon des Sables, and then the start of road marathon season with London, Madrid, Boston, Rome and Vienna, have been making headlines. To keep you up to speed, we’ve trawled through the web to bring you our regular selection of articles on trail and ultra running.

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25-Mar-16

Ethical dope!

You may have noticed but sport in general is going through a tough time. Athletics is in a mess. The Russians are out and there are questions over Salazar. Seb Coe is backtracking and amongst all this there has been a series of positive tests in basketball, tennis, football and so on…

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03-Mar-16

Anna Comet to run The Coastal Challenge 2017

The Coastal Challenge is pleased to announce that Anna Comet (Spain), two times winner of the Everest Trail Race will participate in the 2017 edition of the race.

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