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23-May-16

Win this fabulous pair of La Sportiva Helios SR trail running shoes

Have you run an ultra race? Post your race review and you could win this pair of gorgeous La Sportiva Helios SR trail running shoes!

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29-Apr-16

Do you secretly believe you could make it as a spy

Ultra runners! Have you always secretly believed that your physical fitness, prowess and stamina in the long run makes you the ideal candidate for spy duty? You are in luck, men and women over the age of 18, as Minnow Films are partnering with Channel 4 once again, this time to find the perfect secret service operative.

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26-Apr-16

Winners of Penyagolosa Trails 2016

Penyagolosa Trails is a well-established mountain trail ultra running event in the Castellón province of Spain, on the Mediterranean coast. This year it took place over the weekend of the 23-24th April.

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15-Apr-16

Marathon Des Sables 2016 - The Last Day

Another magnificent Marathon des Sables over. The 31st edition and very worthy champions have emerged. Rachid El Morabity in first place for the men, the reigning champion retakes his crown. For the women, the Russian Natalia Sedykh ran a truly brilliant race and surged ahead from the start. The team competition was almost a foregone conclusion for first place with so many of the top male runners being members of TGCC but a big shout out must go to Team I Run 4 Hope, running to raise awareness of ADHD,  who came in second.

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13-Apr-16

Marathon Des Sables 2016 - The Long Stage

The long stage of the Marathon Des Sables has achieved near mythical status. Traditionally on the fourth day of the race, runners have two days to complete it. The top 50 have to start the run three hours after the main field with the ambition of running right through.

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12-Apr-16

Marathon Des Sables 2016 Stage 3

Today marks the half way point in the race. First day nerves seem a long time ago and runners who have made it through are now looking to the long stage tomorrow.

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11-Apr-16

Marathon Des Sables 2016 Stage 2

Day two and the stories are beginning to trickle in from stage one. This from Richard Poole, “Well I always knew that day 1 was going to be hard, but I thought I was really going to lose it this time...It is hot and very windy this year so blowing sand is a real problem.”

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10-Apr-16

Marathon des Sables 2016 Stage 1

They call it the toughest footrace on earth and there is no doubt that the Marathon des Sables has a real mystique to it – an ability to capture our imaginations. Stage one set off this morning just after 9am BST with their ears ringing from one of Race Director, Patrick Bauer’s, legendary speeches given from atop a 4x4.

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08-Apr-16

The Green Mamba becomes a qualifying race for 2016 Skyrunning World Championships

Skyrunning continues to attract new participants and collect new races. This latest qualifying race is the Ingeli Skymarathon which is in its third year. It is near Koksand in KwaZulu Natal and has been officially named qualifying race for the upcoming Skyrunning World Championships, which will take place in Spain on 23 July.

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05-Apr-16

Find out who’s running in this year’s UTMB

As of mid-March, 142 elite international runners have registered for this year’s UTMB multi-race event, held in Chamonix at the end on August.

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