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14-Mar-17

How to run an ultra: Matt Buck talk in London

If you fancy hearing some first-hand experiences of the Wild Elephant Trail (and who wouldn’t) and also getting some top tips on ultra running from an expert, then check out How to Run an Ultra by Matt Buck hosted by Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports.

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23-Jun-16

MdS Champion to take on Badwater

Mohamad Ahansal (Morocco), who has won the toughest footrace on earth, the Marathon Des Sables, five times and come in second ten times, is taking on the infamous Badwater, July 18 -20th. His latest win was the Silk Road Ultra Marathon in Iran earlier this year.

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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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04-Apr-16

Marathon des Sables 2017 – First International Women’s Team

We need you! Love running? Passionate about women’s participation in sports? Love sand and extreme heat? Yes? Really?! Well read on…

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18-Feb-16

Badwater and UTMB legends unite to challenge for MDS Crown

Harvey Sweetland Lewis (USA) winner of Badwater and Marco Olmo (Italy) twice winner of UTMB have come together with three other top international athletes, Jason Schlarb (USA), Carlos Sa (Portugal) and Ricardo Mejia Hernandez (Mexico), to run the team competition at Marathon des Sables 2016.

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16-Nov-15

RunUltra Team at MdS Expo

The RunUltra team will be out in force at the MdS Expo to meet the runners and discuss their aims and aspirations. If you see us, please come over to say “Hi.” The MdS UK Expo 2015 is on Saturday, 28 November 2015 from 09:00 to 17:30 (GMT) in London.

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