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29-Sep-16

Skyrunner® UK National Series: 3 x 3000m 80km Ultra results and news update

It was a grand weekend in the Lake District. Over 4000m (13,000ft) of ascent was scaled during last weekend’s 3 x 3000m 80km ultra across three classic Lakeland peaks. It was an important race in the 2016 Skyrunner® National Series (UK) ranking however, the actions of saboteurs significantly affected the outcome of the event.

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22-Sep-16

Jasmin Paris and Jonathan Albon crowned Extreme Series Champions

After a great weekend of Skyrunning in the Scottish Highlands, Jasmin Paris and Jonathan Albon have won the 2016 Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™. The race is the final one in the three-race Skyrunner® World Extreme Series which Paris and Albon also won overall.

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06-Sep-16

RunUltra's Top 10 reviews for August 2016

We’re pleased to announce our top 10 reviews for August. Congratulations to Danny Shrimp (@dannyshrimp) who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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02-Aug-16

Lakes Sky Ultra – results

The Lakes Sky Ultra Skyrunning event was held in the Lake District (UK) on 23 July. It is a very technical trail and fell course with a total length of 56km and a total ascent of 4500m.

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13-Jun-16

401 Challenger forced to rest up

Ben Smith, who has taken on the challenge to run 401 marathons in 401 days, has announced that he is being forced to take a week off due to back problems.

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19-May-16

Calling all amateur female ultra runners

Dr Irene Kavanagh (MSc Psychology) at the Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) is looking to recruit amateur female ultra runners to complete a brief and anonymous online survey as part of her research project: ‘A quantitative exploration of mental toughness and positive well being in female ultra runners’.

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16-Mar-16

The 401 Challenge reaches Scotland

Ben Smith, who started running his 401 marathons in 401 days in September has made his way across the southern UK and up to Scotland. He is running to raise £250,000 for two charities, Stonewall and Kidscape, who both work to combat bullying.

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15-Feb-16

Atomized Entertainment is looking for ultra runners in the UK

There’s a new digital platform channel for Snapchat Discovery page coming and it’s called Brother. They’re looking for a young ultra marathon competitor who would like to be filmed for the channel.

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03-Feb-16

The Ultra Tour of the Peak District is open for registration

The 60-mile Ultra Tour of the Peak District, held this year on the weekend of the 20th and 21st of August, is now open for registration.

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29-Jan-16

Think you've got what it takes to survive SAS selection

Channel 4 are looking for a group of ordinary men to take part in the second series of ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ and undergo the most psychologically demanding and physically challenging endurance mission of their lives - the jungle selection phase.

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