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15-Apr-19

Ragna and Rachid take the top spots at the Marathon Des Sables

By Dan Stinton

Since Cactus finished stage 3 of the Marathon Des Sables, he’s caused quite a stir on social media and had even managed to obtain his own tracker to allow his fans to keep an eye on his progress for the later stages of the race.

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09-Apr-19

Pawfect finish at the Marathon Des Sables

By Dan Stinton

Four legs are better than two, right? It seems that the on-going Marathon Des Sables (MdS) has gained a rogue entrant when a dog decided to show us humans how to get through a multi-stage ultra. We also update you on the human entrants so far.

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03-Apr-19

Another year with no finishers at the Barkley Marathons

By Dan Stinton

It’s been a great few days as my Twitter feed has taken on a new life during the Barkley Marathons.

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29-Mar-19

214 Peak Wainwright Record Attempt by Paul Tierney

By Dan Stinton

If you ever needed to put graphene through its paces, then bagging a few Wainwrights wearing inov-8 Terraultra G 260’s may be the ideal test.  By “a few” Wainwrights, I mean all 214 of them.

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27-Mar-19

The Barkley Marathons – And so it begins

By Dan Stinton

The Barkley Marathons.  Where do you even start? Quite literally by an iconic yellow gate in Frozen Head State Park in Tennessee, one hour after the blowing of the conch and officially once race director Gary “Lazarus Lake” Cantrell lights a cigarette.

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26-Mar-19

1000 miles in Alaska at the Iditarod Trail Invitational

by Dan Stinton

Just as we’re easing into spring here in the UK, our thoughts are turning towards lighter evenings, warmer trail running and sipping G&Ts by the BBQ.  But before we get into that, let’s take a look at what happened on the lower end of the temperature scale at the Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) over the last… well… month!

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11-Dec-18

Skyrunning UK and Ireland Series 2019

By Alice Morrison

There are new races and old favourites as Skyrunning UK announces its 2019 calendar for the UK and Ireland Series.

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19-Nov-18

Underdog: Film about Damian Hall’s UTMB run released

By Alice Morrison

As anyone who follows trail running now knows, Damian Hall‘s quest to be among the top 10 finishers at UTMB (Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc) ended in a triumphant fifth-place finish over Labour Day weekend.

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14-Nov-18

Wins for Jordi Gamito and Purnimaya Rai in The Everest Trail Race 2018

By Alice Morrison

A fantastic win for Jordi Gamito of The Elements at this year’s iconic Everest Trail Race (ETR) winds up a brilliant year for him with podium positions at UTMB, Gran Raid Isla Reunion, and Ultra Pirineu.

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15-Oct-18

Running for Good

By Alice Morrison

Running for Good is a feature-length film following Fiona Oakes’ attempt to set a new global record in endurance racing. She takes part in “toughest footrace on earth,” the Marathon Des Sables, a 250km race through the Sahara Desert.

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