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05-Jul-16

Big Red Run 2016 - Birdsville, Australia

A down jacket protected me from the cold wind and the low temperatures, amongst the dunes of the Simpson Desert, the sky was not dark, it was black. A lack of light pollution, a lack of people, I was remote and alone in the outback of Australia. Above me the sky glowed with a series of glitter balls.

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28-Apr-15

A run with a sea view

Who doesn’t love a room with a sea view? Certainly no ultra marathon would be categorised as a holiday but nothing beats doing the thing you love the most with the added bonus of a fantastic view.

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24-Mar-15

No swings in these parks… ultra running in national parks around the world

There's probably nothing quite like running the trails deep into the forest of some natural park or conservation area, with no concrete in sight and just the sound of birds and rustling leaves to cheer you on.

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27-Feb-15

Are you the stuff of legends?

In the distant past, in the absence of horses or homing pigeons, messengers carried the news of approaching armies, military victories and defeats or the death of kings. See how far you can run...

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12-Feb-15

Ultra beach running or how to get sand in your running shoes

Do you do a lot of ultra running in the summer time? Have you ever combined a beach holiday with an ultra marathon? With no time for bucket-and-spade activities or rolling up your trousers for a paddle, here’s a selection of RunUltra races where you get to run on sand, seaweed and surf, at least part of the way!

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