• Canine Companion: Running with your dog

    Canine Companion: Running with your dog

    8th April 2016

    Running with your dog is a great way to bond with (wo)man’s best friend. It helps to exercise your pet, and provides extra security, particularly if your dog is protective of you. Nicola Davies investigates what training is required, how you can…

  • Trail Blazer

    Trail Blazer

    11th February 2016

    Nikki Kimball is one of the most well-known ultra runners. She’s been at the forefront of the sport and the pack for many years. Ian Corless spent half a year with her to discover what makes her tick Words and Pictures: Ian Corless…

  • Ultra Fiord: Essential Info

    Ultra Fiord: Essential Info

    10th February 2016

    Want to run Ultra Fiord (or another Ultra)? Words: Matt Maynard Even for very experienced runners, this may not be the event to run your furthest distance to date. I had run 70 miles at Ultra Mallorca, a year before Ultra Fiord with a…

  • Pleasure and Pain: The Ultra Fiord Survival Race

    Pleasure and Pain: The Ultra Fiord Survival Race

    10th February 2016

    We sent our man Matt Maynard to run one of the toughest races in the world, Chile’s, Patagonian Ultra Fiord 70 miler. He runs through forests inhabited by pumas, swims across rivers and cowers in crevasses. Words Matt Maynard The 3000m granite towers…

  • Less cloud, more sky

    Less cloud, more sky

    1st December 2015

    Skyrunning is all about altitude, ascent and lung-busting endurance, Ian Corless goes to Skyrunning’s HQ to find out more and takes in a race with some of the sport’s greats

  • The Namib Desert

    The Namib Desert

    8th October 2015

    “Fancy a once in a lifetime challenge?” This is how expedition organiser and director of Sandbaggers Ltd David Scott put it in an email to Scottish ulrarunning stars Donnie Campbell and Andrew Murray adding, “Run across the Namib Desert − some parts have…