• 15 Dream Trail Runs

    15 Dream Trail Runs

    21st September 2016

    Discovering a secret stretch of singletrack wending through woods, crossing cliffs or tracing a ridgeline to a peak is a rare joy that puts a spring in every off-road runners’ stride

  • Reader challenge: The Polar Circle Marathon

    Reader challenge: The Polar Circle Marathon

    20th June 2016

    Jessica Rowlands is a twenty-year-old law student from London with too much energy. Each year she tries to do something that really challenges her. In 2014 she learnt to fly and last year she decided to run her first marathon……

  • Best fell running events for beginners

    Best fell running events for beginners

    10th June 2016

    When you think of fell running many of you may imagine terrifyingly long routes, grueling ascents and knee busting slopes. But you don’t have to be a Joss Naylor, Finlay Wild or Nicky Spinks to experience the thrill of the fells.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…