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  • 190 Runners Set To Take On Extreme Cape Wrath Ultra

    190 Runners Set To Take On Extreme Cape Wrath Ultra

    19th May 2018

    Almost 200 runners will set off tomorrow at 10am from Fort William in the Scottish Highlands for the extreme Cape Wrath Ultra Race 2018. The 190 participants are from 23 countries worldwide and include 21 from Scotland. They face an…

  • Hot Tips For Running In The Heat

    Hot Tips For Running In The Heat

    22nd April 2018

    One man who knows better than most is a Merrell ambassador Dr. Andrew Murray who has taken on both the Sahara and the Gobi Desert as well as becoming the first person to run in 43 degrees across the Namib…

  • Run Scotland In Two Days With The New Ultra Tour Of Arran

    Run Scotland In Two Days With The New Ultra Tour Of Arran

    26th February 2018

    On 14 and 15 April 2018, Rat Race Adventure Sports will add The Ultra Tour of Arran (UTA), a two day, fully supported and waymarked, off-road adventure run, packing a 100km Ultra distance route and an overall vertical gain of…

  • Simon Davies Takes On Ice, Desert & Jungle Ultra Marathons

    Simon Davies Takes On Ice, Desert & Jungle Ultra Marathons

    12th January 2018

    Written by Simon Davies, I’m going to attempt a grand slam of three of the hardest ultra-marathons in the world this year – The Ice Ultra, Desert Ultra, and Jungle Ultra – to raise as much money as I can for…

  • Anna McNuff Inspires With Her Pants Of Perspective

    Anna McNuff Inspires With Her Pants Of Perspective

    22nd October 2017

    It was a cold Wednesday evening and I was one of around 350 people racing to get a good seat for a lecture. Yes, a lecture. If University had included more lectures like this, I’d have been on time, awake…

  • Fernanda Maciel Breaks Mount Kilimanjaro Record

    Fernanda Maciel Breaks Mount Kilimanjaro Record

    26th September 2017

    Ultra-distance runner and The North Face athlete, Fernanda Maciel, has broken the record for the fastest female time up and down Mount Kilimanjaro. Fernanda ran the Tanzanian route from Umbwe Gate to the summit and then down to the Mweka…

  • Ground Breaking Project To Create Optimised Maps For Trailrunners

    Ground Breaking Project To Create Optimised Maps For Trailrunners

    13th September 2017

    TrailFest and Harvey Maps have launched a new project that aims to work directly with running enthusiasts to create a series of maps optimised to suit the needs of the trailrunner. The ‘Maps For Trailrunners Project’ is breaking new ground…