runABC Scotland News

Posts by category: Ultra

Showing 1 to 20 of 97 posts in the category of Ultra

  • Hundreds Prepare For Highland Fling

    29 Apr 2016

    Over 750 runners (plus 200 relay runners) will take to the West Highland Way on Saturday (30 April) to run the 11th Hoka Highland Fling Race.

  • Catch The Wind At East Lothian's New Ultra

    25 Feb 2016

    Foxlake Adventures, Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park, is set to host East Lothian’s first 50k ultra marathon on Saturday 23 April 2016.

  • Spine Welcomes New Hero

    20 Jan 2016

    Eoin Keith not only inscribed his name alongside previous winners of what is regarded as Britain’s ‘most brutal race’, he did so in comprehensive fashion,

  • Scots Ultra Successful In Barcelona

    22 Dec 2015

    Scottish international ultra runners Fionna Ross (Harmeny/Team Nathan) and Marco Consani (Garscube/Teaminov-8) enjoyed a successful weekend (19/20 December) at the annual 24/12 hour races in Barcelona.

  • Sichel Caps Off 2015 With World Record

    4 Dec 2015

    Orkney-based William Sichel rounded off 2015 with an impressive third place at last weekend’s Bislett International Indoor Endurance Festival 48 Hour race

  • Anglo Celtic Plate Returns To Perth

    26 Nov 2015

    Britain’s top ultra distance runners will converge on Perth at Easter weekend in 2016 for the annual running of the Anglo Celtic Plate

  • 10 in 10 Team Announced For 10th Anniversary

    25 Nov 2015

    In May next year, 14 hardy competitors will test their powers of endurance to compete in the Brathay 10 in 10

  • Norwegian Challenge Nears For Sichel

    17 Nov 2015

    Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel, will depart for Oslo this Friday (20 November) to compete at the Bislett International Indoor Endurance Festival 48 Hour race

  • Teacher Tackling South African Ultra

    21 Oct 2015

    A British school teacher is launching an ambitious bid to win the gruelling Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon (KAEM) in South Africa this week.

  • Sichel’s Next Stand

    20 Sep 2015

    After competing in the world’s highest ultra marathon in Ladakh, Kashmir, William Sichel has already moved on to his next challenge

  • Drama In The Himalayas For Sichel

    2 Sep 2015

    Orkney-based athlete William Sichel experienced an unexpectedly dramatic end to his attempt at scaling the world's highest ultra marathon—‘The High’—held in Ladakh, Kashmir

  • Race The Devil

    29 Jul 2015

    The Devil O' The Highlands ultra returns for its 15th year on Saturday (1 August).

  • Sichel Set For Himalayan Adventure

    27 Jun 2015

    Orkney-based athlete, William Sichel, is preparing for his next feat of endurance, the World's Highest Ultra-marathon in Kashmir, India

  • Dragons Slain On Third Day

    26 Jun 2015

    The third day of the Dragon’s Back Race proved to be the most gruelling yet with only half of the competitors now remaining

  • Cape Crusaders

    9 Jun 2015

    Entries are now open for one of the most anticipated ultra running events of 2016 – Cape Wrath Ultra.

  • South African Dominance On Home Soil

    3 Jun 2015

    Two South African runners took the respective titles at the 90th edition of the Comrades Marathon on Sunday (31 May)

  • New Ultra Goes Coast To Coast

    30 May 2015

    Open Adventure has announced the launch of an exciting new ultra called Northern Traverse

  • Spider-Man Takes On 96 Mile Ultra

    12 Mar 2015

    An ultra runner will attempt to run Scotland’s longest ultra marathon, the 96-mile West Highland Way Race, dressed as ‘The Ultra Amazing Spider-Man’

  • Tough Mum Takes On Treacherous Run

    1 Mar 2015

    Francesca Eyre, owner of Morzine-based chalet business Chilly Powder www.chillypowder.com, decided to head for slightly warmer climes last November to take on the 220K Manaslu Trail Race in Nepal

  • Weed Between The Lines

    12 Feb 2015

    Some ultrarunners are turning to marijuana to alleviate pain and reduce nausea on runs.