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  • 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.

  • Ultra Fest Returns

    30 Jan 2015

    Following the success of last year's inaugural event, Edinburgh Ultra Fest returns this year on 14/15 March.

  • Ranulph Fiennes Takes On Marathon Des Sables

    12 Jan 2015

    World-renowned adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to run the 'toughest footrace on earth' the Marathon des Sables.

  • Comrades Celebrating 90th Race

    20 Oct 2014

    Comrades Marathon will celebrate its 90th edition on 31 May 2015.

  • Edinburgh Set For Ultra Fest

    25 Sep 2014

    An exciting new event for runners who ‘like their miles long and off-road’ is taking place on Saturday 11 October.

  • Keeping Track Of The Dragon

    29 Aug 2014

    The Dragon’s Back Race returns next year for its third edition 22-26 June 2015 and will be sponsored by top performance outdoor brand Berghaus.

  • King Of The Ultra

    23 Aug 2014

    scottishrunningguide.com talks to William Sichel about his performance at last month’s Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race in New York and how he prepared his body to run 5000km

  • Running Ultra For Missing Dad

    22 Aug 2014

    The son of a man who disappeared from Buckie earlier this year is running Speyside Way Race Ultra Marathon to raise money as thanks to those who helped search for his father.

  • Montane Members Ready For Lakeland Ultra

    25 Jul 2014

    This weekend will see two of the most recognisable long distance events in the country, the Montane Lakeland 100 / 50 ultra, take place

  • Sichel Hoping To Be King In Queens

    27 Jun 2014

    William Sichel is currently racing against 13 ultrarunners in the Sri Chinmony 3,100 Mile Race in Queens, New York.

  • Wall Reaches New Heights

    25 Jun 2014

    Last weekend, a record breaking number of runners completed what is known as the largest ultra-marathon in the UK, The Wall

  • Paul’s Best Of The West

    24 Jun 2014

    Paul Giblin sensationally smashed his own record at the West Highland Way Race last weekend.

  • Tiree To Host First Hebridean Ultra

    7 Jun 2014

    Tiree will host the first Hebridean ultramarathon on 7 September this year.

  • Scot Top Comrade In South Africa

    4 Jun 2014

    Scottish runner Ellie Greenwood broke the Russian stronghold of Elena and Oleysa Nurglaieva to take top place at the gruelling Comrades Marathon in South Africa

  • Rookie Rob Conquers Marathon des Sables

    9 May 2014

    A runner from Glasgow has completed Marathon des Sables despite barely having run before.

  • Ultra Successful Couple

    27 Feb 2014

    Married couple Debbie and Marco Consani have been given the unique privilege of both being included in the Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad for the IAU 24-hour World and European Championships on 21-22 June.

  • New Trail Ultra Launched

    8 Feb 2014

    High Trail Events has confirmed details of a brand new race, the Kielder Ultra Trail, scheduled for Sunday 27 April

  • Rush Of Entries For Border Ultra

    29 Jan 2014

    Nearly 1000 runners have already signed up for The Wall, a fast-growing ultra race