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  • 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, 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.