11 Sep

Night Running

runners at the start of a Supernova night event

Of course, the most popular time of the week for races are Sunday mornings. The weekend slot and minimal traffic disruptions make it the obvious peak time for road races UK wide (writes Chris Broadbent).

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28 Aug

Ultra Cool

runners at Mont Blanc ultra

This week sees the hosting of one of the world’s most renowned ultra-distance events. The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc begins in Chamonix in the French Alps and at one time, the race might have been considered as something of a cult event.

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21 Aug

High On Running In The Sierras

runners at the Sierra Nevada races

A glance at some pictures of the course of the Sierra Nevada Ultra race, whose fifth edition took place in July (14/15) might give participants the idea that they’re in for a day of sightseeing (writes Doug Smith). Taking runners past sights like the stunning Alhambra Palace, some postcard-ready mountain villages and the snow-dusted peaks of the Sierra, there surely can’t be many more stunning races.

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