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Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZ running poles review

If you’re into trail running, particularly longer distances, you might have come across runners using poles on the sharper ascents and descents. The aim of a running pole is to give you better traction and grip, as well as...

5 UK ultramarathons in 2020

Done a marathon or two and looking for a new challenge? Why not step into the world of ultramarathons and enter a 50K, 100K or beyond! There are some amazing UK ultramarathons in 2020. Some of the best are...

Race: Summer Green Man Ultra review

The Green Man Challenge is a 45-mile loop following the Community Forest Path around the city of Bristol. Ultra Running Limited turned this challenge into The Green Man Ultra, a self-navigated ultramarathon with a cut-off time of 12 hours....

First Welshman to complete the Moab 240-mile race

The Welsh Rugby team may have come up agonisingly short in their quest for World Cup glory, but Welsh resilience and endurance runs deep through the nation. The country appears to be filled by individuals with strong athleticism and...

Ham to Lyme 50K race review

On the 5th July, the fabulous five ran the Ham to Lyme 50K ultramarathon – with the help of Wile E. Coyote, party rings and gin, we ran for the same length of time as an average working day! Over...

Race: The Ultra Tour of Arran

The Ultra Tour of Arran is a two-day ultramarathon set on the Isle of Arran, just off the west coast of Scotland. Run by Rat Race Adventure Sports, the first day takes in the relatively flat south, whereas day...

Review: The Rise of the Ultra Runners

I’m a big fan of Adharanand Finn’s previous books, The Way of the Runner and Running with the Kenyans. I also like to run ultramarathons. So, when given the chance to review the author and runner’s latest book, The...

Review: The Ox Races

The Ox Races by White Star Running are a series of events that take place in May each year on the beautiful trails of the Rushmore Estate in Wiltshire. Race reviewer Amy Robson took part in three of the available...

Interview: Adharanand Finn

Adharanand Finn, author of the exceptional running books Running with the Kenyans and The Way of the Runner, is back with a new must-read! The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance, focuses on the...

Interview: Donnie Campbell

When you’ve already run 7,000 metres up 18 different mountains, your stomach is empty from intense vomiting and you feel like your foot is being stabbed with a roasting hot iron, you might think it’s time to stop. But...
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5 ideas for your race medals, numbers and t-shirts

If you, like us, take part in lots of different running events, chances are you’ve built up quite the...
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2x Olympian Eilish McColgan staying upbeat despite being stranded in Arizona by coronavirus

Elite runner Eilish McColgan – who is the Scottish record holder in the 3000 metres steeplechase – is currently stuck nearly 5,000 miles from...

White Star Running is offering virtual races to raise funds for local foodbank

With all running races cancelled for the foreseeable future thanks to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many race event companies are opting to go virtual....

Ultimate Direction Race Vesta hydration vest review

If you're looking for a women's specific hydration vest, then read on! Our reviewer Olivia has found a reasonably priced, super-comfortable female fit hydration...

Treadmill buying guide for runners in self-isolation

Are you in lockdown, self-isolation or otherwise limited to your home for the time being? As the novel coronavirus spreads across the globe, more...