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Overcoming Fear in Ultra Running

Overcoming Fear in Ultra Running

Written by Chase Parnell - https://chaseparnell.com “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” -Mark Twain Fear is in all of us. But it’s what we do with that fear that...

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Haworth Hobble-Race 1 in Runfurther 2017

Haworth Hobble-Race 1 in Runfurther 2017

Written by Karen Nash - http://karen-ultras.blogspot.fr It was a full race this year with no entry on the day; a first? This was partly due to the race being used as the...

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A weekend with the Bronte Sisters

A weekend with the Bronte Sisters

Written by Darren Hunt - http://www.mountainsinmind.com Saturday 9th March 2103, witnessed me ( Darren) and Clare out in the wilds again. This time it would be different!!  We would be trail running the ‘Howarth Hobble‘…. Friday...

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Haworth Hobble - Clare Holdcroft

Haworth Hobble - Clare Holdcroft

Written by Clare Holdcroft - http://www.mountainsinmind.com Pure, bracing ventilation they must have up there at all times, indeed; one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by...

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Transgrancanaria 2017 - saved by a ham c…

Transgrancanaria 2017 - saved by a ham cheese sandwich

Written by Jeroen Wigard - http://jeroenwigard.blogspot.fr The week before the start of Trangrancanaria the thought set in that maybe this would be my last long ultra trail race. I was simply not...

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Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I recently got a chance to review the rather amazing Salomon X-Alp Carbon GTX and what an incredible shoe (boot?). It is basically a...

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Scarpa Neutron

Scarpa Neutron

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Scarpa are an Italian family run company that have a long heritage of producing some of the finest mountaineering boots in the world. They...

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Montane Yukon Ultra

Montane Yukon Ultra

Written by Steve Hayes - https://stevedavidhayes.wordpress.com Caveat: I write these reports from a poor memory and because I write them for my failing memory they do go on and on and on. ...

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Tailwind Arc of Attrition

Tailwind Arc of Attrition

Written by Andy James Having agreed to give this race a go as we (Tailwind) are the race sponsors, I did start to wonder if this decision was a bad one...

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COUNTRY TO CAPITAL 2017 – RACE REPORT

COUNTRY TO CAPITAL 2017 – RACE REPORT

Written by Luke Latimer - https://jurarunner.wordpress.com “Daddy, pretend that bear is happy”“Ok” “Go on then” “I am pretending” “No daddy, you have to say it too” The Country to Capital 45 mile race marks the start...

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Arc of Attrition - Stephen Cousins

Arc of Attrition - Stephen Cousins

Written by Stephen Cousins - http://filmmyrun.com/ Arc of Attrition – Remember when we were kids in the 70s and our parents would drive us down the M5 to Cornwall with the rest...

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ARC OF ATTRITION 2017

ARC OF ATTRITION 2017

Written by Bob Wild - https://ultra-average.com As I sit here, about a week after finishing the Arc of Attrition, a 100 mile race around the coast of Cornwall, I am still shell-shocked...

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Scott Palani Road Men's

Scott Palani Road Men's

Written by Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £115 Weight: 340g per shoe Men’s UK 10.5 Eu 45.5. Find out more at www.scott-sports.com Overview: The Scott Palani is a new road shoe designed for...

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The Spine Challenger 2017 - Jeff Mitchel…

The Spine Challenger 2017 - Jeff Mitchell

Written by Jeff Mitchell - https://ukruncat.wordpress.com Taken by Racing Snakes on the ascent of Kinder Scout This race had been on my radar for a couple of years after I had tracked Damien...

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Spine Challenger 2017

Spine Challenger 2017

Written by Maxine Lock - https://peritiaadventures.wordpress.com Out of Edale the wind was head on, I lent into to it but for a few seconds was unable to move. The hail, carried on...

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The MONTANE Spine Mountain Rescue Challe…

The MONTANE Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge 2017

Written by Ella Corrick - https://smallislandrunner.wordpress.com Be warned: super long post! At midday on Saturday January 14th I stood at the start for the Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge, UK winter ultra. The race The Spine Challenger is...

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Spine Challenger 2017 – Scary, Sublime a…

Spine Challenger 2017 – Scary, Sublime and Surreal

Written by Michelle Jane - https://dreamweaverconsulting.com I wanted a challenge… to be taken out of my comfort zone… and boy did the Montane Spine Challenger do just that! Like most things, a...

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Asics Gel-DS Men's

Asics Gel-DS Men's

Written by Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £115 Weight: 290g per shoe Men’s UK 11 Eu 46.5. Find out more at www.asics.com   Overview: The 21st version of the Asics DS-Trainer aims to continue...

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