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Inov-8 Trail Talon 275

Inov-8 Trail Talon 275

Written by Jen & Sim Benson www.wildrunning.net for the URC Price: £110 Weight: 340g per shoe Men’s UK 11 or 290g per shoe Women’s UK 7. Find out more at www.inov-8.com Overview: Inov-8 designed the...

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Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX®

Salomon S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX®

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Salomon invited me to look at their website to choose a product that I would like to test for the URC, and without thinking...

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Race to the Stones 2016 – Race Report

Race to the Stones 2016 – Race Report

Written by Jen Benson for http://wildrunning.net Race to the Stones takes on 100km of the glorious 140-km Ridgeway National Trail. Starting at Lewknor in Oxfordshire, it’s a real journey through time...

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Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire Blue HR

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire Blue HR

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I currently own an Ambit. It’s the original version which I got not long after it was released. It is a bit battered, as...

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Mud Crew’s The Quest Ultra Relay 2016

Mud Crew’s The Quest Ultra Relay 2016

Written by Tom Wright - http://life.tomwright.me.uk There simply aren’t enough ultra relays in Cornwall!  Beyond the Classic Quarter (done - twice thrice) and a brief appearance of UTSW (done once) you have to...

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Wallmans High Trail Vanoise 2016

Wallmans High Trail Vanoise 2016

Written by Dave Douglas - https://1wallman.wordpress.com High Trail Vanoise- 67KM 5,400m DE D+ 10/07/16   02:45 my alarm goes off. I didn’t get much sleep but I bolt out of my bed and...

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Peddars Way Ultra Review- 49 miles

Peddars Way Ultra Review- 49 miles

Written by Hailey Fletcher - https://hailultratrail.wordpress.com Supposedly the name ‘Peddars Way’ comes from the Latin word ‘pedester’, which means ‘on foot’. It follows a Roman road that was built over an...

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Dynafit Feline Vertical Pro

Dynafit Feline Vertical Pro

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Before moving to the Alps and getting into ski touring, the company Dynafit had barely flickered on my radar. I had heard of their...

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STUMILAK ultra report

Written by Willem Mücher During the weekend of 24th June 2016 I was at the start of the first edition of the Stumilak, a difficult Ultrarun in Poland of 176 km...

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Race report: Salomon Xreid Senja 2016

Race report: Salomon Xreid Senja 2016

Written by Thomas Øderud - http://endless.oederud.com Having participated in the two latest editions of Xreid where we ran across the Hardangervidda plateau, I was pleased when the announcement came that this year...

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Keep Marching On (Norfolk 100KM)

Keep Marching On (Norfolk 100KM)

Written by Shane Nicholl - http://runtothemoon.co.uk A year ago the Norfolk 100K was the landmark event in a year of running 18 marathons for charity. I went into the race naive...

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Matt Snow’s Marathon Des Sables 2016 adv…

Matt Snow’s Marathon Des Sables 2016 adventure

Written by Matt Snow - https://mattsnowblog.wordpress.com Thursday 7 April. So after a frantic last minute visit to the physio for some treatment on my knee, I went home to have a going...

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Transvulcania 2015 by David Caulfield

Transvulcania 2015 by David Caulfield

Written by David Caulfield - http://transvulcania2015.blogspot.fr/                         How the Journey Began:My mini obsession with the island of La Palma started in the year 2000 after I'd watched an edition of the BBC programme...

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Running the Tour of Mt Blanc

Running the Tour of Mt Blanc

Written by Stuart Smith - http://aim-adventureinmind.blogspot.fr A few years ago I was lucky enough to be able to buy a bike and get out with some good mates from Bolton CTC...

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Centurion SDW100 - Cows, wasps, fog and …

Centurion SDW100 - Cows, wasps, fog and watermelon

Written by Dave Stuart - http://76thmile.blogspot.fr Firstly thank you to Aaron, Adrian, Alex, Alf, Alistair, Alma, both Andrew’s and Andy, Ashley, Barry, Ben, Berry, Brian, Bryan, Carol, Catherine, Charles and Charlotte, Chloe...

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Cape Wrath Ultra 2016

Cape Wrath Ultra 2016

Written by Peter Wright - http://peterwrightblog.tumblr.com/ Background I’d heard about the Cape Wrath Ultra event a couple of years before, and had decided early on that I would register for the first...

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Kettle Moraine 100 #2: A Tough(er) Row t…

Kettle Moraine 100 #2: A Tough(er) Row to Hoe

Written by Caolan MacMahon - http://www.chronicrunner.com "Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The 2016 Kettle Moraine 100 miler marks my 30th marathon/ultra since...

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Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2016

Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2016

Written by David Jury - http://dgjury.me Unchartered territory and no half measures. This was always going to be a test of endurance for the body but had I bitten off more...

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