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The Spine Race 2019

The Spine Race 2019

Written by Daragh Kelly - https://ultrarunningtriathlon.home.blog/ The beginnings: I first came across The Spine Race in 2015 just before heading off to the Sahara desert for Marathon Des Sables as I dot watched...

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2020 The Spine Race - John Kelly

2020 The Spine Race - John Kelly

Written by John Kelly - https://randomforestrunner.com/ The Spine Race was one of those rare experiences where I couldn’t have possibly imagined beforehand exactly what it would be like, but afterwards I couldn’t...

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146hrs 11mins, a life time, the blink of…

146hrs 11mins, a life time, the blink of an eye, an eternity…

Written by Dan Milton - https://danmiltonblog.wordpress.com/ The previous months had been spent worrying about gear, fitness and strategy, but now I feel relieved as I am stood in Edale barely noticing the...

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100 Miles of Istria - Richard Stillion

100 Miles of Istria - Richard Stillion

Written by Richard Stillion - https://richyla.wordpress.com/ 12th-14th April 2019 Sport Box Race Director: Alen Paliska Winners: Kazufumi Ose 18:38:58 Katja Kegl Vencelj 23:16:54 100 Miles of Istria is 168 kilometres (or 105 miles), in the most north westerly county...

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Montane Minimus Stretch Ultra Pull-On Ja…

Montane Minimus Stretch Ultra Pull-On Jacket

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC A long, long time ago, when I took up running ultras (It really was a long, long time ago!) I didn’t feel the need...

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The Spine - Jasmin Paris

The Spine - Jasmin Paris

Written by Jasmin Paris - https://jasminfellrunner.blogspot.com/ It’s taken me almost a year to sit down and write this, my account of running the Montane Spine Race 2019. Since then I’ve done countless interviews for...

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Nitecore UT32 Ultra Compact Dual Output …

Nitecore UT32 Ultra Compact Dual Output Headlamp

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC The torch attached via the rubber mount, to the heand band. When Nitecore contacted me, I’ll be honest, I had never heard of them, but after a...

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A Dream Fulfilled - UTMB 2019

A Dream Fulfilled - UTMB 2019

Written by Paul Baldwin - https://pbracereports.blogspot.com/ The result UTMB Finish Line in Chamonix Let’s get the big question out of the way first. I finished the UTMB in an official time of 42 hours...

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Kerry Way Ultra 2019 – Race Report

Kerry Way Ultra 2019 – Race Report

Written by Tina Reed  Race Start Photo by Valerie O’Sullivan I started running when I was 40, thirteen years ago. I remember I used to go to a playgroup in Park Road...

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inov-8 Trailroc G 280 shoe

inov-8 Trailroc G 280 shoe

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Along with the Race Ultra Pro 2in1 vest, I received the brand new Trailroc G 280 shoes from inov-8 as free samples to run into the ground...

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inov-8 Race Ultra Pro 2in1 Vest

inov-8 Race Ultra Pro 2in1 Vest

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Vest with 10 litre pocket clipped in place on the rear As mentioned previously in other reviews, I have been a Salomon vest user, and...

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Western States 2019

Western States 2019

Written by Tremayne Dill-Cowdry - https://dill-runs.blogspot.com After Western States 2017 I still felt incomplete. Yes I'd finished, yes I got a buckle but it wasn't the race I had wanted. I had...

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Montane VIA Gecko Vest

Montane VIA Gecko Vest

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I feel very lucky to have got my hands on a Gecko race vest courtesy of Montane. My only previous experience with Montane vests...

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Tarawera Ultra 50km

Tarawera Ultra 50km

Written by Gene Beveridge - https://genebeveridge.nz Woohoo! My first ultramarathon victory! And in no other event than the Tarawera Ultramarathon! This stunning 50km has been my target since the start of October with a...

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Ultravasan 90 Race Report

Ultravasan 90 Race Report

Written by Michael Miracolo - https://liveslowrunfar.com Ultravasan 90August 18th, 201890 km, 868m gainSälen to Mora, Sweden For those unfamiliar with the stats of UV90, here’s a little summary (those of you who know...

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2018 Lakes in a Day — race report

2018 Lakes in a Day — race report

Written by James Parsons - https://medium.com/@jampars88_56611 Distance: 81.9km (50.9 miles) Elevation: 4,001 metres Participants: 485 sign-ups, 378 starters, 240 finishers Wind: up to 70mph (on summits) Rain: shitloads Official result: 13:03:05 (19th overall, 18th male).  Race prep You know...

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La Sportiva Kaptiva

La Sportiva Kaptiva

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC *scroll to the bottom for update after 785km* Full disclosure. I was given this pair of Kaptiva shoes for free to review.  I first saw the Kaptiva when I was...

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Spartathlete at last

Spartathlete at last

Written by Stuart Shipley - https://shippo88.blogspot.com      The sweetest finish I have learned a new word in the last year or so. Patience. More importantly I have learned what it means.  If you are reading...

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