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OMM Kamleika Jacket

OMM Kamleika Jacket

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I owned a Kamleika jacket from the OMM around a decade ago. In fact, I also owned the Kamleika trousers too. The jacket was nice...

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Kahtoola EXOspikes

Kahtoola EXOspikes

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Years ago, tired with either not being able to go running or sliding around like mad when the temperature plummeted, I purchased a pair...

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2021 Ultra Trail Snowdonia 50 Race Repor…

2021 Ultra Trail Snowdonia 50 Race Report

Written by Alec Burns - https://uphillalec.substack.com/ Location: Capel Curig, Wales Time/Date: 9am, 11 September 2021 Distance: 50.38km (by my watch) Elevation Gain: 3,438m/11,279ft (by my watch) Map of the course from apexrunning.co Elevation profile from apexrunning.co For my first ultra distance race...

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Avoalre socks (plus discount code)

Avoalre socks (plus discount code)

Avoalre recently contacted me asking if I would like to test their new socks. I hadn't heard of them, which is probably as they have no other running products in...

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Lon Las Ultra 2021 – not all DNF’s are e…

Lon Las Ultra 2021 – not all DNF’s are equal

Written by Richard McChesney - http://richardwalkslondon.com/ “I don’t remember there being a castle in Adelaide” I thought to myself as I realised I was walking beside a castle having found my way...

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Ultra Trail Snowdonia 165

Ultra Trail Snowdonia 165

Written by Tremayne Dill Cowdry - https://dill-runs.blogspot.com/ As UTMB drew closer the uncertainty was doing my head in. Would we be able to travel? Will the race be able to enter other...

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Brave, bruised… Me

Brave, bruised… Me

Written by Kim Cavill - https://www.cavillcoaching.com/ After about three years of only entering and running trail races, vowing that ‘technical’ routes were my nightmare, last weekend I found myself clinging to what...

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RACE REPORT: LAKES IN A DAY

RACE REPORT: LAKES IN A DAY

Written by Gavin Pittman - https://marsdenracers.co.uk/ The race in my happy place and my first blog. With Fellow Marsden Racer Team Mate, Jon Edwards The race started with the usual anxiety - packing my...

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Montane Gecko Ultra V+

Montane Gecko Ultra V+

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC When I first saw pictures of the new vest from Montane I was excited! The Gecko Ultra V+ is incomparable to Montanes other vest packs which...

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Montane Gecko VP+ Race Vest

Montane Gecko VP+ Race Vest

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Just over three years ago, I reviewed the first vest from Montane under the name, Gecko. It was a simple clean and well thought...

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Garmin Enduro

Garmin Enduro

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I have used Garmin before but it has been a while. In fact, when I paired up the Enduro to Garmin Connect, there was...

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Near Death Marathon – Canadian Death Rac…

Near Death Marathon – Canadian Death Race

Written by Olive Toews     Saturday started out beautiful – just the right temperature to start a long day running and hiking in the mountains. My friends from Peace River, Marian, Karen...

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Not The Highland Fling. Euan’s Solo and …

Not The Highland Fling. Euan’s Solo and Unsupported Milngavie to Tyndrum Adventure

Written by Euan Fitzpatrick The below has been written as an account of a personal challenge – my first 50 miler. I had a great day and want to capture my...

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Celebrities Who Have Completed an Ultram…

Celebrities Who Have Completed an Ultramarathon

  Ultramarathons aren’t for beginners – training to go an ultra’s distance of at least 26.2 miles will take some serious commitment. A Healthline article details how it can take up to six...

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Salomon S/Lab Sense 6” shorts

Salomon S/Lab Sense 6” shorts

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Shorts are such a simple thing, aren’t they? I wasn’t sure that a simple pair of shorts would warrant an entire review entry. That was...

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Montane Summer wear

Montane Summer wear

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC Summer finally arrived here in Chamonix, after a few false starts, so it was perfect for trying out some of Montanes new Summer running...

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SALOMON UNVEILS SUSTAINABILITY GOALS ARO…

SALOMON UNVEILS SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AROUND EVENTS AND ATHLETES

Press release from Salomon Brand pledges to offset the travel carbon footprint of its international athletes by 2022 and reduce its athlete-related travel carbon footprint by 30% by 2025 ANNECY, FRANCE—Salomon, the...

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Salomon Sense Pro 5 Vest

Salomon Sense Pro 5 Vest

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC My first vest was a Salomon and I believe one of the first running vest style packs on the market. This was around a...

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