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Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

Ricky Lightfoot squeezes Three Peaks Race win between firefighting night shifts

The winner of a gruelling long-distance fell race triumphed after travelling to the Yorkshire Dales after a night shift working as a firefighter.

Joint winners Adam Perry and Kim Collison share the Fellsman spoils

One of the country’s toughest ultrarunning events finished in a tie for the first time in many years.

Mountain rescuer Andy Jackson completes Coast to Coast route in three days

A mountain rescuer has run the 192-mile Coast to Coast course in less than three days to raise cash for his team.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

Bad weather forces route change for Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc racers

This year’s gruelling Ultra-Tour du Mont Blanc will take place wholly in France. Difficult weather conditions high on some of the Alpine passes f...

Jez Bragg confirms defence of Fellsman title for 50th event

One of Britain’s top ultrarunners has confirmed he will defend his title later this month in one of the country’s toughest long-distance challenges.

Fellsman winner Jez heads west in search of mountain glory

Ultra runner Jez Bragg is heading west to tackle one of the world’s most challenging events. The Dorset-based winner of this year’s Fellsman in...

Adam Perry posts third Fellsman win as Jasmin Paris sets new women's record

Three wins a row for Adam Perry, who finished at the head of a field of more than 300 entrants in the gruelling 60-mile Yorkshire Dales challenge.

Kim Collison and Adam Perry triumph in gruelling Marmot Dark Mountains marathon

A pair of ultrarunners who finished neck and neck in a 60-mile race last year picked up another winners’ trophy at the weekend.

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

Mountain rescuer Andy Jackson to run Coast to Coast route in three days

A mountain and cave rescuer will attempt to run the Coast to Coast Walk route in just three days. Andy Jackson, a member of Upper Wharfedale Fell R...

Three Peaks racers face winter conditions for first time in memory

Runners in a historic long-distance fell race face battling with snow for the first time in memory. Organisers of the Three Peaks Race in the Yorks...

Hypothermia can kill: how to spot it, treat it and prevent it

Can you spot the signs of hypothermia and do you know how to treat it and, more importantly, prevent it.

A chill wind blows Fellsman off course in eventful 50th challenge

Jez Bragg celebrated a tough victory in the 60-mile event, but on the dark hills of the Dales, many faced bigger challenges.

Bragg slips to fourth in Western States 100

Ultra runner Jez Bragg finished fourth in one of the world’s toughest endurance races. Dorset-based Bragg held the lead in the Western States 100...

Jez Bragg bags Fellsman crown with record win

Record breaking ultra runner Jez Bragg is the new king of the Dales fells with an emphatic victory in one of Britain's toughest events.

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