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British-born runner Richard Bowles on track to be first to run Te Araroa Trail

Hot on the heels of news of ultrarunner Jez Bragg’s upcoming attempt to run the length of New Zealand on a tough trail comes a report that a former Brit is already half-way along the route in his attempt.

Ultrarunner Jez Bragg will attempt length of New Zealand in 50 days

One of Britain’s top ultrarunners will attempt to cover the entire length of New Zealand in a 50-day-challenge.

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 wins Fellsman to post three wins from three starts

Top ultrarunner Jez Bragg beat the field to win one of Britain’s toughest long-distance events. The North Face athlete completed the 97km (60-mil...

Health body's warning on rogue pain-relief packets

Outdoors enthusiasts nursing aches and pains have been warned that some batches of a well known painkiller may contain the wrong drugs.

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.

Last minute access bar puts Fellsman race in jeopardy

A long-distance challenge event that has run for almost 50 years was put in jeopardy at the last minute when land managers told organisers they would not let participants cross their land.

Early-morning start for ultra runner's record attempt

In the early hours of Saturday morning, when most of the country is slumbering in bed, a small group will gather in a Lake District village to help an ultra runner in his attempt to realise a dream and smash a long-held record.

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.

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...

Three Peaks Race and Fellsman runners rescued after suffering injuries

Rescuers went to the aid of injured runners in two separate long-distance events. The Cave Rescue Organisation was called to help a competitor in t...

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.

Ultra runner breaks women's Lakeland peaks record

An ultra runner has smashed a 17-year-old record in a route across the Lakeland fells. Dark Peak Fellrunner Nicky Spinks added two extra hills to A...

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...

Jez Bragg takes the Fellsman title in record time

Ultra runner Jez Bragg set a new fastest time in one of Britain’s toughest races at the weekend. The Dorset-based athlete broke the six-year-old ...

British runners triumph in truncated Mont Blanc event

British long-distance expert Jez Bragg won a truncated Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc today. The Warwick-based ultra runner came in with a time of 10hrs...

Ultra runner aims to beat 13-year Lakeland record

A 13-year-old ultra fellrunning record could fall next month. Mark Hartell’s long-standing extension to the gruelling Bob Graham Round was set in...


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