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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.

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.

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 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...

Fellsman victor Adam Perry pips buddy Ian Phillips in 'the event to win'

Benign weather helped a field of more than 300 complete the gruelling course, and a new pretender's name goes on the Fellsman Axe trophy.

'Dream come true' for Jez Bragg as he breaks 1,900-mile Te Araroa record

A British ultrarunner has become the fastest man to complete a gruelling trail that runs the full length of New Zealand.

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.

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...

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...

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.


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