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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.

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...

Tuesday ShAFF premiere event will kick off this year's festival

Outdoor movie buffs can get a cinema preview of this year’s Sheffield Adventure Film Festival tomorrow with the festival’s trailer premiere night.

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.

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...

Adam Perry wins 61-mile Fellsman by just one minute

Just one minute separated the winner and runner-up after more than 10 hours racing in one of the country’s toughest endurance challenges.

'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.

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.

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...


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