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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.

Novice hillrunner Harris wins 60-mile Fellsman challenge

One of the country’s toughest ultra hillrunning challenges was won by a man who only took up running 18 months ago..

Latest Ordnance Survey maps added to grough's route system

grough’s unique online route-planning system has now been updated with the latest Ordnance Survey mapping.

Stuart's British Isles Challenge kicks off from Scilly

The charity challenger who aims to cover the length of the British Isles using only muscle power starts his quest tomorrow.

'Dead chuffed' Bragg wins Fellsman at first attempt

The list of starters for one of the country’s most gruelling long-distance events was missing one significant number.

Scilly to Unst: Stuart's 1,400-mile charity trek across Britain

A long-distance runner is preparing for the ultimate challenge: the length of the whole British Isles using only muscle power.

Two Dales events offer 100km challenge to walkers

Feeling lethargic after all that turkey and booze? How about a little stroll to get rid of the festive languor – say 100km? Yes, it’s time to s...

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...

Silence will mark Fellsman start in memory of Tracy

A minute’s silence will precede the start of one of England’s toughest long-distance races in memory of a regular competitor who was killed earlier this year.

Runners will take to the fells for 100-miler

More than 200 super-fit athletes will tackle one of the country’s toughest mountain races this weekend.

First-timer Jez storms to victory in Fellsman

Novice Fellsman entrant Jez Bragg took the winner’s trophy at his first attempt this weekend, storming home in sometimes appalling weather conditions to finish the course in less than 11 hours.

New winner guaranteed for Fellsman as 400 hit the hills

One of the toughest events in the fellrunning calendar takes place this weekend when close to 400 competitors will climb a total of 3,350m (11,000ft) during the route across the highest ground in the Yorkshire Dales.

2008: take a trip with us through the highs and lows of the year

In the slovenly hiatus between Santa’s return north and the alcoholic debauchery of the New Year, journalists traditionally have a problem: how to fill the space on their various publications when, well, not much happens..

Mountain marathon hits Lakeland fells

Elite runners Sean and Brendan Bolland will defend their title this weekend as the Original Mountain Marathon decamps to the Lake District for its 2008 event.

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