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Retailer George Fisher offers 'self-tracking' boot service and Find My Feet app

Walkers of a certain age may remember the Wayfinders children’s shoe that had a tiny compass in its heel to help junior adventurers find their way.

Blizzards, storms, records and a marriage proposal: the Spine Race concludes

The Montane Spine Race has concluded, after living up to its reputation as Britain’s most brutal race.

Pavel Paloncý wins Spine Race for third time

Pavel Paloncý has won the Montane Spine Race for the third time. The Czech ultrarunner arrived at the finish at Kirk Yetholm on Thursday ahead of ...

Pavel Paloncý leads Spine Race after Eoin Keith withdraws

Irish athlete Eoin Keith, who took over the lead of the Montane Spine Race when frontrunner Jim Mann retired, has himself dropped out of the race.

Spine Race leader Jim Mann sets blistering pace as athletes endure overnight snow

Montane Spine Race leader Jim Mann is continuing to set a blistering pace as runners contend with harsh winter conditions in the northern Pennines.

Strongest line-up yet as runners prepare for start of brutal Spine Race

Runners will line up this weekend for a gruelling race along the length of Britain’s first national trail.

'Brutal' Lakeland conditions test runners' mettle in 50th OMM event

Conditions described by organisers as ‘brutal’ led to a fifth of competitors retiring early from the 50th Original Mountain Marathon.

Original Mountain Marathon returns to Langdale for 50th event

A challenge event that grew out of a pub conversation will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

Langdale revealed as venue for 50th OMM as event returns to Lake District

The 50th running of the Original Mountain Marathon will take place in Langdale in the Lake District. Organisers revealed the venue for the event, w...

On test: waterproof trousers reviewed

The UK climate makes a pair of waterproof trousers an essential piece of outdoor kit. So how well did our test pants perform in typically British weat...

Women's champ Carol Morgan retains title with second Spine Race win

Montane Spine Race women’s champion Carol Morgan has retained her title with a win in this year’s event.

Spine Race organisers suspend running in face of severe weather warnings

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have halted the event in the face of severe weather warnings. Runners are being held at checkpoints until it i...

Eoin Keith takes the lead in Spine Race as Jim Mann retires injured

The Montane Spine Race earned its reputation as Britain’s most brutal over the past 24 hours as runners battled high winds and blizzards in the north Pennines.

Jim Mann sets the pace as Spine Race runners face worsening weather

Runners in the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal race, face worsening conditions as the race enters its second day.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Andy Berry and Cat Slater triumph in challenging Lakes Sky Ultra conditions

Britons claimed victory in the tough Lakes Sky Ultra Race, which attracted an international field. Andrew Berry finished first in the event, with C...

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