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Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

Almost 200 runners prepare for start of extreme Cape Wrath Ultra Race

An international field of almost 200 runners is expected to start an extreme challenge in the Scottish Highlands.

Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

Past Three Peaks Race winners return with eye on 22-year-old course record

Four former winners of a ‘marathon with mountains’ plus the reigning women’s champion will be heading back to the hills this weekend with an eye on the race’s record.

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens plans attempt on Pennine Way record

A British ultrarunner will attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way later this year.

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...

Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

OMM organisers warn runners' details may have disappared in IT failure

Organisers of a mountain marathon have warned would-be competitors some of their details may have been lost in an IT incident.

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

Dave Stevens ahead of schedule in quest to set fastest Pennine Way time

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens is currently 68 miles into his attempt on the Pennine Way record. The former Parachute Regiment member has another 200 mil...

Tom Owens wins Three Peaks Race but Peace's record stands

The record for the gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ in the Yorkshire Dales remained unbroken after the winner finished just three minutes outside the existing fastest time.

Buxton rescuer Darren Hunt aids collapsed runner during London Marathon

A member of a mountain rescue team put his casualty care skills to good use while taking part in the London Marathon.

'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...

Mossdale Caverns service marks 50th anniversary of caving's worst tragedy

The worst tragedy in British caving history will be remembered this weekend. It is 50 years since the events in Mossdale Caverns in the Yorkshire D...

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

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