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Heart problems end Ron Hill's record half-century running streak

The man whose name became synonymous with fellrunning gear has had to give up a record-breaking running streak.

Paloncý and Roselló Solé maintain Spine Race lead despite short-cut time penalty

The two leading runners in the gruelling Montane Spine Race were each given a 30-minute penalty for inadvertently taking a short cut.

Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

On test: sleeping bags reviewed

Need a good night's sleep? We put a range of sleeping bags to the test......

Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein takes Three Peaks Race crown at first attempt

A Swiss dentist was crowned king of the peaks in his first visit to one of the Yorkshire Dales’ toughest fell races.

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

Review: The Round, In Bob Graham's Footsteps, by Steve Chilton

A detail-rich examination of the Bob Graham Round, the classic Lakeland running challenge...

Injured Lakeland paraglider Dave Tighe meets rescuers who saved his life

A man who cheated death when he crashed into a Lake District fell while paragliding returned to Cumbria to meet his rescuers.

Original Mountain Marathon prepares for its 50th birthday event

One of the grand old institutions of the outdoors reaches its 50th birthday this year. The Original Mountain Marathon has been held every year bar ...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Original Mountain Marathon runners overcome 'minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs'

Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.

Two runners seriously injured after falling into same gill during Lake District race

Two runners were seriously injured when they fell into the same Lake District gill in separate incidents on the same afternoon.

Ricky Lightfoot looks for hat-trick of victories in Three Peaks Race

A fleet-footed firefighter will attempt a third successive victory in a fellrunning challenge. Cumbrian runner Ricky Lightfoot will look to nail a ...

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

Giant hillwalker greets visitors to Cairngorm Lodge youth hostel

A giant heavyweight hillwalker is greeting visitors to a Highland youth hostel. The Highland Wanderer, a 7ft tall steel figure, has been installed ...

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

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