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Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

Dragon's Back Race field halved as tough third day takes its toll

Half of the runners in the gruelling five-day mountain race down the spine of Wales had retired by the end of the third day.

Adam Perry posts third Fellsman win as Jasmin Paris sets new women's record

Three wins a row for Adam Perry, who finished at the head of a field of more than 300 entrants in the gruelling 60-mile Yorkshire Dales challenge.

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

Ten speakers join Buxton Adventure Festival this weekend

The Buxton Adventure Festival takes place in the Derbyshire town this weekend. The event is being held for the second time, with 10 speakers joinin...

Chris Townsend joins line-up for second Buxton Adventure Festival

Scottish outdoor luminary Chris Townsend is among the line-up for an adventure festival, which also includes talks from ultrarunner Jez Bragg, who ran and paddled the length of New Zealand.

'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.

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.

Fifth Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc victory for British ultrarunner Lizzy Hawker

British ultrarunner Lizzy Hawker stamped her authority on one of the world’s toughest races with a fifth victory in the women’s section of the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc.

Dragon's Back Race enters final day with Jim Mann in commanding lead

The three leaders in a gruelling five-day mountain run down the spine of Wales consolidated their positions on the penultimate day of the race.

Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

Joint winners Adam Perry and Kim Collison share the Fellsman spoils

One of the country’s toughest ultrarunning events finished in a tie for the first time in many years.

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...

Kendal Mountain Festival short films have chance of Channel 4 showing

Film-makers at one of Britain’s biggest outdoor festivals have the chance to gain even more exposure in a new tie-up with Channel 4.

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.

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.

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.

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...


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