1. Ricky Lightfoot kicks starts his season at Advanced Week

    Posted in The Sweat by Matt Ward on Sat 19 Apr '14

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    Ricky above Lake Garda

    2013 was quite a year in the life of Ricky Lightfoot. The Cumbrian not only took some big domestic wins at such races as the Borrowdale fell race, but also won the IAU Trail World title, the Otter Trail race in South Arica and topped it all in becoming a father. Read more…

  2. The Celts are coming!

    Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Fri 18 Apr '14

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    “The Celts Ultras take trail running back to basics. Expect a trail running experience like you imagine that which early explorers encountered”. So goes the intro to a brand new ultra event for the UK this August… Read more…

  3. Bogle and Lee seize the day at Donard

    Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Sat 29 Mar '14

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    Allan Bogle on his way to a big win at Slieve Donard

    As they say in sport a win is a win, and though he may not have been at the top of some people’s lists of potential winners at todays’ British Fell Champs Rd 1 race, Allan Bogle brilliantly took his chance on home soil to take a famous victory at Slieve Donard… Read more…

  4. British Champs Rd1 is this weekend...

    Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Fri 28 Mar '14

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    Slieve Donard

    Seems like it was only yesterday that Vic Wilkinson and Helen Fines were battling it out for the British Fell Champs in 2013, and Rob Jebb was taking yet another crown in the men’s championships… Read more…

  5. Spring forward...

    Posted in Dishing the Dirt by Matt Ward on Fri 28 Mar '14

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    The North Face® has this week announced the ‘Longer Days’ campaign, encouraging everyone to spend more time in the outdoors. Spring is dawning, and more daylight means more time to explore. As the clocks go forward, there will be more hours to embrace and a chance to run, hike, climb and explore longer. Read more…

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  • Dave Taylor 03 Apr '14(Bogle and Lee seize the day at Donard)

    Great race highlighting the need …

  • Mark Liptrot 21 Mar '14(Addison leads inov8 armada at Middle Fell)

    Good write up. But the …

  • Matthew Roberts 30 Jan '14(Skyrunning UK announce ROCKTAPE as a sponsor)

    This series gets better and …

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