Dave Troman

Billy Bland Challenge Record Breaking Attempt

On Sunday 25th June, Team Mountain Fuel aim to make history with the first fun competitive head-to-head race involving the Billy Bland Challenge. Two mixed teams of men, women including vets and open runners will race against each other in an attempt to beat the mixed team record of 16hrs 49 minutes with aspirations of…

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Well done to #TeamMountainFuel Hardmoors 200 & 110 runners

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Hardmoors 200 & 110 at the weekend. Special mentions go to our #TeamMountainFuel runners Shelli Gordon finishing 1st lady (5th overall) and Paul Nelson 2nd Male (1st vet)… also Dave Troman who was sitting comfortably in 4th until the night section where he struggled to eat, ended up taking some time out but then got…

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Bob Graham leg 2 Fell Running

Day 2 of the #TeamMountainFuel fell running  weekender, great video of leg 2 of the Bob Graham Round in the Lake District. Fantastic weekend of mountain running with around 35 miles and 20,000ft of ascent.

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Keswick Mountain Festival success for Team Mountain Fuel

At the start of the festival Team Mountain Fuels focus was on the Team Trail Cup as with this came a cheque £250 which Mountain Fuels owner Rupert wanted to donate to Keswick FC Juniors to help but new goals which were lost in the floods. The team this year consisted of local runners James…

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Hardmoors 55 race review

There are a lot of races around the country, however none match the spirit and community feel of the Hardmoors series. It was for this reason we were delighted to become a sponsor and be part of the Hardmoor family. Our first event was the HM55 and it was fortuitous that Mountain Fuellers Ste and…

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Ultra Nutrition part 1

Fuelling for a 50+ miler… Nutrition is key and it’s not just about stuffing in enough carbs to get you round a race, the differences between good and bad nutrition are literally a pain in the bum! Forgive the pun, but there are so many off the shelf quick fix products, like gels you are…

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Mountain Fuel success at 3 x 3000 Ultra

An action packed weekend for Keswick in the Lake District saw Mountain Fuel runners Howard Seal and Dave Troman finishing first and second V40 and third and fourth overall in the second running of the Lake District 3×3000 80k Ultra Trail which is set to become a classic ultra race in the country.  The winner…

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Lakeland 100

Race Report by Dave Troman The Lakeland 100/50, since it’s first running in 2008, has grown in numbers and prestige, and rightly takes it’s place as the UK’s premier mountain ultra race. I’ve now run the race twice and watched once, seeing the race atmosphere grow from year to year. There is such a great…

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