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Hardmoors 60

Latest post from Matty Brennan, who has just completed the Hardmoors 60 – a 60 mile race from the Hardmoors Race Series, on the coast from Guisborough to Filey… This is probably a race that, all things considered, I shouldn’t have started. After pulling out of the Lakeland 50, I took myself to the doc, … continue reading »

CCC Finish

Courmayer- Champex Lac- Chamonix CCC

Winding down the summer with the CCC seemed the right thing to do this year. 26th August 2016, 101km, 6100m of vert. I had very little agenda for this race as I’m inexperienced at running this kind of distance/vert in Europe and it was hot hot hot. GPS I didn’t use any gadgets, preferring to simply run … continue reading »

Sally Fawcett Ultra Runner

Dig Deep Ultra Tour of the Peak District

Sometimes you learn the most when things don’t go to plan. I had planned on doing the Lakeland 50 as a hard effort in the build up to the Trail World Championships in Portugal in October, but a cold in the 10 days prior to it put paid to my race. I ran to half … continue reading »

Set Lord #MountainFuel

Stepping Up – My First 100 Miler

May bank holiday weekend 2016 marked my first stab at a 100 miler in the Hardmoors 110 only 6 weeks after my victory in the HM55 and I was chuffed to also come away with a win but it wasn’t all plain sailing… Training I’d ran the 55 very hard, so gave myself a week … continue reading »

1st place Paul Wathan Petzl Night Trail

Petzl Night Trail Success

This was the first real endurance test for Paul since competing in the Ultimate Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in August and his win demonstrated what superb powers of recovery he has (with a little assistance from Mountain Fuel). Paul had raced and won a 24k trail race in Wales six days after the UTMB … continue reading »