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Great Glen Death March – April 2010

November 26, 2009 by

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Enter the inaugral Great Glen Death March HERE! Take part in the ultimate 100km 24hour endurance event crossing Scotland from West to East on the scenic and challenging Great Glen Way Run or walk from Banavie to Inverness to complete the route in under 24 hours.  The event will start at 21:00hrs on 3rd April […]

Commonwealth Ultra Championships

September 17, 2009 by


New Commonwealth Championship event for Ultradistance and Mountain Running held in Keswick Mountain running returning to its spiritual home in Cumbria. The world’s first organised fell race took place in Grasmere, Cumbria, in 1850.  And almost 160 years later between Thursday, September 17th and Sunday, September 20th, 2009, the first Commonwealth Mountain and Ultra Distance […]

Barclay Bi-Centenary Walking Weekend

May 27, 2009 by


Link At 3.37pm on 12th July 1809 at Newmarket, Captain Barclay Allardice completed the final mile in an event that had started almost forty-two days earlier on 1st June, since when he had walked a single mile in every one of the thousand hours that passed in between. In doing so he made a fortune, […]

Rosie almost finished her run around the World

August 1, 2008 by


Story idea by Tony Mangan Web link Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 10:20:16 To: Rosie Subject: Privilege WEB POSTCARD Hello Everybody, You are all with me every minute as I run down Britain.. Thank you again, your support is amazing and helps me so very much. I don’t need an alarm clock! I was woken […]

Race report from Hull 24hr – 12/13 July 2008

July 25, 2008 by


Submitted by Chris Carver A GOOD WEEKEND’S WORK (EAST HULL HARRIERS 24 HOUR TRACK RACE – 12/13 JULY 2008) Not sure where to start with this report. I suppose a good place would be October last year. After the 24 hour race at Tooting Bec (London) I took an eight day rest as usual and […]

Marvellous Mimi – Running England

July 25, 2008 by

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100km and 24hr Commonwealth Championship – 2009

July 4, 2008 by

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The inaugural Commonwealth championships for 100km and 24 hour will take place in Cumbria, England in September 2009. Upon successful completion, the events should become fixtures within the Commonwealth games structure and eventually the Olympics. Congratulations to the IAU and to Norman Wilson in particular for this major development. For more info, click here.