5 Wainwrights bagged on this route from Braithewaite to Buttermere and back. Grizedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Eel Crag & Wandope. Total elevation: 5,883ft over a distance of 14.9 miles

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V3K Ultra Marathon

In running forums and Facebook groups across the internet debate rages on about what is the best kit for running an ultra marathon in. Kit is such a personal thing that it’s something you need to decide for yourself. My advice is to put together a list of things you want from your kit and …

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Salomon Trail Running Workshop Lake District with Ricky Lightfoot

Salomon trail running workshop with Ricky Lightfoot in The Lakes, Intermediate group. 750m ascent and three Wainwrights. Tough and enjoyable route

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Catbells

3 more Wainwrights in the bag with this walk that took in Catbells, Maiden Moor and High Spy. Lunch at Honister Slate Mine followed by a nice easy walk back to the car.

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Ultra Running Books

The 10 best books written about running ultra marathons. From inspiration to tips of training and nutrition these books have it all

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Lakes in a Day

It’s tough mentally knowing that you shouldn’t be doing a race when your heart keeps saying yes. This was my dilemma for Lakes in a Day 2017

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Motivation

So you want to run an ultra but don’t think you can? Here’s some inspiration to show that if you put your mind to it then you can and will reach that finish line

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Scott T2 Kinablu 3

A well cushioned trail shoe that gives a smooth ride and underfoot cushioning. Probably the most versatile shoes available at the moment. Another winner from Scott.

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Scott Supertrac RC

Part of Scotts Race Collection and a shoe that has a lot of hype to live up to. Find out how the black and yellow Supertrac RC faired against in the Uk’s toughest races.

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Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra CMD Arete

The Salomon Ben Nevis ultra saw the most competitive field of any race in the UK this year on one of the most demanding courses with some very strict cut off times.

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