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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Helvellyn Lake District

Our second Wainwright we have climbed together and one of my favourite mountains in the Lake District. Stunning views from the summit after a tough climb.

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Healthy places to eat in Chamonix

You’ve spent months training & treating your body as a temple preparing for the UTMB, the last thing you want to do is fill it with junk. Check out the best places to eat healthily in Chamonix

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Energy pancakes with protein powder

Tasty, delicious and easy to make. These energy pancakes are full of natural ingredients to keep your energy levels up in ultra races. Add some protein powder to for some additional goodness .

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Millet and Lentil Loaf - Savoury Ultra Food

If you’re looking for a savoury alternative to sugary gels and drinks on long runs these millet and lentil bars are ideal. Full of carbohydrates and protein they will power you through to the finish line

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Lakes Sky Ultra Striding Edge

It is extreme. It is gnarly. It is hardcore. It is awesome. The Lakes Sky Ultra is all of these and more. Quite possibly the best race in the UK. The second round of the UK Skyrunner series where I was looking to improve my result.

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V3K Finish

The first round of the UK Skyrunner Series and a totally new challenge for me. The Vegan Welsh 3000s covers 35 miles and over 4000m of climbing through Snowdonia and features some technical exposed ridge lines such as Crib Goch.

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Grasmere Gallop

Stunning Grasmere in the Lake District is a great location for a trail race especially when the weather is perfect for running. Great for some after race gingerbread too.

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The North Face Ultra Endurance

With a name like Ultra Endurance you would expect The North Face’s new trail shoes to be a good distance shoe. Turns out they are are plus much more. Currently one of my favourite shoes.

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