Buddy’s Vulcania Trek

Richard Butterwick travelled to the beautiful island of La Palma in the Canaries for the Transvulcania Mediamarathon. The 24.1km route started at sea level and climbed to over 1800m in the first 18km through a dramatic volcanic landscape, made all the more difficult by the soft volcanic sand underfoot. The final 6km were predominantly downhill, but there was still time …

Paul BranniganBuddy’s Vulcania Trek

Tod Ladies take 3 Peaks Title

3 Peaks Saturday saw the 61st running of the annual Three Peaks around the 23-mile course over Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, which includes 1,609m (5,279ft) of ascent. After a relatively dry week, there was heavy overnight rain, which turned to snow as the later runners reached the summits of Whernside and Ingleborough. Testament to the challenging nature of the course …

Paul BranniganTod Ladies take 3 Peaks Title

The Fellsman – 5 go into 61 Miles

Race Report – The Fellsman – Todmorden Harriers Cumbrian runner Adam Perry posted a hat-trick of wins in the gruelling 61 mile long Fellsman event with his victory in this year’s race, run in difficult conditions. And a newcomer to the long-distance challenge, Jasmin Paris, smashed the women’s records with a new fastest time and highest ever place for a …

Paul BranniganThe Fellsman – 5 go into 61 Miles