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UTMB 2017 – possibly the greatest long distance trail race in history!!! I first heard about the UTMB during my training for the Marathon des Sables. One of my tent mates had previously run this race and during the evenings in the desert he recounted stories of running through the mountains around Mont Blanc, the

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Madeira Island Ultra Trail

Whilst reading a book by Tobias Mews called ’50 Races to Run Before You Die’ there was one photo that stuck in my mind. It was the picture of a narrow ridge above the clouds, which looked like something out of ‘Jurassic Park’ or ‘The Land That Time Forgot’. After experiencing some truly memorable scenery

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Eco Trail de Paris 80k

If you think there are no mountains in Paris, think again! I had been aware of a race in Paris that historically finished up the Eiffel Tower and I’d always been fascinated by the idea of competing. Over the last few years the race had finished near to the Eiffel Tower, but this year the

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