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
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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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.
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
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 .
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
Wainwrights climbed: Gowbarrow Fell Distance: 4.5miles Elevation: 1365ft Our first Wainwright climbed together and a nice easy one to start off with. Just a short 4.5 mile route that included taking in Aira Force. Prices at the National Trust car...
10 bits of kit that I took with me during the race that helped make things slightly easier. This list could apply to any ultra marathon, not just the UTMB.
Lightweight, strong and fold away for easy storage. Beautifully made but pricey. Highly recommended for events such as UTMB.
The UTMB is 170km with 10,00m of ascent that starts and finishes in Chamonix. It is considered one of the toughest ultra-marathons in the world. This is my 2016 race report.
As runners it’s important that we look after out feet. This guide will give you everything you need to know so you can take care of your feet.