Ultra Great Britain 2020 – Race Cancellation

Cancellation of the 2020 Ultra Great Britain® 215 mile ultra-marathon, the Race Across Scotland, on Saturday 8th August 2020.  Dear Participant, We hope you’re well and continue to keep safe. We recently contacted you regarding the Race Across Scotland®, Ultra Great Britain® , 215 mile event scheduled for Saturday 8th August 2020, offering you a range of options in the hope of …

2020 Beacons Way Ultra 100 mile Race Cancellation

Cancellation of the Beacons Way 100 ultra-marathon on Saturday 11th July 2020  Dear Ultra-Runner, We hope you’re well and continue to keep safe. We recently contacted you regarding the Beacons Way 100 event scheduled for Saturday 11th July 2020, offering you a range of options in the hope of holding the event with our new Covid19 procedures coming into effect throughout, helping …

COVID19 – Beacons Way 100 Mile Event – July 2020

GB Ultras Statement re Beacons Way Ultra 100 Mile 2020 & Covid-19: Option to stay in the 2020 Beacons Way 100 Mile event, or to transfer to another event or to defer to Saturday 24th July 2021. Due to the unprecedented nature of the current pandemic and national lockdown we feel its time to reach out to each entrant that is …

2020 GB ULTRAS EVENT & TRAINING CALENDAR

All entrants are invited to join the GB ULTRAS Team on FREE OF CHARGE training runs covering each of the race routes before the event. You can attend as many training runs as you like with the aim of learning the route and increasing confidence prior to Race day. You’ll also have the chance to meet other runners taking on the Race, meet …

Snowdon Ultra® 2019 Review

“I’d rather run 100 miles again!” This was my response (referring to the Chester Ultra® 100 Mile Race) when asked the day before how I felt about Snowdon Ultra® 50 Mile Race.  My concerns were two fold, firstly it was October not May and, secondly, the worst that could happen on Chester is you do a few laps of a …

A Tale of 4 Races!

Ultra Great Britain® – From the Race Across England in 2016, 2017 to the Race Across Scotland 2018 and 2019!!! In 2016, I decided to make the step up from marathons to doing a 40+ mile run around Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge and quite enjoyed it. Forward a few months to August 2016 and I was one of 24 …

How to Train for Your Next Ultra

My first running race was the 150 mile multi stage, Gobi Challenge race in 2010, similar idea to the Marathon des Sables just a different organisation and different desert. I was probably one of the least experienced entrants and didn’t really run much before that (it was my first running event) I had practised doing long 2-3 day hikes on …

#GBUltras Beacons Way Ultra 100 Mile Race Report by Howard Dracup

I’ve always had a fascination for the Brecon Beacons but i’ve never been! As soon as I hear the words “Brecon Beacons” I immediately envision the Army and SAS training and the tough times ahead and a vision pops into my head which is the huge beautiful lump they call Pen Y Fan. So when GB Ultras released a brand …