2019 Training Dates: GB Ultras

PREPARING OUR RUNNERS FOR THE 2019 ULTRA GREAT BRITAIN RACE SERIES by Wayne Drinkwater – Event Director Saturday 5th January 2019 – Chester Ultra RECCE 3: 8am: Cover the 12.5 Mile – 28 Miles of the route.  Start point for the recce: Meeting at Towers Road/Raymond Street, Chester, CH1 4EL to CP4 then coming off the trail for finishing near the …

Manchester to Liverpool Ultra 2019 – Review

April brings the beginning of spring.  The birds singing, lighter mornings and the evenings steadily getting longer before darkness sets in.  However, be warned, that doesn’t mean the weather is going to be nice to you as some of you may have a found out in 2018 on the Liverpool to Manchester Ultra where #GBUltras Athlete Charlie Sharpe wore a …

‘My Pennine Barrier Journey’ by Lainey Jones

The Pennine Barrier starts it’s journey in the little village of Malham. Malham may well be renowned for its beauty but much more practically it has a pub, a campsite and a little tiny bridge lit up with fairy lights! Aside from the practicalities it’s a beautifully idyllic place which hosts one of the most scenic races in the GB …

“Say Hello to my Little Friend”

An Introduction To The Foam Roller – by Emma Marks Have you ever asked yourself what Foam rolling is all about, and why people would choose to do something that just looks painful? Maybe you figure you’ve been ok so far so, why bother?? Continue to read this blog and you’ll be rushing out to buy yours before the day …

Chester Ultra 2019 Review

Its only November and already we are all thinking about Chester Ultra which to be fair is only a few months away. Those of us who have done Chester will be praying for dry weather leading up to the race, as last year’s course was a muddy one and unless you’re great at ice skating you’re not going anywhere quickly. …

How does a 200 mile Ultra in Scotland sound?

Ultra Great Britain heads to #Scotland in 2018 with 7648m of Ascent over 214 Miles, 100 hours to complete & with Village Halls providing support across Scotland… Interested?