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16/02/2017
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Break free of short-term goals: Montane & #Run1000Miles

Montane announces official sponsorship of Trail Running Magazine’s #Run1000Miles 2017 campaign. It’s always the same; after the excesses of December’s festive celebrations each new year there is a swathe of ‘New Year, New You’ style messages. And while the majority of them are undeniably positive, the more cynical among us will immediately switch off. From the plethora of such messages, what’s the difference between them all? Aren’t they really a sales ploy to increase revenue to gyms? And aren’t they hard to stick to as the year unfolds? Let’s pick... Read More

15/12/2016
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Jayson Cavill’s Montane Lakeland 50 2016

Almost five months ago, the Montane Lakeland 100 & 50 ultra races were beginning in the Lake District. #TeamMontane’s Jayson Cavill repeated his 2015 performance to cross the ML50 finish line in 1st position. And while there’s no doubt that he’s a speedy runner, he’s not so quick at writing – here’s his newly finished ML50 race report to take you back to the July sunshine. I can’t remember when I made the decision to return to Coniston in 2016 and take part in the Lakeland 50 race for the... Read More

23/11/2016
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Sonic Long Sleeve T-Shirt rated ‘best for longer trail runs’ by The Independent

National newspaper The Independent recently tested out kit for winter running and has rated our Women’s Sonic Long Sleeve T-Shirt ‘Best Buy’ The Sonic Long Sleeve T-Shirt is a year round wicking baselayer designed to perform at the highest level whilst keeping you cool and comfortable. Ideal for use as a baselayer as part of an effective mountain layering system, or perfect for use on its own in warmer conditions, it combines high wicking DRYACTIV Express fabric with odour resistant POLYGIENE technology to create a technical t-shirt ready for any challenge.... Read More

19/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Race days 6, 7 and post-race

RACE DAYS 6, 7 AND POST-RACE Date: 19 September 2016 Confirmed leaderboard for the 1st Montane sponsored Tor des Géants Men 1st = Oliviero Bosatelli (ITA) – FINISHED 13:10 Wednesday 14 September | 75 hrs 10 mins 22 seconds 2nd = Oscar Perez Lopez (ES) – FINISHED 19:14 Wednesday 14 September | 81 hrs 14 mins 10 seconds 3rd = Pablo Criado Toca (ES) – FINISHED 21:40 Wednesday 14 September | 83 hrs 40 mins 10 seconds Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (ITA) – FINISHED 05:20 Thursday 15 September |... Read More

16/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Race day 5 (Thursday)

RACE DAY 5 (Thursday) Date: 15 September 2016 At the start of day 5 of the first Montane sponsored Tor des Géants, the confirmed leaderboard looks like this: Men 1st = Oliviero Bosatelli (ITA) – FINISHED 13:10 Wednesday 14 September | 75 hrs 10 mins 22 seconds 2nd = Oscar Perez Lopez (ES) – FINISHED 19:14 Wednesday 14 September | 81 hrs 14 mins 10 seconds 3rd = Pablo Criado Toca (ES) – FINISHED 21:40 Wednesday 14 September | 83 hrs 40 mins 10 seconds Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (ITA) – FINISHED 05:20... Read More

15/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Race day 4 (Wednesday)

RACE DAY 4 (Wednesday) Date: 14 September 2016 At the start of day 4 of the first Montane sponsored Tor des Géants, the leaderboard looks like this: Men 1st = Oliviero Bosatelli (ITA) 2nd = Oscar Perez Lopez (ES) 3rd = Pablo Criado Toca (ES) Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (ITA) 2nd = Stephanie Case (PS) 3rd = Maria Semerjian (FR) Day 4 of the 1st Montane sponsored Tor des Géants is when the celebrations start! The first of the runners arrives, signalling the slow, but steadily increasing stream of... Read More

14/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Race day 3 (Tuesday)

RACE DAY 3 (Tuesday) Date: 13 September 2016 At the start of day 3 of the first Montane sponsored Tor des Géants, the leaderboard looks like this: Men 1st = Oliviero Bosatelli (ITA) 2nd = Oscar Perez Lopez (ES) 3rd = Julio Cernuda Aldecoa (ES) Women 1st = Lisa Borzani (ITA) 2nd = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 3rd = Stephanie Case (PS) Day 3 of the 1st Montane sponsored Tor des Géants is the first day that any degree of accuracy can be given to predicting the final race... Read More

13/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Race day 2 (Monday)

RACE DAY 2 (Monday) Date: 12 September 2016 At the start of day 2 of the first Montane sponsored Tor des Géants, the leaderboard looks like this: Men 1st = Oliviero Bosatelli (ITA) 2nd = Voeffray Julien (CH) 3rd = Alexander Rabensteiner (ITA) Women 1st = Silvia Ainhoa Trigueros Garrote (ES) 2nd = Liza Borzani (ITA) 3rd = Raffaella Miravalle (ITA) Day 2 of the TDG is considered the hardest day, with ascents including Col Entrelor (3,0002m), Col Loson (3,299m) and Fenêtre di Champorcher (2,827m) so no doubt we will... Read More

12/09/2016
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Montane Tor des Géants: Pre-start and Day 1 (Saturday and Sunday)

PRE-START (Saturday) Location: Courmayeur, Italy Date: 10 September 2016 It is the day before the notoriously brutal Montane sponsored Tor des Géants begins. The Italian town of Courmayeur nestled at the foot of the southern side of Mont Blanc in the Alps is buzzing. Ultra distance runners, spectators and supporters, volunteers and press from around the world have travelled to this picturesque location for the race start at 10:00 (ITA time) on 11 September. The atmosphere is bustling – well organised, but busy. Friends greet friends, new friends are made... Read More

07/09/2016
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Team Montane runners: approaching the Montane Tor des Géants

The Tor des Géants (TDG) is one of the premier endurance trail running races in the world. Starting and finishing in Courmayeur, the 205 mile / 330km course wends its way through stunning Alpine scenery, crossing two natural parks, over 25 mountain passes and next to 30 alpine lakes. It is beautiful in its brutality. 2016 sees the first Montane sponsored TDG and to celebrate this, a strong contingent of international Team Montane ultra runners is poised to take on the challenge: Jenn Gaskell (UK) The accidental ultra runner, Jenn... Read More