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02/06/2016
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Marcus Scotney dominates 2016 Cape Wrath Ultra

8 days, 248 miles Over the last few years, the mountain running scene across the world has boomed, not least in the UK. Sky running, fell running, adventure racing and trail running, to name but a few have become widely recognised, both within the running community and in the media. Not content with taking part in half or full city marathons, runners are turning to the distinct challenges of off-road ultra distance races. Endurance races have seen numbers of entrants rise year on year. All 1,050 places on the 2015... Read More

2019 Spine Race | montane 10/01/2019
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Spine Race 2019: Pre-Race

The 2019 Spine Race continues to draw international talent, solidifying itself as ‘Britain’s Most Brutal’ ultra-endurance event. A competitor battles driving snow during 2018’s race. (© Racing Snakes). START TIMES Montane Spine Challenger:                        08:00    12.01.2019 Montane Spine MRT Challenge:               09:00    12.01.2019 Montane Spine Race:                                   08:00    13.01.2019 The Montane Spine Race is a non-stop 268 mile winter ultra-marathon encompassing the entire length of the Pennine Way, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest endurance races. Since its inception in 2012, which saw 11 entrants and... Read More

30/08/2018
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FURTHER. FASTER. PODCAST – EPISODE 5

Montane Ambassador Jen Scotney talks entertainingly of the connection between mind and body, and how running improves all aspects of life if you are willing to put the miles in.  Click the image to listen on Buzzsprout Welcome to Episode 5 Further, Faster, a monthly podcast in association with Montane. This is the podcast that takes a deeper look into why, and how, ultra athletes, explorers and mountaineers do what they do. This month, host Daniel Neilson speaks to Montane ambassador and ultra runner Jen Scotney. Jen is a remarkable... Read More

Northern Traverse iii 23/06/2018
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PART iii: THE FINISH

There is something so beautiful about being that alone, out that late, and out of place. I guess this is when those demons could arise for some, but for me I love the solitude of these races. It’s a good thing. Continue Jen’s Northern Traverse adventure: Part I: Training          Part II: The Race          Part IV: The Kit          Part V: The Vlog PART III: THE FINISH It’s now been a couple of weeks since I completed the race. I have... Read More

Jen scotney's race report of the northern traverse ii 22/06/2018
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PART ii: THE RACE

There is something so beautiful about being that alone, out that late, and out of place. I guess this is when those demons could arise for some, but for me I love the solitude of these races. It’s a good thing. Continue Jen’s Northern Traverse adventure: Part I: Training           Part III: The Finish          Part IV: The Kit          Part V: The Vlog PART II: THE RACE The only piece of kit I had forgotten to bring from home was my... Read More

northern traverse i 21/06/2018
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PART i: TRAINING

I ran because I could, because the sun was shining, because adrenaline was pumping through my body and I had something to prove…that I could race if I really wanted to. Continue Jen’s Northern Traverse adventure: Part II: The Race             Part III: The Finish          Part IV: The Kit          Part V: The Vlog PART I: TRAINING I looked back over my shoulder. I could see a white bibbed figure in the distance behind. They looked strong. Damn. My head... Read More

21/01/2018
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Britain’s most brutal race concludes

Despite severe weather, 53 competitors from 13 countries complete the 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race, Britain’s most brutal race. Highlights of today’s final day of racing can be viewed above or here Kirk Yetholm, Scotland, Sunday, 21 January 2018: Despite hugely challenging conditions over the seven days, 53 out of 118 competitors finished the 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race. Athletes from 13 countries battled waist-deep snow drifts, 50mph-plus winds, heavy rain and extreme windchill to arrive at Kirk Yetholm’s Border Hotel, the traditional end point of the Pennine Way National Trail and... Read More

14/01/2018
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Huitzing and Hopkinson break MONTANE Spine Challenger records

Dutchman Wouter Huitzing and Briton Emma Hopkinson set course records for the the174km race; Jim Mann sets a scorching early pace in the full Spine® Race Episode 3 • Montane Spine Race TV 2018 ⚠️Watch now! Episode 3 • Montane Spine Race TV 2018 #SpineRace #Montane Posted by Montane Spine Race on Sunday, 14 January 2018 Highlights from today’s action on the Montane Spine Race and Spine Challenger can also be viewed here Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom, Sunday, 14 January, 2018: Wouter Huitzing (NED) has won the... Read More

13/01/2018
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Bourne and Huitzing lead the Montane Spine Challenger

Britain’s Simon Bourne and the Netherlands’ Wouter Huitzing are the joint leaders of the174km race; Emma Hopkinson (GBR) leads the women’s race   Episode 2 – Highlights from today’s Spine Challenger, also available here Edale, Peak District National Park, United Kingdom, Saturday, 13 January, 2018: As the MONTANE Spine® Challenger goes into its first night, Simon Bourne (GBR) and Wouter Huitzing (NED) jointly lead the race after about 80km. Huitzing had been the first to break away, setting a scorching pace out of Edale and up Jacob’s Ladder. Bourne wasn’t... Read More

12/01/2018

Britain’s most brutal ultra race returns

The 108-mile MONTANE® Spine® Challenger starts tomorrow; Sunday’s 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race will be the most international and the most competitive in the event’s seven-year history   Today’s highlight real from Edale can be viewed above and via this link  Edale, Peak District National Park, United Kingdom, Friday, 12 January, 2018: With the most competitive line-up yet in its seven-year history, the 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race and Britain’s most brutal race, looks likely to be dramatic. The men’s race sees four previous winners joined by a multi-record-breaking UK mountain runner... Read More