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Ultra Running

26/06/2019
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Sabrina Verjee wins MONTANE® Spine® Fusion

Sabrina Verjee wins MONTANE® Spine® Fusion, a non-stop 268-mile endurance race along the Pennine Way.  “Right now I feel ok, pretty good, very happy. It’s a shame Cees wasn’t there with me at the finish, but I have the win outright now” she joked. “Over the Cheviot’s there were gale force winds, it was terrible up there. But it was the only way I was staying awake. I would just doze off and be facing the other way at times and think where have I been for the last half... Read More

marcus scotney | montane 29/05/2019
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Marcus Scotney’s Dragon’s Back CR: Broken by New Athlete

Marcus Scotney won the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race, setting the Course Record (CR) in the process.  The following is his reflections on passing the torch to Galen Reynolds after his record was broken by 10 minutes this year. Marcus running well on day 2 of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.  3 days later he completed the course in record time. “Galen ran an amazing race.  His domination from Day 1 was exciting to watch, he showed courage with great talent looking stronger and stronger as the race progressed down... Read More

28/05/2019
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New Athlete Wins Berghaus Dragon’s Back Ultra

Galen Reynolds wins the 2019 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race, setting a new course record the same week he is announced as Montane’s newest Ultra Running Athlete. Galen completing the 2019 Berghaus Dragon’s Back © No Limits Photography  “I ran hard today. But apart from all the pain, it feels really good to win.”  – Galen Reynolds upon winning the 2019 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Created in 1992, the Dragon’s Back is an epic following the mountainous spine of Wales from North to South, its 315km total length and 15,500m incline split into 5... Read More

Galen reynolds | montane 24/05/2019

ULTRA RUNNER GALEN REYNOLDS JOINS MONTANE ULTRA RUNNING TEAM

Montane lends support to Canadian-born Reynolds to help further his recent successes. Galen Reynolds began running with humble aspirations, with a desire to become generally healthier and fitter after completing his degree and MBA.  Initially unable to run a mile without long breaks, one step at a time eventually lead to an ultra trail running obsession spanning the past 7 years.  During this time he has ran some of the most iconic ultras in the world, including the UTMB and Montane Tor des Geants where he came 2nd in 2018.... Read More

spine race day 5 | Montane 17/01/2019
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MONTANE SPINE RACE – WEDNESDAY 16TH

Jasmin Paris has finished first place completing the Spine Race in a record-breaking 83 hours, 12 minutes and 23 seconds.  Pre-Race    Day 1    Day2     Day3     Day4    Day5    Day6    Day7    Day8    Day9 As the MONTANE® Spine® Race enters its fourth night, Paris completes another historic victory. Capitalising on her strategic decision 194 miles into the race to go it alone, Paris showed no sign of fatigue as she crossed the line in overall first place. Not content with getting first-place, Paris demonstrated fortitude and strength across... Read More

01/06/2018
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Further. Faster. Podcast. Episode 3: Debbie Martin Consani

Welcome to the Further. Faster. Podcast, in association with Montane, the podcast that asks ultra athletes, mountaineers and adventurers the why and the how. Debbie is an inspirational ultra-runner, Mum and full-time marketing professional. Debbie became a part of the Montane athlete team in 2011 and has represented Scotland and Great Britain in 100K and 24-hour races. In 2014 Debbie Won the 2014 Montane Lakeland 100 and in 2015 placed 2nd in the shorter, and perhaps harder, Lakeland 50. Her 10-year journey with over 40 ultra-races includes classics such as... Read More

21/05/2018
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Tom Hollins: Double Bob Graham

Running non-stop for over 2 days and nights, Montane Athlete Tom Hollins successfully completed a double ‘Bob Graham Relay’  I had attempted a double Bob Graham last year – a shot at Nicky Spink’s record that didn’t go according to plan. I had fixed to the last weekend in May, with a large group of friends supporting, however 3 weeks before the event I got a head cold which I hadn’t fully shifted. The weather on the day was roasting hot, followed by thunderstorms in the evening. Given the heat... Read More

Sally Fawcett Run Diaries 1 27/03/2018

SALLY FAWCETT: Run Diaries I

Follow Sally’s Diary <Previous          Next> Each month, Team Montane Athlete Sally Fawcett shares an insight into the world of elite fell running.  This month demonstrates race-specific training, and the benefits of planned flexibility when it comes to writing programmes:   Training for the first part of the year had all been geared towards High Peak Marathon. This was an event I was really looking forward to as it’s a team race, 4 of you run together through the night, 44 miles around the Derwent Watershed from Edale.... Read More

15/03/2018

Montane Welcome new Brand Ambassador

Marie in her Phoenix Jacket and Resolute Beanie Introducing new Montane Brand Ambassador Marie.  You may already recognise her from our new VIA Trail Series imagery.  Marie’s outdoor interests are varied, allowing her to get the most out of any given day in the Alps around Chamonix where she lives, or further afield for more extreme adventures: ‘I have a big year ahead; more ice climbing whilst the ice still holds, ultra marathons when the weather improves, and I’m planning a big climbing project in South America in November. Montane clothing offers me... Read More

23/02/2018

New ranges for Spring 2018!

Never resting on our laurels, our NEW Spring/Summer 2018 range has landed.  With redevelopment across our entire VIA Trail Series running range, reimaging of our mountain daypacks and exciting developments across our clothing range for climbers and mountain walkers alike, this promises to be one of our most exciting seasons to date. Re-imagined and re-invented from top to toe with elite athlete input and forged amongst the world’s most brutal endurance events. The NEW VIA Trail Series range sets the benchmark for performance off-road running clothing and packs. All NEW day and trekking packs... Read More