Ultra Running

spine race day 5 | Montane 17/01/2019
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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


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

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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


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


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


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


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


The fall of Mann, Keith takes over

Jim Mann retires from Britain’s most brutal race, to leave Eoin Keith in the lead; Carol Morgan remains first women despite “big lows” Episode 5 • Montane​ Spine Race TV 2018 ⚠️ Episode 5 • Montane Spine Race TV. *Best viewed in HD* Posted by Montane Spine Race on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 Today’s highlights can be viewed above or are available here Alston, Cumbria, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 16 January, 2018: It was a dramatic day at the 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race, with the retirement of race-leader Jim Mann (GBR). Mann... Read More


Mann of the moment

Jim Mann is ahead of course-record pace at the Montane Spine Race, Britain’s most brutal race; Carol Morgan leads the women’s race; weather expected to worsen Episode 4 • Montane Spine Race TV 2018 ⚠️ Episode 4 • Montane Spine Race TV Posted by Montane Spine Race on Monday, 15 January 2018 Today’s highlights can be viewed above or are available here Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom, Monday, 15 January, 2018: Just over half way into the 2018 MONTANE® Spine® Race, Jim Mann (GBR) is setting a scorching... Read More


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