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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Five and The Finish Line

9th June, 2016

Bright bunting is strewn along the dirt street and the runners who have finished so far are gathered in garden chairs on the street drinking well-earned beers, sampling street food and trading stories of their day out on the longest trail of the race…

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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Four

8th June, 2016

Today’s stage is nick-named ‘The Lull’ due to it’s tendency to draw runners into a false sense of security. At 30-34km this seems a short stage. The terrain, however, is challenging in the extreme…

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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Three

7th June, 2016

It’s been a baking hot day today in Peru. The runners started out in fairly cool conditions and made a 5km dash along a rocky road strewn with loose stone and crisscrossed by streams to reach a zipwire across a river too wide and fast flowing to be traversed on foot…

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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Two

6th June, 2016

They’re all tough days out in the jungle and today was no exception…

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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage One

5th June, 2016

The heavens have opened over the cloud forest and woe betide any runner who hasn’t rehearsed their hammock and tarp erecting routine…

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Jungle Ultra 2016 Race Report – Base Camp

4th June, 2016

The day begins in Cusco and it begins early. It’s been festival season of late in this historic city but this morning it is silent…

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Five

28th February, 2016

They’re all over the line. What an incredible achievement from all of our amazing runners.

They’ve all had to dig really deep to push through the Arctic weather that blighted mile after mile of snow, ice and slush…

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Four

27th February, 2016

Yesterday was a long hard day out there on the ice. Though a relatively short day on paper, the runners and race team found a layer of surface water on the lakes that was knee deep in places. This strength sapping slush made for a very tough stage…

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Three

26th February, 2016

The race team took mercy on the runners after yesterday’s horrible weather and gave the runners an extra 2 hours to rest and properly dry their running gear last night. Our team say there was a positive feeling on the start line this morning and everyone seemed energised after their lay-in…

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Two

25th February, 2016

We said stage 2 was going to be full of surprises and we were not wrong. The runners had to dig deep today to push on through deep snow on the ground and fresh snow falling around them only to find themselves trudging through surface water when they emerged from the snow and headed out onto the frozen lakes…

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