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How to pack for the Ice Ultra – Part Two

In this video series our Race Director picks the brains of Austin Jarrett a veteran of our Jungle and Ice ultras who has signed up for the Desert Ultra in 2018.

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How to pack for the Ice Ultra – Part One

In this video series our Race Director picks the brains of Austin Jarrett a veteran of our Jungle and Ice ultras who has signed up for the Desert Ultra in 2018.

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage Five

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

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

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

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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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Stage One

The runners gathered on the start line at 7am local time as the sun crept up over the frozen arctic landscape and showed them a little of the gruelling Mountain Tundra stage…

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Ice Ultra 2016 Race Report – Base Camp

It’s February 11th and we’re only one night’s sleep away from the beginning of this year’s Ice Ultra. Our 13 runners made their way today to Gallivare Train Station from their homes and lives all around the world and boarded the coach which will take them to our Arctic Base Camp. From now they are totally self supported…

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Ice Ultra 2014 Race Report – Stage Four and Finish

It was much colder today, after a positively barmy -4 or -5°C on each of the other days, this morning it was more like -10°C…

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Ice Ultra 2014 Race Report – Stage Three

The Lakes is an awesome stage! Designed to test the mind and spirit of the athletes as they cross the featureless Lakes, all 20k of them…

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