Good luck Casey - out to the Himalayas this weekend for the Everest Trail Race. Very jealous....
This will be the 3rd edition of the 6 stage race with an overall difference in altitude of 25,000m. While the final course will not be announced until the 5th November, here is an idea of what folks are lined up for.
And a look at what has gone before:
Casey is off on his travels again, this time to Madeira and the Ecotrail Funchal this weekend.Ecotrail events are underpinned by a strong race philosophy that balances the sport with sensitivity for ecology and culture. Here's the profile for the event this weekend - 80k with over 5000m of ascent:And here's some of footage from last [...]
Canfranc-Canfranc this weekend and third race in the Alpinultras Series. 5 race distances at the festival 100km; 80km; 43km; 16km and a vertical kilometre but its the 100km ultra we are interested in, take a look: With over 8,800 metres of positive gain and most of the route above an altitude of 2000m, not only a [...]
The Hoka Highland Fling is this weekend (30th April), and for the uninitiated its the 11th running of the 53 mile ultra event starting in Milngavie and winding its way via the West Highland Way to Tyndrum.Given we followed the event last year, and with thoughts of the crowd support in London fresh in our minds, we'd use [...]
The London Marathon was founded by John Disley (Welsh athlete and Olympian) and Chris Brasher (he of pacemaking for Rodger Bannister's 4 minute mile and Sweatshop fame) after taking part in the New York Marathon 1979. A little under 18 months later the first London Marathon was run on the 29th March 1981.To date there [...]
So as we sit and look at the sorts of things we want take a crack, swimrun keeps on coming up – not too sure the swimming (or for that matter the running) is up to it, but as one of the fast growing endurance sports out there, it needs some consideration. Ötillö (meaning ‘Island [...]
A couple of weeks ago we posted a ‘quick profile’ on Casey Morgan, here on in we plan to have it as a regular feature. We will try to keep it fresh and different: one week it might be a runner profile, the next it maybe an event, the week after potentially something entirely off [...]
Meet our partner athlete – #CaseyMorgan . Casey is an ultra runner and personal trainer from Dumfries. Casey got into ultra running by partnering with a friend for the Transalpino run in 2009. Casey is a serious runner but believes you have to enjoy it too. His training philosophy is to always make it as [...]