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Monday Morning Motivation: Killian Jornet

Kilian Jornet

Do you have a head for heights? This inspirational video is by Spanish ultrarunner Killian Jornet: I’m scared of heights, but this video has inspired me to get out of my comfort zone this week. Read more about Kilian Jornet: Kilian Jornet Burgada KJB Blog KJ Facebook page


Monday Morning Motivation – Doyle Carpenter

Doyle Carpenter

It’s a short one this week. What could be more inspirational than reading about Doyle Carpenter, a pensioner, WINNING an ultramarathon: 77 year old wins two-day ultramarathon Thank you to everyone who’s voted for Fat Girl to Ironman so far – there’s still time to cast your vote in The 2018 Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Angela Shartel

I’m guessing that first thing in the morning probably isn’t when you have time to watch a 20 minute documentary. Please do yourself a favour, save this link and schedule time to watch this brilliant documentary about Angela Shartel this week. Ultra Angela tells the story of a woman who Read more…


The Agony of De Feet – Brutal 10 Enduro Race Report

On Saturday night/Sunday morning, Stuart and I took part in the Brutal 10 Enduro, which was held at Minley (near Yateley). It was a 12-hour running event starting at 9pm. Stu decided to enter as a pair with his friend, Rob. I entered as a pair with Rob’s wife Kim. Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Lisa Smith-Batchen

If you’re searching for some motivation on a Monday morning then look no further than Lisa Smith-Batchen, who is an inspirational female runner. In July 2014, ultrarunner Lisa from Idaho, successfully covered the famed 135-mile route of Badwater  – known as “the world’s toughest footrace” due to its extreme heat Read more…