Ultra Tales Issue 2 (July 2012)

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Issue 2 of Ultra Tales is a bumper issue of 260 pages ad covers event reports from Apr – Jun 2012 and can be downloaded here

This issue included event reports from 4 Inns, the inaugural Viking Way, Compton Challenge, Highland Fling, Fellsman, JOGLE, City Ultra Cardiff, Shire & Spires, Severn Challenge, Grand Union Canal Race, Hardmoors 110, Long Eaton, Mourne Way, West Highland Way, Ultra Race 100, Ultra Trail South West, Run 24 and South Downs Way 100.

In addition we had some reports of overseas races on the Paris Eco Trail, Barkley Marathon, Jungle Ultra and Comrades.

This issue contains runners profiles for Stuart Shipley, Paul Stout, Helen James, Dino Ilaria, Neil Bryant and Tom Forman.

Finally, we also had an article on the Teach Africa Charity which gave rise to Go Beyond, an Ultra Fast not Ultra slow article from Rory Coleman, James Adams provides some last minute tips for tackling a 100  ile run, an overview of the Grand to Grand Ultra and an article from Sam Robson asking whether Ultra Runners are slow?

Finally, this issue also contains some kit reviews on the Raidlight Olmo 5 pack and three different UltrAspire race packs.