Ultra Tales Issue 3 (October 2012)

UT 03 Cover

Issue 03 of Ultra Tales covers event reports from Jul – Sep 2012 and the theme for this issue was “Running Ultra’s for the first time – Newcomers special” and can be downloaded here

This issue included event reports from Kent 50, Enigma Ultra, The Grim Reaper, 10 Peaks, Redwick 100k, Lakeland 50 & 100, Thunder Run, Devil o’the Highlands, Northumberland Ultra, North Downs Way 50 & 100, Salisbury 54321, Hell on the Humber, Ridgeway Challenge, Kennet & Avon Canal Race, Causeway Coast, Malin to Mizenhead, Self Transcendence 24hr, Toad Challenge, River Ayr Way, Atlantic Coast and London to Brighton.

In addition we had some reports of overseas races on the Hardrock 100, UTMB, IAU 24hr and Spartathlon.

This issue contains runners profiles for Tim Adams, Tremayne Cowdry, Sandra Bowers, Gemma Carter and Jules Lewis.

Finally, we also have articles on running 5x50k on your 50th Birthday, A week in the life of a race organisor by Adventure Hub and to fit in with our “Newcomers special theme” we offered up some advice on running your first ultra, a look back at some early ultra reports, a training guide, reading suggestions and kit advice.