Rat Race Man vs Mountain @ Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd, United Kingdom on 05 September 2015


Man vs Mountain pits you against mother nature in all her glory. Over 20 miles you’ll face the weather, natural gradients, and the mental challenge of knowing that you have to conquer a mountain. Begin your journey at sea level from within Caernarfon Castle before climbing steadily through the beautiful landscapes of Northern Wales.

The Grand Tour of Skiddaw @ Lime House School, Dalston, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 29 August 2015


The Grand Tour of Skiddaw is a 44 mile unmarked trail ultra race taking in the beautiful Northern Lake District in the UK, with a climb up the mighty Skiddaw at the approximate halfway point, giving a total of 7136 feet of ascent. The route is almost entirely run on public footpaths and bridleways, starting […]

The Cumbria Way Ultra @ Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 19 September 2015


The Cumbria Way Ultra is a 73 mile unmarked trail ultra race which passes through the varied terrain of the beautiful Lake Districtin the UK, giving over 10,000 feet of ascent. The route follows the iconic trail which was first devised in the 1970s by local members of the Ramblers. The Cumbria Way Ultra provides […]

Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge @ Oxenhope Recreation Grounds, Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014


This biking event has a routes suitable for all standards of mountain bike and cyclo-cross riders. This will be the 10th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge in this, the year when the Tour de France Grand Depart will pass our start finish area and even share a small section of our route. There are three routes […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Camp Eden 5K & Canyon Carnival @ Camp Eden, Golden, Colorado, United States on 07 June 2014


There’s races, and then there’s events. If you want both, or just a fun day in the foothills, then the Camp Eden 5k is the day for you. Runners enjoy the challenge the Camp Eden 5k presents. Running at 8800 feet elevation will challenge any level of runner. But the course is easy enough that […]

Rat Race Man vs Mountain @ Caenarfon Castle, Caenarfon, United Kingdom on 06 September 2014


Brutal but Beautiful. 20 miles. 1 mountain. Man vs Mountain is back on the 6th September 2014. Can you conquer Snowdon?

2013 saw 400 brave runners tackle our 20 mile mountainous run to the summit of Snowdon and back down. They tackled an array of punishing obstacles in Dinorwic Quarry, including our killer vertical kilometre, […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Rat Race The Wall @ Hadrian’s Wall, Carlisle, United Kingdom on 21 June 2014


After a superb turnout in 2013, which saw a 90% completion rate of our stunning 69 mile course, we’re back on the 21st and 22nd June.

For almost 2,000 years this vast Roman construction has stretched across the wild beauty of Northern England, and Hadrian’s Wall is now part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Cerler Vertical @ Benasque valley, Benasque, Huesca, Spain on 21 June 2014


Celebrate the beginning of the summer in Spain!

A challenge for the brave ones in June. The challenge consists in to become the rooster on the henhouse in an amazing Vertical Km® (Gallinero, is the name of the montain and it means henhouse. This mountain is 2728 m).

Cerler Vertical follows the regulations of the […]

Clif Bar 10 Peaks Brecon Beacons @ YHA Danywenallt, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, United Kingdom on 06 September 2014


The 10 Peaks Brecon race is a run/trek over a set route through the Brecon Beacons National Park. You will have to navigate yourself round the course, visiting the 10 mandatory Peaks in the set order (plus the other mandatory checkpoints) and cross the finish line within a 24 hour time limit.

Clif Bar 10 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Clif Bar 10 Peaks The Lakes @ Keswick Football Club, Keswick, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 28 June 2014


There are three courses to choose from ranging from the tough 48km route through to the nearly impossible 100km course!

Clif Bar 10 Peaks Xtreme 100km/ 8000m ascent/ 30 hours

The Xtreme course takes things to another level! This 100km circular route, starting and finishing in Keswick takes in all of the 10 highest peaks […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Swiss Irontrail @ Switzerland, Davos, Grison, east part of Switzerland, Switzerland on 14 August 2014

Irontrail, 2013, Graubünden, Schweiz; Pass digls Orgels

Irontrail – Beyond the limit Longest and highest single stage trail of the Alps. Over 11000 meter altitude from Davos back to Davos. Also shorter distances available such as 144k, 86k, 42k and 21k. Great race within the beautiful Swiss Alps. Just be there and be part of it.

Swiss Alpine Marathon Davos @ Switzerland, Davos, Grison, Switzerland on 26 July 2014

Swissalpine: Hoch zum Sertigpass und steil runter

On the eastern edge of Switzerland, where the mountains meet the sky, the Swissalpine is more than a race! Take a deep breath and dive into an unforgettable experience.

The area Davos / Bergün is full of contrasts and its diversity is one of its greatest treasures. Nature has remained untouched and time appears to […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Man vs Mountain @ Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, United Kingdom on 07 September 2013


Man vs Mountain @ Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, United Kingdom on 07 September 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset @ Lake Hovsgol, Murun, Mongolia on 07 August 2013


Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset @ Lake Hovsgol, Murun, , Mongolia on 07 August 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Rock the Boat 5K @ Historic Netherland Inn, Kingsport, TN, USA on 30 June 2012


Rock the Boat 5K Race / Walk is a fun event that supports the historic Netherland Inn in Kingsport, Tennessee.

The course is fast, flat and beautiful. Runners and walkers of all ages come together to enjoy the natural beauty of East Tennessee while having fun!

We hope you decide to join us this year […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Ron Skilton Memorial Half Marathon @ Around Llanwrtyd Wells, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, Wales UK on 21 October 2012


Llanwrtyd Wells, may be the smallest town in the UK but there’s always something going on and its location in a river valley alongside The River Irfon makes it and the surrounding mountain scenery spectacular! A great location for an early autumn fell run and all for a good cause too.

When a great man […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Weaver Basin Trail 50K, 30K, 10K @ Weaverville, CA, USA on 13 October 2012


Three distances of trail race: 50k ($60), 30k ($40), 10K ($20)

ARCHIVED RACE: Mourne Mountain Marathon @ Mourne Mountains, Newcastle, Co Down, N.Ireland on 15 September 2012


The Mourne Mountain Marathon is a classic 2 day navigation and endurance event for teams of two. At the start of each day teams are presented with a course as a list of control markers which are identified by 6-figure map references. They must visit each control in the prescribed order but may choose their […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Pen y Fan Race 2012 @ middle of nowhere, Brecon, Powys, Wales on 14 July 2012


3.5 miles of agony – do not do this race! It gets worse… Pen y Fan is the first half of the Brecon Fans Race Weekend, with the Fan y Big Horseshoe on the Sunday – clearly intended for masochists and the deranged. If for any reason you feel the need to run Pen y […]

ARCHIVED RACE: The OMM @ Northern England, Howgills, UK on 27 October 2012


Original Mountain Marathon: Founded in 1968 by Gerry Charnley (an orienteerer and a member of South Ribble Orienteering Club) the OMM is the originator of the 2 day mountain marathon type event and is for teams of 2, carrying all clothing, equipment, tent, sleeping bag, food for 36 hours, navigating one’s own route and including […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Tour de Tirol 2012 @ Söll, Tirol, Austria on 05 October 2012


The Tour de Tirol is a worldwide unique running event which includes 3 stages on 3 days. The Tour de Tirol 2012 takes place from 5th to 7th of october. All races start in the center of Söll, which is a very nice village in the tirolean mountains. The first race on friday is a […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Original Mountain Marathon @ Northern England,UK, on 27 October 2012

This is the premier UK event to test teamwork, self-reliance, endurance, outdoor and navigational skills. The reputation of the event is worldwide and every year we have entrants from between 12-14 countries.

The ethos of the event is to be totally self-reliant, in the wilds, carrying all equipment, no outside support and without GPS or […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Manaslu Mountain Marathon @ Himalayas, Nepal on 20 October 2012

This is a stage race along one of Nepal’s least known but most beautiful trekking routes. It has a mixture of Hindu and Tibetan culture, a rich heritage of Buddhism with many active, living monasteries. It is still rich in forests and the rivers are pristine. The route even takes in a visit to the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Mont-Blanc Cross @ , Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Rhône-Alpes / Haute-Savoie, France on 30 June 2012


The Mont-Blanc Cross is a TRAIL COURT in semi autonomy on distance of 23 km with a total vertical gain of 1454m and a total elevation loss of 474m.Itinary on montagn path size between 1000m and 2000m higher, with the finish at 2000m. Starting from the paragliding landing field he route climbs steadily towards the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Gorgany Race @ Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine, 12th June 2010

Adventure Race “Gorgany Race” will take place on 12-13 June 2010 in the mountain region “Gorgany” in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains.

Time: 30 hours, non-stop. Teams: from 2 till 4 persons. The race will be held in the following classes: “TREK” (Trekking/running, orienteering, rope activities) “BIKE” (Mountain biking/cycling, trekking/running, orienteering, rope activities)