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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Meet Lisa Watson: female winner of the legendary Dragon's Back Race

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05/06/2019

Sheffield-based Lisa Watson was hoping to get round the gruelling Dragon's Back Race last month - she never expected to top the female podium. One of the world's toughest mountain races, it's a 315 km, five-day journey along the spine of Wales from North to South. We find out more about Lisa, how the race went, and her tips for anyone thinking of entering next year. She's definitely one to watch.
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Jasmin Paris breaks all the records of the Montane Spine Race

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23/01/2019

Just 10 days ago, Jasmin Paris became the first woman to win the Spine Race, and also smashed the winter record for the route by around 12 hours. This non-stop, unsupported trail ultramarathon is one of the world's toughest. Even more impressively, Jasmin was having to express milk at checkpoints. Sarah Stirling asks her a few questions about the race; also about running while pregnant and as a mother.
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Nicky Spinks becomes the first person to run a double Ramsay Round

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16/07/2018

“After that I relaxed and enjoyed the last 10 hours even though my feet were full of blisters.” At 7.56am on Monday 2 July, Nicky Spinks became the first person to tick off a double Ramsey Round. That's right, she ran the classic British fell running challenge, which takes in 58 miles and 24 peaks including Ben Nevis, twice. It took her 55:56:38. Sarah Stirling interviews.
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Jim Mann ticks big three British fell running rounds in one winter month

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03/03/2017

Can you accidentally tick off all three classic British fell running rounds, in one winter, and in one month? Apparently so, if you're Jim Mann! Sarah Stirling investigates how this accident happened!
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Cape Wrath Ultra: the latest BMC TV film goes public

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17/02/2017

We're excited to announce the release of BMC TV's latest feature-length running film: Cape Wrath Ultra. This hardcore eight-day 400km ultra-running expedition winds through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Scottish Highlands. Feel the racers' pain, grit, and joy, as they take on this inspirational adventure.
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Anaesthetist Tom Hollins surprise winner of 'Britain's most brutal race'

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01/02/2017

There were dramatic twists, nail-biting competition and record-breaking Brits in this year's Spine Race, which takes in the entirety of Britain's oldest national trail, the 268-mile Pennine Way. Competitors slugged it out over a week, stumbling around sleep-deprived in the snow and bogs. Sarah Stirling reports.
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Jasmin Paris: smashes big three classic British records in six months

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05/10/2016

Jasmin Paris broke the female record for the Paddy Buckley round last weekend, meaning she has smashed the female records for all three of the classic British fell running challenges within six months. On top of that, she also holds the overall record for the Ramsay Round and the overall record time for all three rounds combined.
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Trail running: Is it all in the mind?

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09/09/2016

Performance doesn't just come down to physiology — psychology plays a huge part, too. Mental training can make as big a difference as training physically for trail running. Don't miss these ten tricks for your mental toolkit, which do everything from boosting your mental toughness in races to helping you get the most enjoyment out of a trot on the trails.
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SKILLS

How to be hill fit: 12 tips to stay fast

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08/09/2016

The best way to prepare yourself for the hills is to get out in the hills. But what if you can only get out once a month? Running guide Sarah Ridgway reveals her secrets to staying fast.
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10 beginner trail running mistakes

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28/07/2016

Thinking of hitting the trails? We've got passionate trail runner Sarah Stirling with her 10 most common beginner mistakes to avoid, making sure you start out on the right foot and don’t get injured before you get going.
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