Breaking 60 | Challenging the Impossible is a documentary about the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge

Breaking 60 | Challenging the Impossible is a documentary about the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge, a Fat Ass-style trail running event where there are no race fees, no prizes, no medals, no pats on the back for being super awesome. Just a bunch of slightly left field individuals trying to run all four of Hong Kong’s ultra trails ‐ totaling 298km ‐ non stop, unsupported and in less than 60 hours. Each year a small group of runners are hand selected and Breaking 60 explores the personal challenges facing 4 of them. Since its inception, no one has ever gone sub 60. Read more…

THE WHY | Running 100 Miles – Billy Yang

Why do we run 100 miles?

It’s a question I get from friends and acquaintances quite often. And in the lower moments during these ultramarathon events if I’m honest, a question I direct inward too. Sure, on the surface you can cite self-improvement, challenging yourself, so on and so forth. But the longer I do this, the more I started to explore answers beyond the surface. How we relate to discomfort, uncertainty and pain. Do we have it too easy and thus, we’re drawn to the opposite end of the spectrum where we’re reduced to “survival” mode and drinking/eating/moving forward? Are we in our more natural state when this is what our world is reduced down to? Read more…

 

 

Artic John – ColdBrewEvents

John Parkin is your average 44-year-old primary school headteacher. He works from 9-5, has a loving family and enjoys cake a bit too much. In his ‘spare’ time John runs incredible distances through mountains while carrying a massive smile on his face and the necessities in a chest harness; known only as Arctic John. Read more…

Welcome to the MONTANE® Spine® Race

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The MONTANE® Spine® Race is widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest endurance races. A truly epic challenge that will test your physical resilience and mental fortitude. Racing non-stop along the most iconic trail in the UK, you will experience the full intensity and ferocity of the British Winter. Prepare yourself for the biggest challenge of your life.

One of the toughest ultra-distance races in Europe – The MONTANE® Spine Race is a brutal 268 mile, non-stop, winter mountain marathon that encompasses the entire Pennine Way in the UK. Competitors must cover some of the most difficult and challenging terrain found in England including; the Peak District, Cheviots, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Park. The race finishes on the Scottish Borders. Read more…