American ultra-runner John Kelly has smashed the Wainwrights record by a staggering 11.5 hours
He knows what it takes to complete the notorious ultra-marathon and came to close to doing so again this year
Wind that made it difficult to stay upright and sideways hail among the challenges he faced
Just ten months ago, Kelly had beaten what was then a 31-year-old record by traversing the 261-mile Pennine Way route in two days, 16 hours and 46 minutes. Could he do it again?
Thursday 19 November should be saved by running addicts around the world as they will be given exclusive behind the scenes access to the ultra-running phenomenon John Kelly’s epic ‘Grand Round’ in a documentary exclusive on the newly launched Run Show TV, brought to you by the company behind the multi-award winning National Running Show.
In the lead up to their almost simultaneous Pennine Way FKT attempts back in July John Kelly and Damian Hall had been messaging back and forth. What might that exchange have looked like?
Ultramarathon runner Damian Hall has set a new record time for the 268-mile Pennine Way. Damian and his team completed the feat whilst collecting litter en route!
This weekend it’s the Montane Cheviot Goat, a race in which runners battle the worst that December can throw at them, and spend a fair amount of time in bogs.
As the end is in sight for the front runners at Tor Des Geants, there’s still a very long way to go for most. We take a look at the action so far.
US ultra runner John Kelly is currently midway through his attempt to complete the Grand Round – all three UK rounds – and cycle in between them. We take a look at the challenge.