IGO Adventures enters at Top Rung

, June 13, 2016

Launched earlier this year through a short tour through Norway, IGO Adventures are on a mission to test human mental and physical ability through exceptional adventure races. Challenge, Wilderness, Diversity, Camaraderie and Philanthropy are the … Read more

Salomon Zugspitz Ultratrail

, June 12, 2016

The Zugspitze Ultratrail is one heck of an assault, with five start points at the foot Germany’s highest mountain, the hallowed Zugspitz. Standing at a peak elevation of 2962m on … Read more

Victoria Falls Marathon, Zimbabwe

, December 3, 2015

Though running races are hard to come by in Zimbabwe, a handful continue to draw international appeal. The Victoria Falls Marathon is one such race, wrapped around the country’s most … Read more

Swiss Alpine Marathon, Davos

, June 2, 2015

Held for the 30th time on July 25th 2015, the Swiss Alpine Marathon is one of Switzerland’s most prestigious mountain trail races. What’s perhaps most impressive about event is its sheer … Read more

Mavic Trans-Provence Mountain Bike Race

, May 21, 2015

Arching high up over France’s south-eastern frontier, the Alps are well known for their challenging terrain. The Tour de France’s annual visits to this massive range have earned it a golden status among road … Read more

Audi Power of Four Race, Aspen

, May 15, 2015

It’s hard not to pay attention to Aspen Snowmass, Colorado’s prime alpine hub for skiing, culture, cuisine and summer endurance sports. This year, they’ve been hosting the Audi Power of … Read more

Red Fox Adventure Race, Russia

, May 9, 2015

Head 100 miles east of St. Petersburg and you stumble across Onega Lake in the Karelia region of north-east Russia. Suitably wild and rugged, this corner of the country hosts the … Read more

Verdon Canyon Trail Running Race

, March 10, 2015

After a great weekend in West Wycombe at the Columbia Hellrider with Team Magnetic Junction, I’m heading down to the south of France to take part in another trail event, the Verdon Canyon Challenge. I competed in the event last year as part of a more ambitious attempt at making a weekend in the south of France by train – a challenge that would be dwarfed only by the race itself.

Highland Perthshire Stage Enduro

, May 6, 2013

A new and exciting cycling festival, not too far from the muddy fields of Balado, has sprung up around Perth on the East of Scotland. The kickoff event for the Highland Perthshire cycling festival, before a week of packed activities, was the Highland Perthshire Enduro.

Highlander Mountain Marathon 2012

, April 20, 2012

This report is posted on behalf of Lawrence Friell who with his partner Charlie Sproson won the Score Class at the Highlander Mountain Marathon 2012. It provides not only an insight into what it is like to run a mountain marathon at a competitive level, but Lawrence also tells us why he loves this classic event and he appeals to other outdoor enthusiasts to save it from disappearing off the Scottish race calendar:

Grand Raid des Pyrénées

, March 17, 2012

Set in the high Pyrenean mountains of South West France, the Grand Raid des Pyrénées is one of the most beautiful trail runs in Europe. Since 2008, the event has … Read more

The Columbia Hellrider Duathlon

, June 25, 2011

On saturday the 4th of June, Team Magnetic Junction took part in the inaugural Columbia Hellrider. Taking place in West Wycombe Park, the Hellrider is an adventure duathlon in which teams must complete as many running and cycling laps as possible in eight hours. A run must be followed by a cycle and all team members are required to complete at least one of each at some point during the event.