Tag: ultra running

Running Man

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Meet the man who lives life on the edge. Olivia Hubbard speaks to Charlie Engle and feels in awe of his running hunger, human endurance and courageous attitude to life’s challenges. Now I’m no running fanatic – far from it – but I do appreciate the fast-moving pace at which my body demands to be flung. The initial burst [...]

Why run an ultramarathon?

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What does it take to run an ultramarathon? And, more to the point, who are these people who spend hours and hours trudging the earth and scoffing picnic eggs to prevent exhaustion? Olivia Hubbard talks to big name on the ultra campus Robbie Britton, who likes to run far … really far. Being Robbie Britton [...]