Iceland Ultra Race Report 2009

The team have recently returned back from the Iceland Ultra Race, race director Steve Clark has written the race report about the 09 event.

Make sure if you want to book your place on the 2010 race - you need to be quick as we closed entries for 2009 - 6 months before the race!

Grand Canyon Ultra race – dates announced

Yes we have dates and information about the eagerly anticipated Grand Canyon Ultra -  2 – 9 October 2010.  This fantastic new race will cover 126km – that’s 3 marathons!  It will be run in 24 hours across the vast, wild and remote area of the Grand Canyon North Rim.

Check our the itinerary for further details – then don’t delay and get your place secured on this amazing event – book now.

Al Andalus – Spanish Ultra Race Report

Serial ultra marathon competitor Joakim Jonsson has just completed the Spanish Al Andalus Ultra.  A 250 km race, over 5 days in extraodinary heat.  Read about the race here in Joakim’s race report.

Joakim will also be joining us once again on the Namibia Ultra Marathon in 2010 – it’s our third year and Joakim has been with us from the start.

Just back from the Iceland Ultra Marathon 09

The team have just returned from the Iceland Ultra Marathon.  Christopher Hough who also ran the race last year, not only bettered his time by an hour but was the first Bri to cross the line.   Well done Chris.   Race report to follow.

Book Now for 2010.

Coming up the 2009 Iceland Ultra Marathon

Across the Divide is heading out to Iceland on Thursday for the Iceland Ultra Marathon

Very tough run but a beautiful challenge and great scenery. Very good organisation; Really enjoyed it and will be back next year.” Richard, 2008 competitor.

The “Laugavegur” course is one of the most beautiful in Iceland, stretching from Landmannalaugar in the highlands to Thorsmork, a natural reservation area. The area is famous for the yellow, orange and purple hues of the surrounding mountains.

Check out the 2008 race report.  Places for 2009 sold out in record time so book your place now for 2010.

NEW Desert Ultra Training Weekend

Following the success of the last training weekend we are running another one in August over the weekend 21-23 2009.  It’s ideal for anyone considering or entered into a multi or single stage desert ultra.  Find out more.

You will run about 70km over the duration of the weekend including cross country and night runs.  These routes will test your fitness, stamina, equipment and fluid/energy plan.

There will also be talks and Q&A sessions with Race Director Steve Clark and a race doctor who will give expert advice on:

  • kit
  • medical issues and strategies
  • health risks
  • hydratin and energy

Plus much more…..

To book your place email jenn@acrossthedivide.com it’s a bargain at only £80!

Men’s Fitness Magazine out now!

Go grab your copy of Men’s Fitness magazine to view some fantastic coverage about Across the Divide’s Namibia 24 hour ultra marathon.

Team Men’s Fitness went out and literally conquered with one of them, Darren Roberts, coming in first….just. The race is gruelling and extreme but all runners did phenomenally well, and the camaraderie was exceptional.

Join us in Namibia for the 2010 24 hour Namibia Ultra Marathon

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