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.

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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

Blue Peter and the Namibia Ultra Marathon

Fear not if you missed the programme you can watch it on BBC iplayer here.

Today, Wed 6 May, at 16.35 BBC 1 Blue Peter

Yes today is the day that Blue Peter are featuring the Namibia 24 hour Ultra Marathon.   Blue Peter presenter, Helen Skelton ran the race and finished a very impressive 8th out of a field of 20 runners with only 12 finishing.  16.35 – BBC 1 don’t miss it.

So set your Sky Plus or watch on BBCi Player