Andy Berry has run the second-fastest winter Bob Graham Round. In January, the Durham fell runner dashed round in 18:41, 23 minutes behind Jim Mann’s record – 10 minutes ahead of his own summer time.
This February, Camille Herron set a new women’s course record on the Tararwera Ultramarathon, New Zealand, in a time of 8:56:00, and Jim Walmsley won with a men’s course record of 7:23:32. Find out more at ww.iancorless.org/ podcast/ Prime minister Theresa May has recognised runner and adventurer Dr Andrew Murray with the Point of Light award. Health campaigner Dr Andrew has raised over £170,000 for charities on recordbreaking runs.
After 52 years and 39 days, the world’s longestknown run streak ended in January, when legendary road-runner Ron Hill, 78, finally had a rest day.
Joe Labuschagne’s run across Africa has ended prematurely. His 12,000km, year-long mission started in July. When he was diagnosed with a stress fracture he continued on a bike. But in Ethiopia, ‘the leg finally gave up’.
A Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run finisher has started a lawsuit against the hard-to-get-into race, claiming its lottery is illegal. Aaron Denberg aims “to [make it] truly open to all, and not just the select few.” Hardrock say Denberg’s accusations are “riddled with factually wrong statements”.