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Beth Pas­call has set the sec­ond fastest woman’s time for a Paddy Buck­ley round (61 miles, 28,000ft of as­cent, 47 sum­mits, in Snow­do­nia), of 18:50. “I en­joyed most of it,” said the Raid­light ath­lete. “But there were times I wanted to chuck my shoes in the bog.”

Four-time World Iron­man Cham­pion Chrissie Welling­ton ran her first ul­tra marathon, the in­au­gu­ral Race to the Tower, win­ning the women’s race and plac­ing third over­all.

A Mex­i­can woman has won a 31-mile ul­tra wear­ing san­dals made from re­cy­cled tyre rub­ber. She’s from the Tarahu­mara tribe, made fa­mous in Christo­pher McDougall’s Born To Run.

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