ARGH!

Trail Running (UK) - - Warm- Up | Trail News -

Nick Grif­fiths, who lost his toes to frost­bite dur­ing the 300-mile Yukon Arctic Ul­tra has do­nated the de­tached dig­its to a bar in the ter­ri­tory – where they’ll be used to gar­nish the es­tab­lish­ment’s sig­na­ture Sour­toe Cock­tail. Yuk!

Some top US trail run­ners had tough times in the win­tery weather at the Bos­ton Marathon in April, with a 60% DNF rate in the pro field that in­cluded

Sage Cana­day. Un­de­terred Ian Shar­man ran a Double Bos­ton of 52 miles.

Se­vere weather in March led to 30 out of 300 run­ners be­ing treated by medics in bliz­zard con­di­tions dur­ing the Hard­moors 55 in North York­shire, which was ul­ti­mately halted. Wind chill was around -8˚C.

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