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.