7 EXTREME TRAIL RACES
From Northumberland to Nepal, here’s a collection of the toughest trail races on the planet
One of the joys of trail running is discovering new places and different landscapes, so challenging yourself to race in some of the world’s most extreme environments can provide the perfect opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. From the lows of California’s Death Valley to the heights of Everest Base Camp, seeking out a new environment adds an extra challenge to your running experience, requiring you to deal with elements beyond just covering the distance itself. Extremes of climate, gradient or terrain all provide different conditions to explore the limits of your own physical and mental abilities.
These seven races – based all around the world – will take you far beyond your comfort zone and create memories that live with you forever.