Welcome to the Ed & Phil "Extraordinary ordinary runners" Ultra running website.
If you are an experienced ultra runner you may only be interested in the links and race pages, but please do look at the other content to see if there is anything of interest.
If you are new to ultra running then this site is designed with you in mind.
The serious stuff comes first and things get more light-hearted as you progress down through the menu.
26th September 2012
Mimi Anderson smashes the M2M record.
M2M (Marlin Head to Mizen Head, Ireland - 345 miles) Previous record 4 days 1 hour 39 minutes and 55 seconds. Mimi's time 3 days 15 hours 36 minutes and 23 seconds. Mimi doesn't break records she obliterates them. That's pink power in action.
Scott Jurek's book 'Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultrmarathon Greatness' is now available in the UK. Find it on Amazon here: Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
Previous news items can be found on the separate 'News' page.
Why run ultras?
To those who know, no explanation is necessary .... To those who do not know, no explanation will suffice.
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The litter clean-up initiative from Sport for Good.