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ShaneRecceWalesDec2011-220x159-crop Route Planning Insights 26th Dec 2011

Most of the western World was probably sitting on the sofa, sleeping off the excesses of Christmas today. Except, of course, the Dragon's Back Race™ competitors who would have been out running, clocking up the miles in...

Image3-220x159-crop Dragon's Back Race Route Recce 30th Nov 2011

During November Race Director, Shane Ohly, spent a week recce'ing the majority of the Dragon's Back Race route. This selection of photos and video should give competitors an insight into the terrain and scenery they can...

Welsh-Three-Thousand-Foot-Challenges-220x159 The Dragon's Back 1992 by Ronald Turnbull 27th Jul 2011

Fifty miles a day, day after day, with the Parachute Regiment carrying the tent: this, we must suppose, is a foretaste of what awaits the dedicated hillrunner in the afterlife. Enter Wales at the top end. Sleep all...

Vetting-News-Image-220x159-crop Tighter Vetting for Dragon's Back Competitors 12th Jul 2011

With nearly 30 entry applications in 24 hours it has quickly become apparent that we needed to tightened up the vetting procedure. The vetting procedure has now been clarified so that all entries will be vetted against...

Newspaper-Cuttings-WEB Dragons Back Race History 11th Jul 2011

In due course we plan to publish a comprehensive article about the event history but in the meantime there was some excellent reporting from the event in 1992 that will give you a great perspective on the event. ...

DBRMapPlan-220x159-crop Race Planning! 1st Jun 2011

The joy of planning a five day, 200 mile race. This collection of 1:50,000 Ordnancy Survey maps has been laminated so that the route can be clearly marked, discussed easily and annotated... just not a very practical size...

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