Tag: Mark Bottomley

IOM Mountain 50K Ultra

By Mark Bottomley of 10 Peaks.com – 3rd place I hadn’t been to the Isle of Man before, and to be honest, it had never really featured on my radar. This all changed though when I heard about the IOM more »

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10 Peaks race preparation – race fuel

During many years of running, cycling and adventure racing, I have trained and raced with many different athletes of varying abilities and I can honestly say that nearly all of them have introduced me to something that I hadn’t previously more »

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Fitness Preparation

The following advice is not planned to be specific to all potential 10 Peaks competitors, it is more geared towards providing those of you that do not have any health issues a basic guide on what is required to get more »

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10 Peaks 2012 Race Report

The Satmap 10 Peaks is designed to test the hardiest competitors. Many who entered found that it was the toughest challenge they had ever done. It’s not just the 73km, or even the 5600m of ascent which catches people out, more »

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2012 race report by the winner, Mark Bottomley

Back in January I was searching for a long foot race to do in the summer, to fill the gap between the adventure races I had planned. I wanted a serious challenge that would involve hills and navigation, so when more »

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Satmap 10 Peaks 2012 Race Results

This year’s event saw 202 starters attempt the challenge with 79 people finishing the course, 66 within 24 hours. Mark Bottomley broke the course record by just over an hour to finish in 13.27 not even stopping to take his more »

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