Everything Endurance #66 | Building Britain's Most Brutal Race with Phil Hayday-Brown

From Polar expeditions to the Pennine Way with the Montane Spine Race's co-founder and Race Director

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The Montane Spine Race has earned itself the moniker of ‘Britain’s Most Brutal’ as year after year runners have pitted themselves against 268 miles of non-stop racing along the iconic Pennine Way National Trail. The sleepless, self-sufficient race offers an expedition-like experience to those brave enough to take it on.

Phil Hayday-Brown is one of the co-founders of the event, and with just a week to go before the 2021 Summer Spine Races, we chat about how the race came to be, just why it is so tough, and why people keep coming back, again and again, to try and earn themselves a Spine Race medal.

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