Episode 106 – The Coastal Challenge 2016 Special #TCC2016

This is Episode 106 of Talk Ultra. This show is all about The Coastal Challenge multi-day race in Costa Rica. We talk in-depth about Niandi’s experience and we bring you a selection of interviews to give you a feel for … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – The Full Story

The 2016 The Coastal Challenge was an incredible race, year-on-year the race grows and it is now one of the most respected multi-day races on the calendar. Following the classic multi-day format, runners travel in the south of Costa Rica … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 6 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE The stunning Drake Bay hosted the final day of the 2016 The Coastal Challenge. It’s an idyllic location located within the Osa Peninsula. Turquoise seas, blue skies and lush tropical vegetation make … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 5 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE Today was hot, very hot and very long! The longest stage of the 2016 The Coastal Challenge may well have been one of the most beautiful but 50km under the intense Costa Rican … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 4 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE The 2016 ‘TCC” (The Coastal Challenge, moved inland today for 35km’s of relentless climbing, at times technical trail and a brutal descent that hammered tired legs all the way to the finish line. … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 3 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE Today was always gone to be a tough one and it lived up to expectations. Departing Dominical beach, the runners very quickly entered a river bed that lasted for km after km. Rock … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 2 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE It was an 0345 start to day 2, a 0400 breakfast and then a 0530 start with the rising of the sun. Camp 1 bivouac was in an idyllic location next to the … Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2016 #TCC2016 – Stage 1 Results and Summary

Images available for personal and commercial use HERE Iain Don-Wauchope return to the heat, humidity and rainforests of Costa Rica and despite below par training in the build up to the race, repeats his 2015 first day with a blistering performance … Continue reading

TRAINING FOR… UTMR with Damian Hall

Damian Hall ran his first half marathon race in 2011. In his own words, “It was  a life-changing race.” Just 1-year later he ran his first marathon and first ultra-marathon. Dedicated to the art of running, Damian became a student … Continue reading

Ester Alves return to The Coastal Challenge, Costa Rica #TCC2018

Ester Alves is returning to Costa Rica!  It comes as no surprise… TCC has always been at the top Ester’s list and 2018 will see the Portuguese ladies 3rd participation in the event. She is a past winner and last … Continue reading