Author Archives: Mark Cooper

About Mark Cooper

My name is Mark Cooper, I am an ultra runner, motivational speaker, expedition consultant and public relations rookie. I help people achieve greatness in their lives. For bookings or more information you can email

Salomon S-Lab Advance Skin 12 REVIEW

For years I persisted with hydration pack after pack and for years I was left chaffed, frustrated and above all, massively out of pocket. My latest purchase, which I spent another £65 on was made because it alleged that it’s … Continue reading

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Ultramarathon Foods

I wrote this blog post a long time ago (2013) and have deciced to call is ‘Endurance Foods’ it was a brain dump of foods that i’ve used to get through ultramarathons over the last few years. What I find … Continue reading

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The Devil O Highlands Ultra

The Devil o Highlands Footrace is a 42 mile Ultramarathon that takes place on the northern part of the West Highland Way from Tyndrum to Fort William. It is scenic and has over 7,000ft of ascent. This was the first … Continue reading

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Day 6: Are we nearly there yet?

Originally posted on Maggie's Run 100:
Are we nearly there yet? I feel so free and alive! Where is that bloody bridge???!!! Just some of the things we uttered on today’s final run. After 5 days on the road we…

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Day 4: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Originally posted on Maggie's Run 100:
This morning, we all woke up feeling a little on the achy side! After a much needed breakfast, we set out on our daily run this time leaving straight from our hotel where we…

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Day Two: Crash, Bang, Wallop!

Originally posted on Maggie's Run 100:
After a hearty breakfast, the team were ready to depart the hotel at 9am. Daunted about the day ahead, there was a mixture of nerves and excitement on the bus as we headed back…

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24hr Treadmill Run Report

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It is now Wednesday 3rd August, I finished my 24hr treadmill run on Friday 29th July at 6pm. I have mixed emotions about the event, as usual with ultra runs I found it to be….…

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