June 24 2019 Latest news:
Friday, June 7, 2019
This event, organised by Teignbridge Trotters, is the longest single-lap 32-mile road ultra marathon in the UK!
What's more, just to make it that much tougher organisers have a 'cut-off time' of six-hours-and-thirty minutes!
The affectionately named 'DD' started in Princetown and passed through Dartmeet, Poundsgate, Newbridge, Ashburton, Buckland in the Moor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, and finally, Postbridge.
Then for the last push, the competitors headed back to finish in Princetown.
The route included some of the toughest hills on offer with-in the National Park with over 4,000ft of elevation gain.
Danny was competing against 179 runners in this tough ultra and after a supreme effort he crossed the finishing line in 63rd position in a time of 5:34:47.