Norfolk Broads: The ultra-marathon that’s haunted by the devil himself

There’s an old windmill a few hours north of London where they say the owner made a deal with the devil to help drain his lands of sea water in the 1700s. The owner apparently reneged on his side of the bargain (he was to hand over his soul, obviously) and so the devil attacked the mill at night and cursed it for all eternity.

You’ll find “Brograve Mill” in the Norfolk Broads, a picturesque slice of England that’s also home an ultra marathon I’m particularly curious about – one you might want to add to your own bucket list. The ‘Norfolk Broads Ultra’ is a two-day, 80km race through countryside so reminiscent of the Netherlands you could refer to this event as the ‘British 11 Cities.’    → READ MORE