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18-Oct-17

LEJoG

In 2014 I ran the Thames Path, from the source to the barrier. By myself. Carrying my own stuff. In 2016 I ran the North Downs Way. This time dragging my husband with me. Carrying all our own stuff.

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18-Oct-17

7 articles on finishing, stomach distress, music, food breaks and Ironman

This week our selection of articles from the web includes a novelty, we have a podcast for you on stomach health.

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17-Oct-17

The Legendary Lazarus Lake and the Barkley Marathons

The word “legend” gets tossed about quite freely in ultra running circles, with good cause, as the feats people undertake are often magnificent. Lazarus Lake is definitely in that pantheon. He is a true original, the man who created the toughest ultra in the world, The Barkley Marathons.

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11-Oct-17

Top Reviews September 2017

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for September. So congratulations to Seth Grotzke (@scquest). Who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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04-Oct-17

Three ultra runners to follow

We spend a lot of time on the RunUltra team on race reviews and following the big races live, either in person or on the tracker. We are also always out there chatting on Twitter and finding out who is up to what. As a result, we thought it would be interesting to do a regular roundup of who is up and who is coming in the ultra world.

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03-Oct-17

7 articles on generous strangers, hips, heartbeats, stretching and first steps in ultra running

Has it been two weeks already? Fear not, we have plenty more reading suggestions from the web for you. This time we start with some inspirational images. Even if you live surrounded by flat grey concrete, they will make your feet twitch.

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19-Sep-17

Crewing the CCC

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc is the biggest mountain race of the year and attracts the best ultra runners in the world. UTMB is a week-long festival of ultra running that includes different events. James Eacott describes his experience crewing for one of them, the CCC (Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix) for ultra runner, Kerry Sutton.

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19-Sep-17

7 articles on inspirational women, mental health, bears, shin splints and self-supported runs

For many of you, summer and the holidays are over, and your autumn days are filled with new activities or others that had been abandoned for a few weeks. We’ve put together a new selection of articles that we’ve come across on the web so that you can easily get back into the habit of reading about running.

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05-Sep-17

A chat with ultra runner Joe Grant - Tour de 14ers Colorado - Part 1

For anyone who's visited Colorado they'll know it has some pretty high, snowy mountains. But can you imagine setting off on your own self powered ultra adventure on your bike with a bit of kit to run up every mountain above 14,000 feet?

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29-Aug-17

7 articles on running lies, gadgets, bags-to-go, discipline, atherosclerosis and prehistory

Sometimes it’s hard to train. Discipline, purpose, (lies) and dreams are all you need to get you out there: Alice Morrison, Andy Jones-Wilkins and Nathan Dewall share their methods. This week we also bring you articles on (un)necessary gadgets, a check list for your running bag, some medical research results and the pros and cons of adopting a “prehistoric” diet. Read on.

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