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7 articles on newbies, injuries, sponsorship, cycling and pushing yourself further


Last updated: 19-Jul-18

By Elsa Trujillo

This week our selection of articles focuses mostly on a range of tips and advice to improve your training, and how to deal with and avoid injury. We also bring you some Ian Corless pictures of ultra runners and some interesting advice on netting sponsorship for running. Our very own article this week explores ways to push yourself harder both physically and mentally.

Sponsorship for athletes
If you’ve ever wondered what lies behind athlete sponsorship deals, read this article by marketing executive and ultra runner Scott Dunlap about ambassadors, elite and professional athletes, here.

Basic advice for newbie runners
New to the trails? Here’s a short video on tips to tackle the trails.

4 Tips to stay injury free
Here are 4 common denominators to prevent injury when running. Read them here.

Aches and pains
Another 6 tips to help minimise and deal with aches and pains when you run. Read them here.

Have bike! Will cross train
Unsure about how your cycling can help your cross training? Read the article here.

Push yourself
Cassie Philips explores a range of ways to improve your physical and mental approach to running. Read them here.

Race images from Transgrancanaria by Ian Corless
All major islands in the Canaries in Spain host ultra events and this February Ian Corless travelled to Gran Canaria to report on the 2017 Transgrancanaria series. You can find a selection of his best images here.

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