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16-Aug-18

7 articles on jitters, walking, learning to run, high altitude, poles and Goldilocks

By Elsa Trujillo

Summer in the northern hemisphere is all about the heat and that great mountain festival of running - UTMB. If you’re heading that way, you probably know all about what we’ve selected this week but it’s never too late to learn something new. 

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14-Aug-18

The professionalisation of ultra running – good or bad?

By Alfie Pearce-Higgins

Few topics divide opinion among endurance runners more than its transition into a full-blown commercial sport.

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25-Jul-18

7 articles on volcanic islands, heart training, injuries, positivity, ageing and ultranoia

By Elsa Trujillo

This week we bring you a balanced selection of articles that dwell on the physical and the psychological aspect of running.

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24-Jul-18

Taking on the Everest Trail Race

By Alice Morrison

I am a swinger. I confess it. And it is something I really want to give up. Not that kind – I live in a tiny Berber hamlet and would almost certainly be arrested!

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18-Jul-18

Top Reviews June 2018

By Luke Jarmey

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for June. Congratulations go to Ian Rowe who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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18-Jul-18

The Namibia Crossing Wildrun

By Alice Morrison

Sometimes we run an ultra because it’s tough, sometimes because it’s local, sometimes because it’s part of a training plan or our mates are doing it.

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13-Jul-18

Super Fit Training and event preparation

By Simon Mesner

Undertaking an ultra event, even for an experienced athlete, presents a major challenge and requires plenty of preparation that will have a major impact on many, if not all, elements of the participant’s life.

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12-Jul-18

7 articles on Kilian Jornet, flat and mountain training, ultra mistakes, body enhancements, hyperthermia and ankle sprains

By Elsa Trujillo

In honour of one of our running heroes who, yet again, smashed another record, this week, our selection of running articles is very much mountain-based.

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10-Jul-18

5 rules of Crewing

By Susie Chan

Many ultramarathons allow crews and in the US it is very much encouraged. Crewing can mean either running alongside the racer or being a mobile aid station.

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27-Jun-18

7 articles on female winners, mindfulness, running slow, anxiety, heat and DNFs

By Elsa Trujillo

Although heat is still a theme, it’s getting hotter in the northern hemisphere as we speak, this week our curated sample of great ultra running articles from the web includes a great video of trail running in Norway and much more...

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