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20-Feb-18

Tom Evans wins The Coastal Challenge 2018

It was by all accounts a doozy of a race. This year’s Coastal Challenge across Costa Rica provided some great running for the old hands and first timers alike.

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20-Mar-17

The Costa Rica Coastal Challenge 2017

There are many iconic ultras around the world: UTMB, Badwater 135, Western States 100, Marathon des Sables… but The Coastal Challenge in Costa Rica has to be up there in terms of drama, beauty and sheer adventure.

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21-Feb-17

Heat chamber acclimation

A few years ago, heat chambers were the domain of experimental science that we believed only existed at NASA or were ancillaries to the Hadron collider. Well, it turns out that there are quite a few of these facilities now available and these have grown out of the developing understanding of sports science.

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21-Dec-16

Lowri Morgan Q&A: Jungle, Ice and the 333

Lowri Morgan is a Welsh television presenter, perhaps best known for presenting S4C’s coverage of the World Rally Championship and Adventure documentaries. However, she’s also a seriously badass ultra-runner, with a coveted 6633 Ultra finish to her name and has recently thrown herself into a unique running challenge in Snowdonia -  the 333.

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15-Sep-16

6 Jungle ultras you just have to try

Mountains? Tick. Desert? Tick. 100milers? Tick. Snow and Ice? Tick. Multi stage? Tick. This is where your crazed, travelling ultra runner starts to scratch their head as they look round for a new challenge. Look no further.

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14-Sep-16

The Adventurous Kiwi - An Interview with Hollie Woodhouse

A fine purveyor of all things outdoors, Hollie Woodhouse has a particular penchant for activities on the adventurous end of the spectrum. Between pounding trails in all corners of the globe, she also finds time to create and curate a boutique magazine, filled to the brim with a heady concoction of inspiring and compelling content.

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23-May-16

Hypothermia and Hyperthermia (Part 2)

In this article, we look at Hyperthermia which refers to the elevated temperature of the human body due to a failure of thermoregulation and in severe cases can result in death.

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04-May-16

Drink, run, replenish, repeat. 5 RunUltra articles on how to keep your water levels optimal

Drink cool fresh water and plenty of fluids to hydrate. If this sentence doesn’t make you thirsty, these articles certainly will. We’ve put together our best articles on hydration by our favourite nutritionist Rin Cobb.

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03-Mar-16

Anna Comet to run The Coastal Challenge 2017

The Coastal Challenge is pleased to announce that Anna Comet (Spain), two times winner of the Everest Trail Race will participate in the 2017 edition of the race.

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25-Aug-15

10 Best Ultras!

In honour of our anniversary, the team at RunUltra got together to compile the list of what we think are the ten best ultras in the world. It was a lot of fun doing it, and there was some pretty fierce debate. So, here goes...

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