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07-Jul-16

An Interview with Tobias Mews - Richtersveld, Writing and Running

Fresh off his men’s win and 2nd overall at the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun, we have a yarn with esteemed British runner/writer Tobias Mews about the race and his general mastery of both pen and trail.

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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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09-May-16

Down but not Out! Ultra running champion Harvey Lewis’s MdS story

Ultra running is a great community, full of interesting people with stories to tell. Tales of bravado and bravery, suffering and satisfaction, races well run and abilities tested to their limit, above all stories of the triumph of the human spirit. This is one of those stories.

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05-May-16

7 articles on sprinting, injuries, mental stamina and multi-stage running

Running has been high on the news agenda in the last few weeks. The Marathon des Sables, and then the start of road marathon season with London, Madrid, Boston, Rome and Vienna, have been making headlines. To keep you up to speed, we’ve trawled through the web to bring you our regular selection of articles on trail and ultra running.

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04-May-16

Q&A with Jason Schlarb

Jason Schlarb is one of those people we really should hate. After years of road running, he converted to trails in 2010 and went on to win Run Rabbit Run (and set the course record) and Trail du Vallon and then come fourth in the Big Daddy of mountain racing - the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. He is clearly a brilliant runner, an American willing to take on the Europeans on their own turf.

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26-Apr-16

Q & A with James Bingham

We love hearing tales of ultra running accomplishments, and even more so if there happens to be a bucket load of good ol’ fashion adventure thrown in for good measure. Well, James Bingham, race director of the Welsh Ring O' Fire certainly ticks those boxes, but it’s also his fascinating and ‘out there’ race direction that tickles our fancy.

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26-Apr-16

Duncan Slater, a real running hero

Steve Diederich interviews another unstoppable running hero that took part in this year's MDS in Morocco.

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22-Apr-16

Returning champ, Elisabet Barnes gives us the lowdown on her 2016 MDS

Elisabet Barnes is one of our favourite ultra runners. She combines a fierce competitive spirit with a love of the sport that includes all around her and she is great fun to spend time with. Steve Diederich caught up with her after Marathon Des Sables 2016, to get her thoughts on the race.

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20-Apr-16

Marathon des Sables 2016 – Thoughts from the Course

Steve Diederich is the head of RunUltra and he has been organising the British contingent at the Marathon des Sables for many years. There is nothing he does not know about the race and the conditions and challenges that the competitors face. Here are his thoughts from this year.

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15-Apr-16

Recovery from the Highway to Hell… the MDS desert race fallout

So if you’re anything like I was, you’ll be in hibernation mode this week after your tremendous achievement, bravo! I seem to remember a week of mostly sleeping post MDS so I’m always amazed at how many of you head straight back to work.

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