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10-Jan-17

Eric and Paul Chan: The Eight Deserts Challenge

Eric and Paul Chan are two Canadian brothers on a hot n’ dusty mission to run eight desert ultra-marathons in one year. As any desert running veteran will attest, this is no mean feat. We had a chat to find out a little of their background and what inspired them to take on this arid adventure.

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30-Sep-16

NEW places available for Marathon Des Sables 2017!

It is one of the most iconic races in the world and places for the Marathon des Sables (MDS) famously sell out as soon as they become available. The great news is that a new tranche of places has been made available exclusively to MDS UK and Ireland.

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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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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

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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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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