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03-May-18

Three ultra cool ultra looks…

By Seth Grotzke
(Editor’s warning: read with your tongue firmly in your cheek)

Race season is upon us and I have been itching to pull out my favorite accessories for race day. When I race, I want to make sure I utilise these three non-negotiable items in order to make my race all that it can be.

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03-May-18

7 articles on the ultra craze, DNFs, glycogen depletion, injury prevention and strength and conditioning

By Elsa Trujillo

From May to September, the ultra running calendar is chock-a-block with local and international races big and small. It’s a big season for training, competing, finishing and winning.

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18-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 round up of bravery and blisters

By Alice Morrison

The Marathon des Sables 2018 was a great edition. First of all, many congratulations to all you champions who did it – GREAT JOB! The yearly trial by desert fire brought some exciting racing from the elites and the mid-field and some spectacular shows of true grit.

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18-Apr-18

A Chat with Anna Frost – Racing, Life and Beyond

By Luke Jarmey & Steve Diederich

Anna Frost is a name that has been intertwined with trail and ultra running in the last decade. One of the genuine stars of the sport, she has graced podiums the world over.

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17-Apr-18

7 articles on SCD, guiding, first injuries, first ultras, rules and vertical running

By Elsa Trujillo

Here's our new (and assorted) selection of interesting articles on ultra running found on the web.

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06-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Preview

By Alice Morrison

It’s that time of year again when social media suddenly becomes flooded with shots of golden sand and blue skies, shortly followed by bloody feet and yellow blisters filled with pus. Yes, it is the Marathon des Sables (MDS).

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06-Apr-18

7 articles on dating, injuries, panicking, anxiety, body composition and slimming down your training

By Elsa Trujillo

Yay! It’s spring (or autumn) for some of us and more hours of daylight probably mean more hours of training. In case you have some extra time left over for reading, this is what we’ve selected for you this week.

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27-Mar-18

The slippery slope to ultra running

I would guess that nearly everyone who is running ultra marathons today, can blame their current condition on someone else. I doubt many people with no running connections at all wake up one morning and decide to run an ultra, and for those of you who did that, there are help centres you can call.

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14-Mar-18

7 articles and videos on adventure running, cramps, trail etiquette, pain management and salt

You can almost smell the arrival of spring. Snow and icicles be gone! Here’s our latest selection of internet articles for you to enjoy.

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13-Mar-18

Using painkillers in ultra running

Most runners will reach for the painkillers at some point in their running career. It may be due to injury, or, perhaps it’s a strategy employed to reduce muscle soreness after a hard race or training sessions.

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