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08-Dec-17

Running and depression

I was asked to write an article about running and mental health. I am a clinical psychologist and an ultra runner, so this should be right up my street. However, I found myself stopping and starting and changing my mind over the best angle to take.

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15-Nov-17

The 2017 Everest Trail Race is over

What a race! Every year, those of us who are not in the Himalayas look on enviously as the pictures of this magnificent event come through. Breath-taking in every way, the Everest Trail Race has 25 km of cumulative ascent over its six-day course, yes, you read that right, 25,000 metres of climbing.

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18-Oct-17

The 5 toughest stage races

I thought choosing the  toughest single-stage ultras was hard, but it turns out that selecting the toughest stage races is even more difficult. Not as difficult as running them, obviously! The problem is trying to compare them: mountains v jungle, desert v glaciers.

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09-Aug-17

Takeaways from Running a Multi-Day Race: Interview with Robbie Britton

In the third of our series of interviews with some of the best multi-day ultra runners on the circuit, we talk to Robbie Britton. He represents Great Britain and is the bronze medal winner for 24hr ultra marathon running with a distance of 261km. He’s also ran across Iceland with a mate, as you do, and is preparing to take on the Baikal Traverse.

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03-Aug-17

Takeaways from Running a Multi Day Race: Sarah Lavender Smith

In the second of our interviews on multi-day racing with three highly respected ultra runners on the circuit (Damian Hall, Robbie Briton and Sarah Lavender Smith), we talk to Sarah about how to run a multi-day race. She is a seasoned ultra runner and coach, a writer and, has some excellent takeaways on preparing for a multi-stage. So, how does she do it? What’s her secret? Read on…

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17-May-17

Join the international teams taking part in the 2nd edition Pyrenees Stage Run - PSR

The Pyrenees Stage Run will take place from the 3rd to the 9th of September 2017, 240km from Ribes de Freser to Salardú in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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