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16-Apr-19

Race overload – finding the balance between challenge and obsession

By Sarah Cooke

Ultra-runners are a diverse breed – our distances range from a bit more than a marathon to hundreds or even thousands of miles. Some of us pick one or two races a year and dedicate our training to them. Others seem to be racing every weekend.

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20-Mar-19

Maintenance on the countdown to race day

By Karina Teahan

Many of us are well into our 2019 training plans with various races and long training runs on the horizon.  With this in mind, rather than focus on a specific injury, this month’s article takes a broad view of what we can do leading up to race day and what to consider if you get an injury in those final few weeks/days.

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27-Feb-19

The Runstreaker - Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

By Sarah Cooke

We are taken into the world and mindset of a runstreaker.

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15-Feb-19

Monitoring Our Way to Good Performance

By Renee McGregor

Looking at specific blood biomarkers can help to ascertain what is really going on within the body

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11-Jan-19

Hip Pain in Runners

By Karina Teahan

If you think you have the symptoms discussed in this article it would be well worth your while having it seen to and address the issues sooner rather than later.

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11-Jan-19

THE PROCRASTINATOR’S GUIDE TO RUNNING SUCCESS

By Sarah Cooke

I put off writing this article in favour of shorter, easier tasks on my to-do list. Then December hit and I realised I needed to send cards and buy Christmas presents, so I sat down to write instead. Sound familiar?

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04-Jan-19

New Year’s Diet: a new responsible approach

By Renee McGregor

Taking some time to be organised, becoming more self-aware and understanding what are appropriate food choices to make around your daily life will help in several ways

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24-Oct-18

7 articles on workouts, training, hormones, mantras and broken bones

By Elsa Trujillo

Training, training, training. The life of an ultra runner is all about the training. But sometimes, you can't find the time or the energy. To help you along, this week we’ve found two articles to get you going when the training gets tough.

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28-Sep-18

7 articles on boredom, motivation, etiquette, back-to-backs and cross training

By Elsa Trujillo

If you’re bored and distracted when it comes to your autumn training goals, we have a great choice for you this week. We’ve selected articles that deal with lack of motivation and inspiration when running, an assessment of back to back training runs and the benefits of supplementary cross training exercises.

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14-Sep-18

7 articles on body changes, hiking, running efficiency, training tips and holiday training

By Elsa Trujillo

For ultra runners, a change of season and weather brings a change of pace and some long term training goals for 2019 events. This week, we’ve put together a great collection of training-related articles for all your running endeavours and aspirations.

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