We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

Hey there, Don't forget to log in and join the conversation Log in

 

25-Apr-19

7 weird and wonderful runner stories

By Kate Allen

Another collection of amusing stories from around the web to fill your coffee break.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

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.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

29-Mar-19

7 of the best runner stories

By Kate Allen

A round up of March's runner stories and blogs to amuse, interest and inspire you.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

28-Mar-19

How to get your running life back

By Seth Grotzke

I made a mistake with my last article and I fear that you may have been negatively affected by it. Perhaps you read how to bribe the new runner in your life and decided to go out and splurge on some new kit for your significant other.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

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.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

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?

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

21-Nov-18

7 articles on stress, fuels and injuries and first time advice

By Elsa Trujillo

We have some great articles and podcasts for you this week. For your training advice, we have some recommendations to avoid taking your stress onto the tracks and some great pieces on how injuries can be prevented and how to adapt when they go ahead and happen anyway.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

06-Nov-18

How to pack for a multi day ultra

By Kathryn Bullock

Here is a super helpful video from Elisabet Barnes on packing for a multi-day race. Elisabet is the women’s winner of the 2015 Marathon des Sables and owner of MyRacekit.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

06-Nov-18

7 articles on running and managing mental health and stress

By Elsa Trujillo

For International Stress Awareness Week (5th - 9th November), we’ve collated a series of articles dealing with different aspects of mental health and ultra running.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

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.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE