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08-Jun-16

Q&A with Mal Law

With the recent release of FIFTY – The Movie, the film chronicling your epic 2015 50 peaks in 50 days’ challenge, we quite literally grabbed the popcorn, sat down and indulged ourselves in 90 minutes of ultra running brilliance. Simply put, we thought it was a truly epic feat of endurance, intertwined with a strong emotional narrative which left us chomping at the bit to find out more about your background, your running vision and what makes you tick.

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26-May-16

7 articles on mistakes, recovery, first ultras and planning for the trail running season

May is a busy running month, with hundreds of races making the most of the temperate weather around the globe before summer and winter descend on the Northern and Southern hemispheres. This week, we bring you articles that concentrate on improving your technique and your training for young and “not so young” alike.

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19-May-16

Hypothermia and Hyperthermia (Part 1)

They sound the same don’t they? But don’t be confused. In the following two articles we will clearly explain the differences and do our best to inform you how to avoid it and what to do should it happen.

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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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05-May-16

The Moon Shadow Wales Challenge

Call him crazy but Robert Chapman has decided to run round the perimeter of Wales in memory of his friend TJ. Here he and his wife tell the story.

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30-Mar-16

7 articles on shoes, food and the workings of your ultra mind

If you celebrated Easter or just took a well deserved vacation, you might have had the opportunity to catch up on your backlog of ultra reading. Well done! At RunUltra we never stop working to bring you the best content and this is what we’ve found for you this week.

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15-Mar-16

Race to the King: An ultra virgin’s tale

I have just signed up to walk the Race to the King, a double ultra marathon over two days in June. 52 miles! For those that don’t know me, this may seem like a challenge for any sporty, exercise-loving type. But I’m not one of those.

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02-Mar-16

7 articles on training, recovery and avoiding injury

Winter is at an end and the spring running season is upon us. Lots to do, lots to run, little time for reading. We bring you a selection of articles on medical studies on recovery, how to avoid injury and retrain your gait, a warning against the dangers of calorie restriction and our very own 50km training plan.

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17-Feb-16

Marathon Des Sables - The Final Countdown: 5 things to focus on

It is just weeks now till the glorious 1300+ will be heading off to Morocco to get their feet nice and hot on the sand for the Marathon Des Sables. Andy Mouncey, coach, speaker and writer on all things running, has some excellent last minute advice for everyone preparing to run.

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04-Feb-16

Mud, snow, cold and runny noses - What’s not to love about trail running in winter?

If you're in winter right now and it's chilly, you've probably already had your choice of seasonal flues and colds. Here's our latest compilation of running-related articles found on the web in case you've taken the month off in your training or you have time to read while you commute.

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