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25-Aug-20

Running the Camino

By Seth Grotzke

 

Have you ever wanted to run the Camino de Santiago trail? Seth Grotzke and his Dad took on the trail and he has some great tips if you want to give it a go.

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14-Apr-20

Surviving lockdown - keeping your head and your fitness

By Sarah Cooke

 

I cannot tutor your kids, speed up government grants, make your partner do the washing up or even find a shop stocking that elusive toilet roll. What I will try to do is suggest ways in which you can channel the stuff that normally gets vented on the run whilst you’re in lockdown.

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19-Feb-20

Ultra-Inclusive

By Mike Seaman

One of the many things that struck me at The National Running Show in January was the diversity of the people in attendance and it got me to thinking about just how inclusive the world of ultra-running actually is.

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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.

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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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05-Feb-19

The Journey to my first 100 miles Part 1

 

By Tom Haynes

In this series, we follow Tom Haynes’ story as he trains for his first ever 100-mile run by taking on the Endure 24 in June.

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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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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.

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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.

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