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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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28-Feb-19

7 of the Best

By Kate Allen

A selection of runner stories collected to amuse, educate and delight you.

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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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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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06-Dec-18

Top 10 Xmas gifts for Her

By Alice Morrison

I love men with all their strange ways and dangly bits but I have to say that – and I am truly sorry to be so stereotypically sexist in these gender fluid days – man’s ability to buy gifts for woman is often ….. variable.

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05-Dec-18

Top 10 Christmas Gifts For Him

By James Eacott

It’s that time of year again. #BlackFriday, #CyberMonday and #GoNutsWednesday are all behind us. But you still don’t have a present for your trail running significant other.

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29-Aug-18

7 articles on the blues, nausea, short runs, nutrition and altitude sickness

By Elsa Trujillo

For many of us the summer is nearly over but, of course, the running never stops. This week our articles deal with bad things that can happen during a race, such as nausea and altitude sickness and some that happen after the race, like post-race blues.

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14-Feb-18

7 articles on fuelling, packing tips, dogs, running minds and treadmills

This week’s selection of articles and videos from the web focuses on preparation for those great events you’ve all signed up for. We've got tips on what to eat before the big day, how to pack for a multi-stage and how to pack a bag for regular training days.

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23-Jan-18

7 videos and articles on dragons, running in the cold, running benefits and connecting with nature

We’re back after the holiday break with our first selection of great article reading and video watching for the year. We have two videos, one about the epic Dragon’s Back race in Wales (UK) and a more spiritual one about runners connecting with ancestral lands in North America.

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16-Aug-17

The Paleo Runner

The Paleo diet has received a great deal of attention recently, with many, including Dean Karnazes, using it as a good nutrition plan for runners. On the assumption that our physiology should be optimised to the diet of our evolutionary past, athletes who follow the Paleo diet believe that it can enhance performance and aid recovery.

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