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22-Nov-17

The Curse

Here at RunUltra, as well as training and nutrition, kit and caboodle, we like to feature your Runners’ Stories and Seth sent us in a tale that we thought you could all relate to and enjoy. Take it away, Mr Grotzke…

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15-Nov-17

The 2017 Everest Trail Race is over

What a race! Every year, those of us who are not in the Himalayas look on enviously as the pictures of this magnificent event come through. Breath-taking in every way, the Everest Trail Race has 25 km of cumulative ascent over its six-day course, yes, you read that right, 25,000 metres of climbing.

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15-Nov-17

7 articles on myths, office training, competing spirits, logistics and stress fractures

In truth, we actually have 6 articles and 1 video. Our inspiration video for this week is meant to get you out there on these chilly November days when your inner voice is probably begging you to stay indoors.

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14-Nov-17

Top Reviews October 2017

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for October. So, congratulations to Helen Pickford (@runpeaks). Who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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07-Nov-17

Your first ultra - 5 things you know and 5 things you don't

Running your first ultra is a fantastic, but daunting experience. You can prepare for months but still feel that you are not ready. Here are ten things to help you on your way. You may or may not know some (or all) of them, but I’ve found that they are pretty handy to bear in mind.

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01-Nov-17

7 articles on GPS, amulets, saving money, strong feet and transitioning to an ultra

A new month is here and so is our selection of articles from the web. This week we bring you interesting reads on GPS-less ultra running navigation, running lucky charms and some tips if you’re travelling abroad for an ultra.

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18-Oct-17

The 5 toughest stage races

I thought choosing the  toughest single-stage ultras was hard, but it turns out that selecting the toughest stage races is even more difficult. Not as difficult as running them, obviously! The problem is trying to compare them: mountains v jungle, desert v glaciers.

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17-Oct-17

The Legendary Lazarus Lake and the Barkley Marathons

The word “legend” gets tossed about quite freely in ultra running circles, with good cause, as the feats people undertake are often magnificent. Lazarus Lake is definitely in that pantheon. He is a true original, the man who created the toughest ultra in the world, The Barkley Marathons.

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11-Oct-17

Top Reviews September 2017

We’re pleased to announce our top reviews for September. So congratulations to Seth Grotzke (@scquest). Who will receive a pack of 33Shake Chia Energy Gels.

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04-Oct-17

Three ultra runners to follow

We spend a lot of time on the RunUltra team on race reviews and following the big races live, either in person or on the tracker. We are also always out there chatting on Twitter and finding out who is up to what. As a result, we thought it would be interesting to do a regular roundup of who is up and who is coming in the ultra world.

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