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23-Aug-17

The 7 toughest single-stage ultra races in the world

Before I commit my first word to paper, I am imagining the sighs, tuts and social media condemnation I am about to face for daring to choose the toughest single-stage ultras in the world. In truth, this is a very flexible list and I am hoping it will start a debate and I will be able to revise and increase it, as runners let me know why Tor des Geants is actually quite easy compared to …….

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22-Aug-17

A Chat with Mark Hammond: Western States 100 Podium, Mountain Adventures and Racing

Recently blitzing his way into a 3rd place in the mighty Western States 100, Mark Hammond is a name which we’re going to hear a lot more of going forward. Though a reasonably late starter to running, Mark comes from a strong ski touring and climbing background and has already notched up over a dozen wins. We had a chat to learn more about his background, his fantastic race at the Western States and his future plans.

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21-Jun-17

How to Judge Mid-Ultra Whether to Tough It Out or to Quit

This guest post comes from California-based coach, ultrarunner and blogger Sarah Lavender Smith, who recently published the book, The Trail Runner’s Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras. Sarah was voted RunUltra’s 2017 Overall Best Blogger for her blog, TheRunnersTrip.com.

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27-Apr-17

A Chat with Colin Jackson - World Records and Wings for Life

As one of Britain’s and for that matter the world’s, greatest ever athletes; Colin Jackson held the 110m hurdles world record for 13 years and still to this day, holds the world record for the 60m hurdles.

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26-Apr-17

Salomon Running TV and Beyond - an Interview with Filmmaker, Dean Leslie Part 2

If you haven’t seen any of the Salomon Running TV episodes, well you’ve quite clearly been living under a rock and you need to go and amend your idiocy right now. On a serious note, Salomon Running TV (SRTV) has changed the way trail and ultra-running is viewed and documented, through focusing heavily on compelling stories, which are so prevalent in this sport.

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26-Apr-17

Guide to our #RunUltraRace Awards 2017

We're excited to find out who you think organises the best ultra event. Our overall event winner will receive three months of marketing from RunUltra and become a featured race, so start nominating now.

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19-Apr-17

7 videos and articles on trail running, perseverance, motivation, heartbreak and vegan food

We know you enjoy our selection of articles and watch our videos, so this week we’ve made a combo of things to read and watch.

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12-Apr-17

Exclusive interview with Dean Leslie of Salomon Running TV – Part 1

Dean Leslie shares the full story on how he got into making running films after filming surfers in his home country of South Africa. And what a pleasure it was to meet him and to find out more about his life working as a film maker with Salomon Running TV.

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24-Nov-16

7 running videos to get you on the trails

This week we bring you a video bonanza to visually inspire you to go out there and do more.

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01-Sep-16

7 articles on glycogen, speed, mountain running, health and UTMB 2016

Autumn is but a few weeks away in the Northern Hemisphere and, in Europe, most mountain ultra running events of the summer season have packed up and are already planning their 2017 editions. In this week’s selection of articles from the web we bring you health and nutrition, some fantastic views of the Alps and a report on the greatest mountain event in Europe, the UTMB.

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