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22-Jun-17

What running shoes did Kilian Jornet use for Everest?

After Kilian Jornet’s staggering two-summits-of-Everest-in-a-week triumph, details are starting to emerge of how he attacked it and what kit he used. For every runner, shoes are THE vital kit component, imagine how high the stakes are if you are running up and down the world’s biggest mountain?

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08-Dec-16

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Him

Is your partner / husband / boyfriend / lunatic neighbour nuts about trail and ultra running? Show your love or mild appreciation for him and his exploits with a gift this Christmas.

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08-Dec-16

Top 10 Christmas gifts for her

It is that time of year again when you need to get your Santa hat on and start stocking up with special treats for your nearest and dearest. Champagne? Lingerie? Chocolates? Hmm… not so much.

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17-Aug-16

7 articles on thinking on your feet, miraculous trails, high altitude and base running

This week, our RunUltra selection of articles from the web includes base running, slow running, changing pavement for trails, running thougths and our latest product review.

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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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31-Mar-16

The final countdown: MdS 2016

MdS 2016 is upon us and the heroic runners are getting their kit and heads in order to launch their quest for desert glory. It is a race like no other and is there for anyone brave enough to take it on, whether they be an elite or a plodder. You need a good attitude, strong feet and a capacity for enjoyment in the face of extreme heat, an awful lot of sand and seemingly endless dunes.

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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

Fitting your WAA (MdS) ultra bag rucksack - getting the most out of it

Ensuring that you have all your supplies and essential / mandatory equipment selected and stowed correctly so that the right bit are accessible at the right time is really important. Elisabet Barnes talks to RunUltra, showing us how the pro’s get it right!

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12-Jan-16

Packing for your multi-day Ultra running race - what to pack and how to pack it

The MdS rucksack is a technical bit of kit that is designed to be carried flat to your back so that you get no bounce and it remains rock steady against your frame, even when fully loaded. Elisabet Barnes talks to RunUltra, showing how to get the best out of this technical piece of kit - a must for any multi day runner.

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06-Dec-15

Top 10 runners' Xmas gifts: for Him

Santa is on his pre-Christmas diet, preparing to clamber down those smoke-free chimneys. But what will he bring for the running man’s stocking? Steve Diederich has come up with the top ten things that will make any man whoop with joy on Christmas morning. (He had 11 but I had to censor one of them! Ed)

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