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28-Jun-17

A recipe to kick-start your ultra running journey

Even for experienced runners, the thought of taking that next step into ultra running can be a daunting prospect. It can take a lot of discipline and dedication to get started, however the end result is always rewarding.

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23-Jun-17

7 articles on newbies, injuries, sponsorship, cycling and pushing yourself further

This week our selection of articles focuses mostly on a range of tips and advice to improve your training, and how to deal with and avoid injury. We also bring you some Ian Corless pictures of ultra runners and some interesting advice on netting sponsorship for running. Our very own article this week explores ways to push yourself harder both physically and mentally.

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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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07-Jun-17

Lyme Disease: Runners Beware

We have been getting reports of runners who have been affected by Lyme Disease, both in the United States and across the water in Europe, and so wanted to keep you informed about the symptoms and causes of this disease.

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06-Jun-17

7 videos and articles on wet shoes, toilet paper, quinoa, blind runners and the Himalayas

In our latest selection of videos and articles from the web, we’ve put together a very eclectic compilation of information. We have videos from three different continents: an endurance race where you swim with your shoes, a hike up the Himalayas to meet Mira Rai and incredible views of an ultra down under.

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31-May-17

Shin Splints

Shin Splints are the bane of many runners. That tell tale pain shooting down the front of your leg may feel like an annoyance rather than a game-over in the beginning. However, you ignore them at your peril.

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25-Apr-17

Top 10 most read newsletter articles

At RunUltra we know you like your top ten lists as much as anyone, so we thought we’d let you know which are the most read articles by you, our faithful newsletter recipients. If you’ve missed any of these, here’s a chance to catch up.

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28-Mar-17

All you will ever need to know to run the MDS

It is one of the iconic ultras on the racing calendar, the Marathon des Sables, a 250km self-sufficient stage race across the desert. From that first decision to sign up, through the agony of training and preparing, right up to just before the race itself when you are panicking about what to pack, and how to get your head in the right space, we have the answers.

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06-Mar-17

Our top 10 most popular running articles in 2016

Here are the top ten articles that RunUltra brought you in 2016. There is something for everyone here from the newbies to those aiming up the mountains. Everything from controversy to gels. Training plans and nutrition tips and a few articles for those still trying to burn off their Christmas fat. They are all on RunUltra.

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15-Feb-17

7 articles on trail running, heroes, recipes, motivation and winning formulas

This week we bring you a great selection of videos and articles, tips and stories to read and to watch. Some new videos from Salomon on trail running, Dell Miller’s running story, recipes for cold weather running, tips for improving your overall fitness, motivation slumps, fighting lack of motivation and our very own RunUltra article on finding an ultra winning formula.

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