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13-Mar-18

Using painkillers in ultra running

Most runners will reach for the painkillers at some point in their running career. It may be due to injury, or, perhaps it’s a strategy employed to reduce muscle soreness after a hard race or training sessions.

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28-Feb-18

7 articles on Kilian Jornet, plogga, must-know facts, stretching and winter ultra running

As I write this, Western Europe is in the grip of one of its coldest winters in many decades, so what could be more fun than getting cosy and comfortable at home and reading some of these winter-themed articles?

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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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07-Feb-18

Can Training Barefoot Make You a Better Runner

Barefoot running is a rather controversial topic. So, does it have a place in ultra running? In this article, I give the low-down on why, and how, you might want to integrate barefoot running into your training.

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06-Feb-18

Our top 10 most popular running articles in 2017

Here are the top ten articles brought to you by RunUltra in 2017.

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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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17-Jan-18

Super Fit Training

Undertaking an ultra event, even for the experienced athlete, presents a major challenge, and requires plenty of preparation that will have a major impact on many, if not all, elements of the participant’s life.

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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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03-Oct-17

7 articles on generous strangers, hips, heartbeats, stretching and first steps in ultra running

Has it been two weeks already? Fear not, we have plenty more reading suggestions from the web for you. This time we start with some inspirational images. Even if you live surrounded by flat grey concrete, they will make your feet twitch.

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26-Jul-17

7 articles on trails, DNFs, the Appalachian Trail, Badwater 135 and mountain ultra runners

By now half of the planet is in the midst of summer and for many runners this means higher temperatures and more free time to run the trails. This week, in our selection of articles and videos, we have some tips if you’re new to running away from the roads, some kit suggestions on what to carry and some debate on trail running perceptions.

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