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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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12-Jan-17

7 articles on vitamin D, hallucinations, winter running, mental strength and MDS training

2017 is finally here. And it comes full of training and healthy tips to add to all your NY resolutions.

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12-Dec-16

A winning ultra running formula? – 5 things winning runners do

‘So Andy, they said. ‘Now you’re warmed up this ‘transitioning’ theme…can you write us an article on what it takes to go from competitor to winner?’
Cue short pause for thought.
‘Not…really,’ I said.

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06-Dec-16

What are the best exercises for a hamstring injury like PHT?

Usually when we think of hamstring injuries we imagine a footballer or sprinter suddenly pulling up from full speed and clutching the back of their thigh. This is the most common type of sporting injury. However a lesser well known, though more common injury amongst ultra runners, is the proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT).

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16-Nov-16

Taking care of your Achilles

A weak spot is called an Achilles heel after the great Greek warrior Achilles was shot in his heel with a poisoned arrow by sneaky Paris, but it really could equally have come from the fact that so many runners find it to be their downfall. Karina Teahan (BSc, MMT, MISCP) Chartered Physiotherapist and elite runner sat down with us to answer all our questions about this pesky tendon.

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