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03-Aug-20

Trees Not Tees

By Chris Zair

RunUltra are delighted to support and become partners with Trees Not Tees, a new company offering Race Directors the chance to give participants the option of planting a tree rather than be given a T-shirt they probably won't wear. This is their story

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20-Jul-20

The Man behind the Guernsey Ultra

By Kate Allen

 

How do you become one of the most popular Race Directors around? Kate talks to Peter Tiffin, the organiser of the popular GU36, to find out how it's done.

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22-Jun-20

Ultra X announce World Championships

By Sarah Cooke

 

Billed as ultra running’s answer to Ironman’s Kona and cycling’s Tour de France, the Ultra X World Championships take place from 5th to 13th June 2021 in the mountains of Slovenia. This is the first ever international multistage ultra running World Championship.

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21-Jun-20

Interview with Tom Evans

by Kate Allen

 

Tom Evans was kind enough to take time out of his busy training schedule to talk to Kate about all things running, including the London Marathon and the possibility of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

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14-Apr-20

Surviving lockdown - keeping your head and your fitness

By Sarah Cooke

 

I cannot tutor your kids, speed up government grants, make your partner do the washing up or even find a shop stocking that elusive toilet roll. What I will try to do is suggest ways in which you can channel the stuff that normally gets vented on the run whilst you’re in lockdown.

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31-Mar-20

COVID-19 - A crisis we can’t run from

 

By Sarah Cooke

Sarah looks at what is happening in the running world with the current global Coronavirus crisis

 

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19-Feb-20

Ultra-Inclusive

By Mike Seaman

One of the many things that struck me at The National Running Show in January was the diversity of the people in attendance and it got me to thinking about just how inclusive the world of ultra-running actually is.

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01-May-19

Ten Questions With Vassos Alexander

By Luke Jarmey & Dan Stinton

We catch up with Vassos to ask a few more questions about his background, his love for running and what comes next.

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25-Apr-19

7 weird and wonderful runner stories

By Kate Allen

Another collection of amusing stories from around the web to fill your coffee break.

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16-Apr-19

Race overload – finding the balance between challenge and obsession

By Sarah Cooke

Ultra-runners are a diverse breed – our distances range from a bit more than a marathon to hundreds or even thousands of miles. Some of us pick one or two races a year and dedicate our training to them. Others seem to be racing every weekend.

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