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19-Sep-17

Crewing the CCC

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc is the biggest mountain race of the year and attracts the best ultra runners in the world. UTMB is a week-long festival of ultra running that includes different events. James Eacott describes his experience crewing for one of them, the CCC (Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix) for ultra runner, Kerry Sutton.

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23-Aug-17

UTMB 2017 Preview

It is that time of year again when the determined and the speedy gather together in Chamonix to take part in the biggest mountain running event of the year, the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc.

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23-Aug-17

The 7 toughest single-stage ultra races in the world

Before I commit my first word to paper, I am imagining the sighs, tuts and social media condemnation I am about to face for daring to choose the toughest single-stage ultras in the world. In truth, this is a very flexible list and I am hoping it will start a debate and I will be able to revise and increase it, as runners let me know why Tor des Geants is actually quite easy compared to …….

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22-Aug-17

A Chat with Mark Hammond: Western States 100 Podium, Mountain Adventures and Racing

Recently blitzing his way into a 3rd place in the mighty Western States 100, Mark Hammond is a name which we’re going to hear a lot more of going forward. Though a reasonably late starter to running, Mark comes from a strong ski touring and climbing background and has already notched up over a dozen wins. We had a chat to learn more about his background, his fantastic race at the Western States and his future plans.

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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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30-May-17

Running through danger: An interview with Stephanie Case

With International Women’s Day fresh in our minds, we thought it apt to have a chat with one of the most badass female ultra runners around. Though if Stephanie Case’s running wasn’t impressive enough, she also happens to be a human rights lawyer, working for organisations such as the UN.

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17-May-17

Join the international teams taking part in the 2nd edition Pyrenees Stage Run (PSR)

The Pyrenees Stage Run will take place from the 3rd to the 9th of September 2017, 240km from Ribes de Freser to SalardĂș in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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27-Apr-17

A Chat with Colin Jackson - World Records and Wings for Life

As one of Britain’s and for that matter the world’s, greatest ever athletes; Colin Jackson held the 110m hurdles world record for 13 years and still to this day, holds the world record for the 60m hurdles.

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26-Apr-17

Guide to our #RunUltraRace Awards 2017

We're excited to find out who you think organises the best ultra event. Our overall event winner will receive three months of marketing from RunUltra and become a featured race, so start nominating now.

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21-Apr-17

Tom Evans Q&A

Tom Evans leapt into the annals of history with his epic third place in the Marathon des Sables. He seemed to come from nowhere to overtake the pack and get himself on that podium. The long day – over 80 kilometres – saw him put in a stunning performance to come in second after the champion, Rachid El Morabity. Here, he talks to Luke Jarmey about his background, the desert and that brilliant run.

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