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Pacing an ultramarathon
27 / 07 / 2023
An ultra marathon is a grueling race that requires both physical and mental strength. Unlike a traditional marathon, an ultra...
Sustainable and affordable training kit
18 / 07 / 2023
Training for an ultramarathon can put a lot of strain on your wallet and your sustainability aspirations as well as...
Why so slow? The magic of the easy run
14 / 02 / 2023
Easy running will make you a better athlete! Easy, not Slow! We are often asked why our programmes include so...
We can’t run away from this
21 / 09 / 2022
“We can’t run away from this” is the new book from record breaking ultra runner Damian Hall. It is not,...
Lessons from 155 days of Consecutive Running – The Clock Change Challenge
1 / 04 / 2021
Maintaining motivation to train through the winter can be difficult at the best of times. Winter 2020/21 was even more...
Top tips on training for trails… when you don’t have trails
10 / 01 / 2021
Everyone knows the best way to get ready for an event on the trails is to train on trails –...
Taking on an ultra – why you really should
7 / 01 / 2021
If you’re reading this you’re already thinking about it. You should read our piece on Getting Started if you want...
Getting Started in Ultrarunning
27 / 12 / 2020
How do I get started in ultrarunning? A question often asked. For us, Ultramarathons just kind of happened; although Danny...
Learning from the Giants – Totally FKT
7 / 12 / 2020
Learning lessons from the runners that broke the Pennine Way FKT At Ultra Training Club we like to focus more...
The Clock Change Challenge
10 / 11 / 2020
Running Every Day Through Winter It can be difficult at the best of times maintaining motivation to train through the...
Strong core, strong performance
8 / 10 / 2020
At Ultra Training Club it is one of our core beliefs – pun intended – that strength and conditioning training...
Reflections on resilience from an everyday ultrarunner
7 / 10 / 2020
Not all ultrarunners can be Killian, Damo or Nicky. We can’t all aim for a Fastest Known Time or a...
Tiny Habits and your ultramarathon training
14 / 09 / 2020
What are tiny habits? Tiny Habits is a behaviour change methodology created by BJ Fogg. You can read all about...
The Lakes and learning from failure
2 / 09 / 2020
I have a difficult relationship with the UK’s Lake District. It’s beautiful. Stunning. Some of the most beautiful views to...