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8 Ways an Ultra is different and how you can prepare
28 / 11 / 2022
‘Anyone can be fit. It’s being hard that’s hard’ – Gawain in “Feet in the Clouds: a Tale of Fell-running...
Bruce’s Big Run
23 / 09 / 2022
Ultra Training Club graduate Bruce recently completed an epic 104 mile run to raise awareness of mental health challenges. We...
Researching Your Event’s Route
11 / 05 / 2022
Each Ultra event is different. Knowing the details of your event and the route itself means you can tailor your...
Being Mentally Tough
28 / 04 / 2022
Mental toughness is key to Ultra success To complete any Ultra you need to be mentally tough. But what is...
Basics of Ultra Nutrition & Hydration
20 / 04 / 2022
First a caveat: we are not nutritionists, so the following is based on our experience, common sense, and the ‘numbers’...
Finding training routes on trails
3 / 03 / 2022
If you are planning to run a trail Ultra, finding training routes on trails when you can clearly is the...
What Shoe do I need?
6 / 02 / 2022
Ultrarunning is all about spending a lot of time on your feet. And failure to look after feet is one...
Improving your performance – consistency
25 / 01 / 2022
This is a guest article originally written and published here by Ronny Wilson. It’s one of our more technical articles,...
Strength and Mobilisation Routine
5 / 01 / 2022
The following routine is very effective when completed after every run it normally takes less than 10 minutes to complete...
Should I take a training break?
20 / 12 / 2021
Taking a break is important The benefits of taking short rest intervals from cognitive tasks is well researched. For example,...
Training through the Winter Blues
8 / 11 / 2021
Winter looms. The nights draw in, clocks go back, temperatures drop, and gale-force winds blow your bins down the street. We’ve...
14 / 07 / 2021
Taking time to reflect on your achievements is a key aspect of growing as a runner and as a person....
Finishing a Big Ultra – what does it take?
6 / 07 / 2021
What does it take to get to the finish line of a major event? Just getting to the start line...
Getting to the Start Line of a Major Event
27 / 06 / 2021
What does it take to get to the start line of a major Ultra like the Spine? Getting to the...
What running pack do I need?
4 / 02 / 2021
It’s a question often asked… But it’s the wrong start point! Start with a few questions to assess your needs...
H is for…Ultrarunning
9 / 10 / 2020
Most ultrarunners we know have little mnemonics they use as mantras at various stages during a long run. Damian Hall...
Cadence, Form and Speed in Ultratraining- a personal perspective
3 / 09 / 2020
Cadence, steps per minute, the magic 180… this is a pretty controversial subject, there’s a lot of science, a lot...