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8 Ways an Ultra is different and how you can prepare


‘Anyone can be fit. It’s being hard that’s hard’ – Gawain in “Feet in the Clouds: a Tale of Fell-running...
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Strength and Mobilisation Routine


The following routine is very effective when completed after every run it normally takes less than 10 minutes to complete...
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Training through the Winter Blues


Winter looms. The nights draw in, clocks go back, temperatures drop, and gale-force winds blow your bins down the street. We’ve...
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On reflection


Taking time to reflect on your achievements is a key aspect of growing as a runner and as a person....
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Finishing a Big Ultra – what does it take?


What does it take to get to the finish line of a major event? Just getting to the start line...
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Getting to the Start Line of a Major Event


What does it take to get to the start line of a major Ultra like the Spine? Getting to the...
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Top tips on training for trails… when you don’t have trails


Everyone knows the best way to get ready for an event on the trails is to train on trails –...
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Taking on an ultra – why you really should


If you’re reading this you’re already thinking about it. You should read our piece on Getting Started if you want...
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Getting Started in Ultrarunning


How do I get started in ultrarunning? A question often asked. For us, Ultramarathons just kind of happened; although Danny...
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H is for…Ultrarunning


Most ultrarunners we know have little mnemonics they use as mantras at various stages during a long run. Damian Hall...
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Strong core, strong performance


At Ultra Training Club it is one of our core beliefs – pun intended – that strength and conditioning training...
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Cadence, Form and Speed in Ultratraining- a personal perspective


Cadence, steps per minute, the magic 180… this is a pretty controversial subject, there’s a lot of science, a lot...
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The Lakes and learning from failure


I have a difficult relationship with the UK’s Lake District. It’s beautiful. Stunning. Some of the most beautiful views to...
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