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One Foot in Front of the Other

One Foot in Front of the Other

Written by Paul Baldwin - http://pbracereports.blogspot.fr Somewhere – sadly I cannot recall where – I read some advice to novice Ultra Runners from an old hand.  The advice was as follows: When...

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The Green Man Ultra

The Green Man Ultra

Written by Rachel Fawcett - https://fawcettfitnessrunning.blog When I first decided to start running longer races my google searches kept coming back to The Green Man Ultra. From this initial research, it seemed...

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SW100 by Run WalkCrawl

SW100 by Run WalkCrawl

Written by Karen Nash - http://karen-ultras.blogspot.fr This would be race 6 in the Runfurther series. I was doing the 100 and Bob the 50. We had recceed various bits and I hoped...

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LESSONS FROM MILE 53

LESSONS FROM MILE 53

Written by Stacey Holloway - https://wayrunning.wordpress.com Running to Tyndrum* The night before the race I was feeling extremely excited, happy and impatient. It had been a long time since I last worked this...

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Hardmoors 55: stunning views, truly hard…

Hardmoors 55: stunning views, truly hard moors…

Written by Lizzie Rosewell - https://lizzierunning.wordpress.com The Hardmoors 55 was the second race of my attempt at the Hardmoors Grand Slam, having already completed the Hardmoors 30 on New Year’s Day. This race provided my first...

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Centurion North Downs Way 50. 2017

Centurion North Downs Way 50. 2017

Written by John Lovenberry - https://johnlovrunning.wordpress.com Last year (2016) on a bit of a last minute whim I ran the Hermes North Downs Way marathon. I completed it but the course absolutely...

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Hoka One One Speed Instinct

Hoka One One Speed Instinct

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC A few years ago when I was doing some fairly high mileage, mostly on road or hard pack trail, I was suffering from very...

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UT Les Fonts 2017 - Race Report

UT Les Fonts 2017 - Race Report

Written by Tom Wright - http://life.tomwright.me.uk A weekend away with Tequila Dave and international man of mystery, El Baret (have you seen his passport photo?) … what could possibly go wrong? The Three...

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SDW50 2017

SDW50 2017

Written by Jonathan Strong - https://strongrunning.co.uk My 3rd running of the SDW50. The South Downs Way 50 (miles) is a point to point course from Worthing to Eastbourne (finishing with a lap of...

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A quirky fun event? Or, THE ultimate (vo…

A quirky fun event? Or, THE ultimate (voluntary) test of the human resolve?

Written by Andy Brooks - https://www.peakrunning.co.uk When I originally placed my entry for the Last One Standing Ultra I was thinking ‘yeah, that sounds like a quirky fun way to spend a February...

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The call of the wild

The call of the wild

Written by Guillaume Arthus - http://www.runnexplorer.com/ 5 years ago, I found out that there was a race out there that shredded its runners, unapologeticly. I was intriged. I started to learn about it but...

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Viking Way Ultra 2017 race report

Viking Way Ultra 2017 race report

Written by Marcin Krzysztofik - http://wolnybiegacz.pl/ Finally, after quite a long quiet spell on the blog, I am ready with the race report from a recent race I took part in. It took...

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Overcoming Fear in Ultra Running

Overcoming Fear in Ultra Running

Written by Chase Parnell - https://chaseparnell.com “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” -Mark Twain Fear is in all of us. But it’s what we do with that fear that...

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Haworth Hobble-Race 1 in Runfurther 2017

Haworth Hobble-Race 1 in Runfurther 2017

Written by Karen Nash - http://karen-ultras.blogspot.fr It was a full race this year with no entry on the day; a first? This was partly due to the race being used as the...

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A weekend with the Bronte Sisters

A weekend with the Bronte Sisters

Written by Darren Hunt - http://www.mountainsinmind.com Saturday 9th March 2103, witnessed me ( Darren) and Clare out in the wilds again. This time it would be different!!  We would be trail running the ‘Howarth Hobble‘…. Friday...

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Haworth Hobble - Clare Holdcroft

Haworth Hobble - Clare Holdcroft

Written by Clare Holdcroft - http://www.mountainsinmind.com Pure, bracing ventilation they must have up there at all times, indeed; one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by...

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Transgrancanaria 2017 - saved by a ham c…

Transgrancanaria 2017 - saved by a ham cheese sandwich

Written by Jeroen Wigard - http://jeroenwigard.blogspot.fr The week before the start of Trangrancanaria the thought set in that maybe this would be my last long ultra trail race. I was simply not...

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Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I recently got a chance to review the rather amazing Salomon X-Alp Carbon GTX and what an incredible shoe (boot?). It is basically a...

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