Swiss mountains are like its chocolate, …

Swiss mountains are like its chocolate, beautiful and energising

Written by Majell Backhausen Races becoming know by their acronyms, are also becoming in demand events to attend. Let me give you insight to one of Switzerland’s most well know, four letter...

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Skimo for Runners

Skimo for Runners

Written by Neil Bryant for the URC I’ll be honest, I had never heard of Skimo till three or four years ago when a certain Kilian Jornet exposed it to me...

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What effects do Artificial Sweeteners ha…

What effects do Artificial Sweeteners have on your body?

Written by Jon Hutchinson - http://www.sportandexercisereview.com An article in ‘Dietetics Today’, a magazine produced by the British Dietetic Association, (the Association of British Dieticians) was titled ‘Low Calorie Sweeteners – friend...

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Running in Crete in the land of the Natu…

Running in Crete in the land of the Natural Born Heroes

Written by Kevin O'Rourke - http://ultrakev.blogspot.co.uk Chris MacDougall has got a lot to answer for. He first wrote the amazing book Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners, and...

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Pole Etiquette

Pole Etiquette

Written by Clare Holdcroft - http://www.mountainsinmind.com Let me explain a little bit more about the meaning of my title above. By pole, I mean trekking pole, I’m not referring to a...

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(Missing) The Spartathlon

Written by Stuart Shipley     I am going to miss the Spartathlon this year and surprisingly not entirely to attempt to assuage the prior DNF’s.    I will miss the endless poring over results...

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It’s Not About The Distance

Written by Andy Mouncey - http://www.bigandscaryrunning.com/ Except that in my experience most runners stepping up to ultra distance running think it’s all about the distance. Don’t get me wrong, the distance is what defines this...

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