Ultramarathon Training: A Guide to Everything – iRunFar.com

Having just done an ultra and having kind of made up my training plan I thought I would look at what advice is out there for training to achieve the ultra distance. This article is a nice one. Seems an honest article covering a broad range of topics but also in an unbiased fashion. ThereContinue reading “Ultramarathon Training: A Guide to Everything – iRunFar.com”

The reasons that we run – pickupthepacepaul

Pickupthepacepaul is a great blog, I encourage you to follow it. This is a great little piece about the reasons that drive us to putting our running shoes on and getting out there 👍 pickupthepacepaul.com/2019/07/12/run-happy

Runner recovery – another view on recovery strategies for runners

As I complete my first post ultramarathon recovery run I again think recovery strategies. As important as training strategies. I’m an advocate of active recovery and getting backlog to running in a small and controlled fashion quickly after an event. The article link below explores the thoughts of a professional runner and their strategies forContinue reading “Runner recovery – another view on recovery strategies for runners”

The things nobody tells you before you run an ultra!

If you’ve never run one bit are thinking about it the. Here are some of the million and one things you can find online about ultra running!! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/10-things-no-one-tells-run-ultra-marathon/

Ultra-running with the brain.

I like this article I read about training for an ultra. Not surprisingly training is physical. As well as that there is the training to handle pain which is inevitable at some point at an ultra endurance race like 100miles. The third aspect covered in most detail is mental management. Not surprisingly over such longContinue reading “Ultra-running with the brain.”

How to run a marathon – free marathon training plans for every kind of runner

It’s the time of year already that people start signing up for fort marathons spring next year. Inevitably many are worried about how much training to do and what type. As well as worrying about missing training runs etc. This is a fantastic free set of training plans well worth a look – even ifContinue reading “How to run a marathon – free marathon training plans for every kind of runner”