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Episode 168 of Talk Ultra is here… And we bring you an interview with the one and only, Jasmin Paris. #TheSpine winner #JasminParis @TheSpineRace @JasminKParis @inov_8   ***** Talk Ultra is now on Tunein- just another way to make the show available …

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The Coastal Challenge reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and …

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Episode 163 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Luke Sanchez who just. finished Javelina Hundred 100 mile race – aged 15 years! We also speak with rising skyrunning star, Petter Engdahl.  Finally, we chat with Lily Dyu about …

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The 2019 Ian Corless Photography Calendar is now available. The calendar features locations from all over the world, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Norway, Morocco, La Palma, Tenerife, Italy, China and Nepal. Delivery of all calendars will take place early December with …

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On August 30, Candice Burt completed the Wonderland trail in Mt. Rainier, Washington in record time – for the second time. 28 hours 45 minutes, 31 seconds later -after conquering fears trekking 95-miles, 25,000 feet of elevation gain – the … Read the rest

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Altra is making the new Lone Peak models their flagship trail shoes for 2018. They introduced new versions of the standard Lone Peak Mesh, Lone Peak RSM (Rain, Snow, & Mud – a member of their All Weather Series), … Read the rest

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A hat is a hat is a hat. At least that’s what we thought until we tried the hats by Sunday Afternoons.

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“For over twenty years, ‘Kima’ as it is affectionately known, has blown the minds and the legs of all those lucky enough to toe the line. This is a race that one aspires too; you need to earn a place …

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A 28-year-old dentist from Belgium just completed the Appalachian Trail in record time. Not only did he beat it, but he crushed it by four days, finishing the 2190 mile journey in 41 days, 7 hrs and 39 minutes. This … Read the rest

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My fingers gripped securely along the knife-edge of rock, and I took comfort in the firm stay of my shoe rubber on the two-inch ledge. I could smell the heat coming off the slab as the newly-risen sun began to … Read the rest

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Days in the mountains rarely get better. Than here in Livigno… The Livigno SkyMarathon really is a truly spectacular Skyrunning race that personifies less cloud, more sky! Over a 34km course, the runners climbed over 2700m of vertical gain with …

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As Summer starts to settle in it’s time to re-evaluate our hydration needs. Not only does Summer bring higher temps, but also opportunities to travel farther into the back country, which means we need tools that can get us there … Read the rest

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Every book about running is a biography or a how-to. It seems inconceivable that someone could write a compelling book of fiction that would absolutely be worth reading. However, Charles Ricciardi, author, and filmmaker has found a gem of a … Read the rest

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The second race of the 2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series kicked today on the island of La Palma (La Isla Bonita). The stunning Fuencaliente lighthouse once again providing an epic backdrop as 1000+ head-torches rushed north for a 74km …

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The “2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series” kicks-off this weekend in China with the Yading Skyrunning Festival – VK, SKY and ULTRA. It is going to be a weekend of high altitude action as the Yading races personify the simple …

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Race Report and Summary to follow Results: Pau Capell – 12:42:08 Aurelién Collet – 12:56:39 Cristofer Clemente – 13:22:48 Magda Laczak – 15:18:37 Andrea Huser – 15:58:11 Ekaterina Mityaeva – 16:12:48 Gallery 2 Gallery 3 Gallery 4 Gallery 5  

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Day 3 of the 2018 kicked off at 0530 this morning and what lay ahead was a tough and challenging day of hills, technical trail, waterfalls, long dusty and stony roads and relentless beach – all intensified by Costa Rican …

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It was a 0400 wakeup call this morning and an 0530 start. It may sound super early but believe me, the runners weren’t complaining! Most had been in bed before 8pm. The advantages of an early start are simple, it …

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No pain, no gain – well, that is what they say! Today, was ‘pain’ morning at the Lanzarote Training Camp when all the participants did at least 6 reps of a volcano. It’s a challenging morning and the vertical gain …

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A long day on the trails this morning with our 40-participants split into 5 groups moving along the stunning coastline on Lanzarote. The technical trails are a challenge and it is fair to say, they are a much greater challenge …

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Today was arrival day at Club La Santa in Lanzarote. Early starts from a snowy and icy UK saw our first clients arrive midday and then a steady trickle of runners arrived culminating in our last runners arriving at 1630. …

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After a late arrival in camp last night, day one in bivouac was an admin day with equipment checks and the deposit of personal belongings. It’s a day that often drags as runners work through all their belongings deciding what …

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What began as an effort do a social and low intensity run with friends, has turned into a new running outlet. Ultra fishing, a growing but small subset of the already niche community of ultra running, has increased my already Read the rest

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It was a long winter in the Wasatch. I found myself spending more time on a treadmill than on the trails. The snow was relentless, the darkness was uninviting, and I just didn’t have the proper motivation to get out … Read the rest

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The beautiful Wasatch Mountains of Utah is the backyard and playground for many of the TAUR staff. One of our favorite activities is to introduce amazing places to new trail runners and visiting friends. Just over a week ago acclaimed … Read the rest

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2015 and 2017 Marathon des Sables ladies champion Elisabet Barnes will join 2016 Cape Wrath Ultra and 2017 Dragons Back Race champion Marcus Scotney on the start line in Quepos for the 2018, The Coastal Challenge. TCC as it is …

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Mann on fire… reeling after navigational errors, giving away a ridiculous amount of time and losing his first place, today Jim Mann left camp at 0730 with just one purpose, ‘make them chase and make them chase hard!’ Mann set …

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A calm morning and thick clag shrouded the runners as they departed Nantgwynant between 0600 and 0900 this morning – slower runners starting early and fast runners starting later. At Cnicht (the first summit of the day) the weather started …

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HLÖKK (pronounced – loo-k) is named after a Norse Valkyrie that would carry the bravest and best warriors to Valhalla. These races are put on by Team Overwatch, a non-profit out of San Diego, CA that was started by … Read the rest

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“Hayden Hawks, a rising trail running star on the HOKA ONE ONE ® (NYSE: DECK) elite running roster, set a new Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Zion Traverse trail in Utah. Hawks completed the 48.7-mile trek across Zion National … Read the rest

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Born in ’74’, the Californian brand of Osprey has long provided a great example of innovation in backpack design. For me, Osprey packs have personified quality, great build, longevity. They offer an ‘All Mighty Guarantee’ and they will always prefer to …

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Heavy skies greeted us for day 2 of our 2017 multi-day training camp. It looked cold out there… the reality was very different. It was a hot day with no wind. Almost oppressive! The early hours were dominated with admin …

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Episode 124 of Talk Ultra is all about the Everest Trail Race with a selection of audio from 5 participants – Andreja Sterle Podobonik, Casey Morgan, Jennifer Hill, Tom Arnold and John Percy. We bring you news from the ultra world …

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Everest Trail Race – Race Day 4 Kharikhola – Phakding It was a wonderful calm night and relatively warm, certainly in contrast to the previous night. I was up and on the trail by 0600 to hike my way in …

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I ran my first ultra nearly 5 and a half years ago, and since then I’ve run 17 total. Living in Philadelphia for that entire time, the 5th largest city in the country, I’ve spent a majority of my miles … Read the rest

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I’d never run 100 miles. I wasn’t even sure I could. My friends assured me that I could, so I decided that nothing would stop me from crossing the finish line.

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Episode 121 – On this weeks show we speak with ELS2900 race director, Matt Lefort, about his super tough Andorran race. Niandi brings us a selection of audio, recorded in the Simpson Desrert, as Australia’s 2016 Big Red Run took place. …

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Living in the West, when folks talk about vacations to National Parks, I hear the standard Yellowstone, Tetons, Zion, Arches and Canyonlands. All beautiful to be sure, and full of great trails and places to see. But for me and Read the rest

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The Wasatch Mountain Range is full of natural beauties that are meant to be explored. From the early Mormon Pioneers using it as a pathway to a home where they would escape religious persecution, to the current Wasatch Mountain Wranglers … Read the rest

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