The import­ance of sleep

the import­ance of sleep Sleep is one of the most import­ant factors in main­tain­ing our health. It’s just as import­ant as exer­cise and stick­ing to a healthy diet. Nev­er have we been more aware of how import­ant sleep is, yet people are get­ting far less than...

How can you build men­tal strength for ultras?

How can you build men­tal strength? Per­form­ing to ones best in a multi-day race relies on much more than phys­ic­al abil­ity. The most suc­cess­ful com­pet­it­ors at Ultra X events are not the quick­est but those who are able to keep on going when the chips are...

The Per­fect Smooth­ie

the per­fect break­fast smooth­ie If you’re look­ing for an all in one power smooth­ie to fuel your mind and body for the day to come, you can do little bet­ter than the below recipe. It’s packed with good­ness and can be made in under 3 minutes in a blender. It...

Should you race dur­ing Ultra train­ing?

sHOULD YOU RACE DURING ULTRA TRAINING? You have lined up your big event, and now you are focused on peak­ing for it. This might be six months away, four months down the line or it could even be some­thing in the 2020 race cal­en­dar. A ques­tion which is often asked...

IRONMAN to Ultra X

IRONMAN TO ULTRA X You are one of the 100,000 people who have par­ti­cip­ated in Iron­man events across the world just this year, but what next?  Increas­ingly we are see­ing long dis­tance triath­letes look­ing for new endur­ance based tests after cross­ing the...

Launch­ing the Ultra X Sum­mit

wel­come to the ultra x sum­mit The Ultra X Sum­mit is the high­light and biggest nation­al event in our cal­en­dar. The event spans just 24 hours and in 2019 is to be based at Her­riard Park, Hamp­shire, just a 40 minute train jour­ney from Lon­don, on the 27th and...

Set­ting goals for a mul­ti­day race

Set­ting goals for a multi day race Ultra X races involve cov­er­ing an even longer dis­tance than most ultras, but over a num­ber of con­sec­ut­ive days. Most stages, except a short final day, are over the stand­ard mara­thon (26.2 miles) and are there­fore...

Ultra X Rag­nar Takeover

Ultra X RAGNAR TAKEOVER Ultra X have entered race teams to the Rag­nar Relay Events; Lake Malar­en, Sweden on the 15th of June and White Cliffs, UK on the 21st Septem­ber.These relays offer a lot of the stuff which the Ultra X team value highly; an oppor­tun­ity to...

Ultra X part­ner with Just One Body

Ultra X Part­ner with osteo­paths Ultra X are delighted to announce that we will be part­ner­ing with Just One Body for the 2019 race series. Hav­ing been a part of the Wadi Rum Ultra since its birth they know our format almost as well as we do and what it is that our...