Pre­par­ing to race at Alti­tude- Ultra X Mex­ico 2019

Ultra x mex­ico 2019: PREPARING FOR THE ALTITUDE Mar­ina Ranger (First female fin­ish­er at Ultra X Mex­ico 2019) writes about her exper­i­ence at The Alti­tude Centre in pre­par­ing for the race. I knew when sign­ing up for Ultra X Mex­ico, it would be the toughest...

Ultra X Mex­ico 2019- The Director’s Report

Ultra x mex­ico 2019 Tak­ing on an inaug­ur­al event always rep­res­ents a massive adven­ture. Com­pet­it­ors do not know exactly what to expect, how to pre­pare for the cli­mate, ter­rain or how pre­vi­ous par­ti­cipants had found the exper­i­ence. This, com­bined...

Ultra X Mex­ico 2019 — Meet the Ath­letes

ULTRA X MEXICO 2019 — MEET THE ATHLETES It’s nearly here! In one week, Ultra X Mex­ico 2019, the toughest multi-stage ultra in the world, will begin. Our events are for every­one and once again we have a diverse range of par­ti­cipants tak­ing part, from first-timers...

Ultra X Jordan 2019 Dir­ect­ors Report

Ultra X JORDAN 2019 How can so much hap­pen in one week? A part of me feels like no words or pic­tures will ever do justice to the actu­al exper­i­ence had by those who were out in the desert for those few days of Ultra X Jordan 2019. The only way to...

The Long Day

THE LONG DAY One week today, Ultra X Jordan 2019 com­pet­it­ors will be tack­ling the long day, a mid-week 70km battle with the sand, the heat, and them­selves. For an insight into how they’ll be feel­ing before set­ting off, check out the fol­low­ing mem­oir from one...

Fuel­ling A Multi-Stage Ultra for Vegan Run­ners

FUELLING A MULTI-STAGE ULTRA FOR VEGAN RUNNERS Run­ning multi-stage ultra mara­thons often means being self-suf­fi­cient for days at a time. Freeze-dried or dehyd­rated food is there­fore a neces­sary com­pon­ent of the multi-stage adven­ture. Light­weight, easy to...

How to train for run­ning hills on the flat

How to train for run­ning hills on the flat Wheth­er you are pre­par­ing for a race in the moun­tains or not, one of the easi­est and fast­est ways to improve run­ning form is to include reg­u­lar hill work in your train­ing. Run­ning against an incline forces muscles...