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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Intro­du­cing: The Ultra X 125 Series

Intro­du­cing: THE ULTRA X 125 Series Standby for some very excit­ing news. Ultra X was foun­ded with the aim of mak­ing multi-day racing access­ible to all. Today, we extend that concept with the launch of the Ultra X 125 Series. We want to offer the unfor­get­table... Read more

Which recov­ery meth­od is for you?

which recov­ery meth­od is for you? A com­mon short­com­ing we find among the ultra mara­thon pop­u­la­tion is the lack of focus on appro­pri­ate recov­ery and rest. To suc­ceed dur­ing a multi-stage race, being able to go again is one of the most import­ant factors... Read more