Altitude presents one of the world’s most extreme environments. The high mountains have enticed adventurists for many years and more recently athletes have begun to complete events in the elements to push their limits and reach new heights… Read more.
Most ultra-runners have resigned themselves to the fact that there are no shortcuts in this endurance sport. The quickest route to getting faster, stronger and more efficient is to put the hard work in. But what if there were legitimate gains to be made not out on the trails… Read more.
Check out the below for the results of our Ultra X Sri Lanka 2019 competitor survey. For anyone expecting training for an ultra to result in having to give up any social life, re-imagine your weekly routine to fit in hundreds of miles and generally making massive sacrifices this may well surprise you… Read more.
Nutrition and Hydration
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 of last year’s competitors… Read more.
Taking on an inaugural event always represents a massive opportunity. A new race in a new country will never be easy, competitors do not know exactly what to expect, nor how to prepare for the climate and terrain. A new race means they are not able to learn from the advice of previous runners… Read more.