How to Pre­pare for Racing at Alti­tude

how to pre­pare to race at alti­tude Ultra X Mex­ico takes place in the beau­ti­ful Cop­per Canyons, home of the legendary Rara­muri people made fam­ous in Chris­toph­er McDougall’s book Born to Run, for our com­pet­it­ors this Novem­ber a ser­i­ous chal­lenge will be...

Is the Mara­thon Des Sables on the buck­et­l­ist?

Is the Mara­thon Des Sables on the buck­et­l­ist? Here’s why you should try an Ultra X The Mara­thon Des Sables is a world fam­ous, per­haps the most fam­ous, multi-stage ultramara­thon, cross­ing the Saha­ra Desert in Morocco. The rules require you to be fully...

Final Sri Lanka Recce

THe final sri lanka recce This past week the Ultra X team have been in Sri Lanka com­plet­ing the last route checks before the ultramara­thon in April. The below blog is from co-founder Jam­ie; “We’re proud to report back that the recce was a great suc­cess and we’re...

The Per­fect Taper

THE PERFECT TAPER Race day is com­ing up, you’ve put the hard work in, covered the miles, ticked off the equip­ment list and now you have been told it is a good idea to taper. But what does this mean? How do you approach it? And is it essen­tial? What is a...