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...

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...

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...