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...

Set­ting goals for a mul­ti­day race

Set­ting goals for a multi day race Ultra X races involve cov­er­ing an even longer dis­tance than most ultras, but over a num­ber of con­sec­ut­ive days. Most stages, except a short final day, are over the stand­ard mara­thon (26.2 miles) and are there­fore...

Why do you run? Mar­cus Smith Inter­view

Why do we run? This April, Ultra X are delighted to have Mar­cus Smith, entre­pren­eur, motiv­a­tion­al speak­er, extreme ath­lete and coach, racing in Sri Lanka. Mar­cus has two busi­nesses of his own, and looks to make peoples lives bet­ter through health,...

Could you com­plete an Ultra X Race?

Could you do an ultra x? The first thought that enters a lot of people’s minds when they hear about an Ultra X event is that such an under­tak­ing would be impossible. The idea of run­ning more than five mara­thons in as many days can be ter­ri­fy­ing. Pre­par­ing...