Marathon des Sables PERU #MDSPeru 2017 Race Preview

For over thirty-years, Marathon des Sables has paved the way for multi-day races worldwide. The self-sufficient format were runners carry all they need for 6-days of running has been copied time and time again but never bettered. Now, in 2017, … Continue reading

The 2017 32nd Marathon des Sables Preview #MDS

The 32nd MARATHON DES SABLES draws near and as usual, we take a look at several of the main contenders who will toe the line looking to place on the podium of this iconic race. We look at some of … Continue reading

2106: A Year In Podcasting with Talk Ultra

  2016 is over and 2017 is here. Now is a good time to take a look back and refresh the mind (and ears) about all the great audio that we produced on Talk Ultra in the last year. Episodes … Continue reading

Multi-Day Running in a Rainforest – Hint ‘n’ Tips

Multi-day racing brings many challenges and variables not only in the terrain that you can and will encounter but also how one journeys from day-to-day. For example, the Marathon des Sables is a multi-day race that requires self-sufficiency, the only … Continue reading

Jason Schlarb to run The Coastal Challenge 2017 #TCC2017

Jason Schlarb shot to notoriety after winning Run Rabbit Run 100-mile race in 2013. What has followed is a rise through the ultra ranks. A 4th place at UTMB placed Jason as one of the most successful Americans ever to … Continue reading

Tom Owens to race The Coastal Challenge 2017 #TCC2017

Tom Owens is without doubt one of the most inspiring runners from the UK who performs consistently on the world stage. Fell runner, ultra runner and Skyrunner, Tom has pushed the world best. Back in the day, Tom forged a … Continue reading

Sondre Amdahl to run The Coastal Challenge, Costa Rica 2017

Sondre Amdahl has been on a roll over the last couple of years running amongst the best runners in the world and on multiple occasions excelling with a string of consistent top-10 results. I guess the journey really started in … Continue reading

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc UTMB® 2016 Preview

I won’t be at UTMB this year, Trofeo Kima is happening the same weekend in Italy and I wouldn’t miss this high octane extreme event for anything, especially when it only happens every other 2 years. But UTMB has a … Continue reading

ITRA release statement on #EPO positive for Gonzalo Calisto

This morning I posted the long awaited statement from Gonzalo Calisto after testing positive for EPO at the 2015 UTMB. If you are new to the story, please read the posts below. Post 1 UTMB faces positive EPO test HERE Post 2 … Continue reading