Five Simple tips for putting together a training program

For those of you who race, putting together a training plan can sometimes be hard knowing what to do and when. If you sign up for a fast, flattish trail run, then you know that some form of speedwork is Read More …

The Top 25 Most Influential in Ultra Running

Well, we put the teaser out on the Book of Faces yesterday and here is our list. Before we get into the ‘nitty gritty’ of the who’s who, a few things to clarify. First up, this list is a global Read More …

Five tips for planning your racing schedule

Races… they’re why most of us train right? We pick something we fancy doing, then we set out a training schedule in advance to help us reach a peak come race time. But with the huge volume of races now Read More …

Australian Ultra Runners of the Year

Following on from our International Ultra Runners of the Year vote, we now turn our focus to our local home-grown Aussie talent – although it seems some of you couldn’t wait and nominated a few Aussies amongst the International runners Read More …

Are you listening to your body? Ten tell-tale signs you need a break

Yesterday we ran a very insightful article from running coach, Hanny Allston, that took a scientific approach towards our reaction to stress and its impact on our ability to train, and indeed overall lifestyle. That proved to be so popular Read More …

Daily News: Ultra-mad! The law; CCC from the sky

I think everyone in ultra-land has been on the funny pills of late… nevertheless, we’ve recovered in time to bring you the daily news! Nick Clarke’s decision to run the *Slam Grand of Running Ultras™ ‘unofficially’ is causing a bit Read More …

Training Advice: Is running with a hand-held bottle slowing you down?

One of the aspects you’ll notice about the Western States 100 just gone and indeed running in the US in general compared to say Australia and Europe is that those guys seem to use hand-helds far more than we do, Read More …

The Beginners Guide to Strava

If you’re a cyclist / sociopath, you’ll know all about Strava 🙂 Joking aside, we’re sure also that many runners have come across it and are using it too. In fact I know there are, but there’s more to it Read More …

Gear Review – Soleus Ultra Sole Watch

It’s a been a busy few weeks here at Ultra168, what with work, life and training for running. However we welcome back one of our resident reviewers, Queensland-based ultrarunner and coach Caine Warburton for a review of another watch to Read More …