Essential Guide To Running Your First 100k + 100k Training Plan

Running 100k is no joke. If you’ve conquered a few marathon-length events, you might be intrigued by the notion of going even further.   100 kilometers is 62.14 miles, to put it in perspective. Stepping up to running any ultramarathon – let alone 100k – requires an adjustment in your mindset, pace, and fuel/hydration strategies.    … Read more

How to Prepare For A Marathon – The Essential Guide

I’ve written a lot about running marathons – whether it’s how to beat the 4-hr mark, how to train for one in under three months or why you shouldn’t run one. In this post, I’ve distilled down all the discussion and advice into seven key points. Without further ado, here we go: 1. Design a … Read more

My Pre-Race Checklist – The Week Before The Race

In the run-up to a running event, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and overlook something critical. Whether you’re running a 10km or a 100km, your first race or your 50th, having a to-do list can help give your preparation some structure, and help you relax – knowing that you haven’t forgotten … Read more

Ultramarathon Preparation: Researching Your Race

Besides training, a large part of your ultramarathon preparation should involve researching your race well beforehand.  This is especially true if you’re travelling to an exotic location to run an ultra. You want to know exactly what you’re going to face during your run so you can prepare adequately, adjusting your training if necessary and … Read more