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Action Camera | VIRB | Garmin

Action Camera | VIRB | Garmin | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
VIRB is a true HD 1080p action camera that combines uncompromising durability, enhanced HD video recording and easy-to-use features.
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Episode 85 - Marathon des Sables Special

Episode 85 - Marathon des Sables Special | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Episode 85 is a 30th anniversary MDS special with Niandi Carmont co-hosting and discussing her race in depth. We speak with ladies champ, Elisabet Barnes and Darren Grigas and Ian Knight tell us al...
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Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra SG (Soft Ground) - Review

Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra SG (Soft Ground) - Review | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
C'mon, GET A GRIP! Oooooh grip! I love grip.... before you read anymore, I strongly suggest that you read my very recent review of the new Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra HERE I loved the Sense 4 Ultra...
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Episode 84 - Hawker Canaday Kimball

Episode 84 - Hawker Canaday Kimball | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Episode 84 of Talk Ultra has an interview with Sage Canaday about coaching and training, Lizzy Hawker tells us all about her new book and Nikki Kimball talks TCC, fell running, her new film and rac...
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Join Cracknell, Kimball and a quality line up at Richtersveld Wildrun, SA.

Join Cracknell, Kimball and a quality line up at Richtersveld Wildrun, SA. | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
It’s game on at the Richtersveld Wildrun™ At the sharp end of this year’s 150km, 4 day Richtersveld Wildrun™ race will be three of Southern Africa’s best trail runners, an American ultra-running le...
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He must be CRACKERS! Part One of an interview with James Cracknell

He must be CRACKERS! Part One of an interview with James Cracknell | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
In a previous life, James Cracknell spent too much time mucking about in a boat with big blokes wearing too much Lycra. He was lucky enough to win gold medals at the Sydney and Athens Olympics. Aft...
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Ian Corless host of Talk Ultra podcast

Ian Corless host of Talk Ultra podcast | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Podcast, Photography, Writing, Speaking, Reviewing & Running
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Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra - Review

Salomon S-Lab Sense 4 Ultra - Review | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Okay, calm down. Yes I know it's the Salomon S-Lab Sense 4. Yes, I know it's the shoe that Kilian uses... yes, yes, it's arguably one of the most desired shoes out in the market place. But is it an...
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Glen Coe Skyline™ - Skyrunning comes to Scotland

Glen Coe Skyline™ - Skyrunning comes to Scotland | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Skyrunning will be coming to Scotland in 2015 with a world-class course based around Glen Coe. Aptly named the ‘Glen Coe Skyline™’ this race has already caused a storm of speculation as rumours of ...
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Episode 83 - Grinius Campbell Murray Bragg

Episode 83 - Grinius Campbell Murray Bragg | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Episode 83 of Talk Ultra has a great interview with rising ultra star, Gediminas Grinius. Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie Campbell talk about their recent epic journey and Jez Bragg talks about gett...
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Glen Coe Skyline on UKC

Glen Coe Skyline on UKC | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Glen Coe Skyline and Shane Ohly (RD for the race) speak to UKC about Skyrunning UK's new addition to the 2015 calendar... as Shane says: 'We are not creating another mass participation fell or trai...
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Iznik Ultra Weekend 2015

Iznik Ultra Weekend 2015 | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The 2015 Iznik Ultramarathon weekend has ended and what a weekend of racing! The sun gods came out and allowed Iznik and the surrounding area to shine for the 130km, 80km and 46km events. For the f...
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Race Day Nutrition (Part Four) – Marc Laithwaite

Race Day Nutrition (Part Four) – Marc Laithwaite | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
So last week (part three HERE) we discussed carbohydrate absorption and the role of insulin, this week, we are going to look at how to take foods on board whilst competing, to avoid stomach problem...
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What I learned when I met the monk who ran 1,000 marathons

What I learned when I met the monk who ran 1,000 marathons | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
In their quest for enlightenment the legendary monks of Mount Hiei put themselves through an excruciating endurance challenge: 1,000 days of long-distance running. Do they have any wisdom to share with us?
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He must be CRACKERS! Part Two of an interview with James Cracknell

He must be CRACKERS! Part Two of an interview with James Cracknell | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
In our next article we feature James's experiences in the Marathon des Sables in 2010 and his tips for those taking part in April 2015 or planning to take part in the race in future years. His 2015...
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Race Day Nutrition (Part Two) - Marc Laithwaite

Race Day Nutrition (Part Two) - Marc Laithwaite | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
So last week we finished by talking about how many calories you use during an event and how to make a quick calculation of fat and carbohydrate contributions. To recap, we said: 80/20: If you are s...
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Win €250 COMPRESSPORT goodies!

Win €250 COMPRESSPORT goodies! | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
  With the imminent start of the 2015 and 30th edition of the Marathon des Sables (preview HERE), leading sport compression brand COMPRESSPORT are providing you all with the opportunity to win...
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Ryan Sandes sets new FKT

Ryan Sandes sets new FKT | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Trail-Blazer Sandes sets Table Mountain FKT challenge Cape Town (South Africa) – Almost a year to the day after he and Ryno Griesel set the record for the Drakensburg Grand Traverse (in a lightning...
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Ryan Sandes to attempt FKT on Table Mountain

Ryan Sandes to attempt FKT on Table Mountain | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
On Friday Ryan Sandes will be running a Fastest Known Time (FKT) for a 16km route across Table Mountain in Cape Town, which is amongst the new 7 wonders of nature and is a World Heritage Site. Ther...
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Race day nutrition - Marc Laithwaite

Race day nutrition - Marc Laithwaite | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
In recent articles, we’ve discussed the 2 main fuel sources for endurance exercise (fat and carbohydrate) and how you should optimise your body to burn fat, thereby allowing you to save precious ca...
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Marathon des Sables - What goes in the rucksack?

Marathon des Sables - What goes in the rucksack? | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
It's countdown time to the 30th edition of the iconic Marathon des Sables. The training is done and it was time for Niandi Carmont to go through all her equipment, lay it all out, weigh everything ...
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JEZ and the DRAGON

JEZ and the DRAGON | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
"...it kind of draws upon my all around hill skills really. My ability to look after myself in tricky weather situations, navigate my way between checkpoint stations and just generally manage mysel...
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LAKES SKY ULTRA - new race for 2015

LAKES SKY ULTRA - new race for 2015 | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Skyrunning UK is pleased to announce a new race for 2015, the LAKES SKY ULTRA™. A 50km+/- course with 4300m+/- ascent that includes soaring ridgelines, rock scrambling and a course that will test t...
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Olympic gold medallist to tackle the Richtersveld Wildrun™ | Wildrun

Olympic gold medallist to tackle the Richtersveld Wildrun™ | Wildrun | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
James Cracknell, Olympic athlete and one of Britain’s most well-known and respected adventure  athletes will be tackling the four day, 150km Richtersveld Wildrun™, from 2-5 June 2015 in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in South Africa.  
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