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Curated by Ian Corless
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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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2106: A Year In Podcasting with Talk Ultra

2106: A Year In Podcasting with Talk Ultra | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
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 103 to Episode 125. Episode 103 was look back at some of our all-time highlights…
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Food For A Multi-Day On The Cheap

Food For A Multi-Day On The Cheap | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Multi-day racing is booming and the selection and variety of races increases, year-after-year! Last year I attended multiple races that lasted several days and each of those races had a very unique difference to the others. For example, the heat, humidity and technical terrain of Costa Rica at The Coastal Challenge was in many ways…
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The Ultimate Equipment Guide to Desert Multi-Day Racing – Hints ‘n’ Tips

The Ultimate Equipment Guide to Desert Multi-Day Racing – Hints ‘n’ Tips | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Desert running brings many challenges and running in a desert for multiple days brings a whole new set of challenges. Over 30-years ago (1984), Patrick Bauer, filled up a pack with food and water and trekked off alone into the Algerian Sahara to cover 350km’s on foot in a self-sufficient manner. Little did he know…
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OmniRunner's curator insight, December 31, 2016 12:03 PM
I've never run a desert race or a multi-day race. I found this to be a fascinating read.
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Kilian - Salomon TV

Kilian Jornet is considered the greatest mountain runner ever. But he doesn't consider himself a runner. Join Kilian in his new backyard in Norway as h
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REVIEW of 2016 in Trail, Mountain, Ultra and Skyrunning

REVIEW of 2016 in Trail, Mountain, Ultra and Skyrunning | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
As a year comes to end, it's always nice to be able to look back and appreciate some of the highlights that all come together that allows one to decide if it was a good or bad year. For me personally, 2016 was a cracker and I am truly thankful for all the opportunities that…
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John Percy - Last Man Standing
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Ian Corless – RUNNNG BEYOND Interview

Ian Corless – RUNNNG BEYOND Interview | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The launch of RUNNING BEYOND book has required me to do several interviews recently and some of my words and images have appeared in print. The most current edition of Outdoor Fitness has a large spread and RUNning Magazine in Portugal has a spread. In the coming week or so, the UK's Like The Wind…
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A new SKY! – The 2017 SKYRUNNER® WORLD SERIES

A new SKY! – The 2017 SKYRUNNER® WORLD SERIES | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
2017 SKYRUNNER® WORLD SERIES A day to travelling and I have arrived in La Palma, the home of Transvulcania. It's apt that I should be in the place where Skyrunning transformed itself in 2012. What has followed has been an epic journey and the sport has changed with the passing of each year. As 2016 comes…
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Adam Campbell – A Rock And A Hard Place

Adam Campbell – A Rock And A Hard Place | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
On August 30th 2016, Adam Campbell was attempting a big traverse that had never been completed in a single push before in Rogers Pass, BC. Adam was accompanied by two partners, Nick Elson and Dakota Jones. They were fairly early on in the journey, going up relatively moderate terrain (class 3/4). Adam followed Nick and Dakota up a…
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Jim Walmsley – Western Sates and Beyond Interview

Jim Walmsley – Western Sates and Beyond Interview | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, off the back of a stunning run at Lake Sonoma, Jim Walmsley said he was going to go to Western States, his first 100, and not only win it but potentially set a new course record. It was quite the statement and of course it turned heads. What followed was one of…
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Pete Kostelnick – Run Across USA full and In-Depth Interview

Pete Kostelnick – Run Across USA full and In-Depth Interview | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Pete Kostelnick broke the longstanding record for running across the U.S. on October 24th 2016. Pete linked the City Halls ofSan Francisco and New York in a stunning time of 42-days, 6-hours. The previous record of 46-days, 8-hours was set by Frank Giannino, Jr. in 1980. Kostelnick knocked out 70+ miles day-after-day and only took…
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UTMB 2017 Draw and Elite Names

UTMB 2017 Draw and Elite Names | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The results for the 2017 UTMB were announced on January 12th 2017 at 10.00 (Paris time) and what a draw! The list of persons registered and runners files can be viewed at www.ultratrailmb.com, all those entered will be confirmed by email. Those runners lucky in the draw then have a period of 14 days, January 12th to 25th 2017,…
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Caroline Boller 50-Mile Trail Record In-Depth Interview

Caroline Boller 50-Mile Trail Record In-Depth Interview | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
In December 2016, female ultra-running in the USA hit a purple patch. Two Ann Trason records fell, Gina Slaby set a new outright 100-mile record lowering Trason’s 13:47:41 to 13:45:49 at Deserts Solstice Invitational and Caroline Boller lowered the USA 50-mile trail record to 5:48:01 at Brazos Bend. Caroline, aged 42-years is a Brit living…
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The Coastal Challenge 2017 Preview on IRUN4ULTRA

The Coastal Challenge 2017 Preview on IRUN4ULTRA | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The Coastal Challenge is multi-day race over 6-days starting in the southern coastal town of Quepos, Costa Rica and finishing at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula. Considered by many an ultimate multi-day running experience, it challenges even the most experienced runner. The 2017 The Coastal Challenge is just weeks away from starting.…
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inov-8 ROCLITE 305 Review

inov-8 ROCLITE 305 Review | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
One month ago, the new ROCLITE arrived at my home, not just one pair but 3 pairs - the 290, 305 and 325. I wrote a first impressions article HERE and it would make sense to have a read of that before reading on. In summary, the 290 is 4mm drop, the 305 8mm drop…
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The Green Tunnel – Speedgoat Karl Meltzer and the Appalachian Trail

The Green Tunnel – Speedgoat Karl Meltzer and the Appalachian Trail | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
‘Speedgoat’ Karl Meltzer needs no introduction to the ultra-world, Speedgoat was running 100’s when most of us didn’t even know they existed. So much so, he has won more 100’s than any other runner; 38 at the last count. Five of those hundreds came at Hardrock 100, impressive! Speedgoat’s tally of runs and records make…
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Multi-Day Running in a Rainforest – Hint ‘n’ Tips

Multi-Day Running in a Rainforest – Hint ‘n’ Tips | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
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 exception comes with water, provided by the race but rationed and the provision of a…
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Planning a Running and Racing Year

Planning a Running and Racing Year | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
You have looked back over 2016 and decided what worked and what didn't for you, haven't you? With that information, you have looked at your strengths and weaknesses and you have now started to plan 2017, you have, haven't you? If the answer to the two above questions is no or maybe even yes, please read…
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Western States 100 and Hardrock 100 Lottery Draws for 2017

Western States 100 and Hardrock 100 Lottery Draws for 2017 | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
WESTERN STATES 100 See you Squaw… it’s the term and phrase that so many want to here and the only guaranteed entries are for those who place top-10 (male and female) in the previous edition and those who gain places via the Golden Ticket races, UTWT and Ultrarunning Race Series. Golden Ticket Races January 7th…
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Episode 124 – Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016

Episode 124 – Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Episode 124 of Talk Ultra is all about the Everest Trail Race with a selection of audio from 5 participants - Andreja Sterle Podobonik, Casey Morgan, Jennifer Hill, Tom Arnold and John Percy. We bring you news from the ultra world and Niandi Carmont co-hosts We are in La Palma and bring you the audio from…
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inov-8 – The New #ROCLITE Trail Shoes 290, 305 and 325 First Impressions

inov-8 – The New #ROCLITE Trail Shoes 290, 305 and 325 First Impressions | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
I can't tell you how many times I have been asked about the ROCLITE by inov-8. Every time I do a shoe review, I always get at least one email from someone asking, 'Any news on Roclite's from inov-8?' Well for all those that have asked, you are now blessed with three new ROCLITE models:…
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inov-8 AT/C MERINO LSZ Base Layer/ Mid Layer Top

inov-8 AT/C MERINO LSZ Base Layer/ Mid Layer Top | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
My recent trip to Nepal for the 2016 Everest Trail Race provided an opportunity for me to try out some new kit items. I do plan to write a full article on the kit I used and provide an overview for those who plan to either run a similar multi-day race or maybe go trekking.…
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SCOTT Supertrac RC First Impressions

SCOTT Supertrac RC First Impressions | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Who doesn't love a 'sexy' run shoe? I suppose it does pose the question, 'Can a run shoe be sexy?' For me, the answer is yes! Just as it was when I used to ride racing bikes - my bikes were always sexy, it was compulsory! So, the new incarnation from SCOTT hit all the…
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Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 – Stage 6 Results and Summary

Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 – Stage 6 Results and Summary | Talk Ultra - Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Everest Trail Race – Race Day 6 Tyangboche to Lukla At 3086m, the temperatures were just a little cool outside, a night in a lodge offered just that ‘little’ extra protection but many commented that they thought it was warmer in a tent. I was up at 0530 an on the trails by 0600 to…
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